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The 100 Day Challenge

When we come together, communities are stronger and we are winning at life! It feels like the 100 Day Challenge is on the lips of everyone I talk to at the moment. Well...

Community connect to break fast together

Mile Cross Community Connectors Rachel, Claire and Kathryn, have been making exciting new connections and learning more about the local Muslim community. This April...

I can't serve beer, but I can still serve my community

Life's changed in unimaginable ways. But acts of kindness, big and small lift us each day. One great example, is The Garden House Pub and its Landlords Jonathon and Tanya Child.

A community response to loneliness during Covid. Part 4: Thorpe Helping Hands

We should and are, incredibly proud of how Norwich residents are responding and supporting each other during Covid.  The city saw a huge response, not only to the...

A community response to loneliness during Covid. Part 3: Musical Mews

Musical Mews: As we saw the last ‘normal’ weekend before lockdown kicked in.  A few neighbours invited folk in their 2 street cul-de-sac, to join a WhatsApp group ahead...

A community response to loneliness during Covid. Part 2: Kids Matter

One of the most common misconceptions about loneliness, is you have to on your own to feel lonely.  Many people feel lonely in a relationship or while spending time with...

A community response to loneliness during Covid. Part 1: Hedgehog Street

Over the next few days we will be sharing a few beautiful samples on how Norwich's communities have come together during unknown times, where neighbours helping...

From small beginnings come great things

Sometimes all we need is a helping hand Last year Norwich City Council awarded just £300 from their Get Started Grant to help set up a new community group: The Bridge...

Unravelling the Mystery of Community Assets

We’ve had a number of conversations with folk lately about community assets, and thought it might be a timely opportunity to help clear up the mystery around them.

The Power of Community

This week we thought, what better way to kick start the week, than celebrating our fantastic grassroots community groups here in Norwich.  So I met up with Craft n Laugh organiser Emma Carrgilson to see how she goes the extra mile supporting residents and building community in Mile Cross.