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Adult Learning Services - Help Shape Our Services

Please could you spare a couple of minutes to complete this short survey and tell us what you think of adult learning services in Norfolk? Norfolk County Council are keen to hear your views about the service and other providers in the county.

Young volunteers needed to help with Libraries' Summer Reading Challenge

Young reading enthusiasts are needed to help Norfolk children choose reading books, and help them complete an exciting challenge, at the county’s libraries this summer. Norfolk County Council’s Library and Information Service is looking for volunteers aged 13-25 to get involved in this year’s Space-themed…

Safety Alerts

Argos Home Cafetière Notice updated 8th March 2019. It has come to our attention that due to inconsistent glass thickness, these products are susceptible to breakage, which could cause injury. Argos Home 3 and 8 cup cafetières Cat no. 8477305 – 3 cup cafetière -…

Next steps for A149 safety improvements

The next steps in a scheme that will see a range of safety improvements made to a section of the A149 in West Norfolk are set to get underway next week. Councillors approved a scheme in January 2019 that would see crucial safety measures at…

Treasure returns to Norfolk: Snettisham find on display in King’s Lynn

Three items from the famous Snettisham Treasure, discovered near the village in north west Norfolk, are going on show at Lynn Museum for the first time today (Tuesday 12 March). On loan from the British Museum, two gold torcs (neck rings) are now on display,…

Bold plan to transform special needs education in Norfolk takes another step forward

Norfolk County Council has successfully secured Government funding of up to £17 million to build a new 170 place school in the county for children aged 3-19 with complex needs.The bid was made as part of the county council’s ambitious £120 million plan to transform…

Scam Alert – Telephone cold calls

Scam Alert – Telephone cold calls claiming to be from BT – 14 March 2019 We are continuing to receive reports from Norfolk residents about telephone cold calls claiming to be from BT.Recent reports have included: Calls which deliver a message claiming to be from…

Food Alerts

Lidl recalls Mister Choc Filled Chocolate Fingers Hazelnut Crisp as allergenic ingredients are not declared in English Lidl is recalling Mister Choc Filled Chocolate Fingers Hazelnut Crisp because they contain barley (gluten), wheat (gluten), milk, nuts and soya which are not written in English on…

Woodland Trust - Free trees for schools and communities

We want to make sure that everybody in the UK has the chance to plant a tree. So we’re giving away hundreds of thousands of trees to schools and communities. Who can apply? Schools across the UK, plus nurseries, colleges, universities and outdoor learning centres…