First broadcast on BBC Radio Norfolk on 19th November 2021. Audio and image courtesy of BBC Sounds Continue reading Live News Bulletin – BBC Radio Norfolk
This piece originally appeared on BBC Radio Norfolk on 22nd November 2021. According to new research commissioned by the County Councils Network, the number of children in care in England could reach almost 100,000 by 2025. Local authorities say cases have gone up by more than a third in a decade and it’s creating an ‘unprecedented pressure’ on their budgets. The government says it’s providing … Continue reading ‘We’re making twice as many referrals to social workers’: Sharp increase of children in care in England – BBC Radio Norfolk
Originally broadcast on BBC Radio Norfolk on 25th October 2021. As the number of Covid cases rises across Norfolk, eligible residents are being urged to get their booster vaccines as soon as they’re invited to. So far, 40% of Norfolk and Waveney’s population eligible for their boosters have been given the jab but Cath Byford, Chief Nurse at NHS Norfolk and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group, … Continue reading Norfolk Residents Urged to get Covid Booster Jabs – BBC Radio Norfolk Voice Piece
Here’s my first live news bulletin for BBC Radio Norfolk. This bulletin was first broadcast on BBC Radio Norfolk on 24th October 2021. Continue reading BBC Radio Norfolk Live News Bulletin
I’m so excited to be one of the Voices of the Student Radio Awards this year, as announced in the SRA’s Awards Podcast, available exclusively via Global Player – or see the video below! The awards, run by the Student Radio Association and supported by Global and BBC Sounds, celebrate all things student radio. I can’t wait to be a part of it this year, … Continue reading SRA Voice of the Awards 2021
First broadcast on BBC Radio Norfolk on 3rd October 2021. Norwich Airport is once again offering flights to Tenerife after Covid saw them cancelled last year. The airport has teamed up with TUI to offer up to two direct flights a week from Norwich. Richard Pace, Managing Director of Norwich Airport, said: “We’re delighted to be relaunching year-round holidays to Tenerife with TUI, giving local … Continue reading Norwich Airport’s Coronavirus Recovery – BBC Radio Norfolk Voice Piece
With university students due to graduate across the next few weeks, after years of hard work, their thoughts have now turned to what’s next. For most, that means getting a job. At the best of times, that’s not easy, but during a pandemic, many feel it’s almost impossible. I visited a student house in Norwich to find out more. This package, created for my Masters’ degree, was played out on … Continue reading “I’ve sent off heaps of applications”: job prospects for graduates
With swearing becoming more common in everyday life, compared to ten years ago, I headed to Norwich Market to ask parents: do you swear in front of your kids? Continue reading Do you swear in front of your kids?
With more swearing occurring in everyday real life, The British Board of Film Classification is considering changing its film classifications to match. I spoke to parents in Norwich to get their takes. Continue reading Norwich Parents on Swearing in Films
Markets are a mainstay of many British town and city centres. In fact, there are 1173 markets in Britain, from those selling traditional food to more specialist and niche markets selling gifts and art. Not only are they part of British tradition, they’re also a big part of the British economy, in terms of jobs and revenue. Before the pandemic, British markets employed more than … Continue reading How will Norwich Market sellers recover after Coronavirus?