Handy (Summer 2021)

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SUMMER 2021 ISSN 2752-5996

HOME & GARDEN · RECIPES · EVENTS · TRAVEL · AND MORE!

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Hello Costessey! Now that shops are opening and events are starting again (at least at the time of writing!) I am able to bring you even more local businesses and events in this issue. Our events guide is back with lots of things to do this summer, but remember to double-check before setting off. I have also beefed up the Costessey section towards the back; it’s amazing to think what we have available on our doorstep. Please take a look and remember to support local. Thank you so much for all the lovely comments, keep them coming and don’t forget to enter our new competition on page 17!

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Home and Garden

Want to do your bit to help create a better world? Start by using some of these great eco-gardening hacks.

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Costessey

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Win an Odelish Treat Box!

We’re giving away a tasty Odelish Summer Treat Box packed with scones, cakes and more - perfect for a summer picnic!

A local home care company is celebrating one of its longest serving caregivers from Costessey.

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Travel

We take a road trip to some of the best places to visit in the UK.

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Food and Drink

A recipe for rhubarb relish, plus some of the new cafés opening up in Norwich.

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How AR Sanctuary helped a rabbit lost on Marriott’s Way.

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Events

Events are back - and hopefully for good! We have a handy list of things to do over the summer.

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Easy Hacks for an EcoFriendly Garden The importance of conserving our natural resources has never been so crucial. By having a well-kept, eco-friendly garden you won't just be creating a nice little green oasis for yourself, but also a welcoming haven for local wildlife and a reduction to your carbon footprint. Here are some great hacks on how to start eco-gardening for a better planet, that are easy for everyone to do.

Conserve Your Resources

Compost Your Waste

Avoid Toxic Chemicals

We all know that we need to save energy and resources inside our homes but how many of us try to reduce what we waste outdoors? Think about how much water you use for your plants and consider installing a barrel or tub to collect the rainwater, which can be used as an alternative to using water straight from the tap.

Although it will take around six months for garden and food waste to compost, your garden will thank you for it! To set up compost in your garden you will need a container with a lid to put all organic matter such as leaves, weeds and food scraps in. It’s a good idea to start with animal manure or old compost and build up the material waste from there.

There are plenty of ways to avoid using harmful chemicals to take care of your garden. For example, you can create your own weed killer using a vinegar spray in combination with digging over the soil regularly.

Similarly, install solar powered outdoor lighting to save on energy.

Make sure you break up the compost regularly so it can decompose effectively.

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If you have slugs and snails visiting your garden too frequently, try crushing eggshells to create barriers around your precious plants. Coffee, beer and grapefruit are also great deterrents to discourage these pests.

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Feed the Earth Like us, plants need nourishing food too! In particular, calcium is an important supplement to use as it helps to limit the risks of plant diseases. A good way to give your plants calcium is to powder up eggshells and mix in with potting earth before planting. If you want to make your own fertiliser, cut off some nettles and place them in a bucket of water for a few days. This will provide your plants with the necessary nitrogen they need to grow healthily. Just be aware, the water will smell quite a bit!

Encourage the Wildlife Bugs such as slugs, snails and grubs are a common problem in any garden but if you encourage birds into your green spaces, they can act as natural protectors. Try setting up nesting boxes and bird feeders to attract them into the garden. This will help to combat the battle against bugs as they will do all the work for you! Similarly, plant flowers that will help bees to cross-pollinate and include a water bath to provide a water supply free from chemicals. Undertaking eco-friendly garden habits will provide food and shelter for local wildlife and also contribute to being kind to the planet.

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Debbie celebrates 10 years of caring for Norwich’s seniors Local home care company Home Instead Norwich, is celebrating one of its longest serving caregivers. Deborah Weller, from Costessey, has been caring for elderly people across Norwich for 10 years, keeping them safe, well and happy in the comfort of their own homes. Before joining Home Instead, Debbie had never worked in care, but had looked after her son who suffered from muscular dystrophy. Knowing that she could use this experience to help more people, she decided to join Home Instead as a caregiver, and has never looked back. Working with the company since 2011, Debbie has cared for a number of clients, helping them with everything from personal care and home help to specialist dementia and post-discharge care. Debbie commented: “After ten years of caring, I still love my job. It doesn’t feel like going to work every day, it is more like visiting my friends. I’ve formed strong, close relationships with my clients and really enjoy supporting them in their own homes.

