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Help Creative Arts East Develop New Arts Audiences!

Who are Creative Arts East? Creative Arts East is an arts charity working in Norfolk, Suffolk, and the wider East of England. We help lots of communities put on hundreds of arts events (e.g. theatre, dance, cinema) every year. Why do we need your help?…

Food Alerts

The Condiment Company recalls Hunter & Gather Avocado Oil Mayonnaise because it may contain mould and salmonella. The Condiment Company Ltd has taken the precautionary step of recalling Hunter & Gather Avocado Oil Mayonnaise because a recipe error has occurred which means the product might…

Could volunteer driving be for you?

Could volunteer driving be for you? Could you offer a helping hand to somebody in your community? Thousands of people across Norfolk rely on volunteer drivers to help them get out and about and do everyday things that most of us take for granted. A…

Cold Calling Alerts

Doorstep cold callers offering to purchase ‘gold and jewellery’ – 13 February 2019 We are warning residents to be on their guard after receiving reports of doorstep cold callers in the North Walsham and Costessey areas offering to purchase ‘gold and jewellery’. We always advise…

Vision King's Lynn

For those of you who don’t know Vision King’s Lynn is a project which has been launched by the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk in order to develop a long-term plan to reinvigorate the town centre. As part of this they’re asking…

Rogue Trader Alerts

Rogue Trader Alert – Doorstep cold caller offering household cleaning products – 14 February 2019 We are warning residents to be on their guard after receiving reports of a doorstep cold callers offering household cleaning products. Reports have been received in the last few days from…

Safety Alerts

Smyths Product Recall Notice Product: Mini Cupcake Surprise – Assortment Product Code: 157317 Product Link: N/A Catalogue: N/A Catalogue Page: N/A Date Issued: January 2019   Ostoy are recalling Mini Cupcake Surprise – Assortment Hazard: This item does not comply with REACH regulations. The product…

The Big Learning Disability Survey

The survey is the chance for people with a learning disability to share their experiences. It was fully co-produced by people with a learning disability, and asks questions on topics they say are important to them, including health, relationships, employment and inclusion. Mencap hopes that…

Scam Alert – Telephone cold calls

Scam Alert – Telephone cold calls claiming to be from Citizens Advice – 14 February 2019 We are warning about telephone cold calls claiming to be from Citizens Advice. This follows a report from a Norfolk resident who received a cold call claiming to be…

Changes to Pension Credit for Mixed Age Couples

Article from Turn2Us Website: From 15 May 2019, pensioners will no longer be able to apply for Pension Credit if their partner is of working age. They will need to apply for and claim Universal Credit instead until their partner reaches State Pension age. Currently…