Month: June 2017

CCTV Appeal – Norwich

Police are appealing for help to identify a man following an attempted robbery in Norwich. The incident happened at approximately 11.45am on Saturday 17 June 2017 on Prince of Wales Road where a 63-year-old man was threatened and ordered to hand over his keys and cash. The victim refused and ran off losing the suspect. Officers have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident. Anyone who may recognise the man, or anyone with information, should contact DC Chris Edwards at Bethel Street Police Station on 101. Alternatively contact...

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Diabetes services boosted by £600,000 funding

  Funding worth almost £600,000 has been awarded to improve services for people with diabetes living in Norfolk and Waveney. The funding (from NHS England) will be used to support educational programmes and to provide new models of integrated diabetes care across the whole STP area. Professor Mike Sampson, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, said:  “Diabetes is a complex and challenging condition for which people need the skills and confidence to cope with the daily demands of self-management. “Diabetes education is key to successful day-to-day diabetes management and can be life-changing for people with...

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Heather Millan is bringing fairytale magic to the Norwich stage

ONCE UPON A FAIRY TALE Heather Millan School of Dance and Performing Arts SUNDAY, July 9, 2017 The joy of storytelling through the ages will unfold when local talent takes to the stage at Norwich Theatre Royal on Sunday, July 9. Heather Millan’s city-based School of Dance and Performing Arts will show audiences how the telling of fairy tales has changed since the days of Hans Christian Andersen, the Grimm Brothers and early performances in Victorian times, to modern re-tellings of tales like James and the Giant Peach and Beauty and the Beast. Over 260 of the school’s students,...

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Sixties favourite returns to the Theatre Royal

DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS – AUGUST 7-12 Get ready to enjoy the biggest hits of the Sixties as the West End and touring favourite Dreamboats and Petticoats returns to Norwich Theatre Royal. Fresh from its previous sold-out visit in 2013, it aims to recreate the golden era of music with a high-energy show and compelling story penned by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, who are known for a host of stage and TV hits including Birds Of A Feather and Shine On Harvey Moon. Set in 1961, it follows the story of young musicians Norman and Bobby as they compete...

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Norfolk Fire And Rescue Service reminds the public of Home Safety Advice

Norfolk residents are being reminded of the importance of home safety and fire prevention by the county’s fire and rescue service. The advice comes as community safety officers continue to visit Norfolk’s mid-rise flats and reassure residents about the safety of their homes following the Grenfell Tower fire in London. Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service is continuing to work with partners including district councils, housing associations and Norfolk County Council’s Trading Standards Team to speak to people about any concerns they have relating to the safety of their homes. The continuing public reassurance work follows operational checks to the...

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