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“It is such a rewarding role, and it’s so lovely to know that I am making a difference to the lives of my clients every day. I’m so happy to have been doing what I love for the past ten years, and can’t wait for the next ten! More so, it’s wonderful to work for such a great company who put their clients and their caregivers at the heart of everything they do!” Owner of Home Instead Norwich, Chris Carter comments: “Debbie is a fantastic caregiver who is very popular with her clients. She is truly dedicated to providing high-quality care and companionship to every single client, forming meaningful relationships and providing personalised care. We are so lucky to have her on board and look forward to continuing working with her moving forwards!”

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Rhubarb relish works perfectly with smoked fish although I like mine with Mrs Temples Walsingham or her new Wells Alpine cheese and a few crackers.

chutnified* (the rhubarb will break down to a smooth chutney).

INGREDIENTS • 350g (approx 3 stalks) Rhubarb, chopped small • 350g light brown sugar • 350g / 2 large onions, chopped small • 250ml red wine vinegar • 1 tablespoon Norfolk Honey • 1/2 teaspoon each of ground cinnamon, ginger and all spice • 1/4 teaspoon each of ground cloves and black pepper

Store in the fridge until needed.

Add all the ingredients in to a large thickbottomed saucepan. Bring to the boil and then reduce down to a rapid simmer for approx. 30 minutes, stirring occasionally until thickened and

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Cool slightly before transferring in to sterilized jars.

*Chutnified, as you may have worked out, is a made up name. I was teaching a Christmas Edible Gifts course and needed a name to describe when the prune and date chutney was ready; when it got to the thick and sticky stage, just before it sticks to the bottom, catches and burns! Hence chutnified = when it’s ready.

Tip - Try roasting 3-4cm chunks of Rhubarb in the oven, drizzled with a little apple juice and maple syrup. Bake for 20 minutes and serve with cinnamon infused Greek yogurt – for a healthier dessert.

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The Marriott’s Way Rabbit By Lora Steggles and Kym Lambeth

“I’ve found a baby bunny rabbit!”, an uncertain voice told me as I answered the phone for Angelica’s Rainbow Sanctuary. “I was cycling home along Marriott’s Way, Norwich", the lady continued, “and sitting by the side of the track was a small, white, fluffy bunny.” We both knew this bunny couldn’t be wild as there are no known wild white rabbits in the UK. “He’s so trusting, he allowed me to pick him straight up and pop him in

my bicycle basket, ” she explained. “I just don’t know what to do with him, at least I think it’s a hun.” Reassuringly I told her “It’s ok, AR Sanctuary will help.” After asking the usual questions such as “was anyone else around? Does the rabbit seem injured, hurt or afraid?” The lady, whom took great joy in the company of the flock when we grazed the Marlpit Community Gardens where she volunteered, assured me the rabbit seemed to be well fed, just small and alone. After creating a suitable

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habitat for the rabbit, who we later named Jon Snow due to his fluffy white appearance, we brought him safely to the sanctuary. To confirm my assessment that he was a healthy bunny in his first year of life, our wonder vet gave him a clean bill of health and we went about trying to find his home, thinking that surely somebody was missing such a lovely little bun. Alas, no owners came forward and it became apparent that Jon Snow was to become the first rescue rabbit at AR Sanctuary. There are many risks involved with bonding a rabbit with another animal, especially a male rabbit due to high levels of testosterone and their dominating nature. So precautionary measures were put in place when a new arrival, a 12 week old fuzzy guinea pig named Jack was rehomed as he was an unexpected baby of a female pet guinea pig.

