News / 24/11/2020 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...

News / 24/11/2020 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...

News / 24/11/2020 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,...

News / 24/11/2020 UEA Campus wins Green Flag Award for fourth straight year

The UEA’s campus has won a Green Flag Award for the quality of its outdoor spaces, making this the fourth consecutive year that the university has achieved the prize. The Green Flag Award, launched in 1996, is internationally recognised and aims to ensure that everyone can have access to high quality green spaces. It also...

News / 24/11/2020 RAF planes conduct major training exercise

A large host of military planes took to the skies over Norwich on the 23rd of October as part of an essential training exercise. The operation, called Exercise Crimson Warrior, included F-35 Lightning jets from the 617 Squadron at RAF Marham, Typhoon fighters from RAF Lakenheath, a group of F15s from Lakenheath belonging to the...

News / 24/11/2020 Inquest into death of Averil Hart finds extensive failures

A Huntingdon inquest into the death of 19-year old Averil Hart has described extensive failures in the national support services for sufferers of anorexia. Miss Hart, from Newton in Suffolk, died in December 2012 whilst studying creative writing at the University of East Anglia. She was admitted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH)...

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