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Norwich marks Ukraine invasion anniversary

Published on Thursday, 23rd February 2023

On Friday (24 February), Norwich City Council will mark a year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

  • Grants awarded to improve wellbeing and tackle health inequalities in Norwich

    Published: Monday, 17th October 2022

    Addressing poor health and wellbeing has been at the heart of a number of Norwich-based initiatives which have benefitted from a cash boost of almost £350,000.

  • Funding boost set to enhance safety across the city

    Published: Monday, 25th July 2022

    City residents and businesses will benefit from increased lighting, CCTV and safety technology thanks to funding secured through Norwich City Council’s Safer Neighbourhood Initiative.

  • Alley gates

    More city residents to be offered free alley gates

    Published: Friday, 25th March 2022

    Residents across the city are feeling safer thanks to alley gates provided by the city council, through a scheme which is being extended for another 12 months due to its success so far.

  • 100 days of community activity begins

    Published: Tuesday, 8th March 2022

    The ‘Norwich 100 Day Challenge’ has started!

  • Opening doors to a better economy

    Published: Monday, 21st February 2022

    A gathering of stories, ideas and artwork from Norwich residents describing life, aspirations, hopes and barriers in Norwich will be available to view at an exhibition at the Forum next week.

  • £500k funding secured to support green spaces in local communities

    Published: Wednesday, 1st December 2021

    Half a million pounds will be made available to invest in neighbourhoods across the city, after a bid for funding proved successful.

  • Market pop-up stall winners revealed

    Published: Tuesday, 23rd November 2021

    The winners of a recent competition to win a Market stall have been announced.

  • City council invite communities to learn alongside them

    Published: Wednesday, 22nd September 2021

    Communities across the city are invited to be inspired about how spaces in their neighbourhoods can be used creatively to build connections with one another.

  • Home-Start Norfolk: The civic charity appeal for 2021-2022

    Published: Monday, 6th September 2021

    The Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Norwich have chosen Home-Start Norfolk as their civic charity appeal for 2021-2022.

  • Norwich Market now online too!

    Published: Thursday, 19th November 2020

    A new website, showcasing Norwich Market, and giving customers the chance to order online from their favourite stalls will launch tomorrow (Friday 20 November).

  • Weekly update on the city’s response to COVID-19

    Published: Thursday, 9th April 2020

    We want to make sure residents and businesses in Norwich are kept well informed about the impact of coronavirus on essential services.

  • Council to allocate up to £10,000 to foodbanks

    Published: Friday, 20th March 2020

    Alan Waters, leader of the city council said: “Today we’ve pledged up to £10,000 to food banks in Norwich to help some of the most vulnerable in our communities following the coronavirus crisis.

  • Keeping it in the community

    Published: Friday, 1st March 2019

    Voluntary groups and organisations have the opportunity to take over a community building – the Cadge Road Community Centre, west-Norwich.

  • Cash boost for Heartsease healthy living schemes

    Published: Tuesday, 12th February 2019

    Community organisations are celebrating a cash boost after a healthy living project awarded them all funding following a “fantastic” response from local residents who rallied behind the schemes.

  • Do something (Norwich) Note-worthy

    Published: Thursday, 24th January 2019

    A new currency will be coming to Norwich this spring, and if you're a maker or artist – budding or established – your work could feature on it.

  • Locals asked: What’s good for hearts and minds in Heartsease?

    Published: Tuesday, 18th December 2018

    People living in the Heartsease area of Norwich are being asked to vote for their favourite healthy living project.

  • Cash available to get healthy-eating into communities

    Published: Thursday, 29th November 2018

    Communities in Norwich could be set to get a healthy-eating boost as a pot of money is made available for bidders looking to share the benefits of their cooking skills with others.

  • Norwich Older People's Forum

    You’re invited to the Norwich Older People’s Forum annual event

    Published: Wednesday, 26th September 2018

    All are invited to join the Norwich Older People’s Forum (NOPF) as it holds its annual general meeting next week.

  • New funding pot for people-powered projects

    Published: Monday, 3rd July 2017

    For the first time ever in Norwich, community groups will be able to access council cash through crowdfunding, as an innovative new scheme is launched.

  • Major boost to support those fleeing domestic abuse

    Published: Wednesday, 22nd February 2017

    More than 250 women and children fleeing domestic abuse will get the vital support they need thanks to a significant cash boost.

  • Volunteers plant the way forward for City Hall

    Published: Tuesday, 22nd November 2016

    One of the city’s most iconic buildings and striking examples of Art Deco is set to get a softer touch as a team of volunteer gardeners turns its attention to its entrance beds.

  • Positively against abuse

    Published: Monday, 21st November 2016

    In the lead-up to Friday 25 November – International White Ribbon Day – there has been, and will be, a hive of activity to help raise awareness; here are some highlights of what is to come in Norwich.

  • 'Sew' positive against abuse

    Published: Tuesday, 4th October 2016

    A call is going out to the people of Norwich and Norfolk to ‘sew’ their support for the stand against domestic abuse ahead of White Ribbon Day – Friday 25 November.

  • Celebrating the role of older people in Norwich

    Published: Friday, 23rd September 2016

    Norwich Older People’s Forum (NOPF) is holding its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 28 September - and everyone is invited to attend.

  • Standing together against domestic abuse

    Published: Tuesday, 21st June 2016

    A campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and increase reporting and referrals to agencies is launched today.

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