Month: May 2017

CCTV images released following Norwich toothbrush theft

CCTV images – supplied by Norfolk Constabulary   Police are appealing for help to identify a man following an incident of theft which happened in Norwich last month.   It occurred around 3.30pm on Sunday 9 April where three electric toothbrushes, totalling more than £800, have been stolen from Boots in the Castle Mall shopping centre. Officers would like to speak with the man captured in the CCTV images in connection with the incident. Anyone who may recognise the man, or anyone with information, should contact PC Michael Pearce at Bethel Street Police Station on 101. Alternatively contact the...

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Wreckless Eric coming to Norwich Puppet Theatre

Wreckless Eric – photo Karen Keats Former Stiff star and and powerful songsmith Wreckless Eric has announced details of his forthcoming gig at the Puppet Theatre. Wreckless Eric is Eric Goulden. He was given the name to hide behind. After a while he realised he was stuck with it. Onstage he hides behind nothing, he tells the truth with big open chords, squalls of feedback, lilting enchantment, bizarre stories and backchat. His new album “amERICa” out now on Fire Records is enjoying universal acclaim from critics and public alike. Nothing Eric has to say sounds like it was said...

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Free health check and careers fair at hospital open day and fete

  Visitors can have a NHS health check when they visit the Open Day and Fete at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) from 11am to 4pm on 10th June 2017. The check will be completed by an Occupational Health Professional and includes height and weight measurements, blood pressure measurement, lifestyle assessments, gathering information on family medical history and a simple blood test to check cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels if required. Hilary Winch, Head of Workplace Health and Wellbeing at NNUH, says: “The NHS Health Check is particularly aimed at those aged between 40 and 74, but...

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Norwich Eye previews Earth Sky at Houghton Hall

A Line in Norfolk – photos  ©Julian Swainson New sculptures by Richard Long at Houghton Hall Houghton Hall is one of those magical settings that seems to confirm the impossible claim that Norfolk has bigger skies than anywhere else. The huge scale manmade landscapes are often enhanced in their formality by the random cloudscapes passing by. My recent visit was rather different, with a grey overcast sky and light rain throughout. Curiously, the rain was a bonus rather than a burden bringing new depths of light and texture to some of the large scale Richard Long installations within the...

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