When Jess first arrived at Winston Court, a supported accommodation centre for vulnerable young people in North Walsham, she described herself to staff there as lacking in confidence. She had suffered from mental health issues and ended up in hospital after a breakdown in family relations. That was in 2017. One year later she is living independently and has a job.
If you’re working as a groom, chances are you’ll feel stressed and perhaps even bullied. Sheena Grant finds out about a project to help the stable staff who, until now, might have felt they had nowhere to turn for help.
Bank branches across the country have been closing at an alarming rate, leaving people struggling to access the financial services they rely on. The national picture is being mirrored in the region and Wells is the latest town to be hit. DAN BENNETT reports...
Almost one hundred and fifty vulnerable young adults assisted by a local charity moved from supported accommodation into either education, employment or training over the last year, it can be revealed.
Many of them may not have made it as racehorses but that doesn’t mean the 7,000 thoroughbreds who leave the sport each year have nothing to offer. Sheena Grant finds out about the work of the charity Retraining of Racehorses and one horse in particular, making her name in a very different kind of racing.
The easy living of summer is almost gone. It’s time for horse owners to batten down the hatches and prepare for winter. Sheena Grant has some time and labour-saving tips to see you through the coming months.
From Einstein to one of the world’s biggest computers, and from the discovery of oxygen to the birth of radio, radar and ready-meals - meet the people and marvel at the discoveries that have put our region at the forefront of science
A new play taking a fly-on-the-wall look at the private lives of a group of suffragettes will be taking the stage at the newly-relaunched Wells Maltings centre, as part of a tour of East Anglian venues.
We all know good nutrition is important for health but how many of us realise just what can happen if our children don’t get the vitamins and minerals their bodies need? Sheena Grant learns more from Lucinda Miller, who will be sharing her expertise with parents at an event in Ipswich on September 18.
We’ve enjoyed stunning weather this summer but if it’s a sign of things to come as the climate warms there could be unexpected, and deadly - consequences. Sheena Grant reports on why horse owners are being advised to learn about African Horse Sickness.
Follow the food fans in the know to a corner of Norfolk where the very best of the county is being showcased at an annual show which is a must for those who love the very best produce from North Norfolk. Here’s what you can look forward to at 2018’s North Norfolk Food Festival.