Norfolk art project raising money for survivors of sexual violence

This piece was originally published on Greatest Hits News on 10th December 2021 A Norwich-based art project is raising money to support survivors of sexual violence and domestic abuse. Rosie’s Plaques are selling badges featuring their artwork, and are donating all proceeds to the Sue Lambert Trust, which provides therapy to survivors of sexual violence and domestic abuse through trained volunteers. The badges are miniature … Continue reading Norfolk art project raising money for survivors of sexual violence

‘We’re making twice as many referrals to social workers’: Sharp increase of children in care in England – 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

Norfolk Residents Urged to get Covid Booster Jabs – BBC Radio Norfolk Voice Piece

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

‘They keep cancelling buses’: Norfolk Bus Driver Shortage Leaves Passengers Waiting for Hours

As a national shortage of bus drivers causes cancellations up and down the country, Norfolk residents have been hit hard, with some left waiting for transport for up to two hours. First announced cancellations to a series of their routes, including its Network Norwich, Coastlink X1 and X2|X22 services while it recruits and trains new drivers. It says passenger data was analysed before any cancellations were … Continue reading ‘They keep cancelling buses’: Norfolk Bus Driver Shortage Leaves Passengers Waiting for Hours

SRA Voice of the Awards 2021

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

Norwich Airport’s Coronavirus Recovery – BBC Radio Norfolk Voice Piece

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

“I’ve sent off heaps of applications”: job prospects for graduates

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