Sadly, all too often female guinea pigs are unknowingly pregnant when sold to new owners, and male guinea pigs cannot remain with their mothers as they are likely to breed. Jack and Jon became best buddies and today can still be found playing, grooming and snuggling up to sleep together. Jon Snow the Rabbit was lucky to have been found by a caring passer by on Marriott’s Way. He now spends his day as an educational therapy rabbit, teaching young people the importance of creating a secure and safe home so animals cannot escape, and how to take care of them in a way that meets all a rabbit's welfare needs. Jon and Jack later opened their hearts and hutch to another guinea pig in need, Ebony, and the three of them will live out their days as part of AR Sanctuary’s rescued and rehomed rainbow flock.

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T R AV E L

Five Best UK Road Trips

In the current climate, many of us are choosing to holiday at home. Thankfully, we have a wealth of history and beautiful scenery on our doorstep and there’s nothing quite like hitting the open road to explore.

The Scottish Highlands

The Lake District

With a coastline stretching for 43 miles, much of the Norfolk coast is classed as an area of outstanding natural beauty.

For a lakeside drive, start at Pooley Bridge and drive 8.1 miles along the A592 to Glenridding, stopping to admire the Aira Force waterfall on the way. Continue down to Waterhead for picturesque views of England’s largest lake, Windermere.

Drive from Kings Lynn to Cromer along the A149 to view stunning landscapes, including white sandy beaches in Holkham, Wells and Brancaster as well as areas of pine forest, mud flats and saltmarshes.

Then drive 17.5 miles along the A593 to Eskdale, along Hardknott Pass - one of the steepest roads in England - stopping at Hardknott Fort to take in the beautiful scenery from the ruins of a Roman fort.

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stretches 78.4 miles from Barnstaple in Devon to Newquay in Cornwall along the A39 through Bude.

There are many national tourist routes across the Highlands which allow drivers to experience the exquisite countryside. The Argyll coastal route takes motorists nearly 150 miles along the A83 from Tarbet by Loch Lomond, joining the A816 at Lochgilphead through Argyll to Fort William in the Highlands.

Stop at the historic fishing village of Clovelly in Devon to enjoy a picturesque stroll along its cobbled, traffic-free high street and admire the scenic coastline as you journey into Cornwall.

Visitors can stop at the Rest and be thankful viewpoint to enjoy magnificent views across the valley. The route concludes at Fort William, at the foot of the UK’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis.

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The Cotswolds With its rolling hills and some plant species so rare they are protected by the Wildlife and Countryside Act, much of the Cotswolds are areas of outstanding natural beauty. The Romantic Road is a two-day trip of two circular routes, A Road for Today and A Road for Tomorrow, each starting and finishing in Cheltenham. Travelling A Road for Today, visitors will drive 75 miles through the Cotswolds stopping at the historic towns and villages of Winchcombe, Stanway, Broadway, Chipping Campden, Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold and The Slaughters. A road for Tomorrow takes motorists 90 miles through villages Northleach, Burford, Lechlade, Fairford, Bilbury, Cirencester and Painswick.

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EVENTS

Summer Events While some smaller events have decided to postpone until 2022, there’s still lots of fun to be had this year with many event organisers working hard to make sure we can enjoy summer 2021 safely. Remember to check with event organisers for the latest information.

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Norwich Cathedral The UK’s premier all-male theatre company, ‘The Lord Chamberlain’s Men’, returns to Norwich Cathedral to perform Macbeth in the historic open air surrounds of the Cathedral Cloister.

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Global Village Market

Norfolk Garden Show

The Forum This popular event supports small, local businesses and global artisans. Global food, performances and more.

Norfolk Showground Plants, flowers, food and homeware from this gardening extravaganza. Food and drink court, crafts, shopping, entertainment and more.

 www.norwichglobalvillage market.co.uk

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THU 29 JUL - SUN 1 AUG, 6PM - 11PM

THU 19 AUG - MON 23 AUG

Laugh in the Park

VW White Noise

Chapelfield Gardens The gardens are transformed into a performance and bar area for 4 nights of comedy.

