Month: January 2017

CCTV image released in connection with a fraud in Norwich

CCTV image supplied by Norfolk Constabulary   Police are appealing for help to identify a woman following an incident which happened in Norwich last month. Officers are investigating after a stolen bank card was used fraudulently in several shops on Thursday 12 December 2016. They would like to speak with the woman captured in the CCTV images in connection with the incident. Anyone who may recognise the woman, or anyone with information, should contact PC Matt Springall at Norwich Police Station on 101. Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111or via their anonymous online form at...

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Clive Lewis tackles Norwich fuel poverty

Clive Lewis, Labour MP for Norwich South and Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, has chaired a round table for a scheme to tackle fuel poverty in Norwich. The ‘Fuelling Connections’ scheme takes a novel approach to helping people in fuel poverty by setting up Facebook ‘tips’ pages. Research done by the scheme’s initiators and other programmes around the country have shown that using social media is one of the most effective ways of reaching people who are fuel poor. The tips will be provided by various community organisations, charities, and local authorities to a...

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Lovable Babe is brought to life on stage

  BABE THE SHEEP-PIG – April 16-17, 2017 Adapted from Dick King-Smith’s much-loved children’s novel, which inspired an Oscar-winning 1995 film, Babe The Sheep-Pig will be brought to life on stage in an enchanting new production at Norwich Theatre Royal on April 16 & 17. Featuring stunning puppetry, an original score and an utterly charming ‘baa-ber sheep’ quartet, the lovable Babe and his fellow residents of Hogget’s Farm will take audiences on a heart-warming journey of friendship, adventure and bravery. When Babe arrives at Hogget’s Farm he is taken in by the trusty sheep-dog Fly, and soon discovers a...

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NNUH looking to recruit more volunteers to enhance patient experience

Volunteer John Chapman, Marianne Moggridge, Tracey Brown – photo supplied   The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is recruiting more volunteers to assist with two initiatives aimed at enhancing patient experience. The first volunteer roles are for Older People’s Medicine (OPM) and focus on assisting patients whilst they are in hospital, whereas the roles for the hospital-wide settling-in service are community-based where volunteers provide support in patient homes on their day of discharge. The OPM hospital-based volunteer role supports short-term and long-term inpatients through stress-relieving activities or simply with a friendly chat. Volunteers in these roles also support a...

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Swan Lake by the Russian State Ballet of Siberia

We welcome a new guest reviewer to Norwich Eye today. Megan Baynes went to Norwich Theatre Royal to see Swan Lake by the Russian State Ballet of Siberia: Despite its initial failure to woo audiences in 1876, Swan Lake has been for many years one of the most popular of all ballets. It has been reinterpreted multiple times since its Russian debut and many wonder what the next take or twist on this classic tale will be. Yet the Russian State Ballet of Siberia stayed true to the roots of the story, presenting a very traditional, but just as...

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