Huge congratulations to Helen Brook from Mattishall, for receiving her British Empire Medal in the Queens Birthday Honours List. Helen was the force behind the creation of Mattishall Volunteer Hub during the pandemic, and the group proved to be a vital link in the community, supporting those peo...
Good News & Useful Information
Good Neighbours Week
Good Neighbours Week takes place during the second week of October each year and is an opportunity for Good Neighbour Volunteers to share, celebrate and learn so volunteers can make meaningful connections and build peer support networks between one another.
This event is supported by;
- Community Action Norfolk
- Community Action Suffolk
- Volunteer Link Up Oxfordshire
- Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity
- Humber & Wolds Rural Action
You can follow updates on Good Neighbours Week via our Facebook page @GoodNeighboursWeek
This years Good Neighbours Week took place from the 11th to 16th October 2021 and featured a mixture of online guest speakers, workshops, activities and networking opportunities that were open to Good Neighbour Schemes across the country.
Next year’s Good Neighbours Week will take place from the 10th to 15th October 2022, and we hope to provide a mixture of online and in-person events and activities.
Other Useful Information
Support for VCSE Organisations
If you are part of a VCSE organisation, and need some additional support with funding or governance Community Action Norfolk can help provide expert advice.
Norfolk Community Directory
The Norfolk Community Directory provides residents and families with information, advice, services and activities across Norfolk.
Norfolk Adult Safeguarding Board
Have a safeguarding concern, or want some additional advice. Visit the NASB website.
Norfolk Community Fridges
Community groups can find out locations of Norfolk’s community fridges by using this link.
Norfolk Trading Standards
The Norfolk Trading Standards website is the place to find guidance and advice on scams and consumer alerts. You can also report any scams you become aware of.
Norfolk Resilience Forum
The Norfolk Resilience Forum (NRF) has been set up to provide information to the public to warn and inform about emergencies.
Find out more about Community Action Norfolk’s Social Isolation & Loneliness Project
Raising funds for your group is easy using easyfundraising. Plus it’s FREE
Voluntary Norfolk Volunteer Passport
Voluntary Norfolk offer training as part of their volunteer passport project.