Helping Keep The Fincham Community Local
Thu April 25, 2019
- Grenade found among Mencap charity donations in Norwich - A bomb disposal team has been called to the shop in Old Catton, Norfolk.
- Norfolk housing: Plans for 135 homes in Mulbarton rejected - Some 600 villagers signed a petition opposing new housing with claims it would "erode" the countryside.
- Great Yarmouth rundown housing to be bought by council - Sub-standard bedsits and guesthouses will be bought and renovated by a council to boost standards.
- Critically injured? The longest waits for 999 help - People in rural areas wait over 50% longer for an ambulance service response to life-threatening injuries.
A bomb disposal team has been called to the shop in Old Catton, Norfolk.
Some 600 villagers signed a petition opposing new housing with claims it would "erode" the countryside.
Sub-standard bedsits and guesthouses will be bought and renovated by a council to boost standards.
People in rural areas wait over 50% longer for an ambulance service response to life-threatening injuries.
A Shakespearean actor launches a bid on St George's Day to raise £100,000 to renovate a theatre.
Wildlife centre receives thousands of pounds after a seal was found with a plastic ring on its neck.
A woman captures the "oh my cod" moment as a gull swoops on her seaside fish supper.
Detectives are assessing the calls for new leads in the mystery of a girl who has been missing 50 years.
The man in his 30s died at the scene of a crash in Bawdeswell, Norfolk.
The not so ugly mallard ducklings are gaining strength before being released into the wild.
A Suzuki bike hits a chevron sign before coming to rest in woodland in Norfolk.
The £2.7m restoration was started to coincide with the Grade II-listed attraction's 90th anniversary.
Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013
BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013
EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.
Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013
LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.
Posted by Administrator : Saturday 2nd March 2013
THERE IS NOTHING WORNG WITH A GOOD LOCAL. It is no secret that our local pubs have suffered in the last decade due to numerous factors such changing nightlife trends (Bars and Clubs), the recession (meaning people have less to spend), alcohol awareness campaigns, the general costs of ale and rent and increases in government tax’s on alcoholic beverages.
Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013
HOW DOES OUR LOCAL TRANSPORT COMPARE? For years people in the Fincham community have made their feelings known when it comes to public transport.
Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013
HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.
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