Author: The Editor

New Director for Norfolk’s Adult Social Services announced

James Bullion – photo supplied James Bullion has been appointed as Norfolk’s Executive Director of Adult Social Services, charged with developing and transforming the services in a department responsible for spending almost £1m a day to improve the lives of vulnerable adults in the county. Mr Bullion, 51, currently Director of Adult Operations at Essex County Council, steps into the vacancy left by the tragic death of his former mentor, Harold Bodmer, in July this year. He joined ECC in September 2013 as a Director for Commissioning, becoming Director of Adult Operations in February 2015. During that time he...

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Post mortem concludes after murder in Norwich 

A post mortem examination has confirmed a Norwich man murdered at the weekend died of a stab wound to the chest. Police have today confirmed the identity of the man as 37 year old Steven Stannard, of Bowers Avenue in Norwich. The Home Office post mortem examination found that Steven sustained multiple stab wounds to his body. The investigation comes after officers were called to Bowers Avenue shortly after 2.30pm on Saturday 5 November 2016 following reports that a man needed medical assistance. Sadly Steven died at the scene as result of his injuries. A man in his 20s...

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30 Hours a Week Training

  When did ambition die and reality set in? A long time ago I had to realise that my days of going even vaguely fast on a bike had gone. So when I look at my Garmin and see what my average speed for a ride was, and then subsequently on Strava, it is myself that I am “racing” against. Only rarely now do I look to see how I compare with others. In part, because on 1 occasion when I had a personal best on a particular segment of road, I noticed that a certain young lady had...

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LA Auto Show Features Bikes

dynabike-foldable-ebike Car mecca Los Angeles is not the first place you would think of if you had to answer the question, which car show is going to feature bikes. But that is exactly what is going to happen on 14th-17th November in what the organisers call “GO” – an “all-new destination on the show floor, dedicated to featuring the latest technology devices that embrace all forms of transportation and complement new and traditional vehicles”. Some of the items are mobility scooters and other electric transporters, but there are also scooters, self-balancing units, and a range of e-bikes. One of...

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Wit, Warmth and Waspishness On Stage As Miles Jupp Heads To Norwich

MILES JUPP – JANUARY 9 The perils of day-to-day life are brought into sharp focus as popular stand-up comedian, writer and panel show favourite Miles Jupp brings his live show to Norwich. He is promising to tackle a wide range of topics and share his despair about elements of modern life in the show Songs Of Freedom on Monday 9 January at the Theatre Royal. And Miles is promising to cover a wide range of subjects including “a rant about me, you, domestic imprisonment, fatherhood, having to have opinions, hot drinks, the government, bad balance, housing, ill health, the...

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