The government is launching a new Emergency Alerts system this summer, which will warn people on their mobile phone or tablet if there’s a danger to life nearby, such as severe flooding, fires, public health emergencies or a terror attack and will include advice about how to stay safe.
For more information please see HERE
A new single point of contact for flooding in Norfolk has been launched, allowing residents to report any sort of flooding quickly and efficiently.
In the event of flooding residents can call 0344 800 8013 to report it.
Alternatively, residents can continue to report flooding online via www.norfolk.gov.uk/flooding
The new number gives residents a single point of contact and allows reports to be made swiftly.
Foodbanks Are For Everyone!
Foodbanks exist to provide essential support for people who need it, regardless of their circumstances. We all go through challenging times and our lives can take unexpected turns, leaving us vulnerable. Loss of employment, a change of family circumstances, a bereavement, an unexpected bill, who knows what is round the corner? The last twelve months have shown us all how unpredictable life can be.
Full Document Can Be Downloaded HERE
We have received details of the new QEH COVID Patient Helpline.
The number is 01553 214540.
It will be staffed:
to Friday: 8am-5pm
Sat and Sunday: 9am-4pm
There will be an answerphone facility outside of these hours with a call back the next day.
We've set up a special support scheme to help Norfolk residents get through winter.
It's for anyone who is experiencing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19.
If you need help or support, get in touch as soon as you can. And if you don’t need this support, but know someone who does, please pass the message on.
Full information can be found HERE
25 November 2020
A new COVID-19 local testing centre opened in Kings Lynn on Saturday, November 21 at the Alive Lynnsport Overflow Car Park. Designed to make testing more accessible for the local community, the local appointment only test centre is aimed at those who may only be able to access a test centre by walking locally.
Sets out the local restriction tier system that will be in place from
Wednesday 2 December, including what you can and cannot do in each tier.
Please follow the link HERE to access the latest information.
New Coronavirus business support grants available
process for the Government’s new Local Restrictions Support Grant scheme to
support businesses, registered for business rates, that have been forced to
close as a result of the second coronavirus lockdown is now open.
Households across Emneth will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.
The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941.
There are many people in our community who are vulnerable, and even more so during the coronavirus outbreak. Please be reassured that the Norfolk Assistance Scheme can help you get the ongoing support you need.
Due to the coronavirus situation, a coordinated emergency relief response has been developed for Norfolk people in crisis - this information can be found HERE
Find out about the Green Homes Grant that could help with the cost of home energy efficiency improvements. About the scheme. The Green Homes Grant is a new government scheme.
The consultation for the Borough Council’s 2020/2021 Council Tax Support scheme is now open and can be found at www.west-norfolk.gov.uk/ctsconsultation
As in previous years, we are keen to hear views on the scheme from as many of our residents as possible. It would be a great help if you could encourage people in your area to have a look at the details and complete the questionnaire, and also let
The full PDF file can be downloaded HERE
For advice on the Corona Virus, please go to the website below for more information.
What is coronavirus?
A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
Please click the link HERE to download a guide into the new ways of contacting Norfolk Police to report offences etc.
A PDF version can be downloaded HERE