Norfolk Showground A quirky celebration of retro and performance motors. Live music, entertainment and more.

 www.redcardcomedy club.com FRI 6 AUG - SUN 8 AUG

Norfolk Motorhome & Campervan Show Norwich Cathedral Over 130 exhibitors and over 225 new and used vehicles from local and national dealers plus live entertainment.  www.outandaboutlive .co.uk/shows FRI 6 AUG - SUN 8 AUG

Secret Garden Plantation Garden, Earlham Road Music, film and comedy in the beautiful setting of the Plantation Garden.  www.plantationgarden .co.uk

 www.vwwhitenoise.com SUN 29 AUG - MON 30 AUG, 9.30AM - 5PM

All About Dogs Norfolk Showground A weekend of displays, expert advice, shopping and activities, whether you have a dog or not.  www.allaboutdogsshow .co.uk/norfolk FRI 3 SEP - SUN 5 SEP

Sundown Festival Norfolk Showground The summer party continues in Costessey as Sundown returns, bringing funfair rides, street food and music, plus a unique VIP experience.  www.sundownfestival .co.uk SUN 12 SEP, 10AM - 4PM

SAT 14 AUG - SUN 15 AUG, 10AM - 7PM

Magic of Thailand Festival Eaton Park Experience the taste of Thailand with live cooking, boxing demos, children’s rides, competitions, beer garden, traditional Thai music and much more.  www.magicofthailand .co.uk SUN 15 AUG

Tom Jones Earlham Park Global superstar Tom Jones performs at Earlham Park this summer.  www.ueaticketbookings .co.uk

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Heritage Open Day at Plantation Garden Plantation Garden, Earlham Road Free entry to the garden for Heritage Open Day. Plants for sale plus music and refreshments.  www.plantationgarden .co.uk SUN 19 SEP, 10AM - 3PM

Norfolk Bump & Beyond Norfolk Showground Norfolk’s biggest baby show, covering everything from pregnancy to preschool.  www.bumpandbeyond .co.uk

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Enjoyable days out throughout the year! JULY 2021

Thu 1 Sat 3 Sun 4 Fri 9 Fri 9 - Sat 10 Sun 11 Sun 11 Mon 12 Fri 16 Sun 18 Sun 25 Wed 28 Thu 29 Fri 30

Vintage Essex with Lunch & Afternoon Tea Mrs Brown’s Boys - NEC Capel Manor Gardens & Tour (Enfield) Hampton Court Flower Show Hampton Court Flower Show + Kew Gardens 1 night break DBB Flying Legends Airshow - Sywell Northants Belvoir Castle – Grantham Cambridge Shopping Cambridge with Botanic Gardens Rutland Water Cream Tea Cruise & Barnsdale Gardens Chatham Dockyard Call The Midwife Duxford Air Festival Norfolk Lavender & Hunstanton Highclere Castle Olly Murs – Newmarket Nights

Quilt Festival NEC Derbyshire Lunch Canal Cruise & Bakewell Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat London Coach Only RHS Hyde Hall Flower Show Thu 5 Jess Glynn Newmarket Nights Fri 6 London Zoo Sat 7 Sandringham Craft Fayre Sun 8 Canterbury Day Out Mon 9 Newark Antiques Fayre Thu 12 Concert Travel – Rick Astley – N/Mkt Fri 13 Memories of the Musicals & Lunch – Kilworth House Sun 15 Gardener’s World Live Thu 26 Fri 27 - Sun 29 Kynren, Beamish & Whitby - 3-day break – Half Board Eagles Wembley - Travel Sat 28 Newmarket Nights – McFly Sat 28 Eagles Wembley - Travel Sun 29

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COSTE SSEY

Home & Garden

AD Home Interiors

Food & Drink

Groceries

397-399 Dereham Road NR5 0SE 01603 745757 www.adhomeinteriors.com

Avenue Fish, Chicken & Pizza

East of England Co Op

7 Upper Stafford Avenue NR5 0AB 01603 745555

Norwich Road NR5 0EX 01603 742088

Buds 2 Blooms

Barrons Fish Bar

Hart Stores

49 Three Mile Lane NR5 0RR 01603 748454 www.buds-2-blooms.com

The Flower House 60-62 West End NR8 5AJ 01603 745333 www.theflowerhouse norwich.co.uk

