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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

A Norfolk health trust is encouraging families of relatives currently receiving treatment on its wards to send in their messages through a new online system.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Norfolk Freemasons have teamed up with Loddon-based production firm Panel Graphic to supply vital face shields to community carers and health visitors across the county.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Norfolk’s NHS coronavirus fighting force has been bolstered by dedicated retirees and new recruits who have rejoined their colleagues - including one who had retired for just 24 hours.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

The sound of clapping, kitchen utensils clanging and music filled the air tonight as people continued to applaud NHS staff and key workers in the fight against coronavirus.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

The day after prime minister Boris Johnson announced a UK-wide lockdown, his government issued a plea for 250,000 volunteers to come forward in support of the NHS.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Since launching last month, the campaign - an offshoot of the EDP and Norwich Evening News initiative Here to Help - has seen dozens of individuals and groups reach out from all corners of the country.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

A popular pub has launched a radio station to stay at the heart of its community.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

A fund set up to support Norfolk’s charities and community groups during the coronavirus crisis has amassed £700,000 in donations.

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Digital technology will be used to spread the Easter message by churches across Norfolk this weekend.

Friday, April 10, 2020

A Norfolk nurse has begun painting the county’s “health heroes” to thank them for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

We’ve all most likely seen the colourful rainbows adorning windows across the county.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

A care provider has joined forces with a pen friend initiative to keep people communicating during the coronavirus pandemic.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

An 11-year-old boy has raised more than £1,000 for the NHS’ coronavirus fund after shaving all his hair off.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

With families across the country unable to visit one another due to the coronavirus lockdown, being able to spend time with loved ones is something sorely missed by many.

Friday, March 27, 2020

There are almost 40,000 older people living on their own in Norfolk, who will be even more isolated during the current pandemic.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The “phenomenal” willingness of Norfolk communities to help others during the coronavirus pandemic has been hailed - as efforts get under way to make sure thousands of vulnerable people get support from volunteers.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is posing an unprecedented challenge to the grassroots organisations which support some of Norfolk’s most vulnerable people.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Letters are to be sent to every home in Norfolk to get vulnerable people to seek the help they need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A four-year-old with her own YouTube channel has made a video for other children explaining coronavirus.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Dozens of people have responded to a rallying cry to help keep communities and individuals connected during these unprecedented times.

Monday, March 23, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread across Norfolk, Waveney and the rest of the UK, people are being asked to play their part.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Volunteers disinfected cash machines and handrails across their town after swathes of visitors flocked to the Norfolk coast.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

A discount store is opening early to give elderly and vulnerable customers time to shop in a calm environment.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

For many, the term “pen pal” may invoke nostalgic feelings of bygone days when people would look forward to receiving handwritten letters.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

The need to distance and, in some cases, isolate ourselves socially has torn families apart.

Friday, March 20, 2020

A hotel owner has offered her rooms to key frontline staff during the height of the coronavirus outbreak.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

A supermarket chain has created a £30m coronavirus fund to financially support staff during the pandemic.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

More than a dozen high-profile figures and organisations in Norfolk have come out in support of the Eastern Daily Press’ Here to Help campaign, aiming to highlight the amazing things that people are doing to help others in the face of the coronavirus crisis.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

People in the Lowestoft area are rallying round to provide help to the vulnerable in their communities.

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