May 21 2013 Latest news:
A new hospice designed to meet Norfolk’s growing need for end-of-life care has today been given the green light thanks to a £510,000 government grant.
A local hospice service that began life as an idea being discussed around a kitchen table has celebrated 25 years of bringing comfort and support to those in need.
Great entrepreneur, “Mr Norwich City”, and an ardent supporter of good causes, Geoffrey Watling achieved a great deal for Norfolk in his lifetime, and his legacy continues today.
Dozens of communities across Norfolk are this morning celebrating windfalls of up to £100,000 after hearing that funding bids for key construction projects have been given the green light.
People in West Norfolk were invited to Feast with Friends last night in aid of Norfolk Hospice Tapping House.
Charity fundraisers got more than they bargained for after staging a hold-up event, when they received an anonymous donation of £50,000.
They came, they ate but only one person conquered a charity giant burger challenge on Saturday night.
He had a brush with fame after appearing on ITV’s Stars in Their Eyes dressed as Reg Presley and singing one of The Troggs’ biggest hits.
From a golden girl of the summer’s Paralympics to selfless volunteers who have given up decades for others, the hard work and dedication of people across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire have been recognised in the New Year Honours list.
A swarm of Santas made their merry way round a park in King’s Lynn on this morning to raise money for charity.
Charities in West Norfolk are desperately seeking different ways of boosting their income to secure their short-term future as public donations continue to fall.
A charity shop which has been open for little more than two weeks was raided by thieves on Friday night.
People will be able to celebrate the lives of loved ones who have died in a series of church services across West Norfolk.
Santas galore will be running round a park in King’s Lynn to raise money for a campaign which aims to help give people greater choice on where they want to die.
Former Norwich City boss Nigel Worthington, Canaries striker Chris Sutton and chef Galton Blackiston back campaign
People living in West Norfolk and the Fens have greater choice on where to spend their final days after a charity launched a new hospice at-home service.
Some of the country’s best horse trainers and jockeys will descend on Fakenham Racecourse on Friday for a meeting which is raising money for a West Norfolk charity.
With the turkey eaten, the last of the chocolate coins gobbled and our belts fastened on the final notch, the new year is usually a time for restraint and healthy resolutions.
A campaign to help a charity provide better palliative care in West Norfolk was given a massive boost last night.
A new charity cycle ride launched at the weekend has already raised £3,500 for The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House.
From raft racing to skydiving and dance shows to golf days, residents and organisations across the region have shown their support for The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House’s Seahorse Appeal.
The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House has come along way since it was launched almost 30 years ago but still has work to do to continue to meet the demand for end of life care in West and North Norfolk, the EDP reports from the site of the charity’s new hospice.
The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House launched an appeal on Friday to raise £750,000 and in the third of a five-part series, some of the charity’s volunteers and staff talk about why they joined the charity.
The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House yesterday launched an appeal to raise £750,000 to improve palliative care services in the county. In the second of our five-part series, the EDP spoke to two carers who benefit from the charity’s practical and emotional support.
Hairdressers at a Norwich salon swapped scissors for golf clubs when they were caddies for the day at a charity golf tournament.
With the Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House launching an appeal to raise £750,000, the EDP visited the charity’s current day care centre in Snettisham to talk to patients about what the current hospice means to them.
A West Norfolk charity has launched a campaign to raise £750,000 to help give people greater choice on where they want to die.
A West Norfolk charity is gearing up to launch a major campaign to help give people greater choice on where they want to die.
A charity golf day event is hoping to raise thousands.
Dozens of knitted characters from the weird to the wonderful lined up for judging yesterday (Saturday) as Hilgay’s first Woolly Wall fund-raiser reached its climax.
Fancy dress is encouraged for Tapping House event in September
Rafters take to the water for annual race in West Norfolk village
More hospice beds and care at home will soon be made available to people in partnership with NHS
A Swaffham charity that helps terminally-ill patients receive care at home has voiced concerns its fundraising could suffer when another hospice charity opens a shop in the town.
A new shop raising funds for Norfolk Hospice Tapping House aims to help transform perceptions of charity shops in Dereham.