Forsters Garden Centre 41 Gurney Road NR5 0HH 01603 444328

Nansa 2 Kabin Road NR5 0LN 01603 744123 www.nansa.org.uk

Urban Jungle Ringland Lane NR8 5BG 01603 744997 www.urbanjungle.uk.com

Wensum DIY 92 Norwich Road NR5 0EG 01603 742524 www.wensumdiy.com

One Stop

The Bush

94 Norwich Road NR5 0EH 01603 742099

55 The Street NR8 5DD 01603 747227

The Café at Urban Jungle Ringland Lane NR8 5BG 01603 857196 www.urbanjungle.uk.com/ cafes/norfolk-cafe

Pets

AC Browne & Son 194 Norwich Road NR5 0EX 01603 747679 www.facebook.com/ acbrowneandson

Dapper Dogs Grooming Centre 29-31 Gurney Road NR5 0HE 01603 749937 www.dapperdogsgrooming centre.co.uk

Stafford Stores 1 Upper Stafford Avenue NR5 0AB 01603 748749

Village Shop 33 Gurney Road NR5 0HF 01603 745411

China China 3 Upper Stafford Avenue NR5 0AB 01603 745622

Hair & Beauty Beaumont

85a Norwich Road NR5 0EY 01603 742591 www.facebook.com/ beaumonthairandbeauty

Lilly’s 2 Hill Road NR5 0NW 01603 744796 www.lillyshairandbeauty .co.uk

Little Gems 3 Grove Avenue NR5 0JD 01603 742551 www.littlegemsnorwich.co.uk

Mahogany Hair 45 Three Mile Lane NR5 0RR 01603 742143 www.facebook.com/ mahoganyhaircostessey

The Crown 79 Norwich Road NR5 0EU 01603 748974

Easters Bakery 2D Oval Road NR5 0DE 01603 749154 www.facebook.com/ eastersbakery

Happy Valley 

8 West End NR8 5AG 01603 929905

86 Norwich Road NR5 0EU 01603 742357

20 West End NR8 5AG www.happyvalleynorwich .co.uk

The Harte Townhouse Road NR8 5BS 01603 742755 www.thehartenorwich.co.uk

New Wok 198 Norwich Road NR5 0EX 01603 748246

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Cars & Travel

ABC Motorcycles 397-399 Dereham Road NR5 0SE 01603 740072 www.abcmotorcycles.co.uk

Millennium Taxis 397 Dereham Road NR5 0SE 01603 747474 www.millenniumtaxis.com

Norfolk Car & Commercial

2B Oval Road NR5 0DE 01603 732834 www.thesaloncostessey.com

Top2Toe 43 Middleton Crescent NR5 0PX 01603 747857 www.top2toe.net

West One 1a West End NR8 5AG 01603 742029 www.westonehairsalon.co.uk

397 Dereham Road NR5 0SE 01603 749000 www.carsforsalenorwich .co.uk

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COSTE SSEY

B U S I N E S S D I R E C T O RY

Doctor

Beechcroft Surgery 23 Beechcroft, Three Mile Lane NR5 0RS 01603 746683 Mon: 8am-1.30pm, 2-6.30pm Tue: 8am-1.30pm, 2-7pm Wed: 8am-1.30pm, 2-5.30pm Thu: 8am-1.30pm, 2-6.30pm Fri: 8am-1.30pm, 2-5.30pm Sat & Sun: Closed Roundwell Medical Centre 25-27 Dr Torrens Way NR5 0GB 01603 744014 Mon-Fri: 7am-1pm, 2-6pm Sat & Sun: Closed

Dentist

Beechcroft Dental Practice Beechcroft NR5 0RS 01603 747651 Mon, Wed, Thu: 9am-1pm, 2-5pm Tue: 9am-1pm, 2-6pm Fri: 8am-1pm Sat & Sun: Closed

