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Lamb calls for independent review of ambulance trust

Over the last few months there have been several reports highlighting apparent failings by the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST), all with the same tone of question: Are patients being put at risk by our region’s ambulance service? Throughout what has been a battle of rhetoric between politicians, health officials and the media,…

Arts, Venue

Richard Alston’s Dance Company was “truly breath-taking”

Richard Alston’s Dance Company is a UK based contemporary dance company that tours the country with a truly breath-taking repertoire of performances. They have returned to the Norwich Theatre Royal with a full programme including the World Premiere from the company’s Associate Choreographer, Martin Lawrence. Premiering in Norwich, Lawrence’s Cut and Run was an interesting…

Arts

Brick by brick

Stepping into the exhibition, Brick Wonders, at The Forum in Norwich, I was immediately transported across time and space. With over 70 LEGO sculptures on display it’s time to grab your passport and join me as we explore this exhibition together. The only limit is your imagination. The Forum, Norwich, is inviting LEGO® fans of…

Travel

Winter Wonderland or Wonder-lost?

Christmas is fast approaching and events are starting to spring up all over the place. Hyde Parks’ Winter Wonderland has opened its doors once again but is it as magical as you’re lead to believe? Set in the majestic backdrop of one of London’s Royal Parks the Winter Wonderland experience returns year on year, bringing…

Sport

Canary corner 05/12/2017

In the recent Norwich City v Preston North End game, NCFC fan David “Spud” Thornhill found himself faced with the opportunity of a lifetime. At the 83rd minute, Mark Jones, one of the linesmen, found himself suddenly struck by injury, meaning the fourth official, Andy Davies, had to take over the now vacant position. With…

News

Local health centre branded inadequate

Health regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), has recently downgraded the rating of West Earlham Medical Practice from ‘Requires Improvement’ to ‘Inadequate’, the lowest possible classification the regulator can give. Of the five main areas that the CQC uses to rate healthcare providers, the surgery was found to be ‘Inadequate’ in the domains of ‘Safety’…

Science

Fighting freshers’ flu

It is of course that dreaded time of year again where Freshers Flu is taking its toll on students’ health. The term ‘Freshers Flu’ is used to refer to a range of different illnesses, but is commonly referred to as a cold that encompasses a myriad of symptoms. The ONS suggest that 27.5 million working…

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