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The importance of community transport

For many people, community transport is their only means of getting to and from a medical appointment. It plays an important part in tackling social isolation, maintaining well-being and enabling people to access health services.
 

Norfolk – united against adult abuse

2,709 safeguarding adult concerns were raised between April 2015 and March 2016 in Norfolk. Often the abuse is carried out by someone known to the person who is being harmed. 

In Good Company – Campaign to Tackle Loneliness in Norfolk

In Good Company is a campaign being run over the next 12 months by more than 20 voluntary and statutory organisations and service providers in Norfolk, with the aim of combatting loneliness among the county’s most vulnerable residents with the key message that no one should spend a lonely day in Norfolk if they don’t want to.
 

Smart Meters - Smart Energy GB

Did you know that even though you are off mains gas you can get a smart meter for your electricity supply?

West Norfolk drop-in advice clinics

In October and November Community Action Norfolk (CAN) will be holding free drop-in info sessions across West Norfolk for any voluntary and community groups that need practical support.

Social Media Tips for Trustees and Boards

The Guardian have shared advice and tips for Trustees and Board Members who are considering using social media as a way to improve transparency but also boost the profile of their organisation.  

In case of emergency - Community Resilience Plans

Even though the county has some of the lowest rainfall in Britain, 42,500 homes in Norfolk are estimated to be at risk from flooding.  And we know that coastal erosion threatens the very existence of some homes.  How resilient is your community to these threats and others?

Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Your Questions Answered

Alzheimer’s Research UK has published a free guide for those living with or caring for someone with dementia, and their friends and family.

Local Pubs and the Community - Advice and Guidance

A government initiative, More than a Pub: The Community Pub Business Support Programme, has been launched to help communities take control of their local pub, providing business development support, advice and loans and grant funding.

Great Yarmouth Charity and Volunteering Summit - Friday 8th April

Brandon Lewis, Member of Parliament for Great Yarmouth, is holding a Charity and Volunteering Summit Friday on Friday 8 April, between 10.00am and 3.30pm, at the Priory Centre, Priory Plain, Great Yarmouth, with a light lunch provided for attendees.

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