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QEH Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) – an invitation to be involved

QEH Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) is an independent group, supported by Community Action Norfolk, that informs the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH, King's Lynn & Wisbech) and health decision-makers about patients’ experiences of maternity services and how these could be improved. 

Raising awareness of the need for cervical cancer screening

There are around 3,200 cervical cancer cases in the UK every year. That’s more than eight every day.  UK Cervical Cancer – based in Norwich but with links across the world - campaigns to prevent suffering and death from cervical cancer and, in particular, by those who are disadvantaged and deprived.  

Norfolk County Council Adult Social Service Update January 2021

Please find below some helpful updates from Adult Social Services.

Village Halls Week – 25th to 29th January – and a new ‘Domesday Book’

It’s Village Halls Week from Monday 25th to Friday 29th January – and village halls across England are being encouraged to sign an online record to mark 100 years of rural community action. 

Resources to promote social distancing

Community Action Norfolk are sharing this from Norfolk County Council, please contact them directly with any queries.

Don't drop your guard as COVID cases rise

As COVID cases and hospital cases in Norfolk have been rising we have launched a new campaign to help make sure that people don’t drop their guard.

Nelson’s Journey – negotiating the challenge of COVID-19

We feature regular articles here about how VCSE organisations across Norfolk have been adapting to, and coping with, the demands and constraints imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

ThinkingFuel: buying heating oil collectively – and helping the community at the same time

Many of you reading this will know about ThinkingFuel, our collective heating oil buying scheme. And you’ll know that the aim is to help support householders across Norfolk who depend on heating oil to heat their homes, and for whom the unregulated cost of heating oil is a constant worry.  

UPDATED GUIDANCE: Re-opening Village Halls and Community Buildings

 ACRE have worked with government to produce the following guidance to help Halls with their planning

Take the pledge! Save 2,021 litres of water of water in 2021

Here at CAN we work closely with Anglian Water on their ‘Love Every Drop’ water conservation campaign. It’s essential to making our communities in Norfolk sustainable for the future.  https://www.waterwise.org.uk/As part of this, Waterwise, the national body that promotes water saving good practice, is asking everyone to sign up to their ‘Save 2021 litres in 2021’ pledge. 

Celebrating 100 Years Together: Village Halls Week 2021

Celebrating 100 Years Together: Village Halls Week - Monday 25 January to Friday 29 January 2021.  Village Halls Week is a national celebration of the 10,000+ village halls which can be found across England, their volunteers and the difference they make to the rural communities they serve.

And if  you are in any way involved in the running or organsiation of a village or community hall in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire or Bedfordshire then you won't want to miss the East of England Village Halls Conference on Monday 25th January.   The link for more information and to register is below.

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