Post Office

Old Costessey 10 West End NR8 5AG Mon-Sat: 7.30am-7.30pm Sun: 8am-3pm New Costessey 1 Upper Stafford Avenue NR5 0AB Mon-Fri: 9am-5.30pm Sat: 9am-12.30pm Sun: Closed Norwich Road 200 Norwich Road NR5 0EX Mon: 9am-12.30pm, 1.30-6pm Tue: 9am-12.30pm, 1.30-5.30pm Wed: 10am-2pm Fri: 9am-12.30pm, 1.30-5.30pm Sat: 9am-12.30pm Thu & Sun: Closed

Support

Age UK Norwich 01603 496333 ageuk.org.uk/norwich Citizens Advice 0800 144 88 48 ncab.org.uk Cruse Bereavement 01603 219977 cruse.org.uk MIND Mental Health 0300 330 5488 norfolkandwaveneymind.org.uk Samaritans 116 123 free from any phone samaritans.org

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Pharmacy

Beechcroft Pharmacy 23 Beechcroft NR5 0RS 01603 749 222 Mon-Fri: 9am-1pm, 2-6pm Sat & Sun: Closed Costessey Pharmacy 192 Norwich Road NR5 0EX 01603 746 400 Mon-Fri: 9am-1pm, 2-6pm Sat: 9am-1pm Sun: Closed Roundwell Pharmacy 27 Dr Torrens Way NR5 0GB 01603 732950 Mon-Fri: 7am-9pm Sat: 7am-7pm Sun: 9am-12pm

Vets

Chapelfield Veterinary Partnership 162 Norwich Road NR5 0EH 01603 743725 chapelfieldvets.co.uk Taverham Vets Longwater Lane NR8 5AH 01603 747344 taverhamvets.co.uk Companion Care Vets Inside Pets at Home, Longwater Retail Park NR5 0JT 01603 513100 companioncare.co.uk

Library

Costessey Library Breckland Road NR5 0RW libraries@norfolk.gov.uk Mon, Wed, Fri: 10am-1pm Tue: 2pm-6pm Sat: 10am-4pm Thu & Sun: Closed

Council

Costessey Town Council Costessey Centre, Longwater Lane NR8 5AH 01603 742958 costesseytc.org Norfolk County Council County Hall, Martineau Lane NR1 2DH 0344 800 8020 norfolk.gov.uk South Norfolk Council South Norfolk House, Cygnet Court, Long Stratton NR15 2XE 01508 533701 southnorfolkandbroadland.gov.uk

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Charities 27 EACH 17 Redwings

Cleaning & Waste Removal 07 02 24 15 19

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Electricians, Heating & Repairs 24 Anglia Safety Electrical 07 LMB Electrical 15 Norfolk Wood Burners

Events, Travel & Leisure 23 24 21 23 21 21

Courtesy Taxis The Flower House Hays Travel IC Travel Lodge Farm Holiday Barns MRC Garage Services

Food & Drink 08 Food Hub 14 Lodge Farm Holiday Barns

Garden 10 Green Thumb Lawn Treatment 09 Paul Thomson Arboricultural 02 Resin-Stone Driveways & Patios

Health, Care & Wellbeing 18 18 18 28

CareLift Services Corton House The Fern Garden Beauty Therapy Home Instead

Home 05 04 09 06 07 05 12

AD Home Interiors JCS Decoration Longwater Construction Supplies Martin’s Carpets P.Nunn Installations RG Leverett Ltd Roofing Rush Removals

Legal 19 Honey Legal

Property 11-12 Russen & Hill Estate Agents

Shopping 24 27 16 15

Avon East of England Co-Op PJ Pet Supplies Yeomans Electrical

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Weneed

Due to the pandemic, the number of hours’ support we normally receive from volunteers is down more than 50%. We are facing a financial deficit over the next 12 months and at the same time our care and support is more important than ever. We need to manage our retail activity back to sustainable levels of income, but we can’t do this without more volunteer support.

Can you help? Just a couple of hours a week can make a difference. There are many ways you can support us, from sorting donations and dressing windows to running the till and listing items on our eBay shop - we always guarantee a friendly welcome!

Why not pop in to your Bowthorpe EACH shop and arrange a taster session?

Find out more at www.each.org.uk/weneedyou Alternatively please contact EACH Volunteer Services on 01223 205183 or at volunteerservices@each.org.uk

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