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Winter is Coming - Let's be ready

With the Met office issuing weather warnings for cold weather and even possibly snow for Norfolk, we can be sure that winter is well and truly with us.

We know that many amongst us will struggle to stay warm and fed this winter. Below we offer some general advice on how to stay warm without spending too much money. For people needing immediate assistance help is at hand:

Community Hot Spots and Libraries... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:11 by Pete Strange

Tags: Community Hot Spot, Warm Spaces, Wellbeing

WEBINAR - Policing in Norfolk

Dec 5th Policing in Norfolk
19.00 – 20.00

Giles Orpen-Smellie Police and Crime Commissioner Norfolk
Paul Sanford Chief Constable Norfolk Constabulary

Take your chance to quiz Norfolk's Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable on the challenges and future of policing in Norfolk.

Free and open to all.


Posted: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 13:00 by Pete Strange

Tags: Crime, Norfolk Constabulary, Police, Police Commissioner's Budget, Safety

Bird Flu update

There have been several outbreaks of the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus in Norfolk. Mandatory housing measures for all poultry and captive birds in Norfolk, Suffolk and parts of Essex are now in place

The housing order legally requires all bird keepers in these hotspots to keep their birds indoors and to follow stringent biosecurity measures to help protect their flocks from the disease,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 10:51 by Pete Strange

Tags: Advice, Bird Flu, Environmental

Flooding Awareness Forum

The Norfolk Resilience Forum will be taking part in the National Flooding Exercise (FloodEx) 2022. One of the exercise objectives is to 'raise awareness of flooding risk and preparedness with NRF partner organisations and the wider community'.

They are inviting Voluntary, Faith and Community Groups within the County to attend the virtual flooding awareness session on Monday 28th November 13.00 –... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 10:00 by Pete Strange

Tags: Emergency Planning, Flooding, NRF, Planning, Resilience

Autumn Conference - A sense of Belonging

An event brought to you by Norfolk ALC and SLCC Norfolk Branch. Our theme for the day is Belonging.
Belonging to a place - nurturing a sense of community, collaboration and ownership.
Belonging to our sector and profession - re-connecting with the values of civility and respect.
Belonging to ourselves - re-connecting with our inner resilience and strength.

This theme will be reflected throughout the day... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 10:20 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: Conference, Networking, NorfolkALC, SLCC, Training

Community Warm Spaces - A Guide

Get advice on how to set up your own community warm space. Collated by CILIP and sponsored by Martin Lewis - money saving expert, find out how to set up your own community warm space.

Posted: Mon, 24 Oct 2022 13:44 by Pete Strange

Tags: Community Hot Spot, Warm Spaces, Wellbeing

Bird Flu - Regional Avian Influenza Prevention Zone declared in Norfolk

A Regional Avian Influenza Prevention Zone has been implemented applying to everyone who keeps poultry or captive birds, commercially or as pets, in Norfolk, Suffolk and parts of Essex.

The Regional Avian Influenza Prevention Zone means bird keepers across the county must follow biosecurity measures which are described in our documents section.

Posted: Fri, 07 Oct 2022 15:12 by Pete Strange

Tags: Advice, Bird Flu, Environmental, Trading Standards

Dereham Town Council showcased in NALC's Points of Light 2022

Points of Light 2022 cover page

NALC has published it's latest Points of Light Report, showcasing local council initiatives from across the country. Dereham Town Council has made page 11 of this report, with a case study on their community car scheme.

Points of Light is a collection of case studies highlighting the work that local (parish and town) councils are undertaking to support their communities. Each case study features a summary... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Oct 2022 10:28 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: Case Study, Community

Volunteers Needed to Listen to Children Read in Primary Schools

Volunteers Needed to Listen to Children Read in Primary Schools

The impact of Coronavirus on education meant that thousands of children didn't have the opportunity to practice reading during lockdown.

Estimates suggest that many primary school children have fallen further behind in reading, with the most disadvantaged pupils now 7 months behind their peers. Children who struggle with reading are more likely to live in poverty and be unemployed as adults.

Schoolreaders... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 09:05 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Schoolreaders

Public survey on planned Diagnostic Centres in the Community

Public survey on planned Diagnostic Centres in the Community

Have your say on new diagnostic centres in the community

The Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board are working to identify the right approach and delivery model to transform the way we provide diagnostic tests for local people across Norfolk and Waveney.

Diagnostic Centres have the potential to see more diagnostic tests provided, increase availability of testing, improve access for patients and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 14:56 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: NHS

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