For a collection of great local independent businesses in Breckland Norfolk including Dereham, Swaffham, Attleborough, Thetford and Watton and surrounding villages which includes pubs, restaurants, hotels, bed and breakfast, shops, attractions, wedding services, business services, local producers, arts, crafts and gifts, health and beauty, everything for the house and garden,
Since opening our first store in 1916, the Dipple & Conway business has successfully grown and maintained as a family-run, independent Norfolk optician. Now, with three stores across Norfolk, based in Diss, Swaffham and Norwich.
Our Dipple & Conway team take pride in each of our services and customer experience. Putting each one of our customers first, offering a memorable and tailored experience.
Using only the best and most advanced technology within each store, we focus on results and client care.
Embracing every update and change within the industry, alongside our client care is why we are one of the most successful groups in the region.
We can assist and find an everyday solution for everyone. With services such as advanced eye tests, contact lens fitting and also having a dry eyes clinic.
We have been fitting lenses since the 1960s and are an award-winning contact lens practice.
Understanding that glasses may not be for everyone, our Dipple & Conway team have invested in time and training to give our contact lens customers the best experience, knowledge and understanding of their lenses.
Our friendly and knowledgeable team can also help to pick out your glasses, choosing the perfect frames to suit your face shape.
With a huge choice available, including luxurious designer glasses, you will simply be spoilt for choice.
If you’re searching for a local optician, book an appointment with our experienced and welcoming team today by either requesting an appointment online or simply phoning your nearest store as detailed below
Norwich Practice: 19 Castle Street, Norwich, NR2 1PB Tel 01603 626750
Diss Practice: 12 Market Place, Diss, IP22 4AB Tel 01379 642598
Swaffham Practice: 63 Market Place, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7AQ Tel 01760 724777
College Farm is a medieval house situated in the village of Thompson three miles from the market town of Watton. It was built by Katharine's ancestors in 1349 as a College of Priests to serve St Martin's Church and the villagers of Thompson. The college was dissolved by Henry VIII in 1541 when it then became a private house.
College Farm sits in 17 acres of lawns and woodland on the edge of the village and is the perfect secluded venue for your wedding reception or private party. B&B accommodation is also available in our 3 newly refurbished en suite rooms.
Our Jacobean dining room is available for hire for private lunch or dinner parties and we also serve traditional cream teas in the garden (weather permitting) or by the fire in the dining room if it's too cold to sit outside.
We are currently converting some derelict barns next to the house and will be able to offer a new one bedroom unit which will be perfect for self-catering staycations or wedding accommodation, as well as a barn with loos, a shower and kitchen adjoining a party room suitable for smaller weddings and functions. Both will open out onto a private west facing courtyard. The new accommodation should be ready by Summer 2021. Please keep an eye on our website for progress with this exciting new project.
VTS Event Medical Services Limited are a provider of Event First Aid & Medical cover along with First Aid Training at competitive prices. No matter how big or small your event you should consider the health & welfare of your clients/visitors.
We are able to provide the medical cover to meet your needs at a very competitive price. Our Event Medical personnel have experience of covering events from set-up through right through to completion of the break-down, including the important event itself.
We are able to cover your event throughout Norfolk & the East Anglia region. Our personnel Event First Aiders. Advanced First Aiders, Emergency Medical Technicians, Nurses and Paramedics, with access to Doctors.
As part of any Event Medical cover contract/agreement, we will provide a dedicated Event (Medical) Manager who will oversee the planning and delivery of the Event First Aid and Medical cover. We will also provide an anomalised breakdown of Injuries & Illnesses our personnel have dealt with during the period of cover at regular/requested intervals throughout the event plus a written/typed report following successful completion of the event.
During the event (and our period of medical cover), we will ensure that medical treatment is immediately available and is provded to the highest possible standard in line with with current available guidelines for best practice.
We will provide suitably qualified personnel and ensure that they receive ongoing development relevant to their individual needs and the specialist requirements of the service.
We will monitor and audit our activity to ensure that we are providing the best possible service and develop new guidelines and protocols where necessary, as well as responding positively to any complaints, complimments and comments.
We at VTS Event Medical Services respect the confidentiality and autonomy of all our patients/casualties and will act in their best intersets at all times. We have a robust Equality and Diversity policy in place.
We aim to make our Event Medical service provision as unique as possible to the events, with the view that no two events are the same, carrying out our due diligence with risk assessments, and still able to provide the cover at a very competitive price.
All Things Holiday and Travel is based in Norfolk and offers all types of holidays and short Breaks from a week in the Broads National Park to a Round the World Cruise. Our crew provide a high level of personal service and we are flexible by being available in the evenings and weekends at a time that suits you in order to arrange your perfect holiday at internet prices, the only things we don't do is your packing!.
