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East Coast Truckers take youngsters on a special day out

 With a chorus of honking horns and lots of smiling faces, a convoy of trucks set off from County Hall, in Norwich, for an extra special day out.

The East Coast Truckers set off from County Hall on their charity convoy. Oliver Walsh with his driver Arron Peters.

19:50 28 August 2016

The East Coast Truckers children’s convoy took place today, and saw more than 60 trucks take scores of excited youngsters on a trip from Norwich to Pleasurewood Hills and Great Yarmouth.

They were also joined by members of the emergency services for the 70-vehicle procession which created a great spectacle on the county’s roads.

The East Coast Truckers have become famous for the annual event – now in its 31st year – which aims to give children with disabilities or from disadvantaged backgrounds a day they will never forget.

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Unique concerts for parents and carers living with autism

Written by  The Editorial Team

  Concerts specifically for parents and carers of children with autism

Acclaimed Japanese concert pianist, Noriko Ogawa, is hosting a series of concerts specifically for parents and carers of children with autism.

The aim of Jamie’s Concerts, which are held in Japan and the UK, is to provide carers with a rare chance to relax and listen to live classical music in a supportive environment.