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ThinkingFuel update – temporary change to heating oil deliveries

The panic buying witnessed at petrol stations across the UK, which has caused major delivery problems, is also affecting heating oil, with unprecedented demand and supply issues arising.  For the time being, instead of ThinkingFuel’s usual fortnightly collective ordering days, we are simply taking orders on a daily basis.

National Fitness Day - Wed 22nd Sept

Voluntary sector organisations and local authorities across Norfolk are helping celebrate National Fitness Day on Wednesday 22nd September

Meet the Pastons - new exhibition reveals the secrets of famous Norfolk family

A new exhibition reveals the secrets of one of Norfolk’s most significant historical families – the Pastons.

Saving water and the environment with a smart water meter

Norwich is the focus of a campaign to encourage consumers to use less water, to help protect the environment as well as save on water bills.

CANConnect - Combating social isolation and loneliness in Breckland and North Norfolk

CAN is working in partnership with Future Projects in combating social isolation in the Breckland and North Norfolk districts of the county.  We'd be grateful if those reading this and living or working in Breckland or North Norfolk could share this information - especially to anyone you know who may be interested in volunteering. Thank you.

Without affordable housing, rural communities are at risk of becoming lifeless, dormitory settlements

Our partners at ACRE have shared this press release (below) about growing concerns over the lack of new housing in rural communities – and it makes for interesting reading.  Community Action Norfolk, is a member of Eastern Community Homes – which provides a one stop shop for anyone considering community-led housing in the East of England.  Community Led Housing Advisor and Acting CEO of CAN, Rik Martin says:

Community Action Norfolk Chief Executive Officer to step down

Jon led CAN through its first very successful six years, substantial Covid response work, and has been a significant figure in the local voluntary and community sector over the last 15 years. 

Healthwatch Norfolk’s new Community Conversation Hub

Healthwatch Norfolk has launched a new interactive platform as a new way for the public to have its say. 

Norfolk and Waveney on track to offer a vaccination to top four priority groups most vulnerable to COVID-19

Norfolk and Waveney is on track to offer a vaccination to priority groups most vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19) and to vaccinate all those that come forward for their first dose by next week.

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. 

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