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On Sunday 8th September more than 200 people took to the Norfolk coastline to complete either a 24 mile or 24 kilometre walk for the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA). This is the first time EAAA have held the Trek 24 event – designed to raise awareness and funds for the charity’s mission to fly 24/7 from the end of next year. The Trek 24 event is expected to raise over £70,000 for the charity, which needs to raise an additional £1 million each year (bringing the total funds needed to £13 million a year) in order to develop and deliver a 24 hour helicopter emergency service in East Anglia. Taking in the stunning Norfolk coastline, 123 people braved the longer walk, from West Runton to Holkham Hall, over Beeston…
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On Sunday 8th September hundreds of people will be supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) and their mission to fly 24/7 from Norwich next year by completing either a 24 mile or 24 kilometre trek along the north Norfolk coast. The 24 mile trek will start at West Runton and the 24 K trek from Cley, both finishing at Holkham Hall. Taking part and passionately raising funds for the life-saving charity is EAAA long-serving critical care paramedic, Rod Wells, who will be leading a team of paramedics along the coastal trek. Trekking with Rod will be his two close friends, Martin Harris and Jared Grove, who both work for the East of England Ambulance Service as paramedics. The team of three have previously completed a 100K Artic Circle Trek…
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North Norfolk District Council’s Chairman has invited Norfolk Wildlife Trust to be his Charity of the Year, with money raised supporting conservation grazing and family learning. Dr Clive Stockton has a personal life-long association with nature and wished to support a charity that specifically works to conserve the fragile habitats of Norfolk and raise awareness of the importance of wildlife. Funds raised by NNDC will be used in two key areas of NWT’s work across Norfolk: to support conservation grazing with rare native breeds and to extend engagement with young children in Sure Start centres. Conservation grazing with native breed cattle, sheep and ponies protects important areas for wildlife. Without regular grazing, many of our rare and fragile habitats and the species they support would be at risk of being…
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A bestselling children’s author is backing a charity’s campaign that encourages children to get reading this summer holiday. All 39 East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) shops across the region are offering one free book per child for each week of the school holidays. The campaign has already been well received, with plenty of positive comments from shoppers. Nicola Emerick, an EACH shop manager in Ipswich, said she was “loving how happy people are to get a free book”. Lisa Thompson, from Suffolk, known for writing such novels as The Goldfish Boy, The Light Jar and The Day I Was Erased, was recently telling stories at Treefest, an annual mini-festival for families supported by EACH, staff and volunteers at The Treehouse, the charity’s hospice in Ipswich, and was impressed at the…
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On Sunday 8 September hundreds of hardy walkers will take on either a 24 mile or 24 kilometre coastal walk along the North Norfolk Coast in aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA), with both routes finishing at Holkham Hall. The ‘Four for 24’ group is made up of four Norfolk nurses who have all had experience working at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital: Louise Langham-Hill, Natasha Pickett, Clare Johnson, and Bev Macfarlane (in the picture from left to right) . This team know first-hand how important the air ambulance is in getting seriously ill or injured patients to them as quickly as possible and are taking on the 24 kilometre walking challenge to support the charity’s mission to expand their service to fly 24 hours a day.…
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There were great shell-abrations in Sheringham this morning as East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) declared its 40th shop of-fish-ially open. Mermaid Merchelle and Pirate Pete from Elite Productions’ A Mermazing Pirate Adventure, the show on at Sheringham Little Theatre this afternoon, cut the ribbon at the Station Road outlet. Customers then made waves as they flooded through the doors, spending £555 in the first hour. Naomi Munro, Shop Manager, said: “It was just mermazing scenes here for the ribbon-cutting and I think we’ve done a great job of really sea-zing the day. We couldn’t have fished for much more, that’s for shore. “The initial support from customers has been s’whale and we hope it won’t drift away going forward. The porpoise of this shop is to help bring in money…
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There were balloons, banners and bunting aplenty at a charity shop in Poringland as staff and volunteers celebrate its first birthday. As well as being able to browse for a bargain, customers of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) are being treated to cakes. A guess the name of a giant teddy bear competition is running and any children dropping by can pick up a free book. The shop is on the doorstep of the nook, EACH’s new hospice that has been under construction since November 2017
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 00:00

Nelson's Journey host first ever Gin Fest

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On Friday 31st May 2019 Nelson’s Journey hosted our first ever Gin Festival at The Great Hospital Norwich. We are proud to have raised and amazing £4845 towards our work with Norfolk's bereaved children but also to have raised the profile of our charity and the work we do in our community. Three bars were running on the night, one offering British and Irish gins another featuring International gins and one offering cocktails designed by VanVino Norwich featuring edible flowers from Nurtured in Norfolk. The evening was sponsored by some fantastic Norfolk business including main event sponsors Swallowtail Print , Cocktail Bar sponsors Heritage Will Writers, a huge donation of gin from Paragraph and gin expertise, bar hire and gin master class from Van Vino.
Thursday, 27 June 2019 00:00

Norfolk Show Ball raises £51,500 for EACH

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Seven hundred people enjoyed a riot of colour, sizzling entertainment and fantastic food at the Norfolk Show Ball on Friday (21 June), raising a superb £51,500 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice (EACH). The event at Norfolk Showground saw guests entertained by Tropicalia dancers, a stunning set by illusionist Sean Alexander and an electric performance by the Joe Ringer Band. There were a huge array of auction lots, including a guitar donated by EACH Ambassador Ed Sheeran, a luxury stay in Bali and a flight in a Second World War fighter plane. The best-performing was a five-night stay in Brazil for two, donated by Humboldt Travel, that raised £7,000.
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Dragons Trampoline Club, Norfolk's only recreational and competitive trampoline Club are in desperate need of a new home. Dragon Trampoline Club is non profit making and all the coaches do so on a volunteer basis. Our club is based in Easton, Norwich, and was set up over 20 years ago by our Head Coach Rachel Parker, Our members train both recreationally and competitively, with about 30% competing at both Regional and National level. We also run specific disability and adult only classes, which have been proving increasingly popular and has been a great opportunity for all ages and abilities to get involved with the sport! We moved into a designated centre with a local gymnastics club 4 years ago, which we believed would be a permanent home, and allowed us…
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