All Things Holiday and Travel is a franchisee of Explorer Travel and a member of the largest Travel Consortium in the UK, Hays Travel. You can book with confidence knowing that All Things Holiday and Travel is registered with ABTA to sell travel services and benefits from Hays Travel's membership of ABTA (ABTA membership number is L3832).
Our independence means we are not tied to a small number of suppliers but have access to 100's of suppliers and over 135,000 Hotels Worldwide. Our partners include Celebrity Cruises, Royal Caribbean International, P&O Cruises, Cunard, Kuoni, Superbreak, Thomas Cook, Jet2 holidays, Hoseasons and 100's more
We are Cruise specialists and we work closely with every cruise line so whether its a round the World Cruise on Cunard, fun in the Med with Royal Caribbean International, Baltic Cities with Celebrity, Alaska with Princess, Northern Lights with Hurtigruten, Caribbean with P&O or River Cruising with Viking, we have a great sailaway deal for you as we will not be beaten on price, not forgetting personal service from cruise experts.
We can't wait to share our experiences of holidays on Cruise Ships and provide you with some insider information which only those who have cruised extensively will have to help you find your perfect cruise holiday. There are many subtle differences between the Cruise Lines and we can support you in deciding which Cruise Line and Ship would be perfect for you.
All Things Holiday and Travel also has a key focus on Staycation and have some great deals on breaks in Norfolk from Cottages in the Countryside to Boating holidays in the Broads National Park.
We are proud of the testimonies that we receive from our explorers as illustrated below.
Hi Simon, I would like thank you and share my recent experiences of the cruise you organised. Firstly, we had a wonderful time cruising up to the fjords on the Crown Princess. The ship was absolutely fantastic. The customer service was amongst the best we have ever experienced, the food was out of this world and the variety of things to do kept myself and my family thoroughly entertained. It was an excellent choice by yourself that this would be a worthwhile first time cruise. Most of all though I wanted to thank you for taking the time to research and investigate which would be the best cruise for my family to take. You used your vast cruising experience to identify our needs and you put our minds to rest with superb customer service. You walked us through every step of the booking process and always made yourself available regarding the many questions we had whether it was about the cruise, embarkation and disembarkation or what to do in Norway. The service you offered was just amazing and we would not only consider you first for future cruise bookings but also would highly recommend you to friends and family in the future. Thanks again for everything - Mr and Mrs Gyde
"Having always been sceptical about dealing with travel agents, it took some persuading to use All Things Holiday and Travel. My fears were totally unjustified – Simon asked what we wanted and was able to organise the whole thing. At every stage, we were given realistic options, with all the relevant information. Once the details were decided, he gave us a time frame and throughout the process, by Email, or phone when necessary, kept me informed and explained what I had to do. We had a wonderful holiday with everything, from the parking, flights, transfers, hotel and the tours we’d booked, going like clockwork. I can honestly recommend All Things Holiday and Travel. The care and attention given to us made everything stress free – and all at a very competitive price. When I’m asked “would you recommend to friends and family” I’ll say 10 (where 1 equals least likely and 10 equals most likely)” Martin Jones Norwich
"Reflecting on what was an entirely new experience for me, I realised that I might have had less enjoyment from the cruise had I not had the advantage of some expert advice from travel agent Simon Chapman. I wanted to visit the Baltic, but it was Simon who picked Celebrity Silhouette as the right vessel for the inclement weather you can experience even in June.It was Simon who recommended Aqua class - well worth the extra, not least for the marvellous dining experience in the Blue restaurant, with an attentive head water who quickly learned my preferences, and somehow always managed to get my husband and I a table by the large picture windows just a few feet from the sea. And it was Simon who provided knowledgeable advice on shore excursions in places I had never visited before - like St Petersburg, Tallinn and Riga. Five star service Simon" - Susan Grice
"We would like to say a massive thank you for the super cruise you organised for us. It was great to have a personal service from our travel organiser who made sure everything we needed was planned to perfection. The holiday was wonderful and all connections were smooth and faultless , thanks to your superb attention to detail. We would not hesitate to recommend your service to any of our friends who need holiday and booking advice". The Haines family, Norwich
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We are the only firm of Solicitors in Norwich that offer a full range of integrated services to businesses and individuals on a private and legally aided basis. We have Solicitors and Consultants who specialise in commercial law, business law, property, personal injury, probate, family law, criminal law and mediation.
Fosters has a long standing reputation for providing first class professional legal services to its clients in Norfolk, Suffolk and nationally. We pride ourselves on having Partners and Solicitors who are highly trained in specialist areas. This is reflected by the number of our Solicitors and Partners being recognised as leading individuals in the Legal 500 and Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession