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Isolated, unsupported and unprotected - domestic abuse in rural Britain

The National Rural Crime Network (NRCN) has published a report into domestic abuse in rural Britain, the result of an 18-month intensive research project.

House of Lords recommends a new approach to the rural economy

Successive governments have underrated the contribution the rural economy can make to the nation’s prosperity and wellbeing, according to a major new report from the House of Lords.

Fast broadband needed? There’s a 21st century answer right here in Norfolk

Around 92% of locations across Norfolk can receive fast broadband. That’s around 24 Mbps. And Better Broadband for Norfolk is working hard to increase that figure. You can check broadband availability in your area at  www.betterbroadbandnorfolk.co.uk.  That’s if you can get broadband in the first place of course…

Internet that reaches the parts others cannot reach!

A recent press article highlighted the best and the worst of rural broadband provision across Norfolk and Waveney – read all about it at https://bit.ly/2R0WtE9 

Consultation: Norfolk County Council’s Recycling Centres

Feedback is sought for Norfolk County Council’s recycling centres, and the types of recycling facilities you would like to see more of. 

With ThinkingWISP you don't have to wait for broadband to come to your door!

Government minister promises superfast broadband for rural Norfolk homes by 2020 - but with ThinkingWISP you don't have to wait two years.

Resources: Helping Your Community Grow - Support for outdoor spaces

Dobbies Garden Centres offer plants, gardening equipment and support (non-financial) to community organisations who are restoring an outdoor space.

Tackling fuel poverty, and what is available to help you

Community Action Norfolk has been busy delivering training in tacking fuel poverty to front-line staff across the county. 

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?

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