Category Archives: Norfolk

The Life Story Book project for Alzheimer’s sufferers

Book project helps Alzheimer’s patients

Donna-Louise Bishop, Reporter Thursday, April 21, 2011
12:00 PM

 Life story books created for Alzheimer sufferers and their families by Laura Smith  (L) and Reema Khoury. Life story books created for Alzheimer sufferers and their families by Laura Smith (L) and Reema Khoury.

A project to help people with Alzheimer’s Disease in north Norfolk is being launched in Norwich to help them put together their life history into a book.

The Life Story Book project has been set up by the Norwich and district branch of the Alzheimer’s Society, which is based at St John Maddermarket in the city centre.

Norwich City stars back stroke awareness campaign

Norwich City stars back stroke awareness campaign

by DAN GRIMMER Monday, April 18, 2011
11:59 AM

 Joyce and Colin Bell

Joyce and Colin Bell, pictured with Stephen Fry at Carrow Road last year , pictured with Stephen Fry at Carrow Road last year

 

Norwich City stars past and present have been doing their bit to raise awareness of strokes, inspired by a couple who have tirelessly campaigned for early diagnosis.

Former Aviva worker Colin Bell, 58, from Thorpe End, spent five months at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital after a stroke in October 2005 and had to re-learn how to walk and talk.

Wonderful son helping his mum get through cancer treatment

Sheringham boy’s mascot role is a boost for sick mum

By Richard Batson Thursday, April 7, 2011
7:00 AM

 A mother-of-two battling cancer was given a big boost when her son was a match-day mascot for Norwich City as the team chalked up its biggest win of the season.  

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