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East of England Cancer Alliance needs your help!

Are you a patient or carer who has been affected by cancer?  If so, we’d really like to gather your stories on what went well or what could have been better.  This information will contribute to the East of England Cancer Alliance strategy and help…

Jubilee Trees for Norfolk scheme

Jubilee Trees for Norfolk scheme We are celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with our Jubilee Trees for Norfolk offer. We are giving people in Norfolk the chance to apply for tree packs that are up to 50% off their original cost. Our aim is to make…

Caring Together launches “Carers Speak Out” Page

Every day people looking after a family member or friend tell us how difficult life can be for carers. And many carers feel they are invisible and not heard – at Caring Together we are committed to changing that. Last week for Carers Week, we…

Are you an older person worried about rising fuel and food prices?

Norfolk Assistance Scheme is working in partnership with Age UK Norfolk and Age UK Norwich to help you get support and financial assistance for food, energy, water and other essentials including white goods and beds. Are you an older person worried about rising fuel and…

Cost of living vouchers

If you are eligible for free school meals you will now receive a monthly ‘cost of living’ voucher. The vouchers will be £15 per month, per child. There’s a larger payment of £30 for August, to coincide with the school holidays. That’s £120 per child…

Have your say on bus service improvements in Norfolk

A consultation has been launched today asking for residents’ views on bus services in Norfolk. Whether you use buses every day, or not at all, Norfolk County Council would like to know what improvements are the most important for you. With Norfolk set to be…

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit King’s Lynn

The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay is confirmed to visit King’s Lynn during its final journey through England this summer, as the full route is revealed. Queen’s Baton Relay route through England revealed Baton will visit King’s Lynn on 9 July 2022 It will spend…

Spring Covid-19 Boosters for Vulnerable and People over 75

Spring COVID-19 booster vaccine available for more vulnerable. People aged 75 and over, and people aged 12 and over who are immunosuppressed, are now eligible for a Spring COVID-19 booster vaccine.The NHS will contact eligible people to book their next vital jab. Visit https://www.nhs.uk/covid-booster for…

Would you like a Lily Advisor to come and talk to your group?

Lily Advisors are available to come and give talks to local groups!  If you would like to book a talk please call 01553 616200 or email asklily@west-norfolk.gov.uk They can also come along to coffee mornings and community locations armed with information and an ipad ready…