Community Cafes helping those in need in Norwich

I’ve always enjoyed a good, proper coffee and can tell you the best places to go in Norwich. Add a slice of chocolate cake and I’m there. But I’ve discovered a way to make the coffee taste even better, if that’s possible.  A way of enjoying a hot drink and helping others at the sameContinue reading “Community Cafes helping those in need in Norwich”

Everyone should have a safe and secure home, it’s a basic human right. The story of Rebecca White.

Introduction: A former teacher who grew up in South Norfolk has spent her entire career so far working with young people who face difficulties or barriers. After leaving teaching, her jobs have included working with young homeless people in London, helping prisoners to resettle after their sentence and supporting refugees to find homes. Following theContinue reading “Everyone should have a safe and secure home, it’s a basic human right. The story of Rebecca White.”

Off the street, and into the kitchen. Food that makes a difference. The story of Lucy Webb.

Introduction: A cafe which recently opened on Prince of Wales Road in Norwich is a social enterprise business aimed at preventing poverty and homelessness in the city. It’s called The Feed and it provides top quality food sourced from local suppliers while training and helping people to get back into work. It’s near Norwich trainContinue reading “Off the street, and into the kitchen. Food that makes a difference. The story of Lucy Webb.”

No need for plastic. The first zero waste shop opens in North Norwich. The story of Graham Rutherford.

“We made tiny changes at a time and it grew from there.  We found it difficult to find products we wanted and started to research that.” Introduction Ethical Ernie’s zero waste shop opened last week (May 2019) on Magdalen Street in Norwich. The tagline is ‘Ethical Ernie’s vegan plastic-free products for your body and home’.Continue reading “No need for plastic. The first zero waste shop opens in North Norwich. The story of Graham Rutherford.”