Main Stories, News / 19/01/2021 Congress certifies Biden victory after capitol siege

Democrat Joe Biden was confirmed the presidential election winner by congress on January 7th, just hours after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a bid to overturn the result. Following the removal of the violent mob, lawmakers in Washington D.C worked late into the night before officially announcing the victory of...

News / 19/01/2021 Three young people are suing the UK Government

On December 12th, three young British-citizens launched a campaign to sue the UK Government for its domestic and international violations of human rights, exactly five years after the UK adopted the landmark Paris Climate Agreement. The campaign, ‘Global Majority vs. UK Gov’, is backed by climate litigation charity Plan B and the Stop The Maangamizi...

Main Stories, News / 19/01/2021 Post-Brexit trade deal agreement: what’s in it and what isn’t?

On December 24th 2020, the United Kingdom and European Union struck a historic trade agreement.  Four and a half years after the Brexit referendum in 2016, the UK government announced: “we have taken back control of our money, borders, laws, trade, and our fishing waters”, while EU chief negotiator, Michel Barnier said: “Today is a...

News / 19/01/2021 Look Back 2020

Coronavirus restrictions have been in place now, in some form, for more than nine months, with the UK going into its first lockdown on March 23rd. 2020 was a year defined by the global pandemic, with the World Health Organization (WHO) first announcing the outbreak of the virus last January. The decade also started with...

News / 19/01/2021 Coronavirus Update

The UK is now under its third national lockdown in one year. The latest figures show cases are highest in the south and east of England, with weekly cases in these areas averaging more than 800 per 100,000 people. North Norfolk has fared better, on 384 cases per 100,000, than the rest of East Anglia,...

Main Stories, News / 19/01/2021 Impeachment: what next for Trump?

Donald Trump has become the first president in United States history to be impeached twice. Ten Republicans have joined Democrats in voting for impeachment after Trump was accused of inciting violence at the US Capitol on January 6th. The article, carried by 232 votes to 197, charges the president with “incitement of insurrection”. Trump will...



Coronavirus Update Norwich 7/12/2020

The UK could well be on track to have a total of 2 million recorded coronavirus cases. The current statistic stands at 1,750,241, with the most recent daily increase being 12,282. The death toll now stands at 62,033. There are three different methods of measuring the death toll. The above statistic refers to the number…

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Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientist Assassinated

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran’s top nuclear scientist, has been assassinated near Tehran, the country’s capital. The attack, which took place on Friday, severely injured Mr Fakhrizdeh, who later died in hospital.  Iran’s defence ministry described the events in a statement released shortly after Mohsen Fakhrizdeh’s death: “Armed terrorists targeted a vehicle carrying Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, head of…


Nation Holds Remembrance Day Service

London’s March Past the Cenotaph did not take place. This due to the second national COVID-19 ‘lockdown’ in England. It normally sees 100,000 people take part. The remembrance service led by the Government took place as usual. It was on television on BBC One. Representatives from the Royal Family, the Government and the armed forces…


WNHH: No One Left Behind

West Norwich Helping Hands was co-founded in March 2020 by Eddi Gell, a now Masters Student at UEA. The group worked hard to deliver food parcels throughout the lockdown period, helping over 200 families weekly as well as dropping off prescriptions, walking dogs and helping with other essential services within NR4, NR5 and NR6. Thanks…


Intu Chapelfield renamed Chantry Place

Norwich city centre’s Intu Chapelfield is now named Chantry Place, following a large rebrand in October. The centre has been called Intu Chapelfield since its opening in 2005, but Intu’s recent fall into administration amid the COVID-19 pandemic has forced all former Intu centres to adapt. The name derives from the heritage of the site,…

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