Month: August 2017

Police boss acknowledges Cromer community’s disappointment

Norfolk Police in happier times at Norwich Pride – photo © The Eye Snapper     Norfolk’s most senior police officer acknowledges that communities in Cromer feel let down by the police response to incidents of disorder at the weekend.   After visiting the town yesterday, Chief Constable Simon Bailey said he has listened to the concerns raised by the community and is under no illusion about the anger, frustration and fear felt by residents, business leaders and visitors.   It follows incidents of anti-social behaviour and disorder in the town over the weekend beginning on Friday.   Mr...

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National accreditation for NNUH specialist endometriosis service

From left to right: Jane Snasdell- Endometriosis Specialist Nurse, Edward Morris- Consultant Gynaecologist, Ed Prosser Snelling- Senior Specialist Registrar, Babu Karavadra- Endometriosis Clinical Research Fellow – photo supplied by NNUH     The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has been accredited by the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BGSE) as a national centre for Endometriosis. The hospital is one of only three in the region providing a specialised service for patients with endometriosis and the BSGE accreditation cements the position of NNUH as a leading centre in this area of gynaecological care. The BGSE accreditation builds on the hospital’s...

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Chloe Smith MP urges local charities and groups to apply for funding

  Chloe Smith, Member of Parliament for Norwich North has urged local charities and community groups to consider applying for a share of over £4 million of funding raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Applications for the latest round of funding are now open and will close on the 28th August.   Both charities and community groups are eligible to apply for the grants of between £500 and £20,000.   The funding will be allocated through one of three Trusts, which support different categories of projects: People’s Postcode Trust seeks applications for projects that focus on the prevention...

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A world beyond the waves with Northern Ballet – The Little Mermaid

    NORTHERN BALLET – September 26-30, 2017   Northern Ballet’s new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale The Little Mermaid will bring a mystical and beautiful underwater world to Norwich Theatre Royal this September. Telling the story of a young mermaid who is willing to give up her life below the waves in a search for love and the desire to gain a human soul, the ballet will be performed in the city from September 26 to 30 as part of its world première tour. This new ballet is the third of an unprecedented three new full-length productions...

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NDR Traffic Update – Buxton Road, Spixworth to close for two weeks

  Buxton Road, Spixworth, will close to vehicles for two weeks from Monday 21 August for the tie-in and surfacing of the road realignment and bridge over the A1270 Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR). Pedestrians and cyclists will still be able to use the shared path along Buxton Road, which will be diverted on to the segregated path over the new bridge. The closure to vehicles will be between Beeston Lane and Arthurton Road, Spixworth. Special arrangements have been made for properties on Quaker Lane until access via Buxton Road has been restored. Buxton Road/Spixworth Road traffic will be...

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