Category Archives: Norfolk

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.  

Norwich people with a zest for life

 

Norwich people with a zest for life

Shaun Lowthorpe Monday, March 28, 2011
12:48 PM

 Picture of Margaret Hudson, a parachuting grandmother, to go with an EDP Sunday feature about the growing number of older folk who are doing these sky dives for fun or charity

Picture of Margaret Hudson, a parachuting grandmother, to go with an EDP Sunday feature about the growing number of older folk who are doing these sky dives for fun or charity. Photo: Angela Sharpe Copy: Steve Snelling For: EDP Sunday Archant pics © 2008 (01603) 772434

Are you older, but still active? Do you think you have got something to offer, whether it is helping to keep an eye on your neighbours, talking to someone who may be feeling lonely or helping out with somebody’s shopping?

Then Age UK Norwich and Age UK Norfolk wants to hear from you.

Today sees the launch of a new campaign to celebrate age in later life.

css.php