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Sheringham Dementia Friendly Community (DFC) group members are appealing to local folk to sign up for a sponsored stroll along the prom, and support their efforts in making the town more accessible to people with memory problems.

A father and son say they are at risk of becoming homeless again after facing difficulties with universal credit.

Members from all nine churches in North Walsham came together for the first time at a special covenant service.

Calls have been made for elderly people without property or savings to be given more help to pay for their care.

A father and son, who would otherwise have spent Christmas by themselves with little food, were among 500 guests who were welcomed at the Norwich Open Christmas event.

The most vulnerable and isolated members of the Lowestoft community were given a Christmas to remember this year.

Turkey, pigs-in-blankets and sprouts were on the table at two community Christmas dinners in mid-Norfolk.

On Christmas Day not every person can or wants to spend the day with relatives. In Breckland there are various community establishments making sure that no one is alone on Christmas Day.

On Christmas Day not every person can or wants to spend the day with relatives. In South Norfolk there are establishments of all shapes and sizes making sure that no one is alone on Christmas Day.

More than 30 children and almost 100 adults have been given Christmas presents and food parcels by The Salvation Army.

T’is the season for good will to all men and the Salvation Army have made sure 95 families will enjoy Christmas Treats this year.

The son of a family who have benefited from a food and gift parcel from The Salvation Army has described the world of difference it will make to their Christmas.

Rock band Mud may have been feeling lonely at Christmas but to prevent the same happening to people in Norfolk, dozens of organisations are opening their doors to ensure no-one spends the festive season alone.

A magical lantern-lit procession with Santa took place in Diss Heritage Triangle on Sunday.

Crowds filled a north Norfolk town’s high street as they gathered to see the streets lit up with festive decorations.

“No-one should be without food and shelter in our town over the Christmas period.”

The 22st son of a woman who died from kidney disease was inspired by her illness to turn his life around by losing almost seven stone in aid of a charity struggling to fundraise for research into the condition.

As part of a partnership with the East of England Co-Op to highlight Community Heroes, reporter Marc Betts spoke to Pat Thorpe about the work she has done in her community to tackle loneliness and support people living with dementia.

They provide a “poignant reminder” of the lives lost in battle.

Commemorations marking the centenary of the end of the First World War will take place across Waveney this weekend.

With late night shopping, live reindeer and an illuminated parade of decorated bikes, trikes, prams and scooters, Sheringham’s Christmas lights switch-on festival promises to be bigger and better than ever.

With commemorations marking the centenary of the end of the First World War taking place across Waveney, Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday will be marked in Lowestoft as the town pays its respects to all those who have lost their lives in battle.

A familiar face around Sheringham, local character Glyn Chestney has died aged 72.

A scheme to help rough sleepers in Norwich has supported more than 120 people in need in its first three months.

One reader says they are distressed to see the homeless treated as if they were invisible. What do you think?

It is time to raise the roof at a Last Night of the Proms charity concert in the wonderful Salvation Army Citadel in St Giles Street, Norwich, on Friday October 19.

A well-known charity band will be bringing the sound of brass to a north Norfolk town this autumn.

Youngster Scarlett Brown has been busy putting those less fortunate than herself first raising money and taking donations.

With around 20,000 people set to descend on Sheringham and Holt on Saturday, this year’s 1940s weekend looks set to go with a swing. The countdown has begun and here’s an updated ‘everything you need to know’ about the biggest event in the North Norfolk Railway calendar.

With around 20,000 people set to descend on Sheringham and Holt on September 15, this year’s 1940s weekend looks set to go with a swing. Here’s everything you need to know about the biggest event in the North Norfolk Railway calendar.

His name might not evoke the fondest of memories for City fans.

More than 1,000 people turned out to Sheringham’s annual lifeboat day, held at the RNLI boathouse at the weekend.

A Norwich charity has welcomed a £100m drive to cut rough sleeping, but said the government’s goal to get people completely off the streets by 2027 is not ambitious enough.

Wildfire risks may have put a dampener on tonight’s Sheringham Carnival’s grand firework finale, but, determined to make sure families and holidaymakers don’t miss out, committee members have come up with plans for a fun-packed programme of replacement events.

Businesses, charities, communities and individuals have pulled together to back the special day which takes place on Friday, July 27.

A branch of Salvation Army has welcomed two new leaders.

There is no wrong place to turn for those forced to sleep on the streets.

An initiative to tackle rough sleeping will be launched in Norwich later today.

You could have seen or spoken to a slave today. Modern slavery isn’t a problem limited to urban Britain, its here in Suffolk and Norfolk. JAMES MARSTON reports.

For more than a century, a mid-Norfolk organisation has been transforming lives and helping to make change for the better.

A new club aimed at bringing together those with memory problems and their carers for a few hours of fun has launched in Norwich. The Sunshine Club is based at the Mile Cross Salvation Army at the Boundary in Norwich.

Military heroes of past, present and future were saluted as a town came together to celebrate Armed Forces Day.

A ceremony has been held outside the town hall in Great Yarmouth to honour the armed forces.

A street medic is to be introduced to check on the health of people rough sleeping in Norwich.

A special event was held in Lowestoft to mark more than 130 years of a popular service.

After 40 years of Salvation Army officership around the UK, Majors Keith and Rosemarie Williams have celebrated their retirement.

For fans of Antiques Roadshow and curiosities made from glass will be in for a treat at Southwold Arts Festival with Andy McConnell due to speak at the event.

A couple have spoken of their horror after a memorial containing their friends’ ashes was stolen from a church.

As Norfolk Day approaches dozens of organisations are planning a variety of events to celebrate. This week we focus on what the Women’s Institute groups are doing.

A concert held to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery has raised almost a thousand pounds for the Salvation Army.

The leader of a popular choir is to retire after overseeing more than two decades of concerts and fundraising.

A band in Norfolk is preparing to hold a concert that will raise money for a campaign to put an end to human trafficking.

Norfolk money-saving influencer doesn’t let Asperger’s stand in the way of hunting down bargains and helping others via tv

A church in a Norfolk village is to be decorated with artistic depictions of angels as part of an arts festival.

A Norfolk choir will perform with the number one selling operatic trio Tenors Unlimited, the ‘Rat Pack of Opera’, at Cromer Pier.

The annual Good Friday Walk of Witness organised by Sheringham Churches Together saw more than 200 people follow a group of worshippers as they carried a 12ft wooden cross from St Peter’s Church to the town’s highest point.

About 100 Christians from Dereham churches took part in the Good Friday march of witness in the town centre.

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