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Roadmap out of lockdown - Step 3

A 4-step plan to ease lockdown in England has been announced. Not Before 17 May Social contact As part of Step 3, no earlier than 17 May, the government will look to continue easing limits on seeing friends and family wherever possible, allowing people to decide on…

Visiting restrictions will be partially lifted at QEH

Visiting restrictions will be partially lifted at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn (QEH), allowing patients to receive one visitor per day, for one hour. The change comes into effect on Monday 12 April and will mean that patients will benefit from seeing their loved…

Coming out of lockdown: tips for managing anxiety from the BHF

Advice from the British Heart Foundation Go at your own pace As lockdown restrictions begin to lift, many of us are looking forward to seeing family and friends and getting back to activities we’ve missed over the last year. But for many people also find…

Borough's high streets set to re-open safely

Following the Prime Minister's announcement on 7 April 2021, the council is working with local partners and businesses to help ensure they can re-open safely for customers on Monday 12 April. They are also aiming to ensure the area is bright and welcoming ready for…

Pay your respects online, not in Sandringham

Norfolk, through the Royal Estate at Sandringham, has a close bond with royal tradition and history. However, in light of the continued COVID-19 public health rules and guidance, we are supporting the Royal Household in asking members of the public not to gather at Royal…

Roadmap out of lockdown - Step 2

A 4-step plan to ease lockdown in England has been announced. Not Before 12 April Business and activities Step 2, which will be no earlier than 12 April, will see the opening of non-essential retail; personal care premises such as hairdressers and nail salons; and public buildings,…

12 ways to swap2save - new campaign aims to cut single use product waste

A campaign launching today, Monday 22 March, is set to help drive down single-use product and plastic waste by calling on people to swap2save.  By making small everyday changes, like swapping a take-away drink in a plastic bottle for a reusable and refillable water bottle,…

Caring Together’s free support for attending COVID-19 vaccinations

Caring Together’s free support for attending COVID-19 vaccinations People looking after a family member or friend are now being invited for their coronavirus vaccinations. Caring Together are offering a free of charge service to assist carers to get to their COVID-19 vaccination appointment. If anyone…

Lily Service Launch Campaign to Raise Awareness of Social Isolation Amongst Young People with CWA

College of West Anglia (CWA) students have produced a series of videos in conjunction with the Lily Service to raise awareness of loneliness and social isolation in young people.  The Lily Service reached out to the CWA Media department with the hope that students could…

Morrisons Doorstep Deliveries

Morrisons Doorstep delivery service is available to vulnerable and elderly members of the community, unable to go shopping in-store. In order to use this service you must live within 10 miles of a Morrisons store. There is a limit of three per item whilst using…