Month: December 2017

New governors elected at NNUH

Norfolk and Norwich Hospital – photo © The Eye Snapper     Five new public governors and two new staff governors have been appointed to the Council of Governors for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH). Six of the Trust’s existing governors have also been re-elected. The new public Governors are Joy Stanley for Breckland, Trevor Plunkett and Dr John Rees for Broadland, Professor Rosalynd Jowett for Norwich and Penny Sutton for King’s Lynn and West Norfolk. The re-elected public Governors are Carol Edwards for North Norfolk, Jane Scarfe and Nick Brighouse for South Norfolk,...

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Dispersal Order issued for Rosary Road area of Norwich

Police are taking action to tackle anti-social behaviour in the Rosary Road area of Norwich this weekend. A dispersal order will be in place for Rosary Road and Cannell Green from 7pm this evening (Friday 8 December) until 7pm on Sunday 10 December. The action follows concerns from local residents about prostitution and anti-social behaviour in the area. The order gives uniformed officers the authority to disperse individuals or groups where their presence or behaviour has resulted, or is likely to result, in a member of the public being harassed, intimidated, alarmed or distressed, The individuals can be excluded...

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A Christmas Circus Carol

Annabel – photo © Mark Robson, Inept Gravity The Oak Circus Centre in central Norwich will be presenting three performances of  their Dickens themed cabaret for all ages, A Christmas Circus Carol, on Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December. Inspired by Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, the show will give both children and adults from The Oaks’ popular circus courses the unique opportunity to perform alongside seasoned professionals from the Norwich based multinational Lost in Translation Circus company. It will also give a taster of the sort of skills people of all ages can learn at The Oak...

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Chloe Smith in further talks with Domestic Abuse Minister about Kerri McAuley case

Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North, is holding a further meeting with the Home Office Minister for Domestic Abuse, in Westminster.   Chloe’s constituent Kerri McAuley was murdered by her partner.  Kerri’s family and Chloe believe he could have been stopped sooner, and Chloe is working in Parliament to help the government learn valuable lessons from her death as it drafts new legislation that will tackle domestic abuse.   Minister Victoria Atkins MP is preparing a new Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill that will strengthen the tools available to beat this repulsive crime.  Chloe met her predecessor Sarah Newton...

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Norfolk Arts Award winners reach fundraising milestone

Wensum Junior School pupils at the Oak Circus Centre – photo supplied Help People’s Choice Award winners put Norwich and Norfolk firmly on the UK circus map! One of this year’s Norfolk Arts Awards People’s Choice Award winners have reached a significant milestone in their bid to raise funds for the region’s only dedicated circus skills centre – and they need your help to reach their target! Lost in Translation Circus founded The Oak Circus Centre in central Norwich last year as a place to create their own shows (which go on to tour the world) and as a base...

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