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Operation No Cold Shoulder

Are you (or is someone in your community) feeling lonely or isolated?There is FREE support that could help! Operation No Cold Shoulder is a year-long project funded by the National LotteryCommunity Fund running in the areas of Dersingham and King's Lynn, North from April 2020 until…

Careline Hoax Visitor

We've received a report that someone, impersonating a Careline installer, attempted to fraudulently gain entry to an elderly person's home. The Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk provides a community alarm service via the Careline Community Service team.  Our Careline Installers only attend…

Update on what the NHS in Norfolk and Waveney is doing to respond to coronavirus

This update includes a reminder that the NHS is still here to help you:  • You can still contact your GP, 111 online or call 111 for help. If you are told to go to hospital, you must go. • If you notice something out…

Staying at home... In Good Company

No one should spend a lonely day in Norfolk if they don’t want to. Thousands of people in Norfolk are lonely. Loneliness can cause poor health and even lead to premature death. It can make people vulnerable to scams and fraud and increase their reliance…

Free parking for health workers and community volunteers

Simple parking permits are available for health workers and community volunteers who are helping people across Norfolk. The new permits will allow free parking in all council run car parks, in on-street pay and display bays, and permit parking and time limited waiting bays. However…

Anglian Water - Help paying your bill

"We’re here to support everyone affected by coronavirus. We know these are difficult and uncertain times, and many people are worrying about their finances right now. If you think you’ll have difficulty paying, we have lots of help and support available. We understand that bills…

Employment Opportunities

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership have created a temporary jobs page. The page compiles vacancies with organisations who are trying to recruit additional staff in order to continue to operate during the current Covid-19 situation across the East Anglia region. Vacancies include those at supermarkets, such…

Broadband providers to lift data caps during Covid-19 lockdown

“Telecoms industry will relax data limits and lower prices to protect the vulnerable Sun 29 Mar 2020 00.01 GMT All data allowance caps on current fixed broadband services will be removed in a deal struck by the government and telecommunications companies to help vulnerable people…

The Help Hub - Supporting those in Isolation

The Help Hub has been set up to support individuals who find themselves with limited contact due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus. We are a group of people who believe that it's important to bring our community together during a crisis like this and ensure the…

Free train travel for domestic violence victims

"Domestic abuse victims will receive free train travel to refuges, it's been announced.  Govia Thameslink Railway is supporting a nationwide initiative to help victims reach safe places. The new initiative comes as campaigners are reporting a rise in requests for help from victims of domestic…