Latest News in Sprowston

Company closes after 190 staff test positive for covid-19
Drayton & TaverhamEaton & CringlefordHellesdonSprowston

Company closes after 190 staff test positive for covid-19

Feb 4, 2021

3 mins read

Captain Tom dies at 100
AylshamCromerDrayton & TaverhamEaton & CringlefordHellesdon

Captain Tom dies at 100

Feb 2, 2021

1 min read

Free meals voucher scheme is extended
Jan 22, 2021 2 mins read
Free meals voucher scheme is extended

Norfolk County Council has extended its free school meal voucher scheme to make sure no child goes hungry this February half term.

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Jan 22, 2021 2 mins read
86 arrests in Christimas drink-drive campaign

More than 80 people were arrested in Norfolk during the annual Christmas campaign to highlight the dangers of driving while under the influence of drink or drugs.

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Jan 14, 2021 1 min read
Temporary mortuary brought into use

The temporary mortuary at the former RAF Coltishall base, at Scottow, is being used for the first time since April.

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Dec 24, 2020 1 min read
Some Christmas Eve magic…

So grab a mince pie, cuddle up, and enjoy a festive bunny “tail”.

Norfolk Police launch Christmas drink/drug drive campaign
Dec 9, 2020 6 mins read
Norfolk Police launch Christmas drink/drug drive campaign

Members of the public are being urged to consider the #IMPACT of driving under the influence of drink or drugs as Norfolk Police launch their Christmas campaign.

It’s not the end, say Friends of Holt Hall
Dec 9, 2020 3 mins read
It’s not the end, say Friends of Holt Hall

The Friends of Holt Hall have expressed their disappointment in the decision to close and sell centre, which has been enjoyed for more than 70 years but say the fight to save it is far from over.

Norfolk joins the quest for a vaccine
Nov 26, 2020 3 mins read
Norfolk joins the quest for a vaccine

Hospital staff, scientists and residents in Norfolk have joined the quest to find an effective covid-19 vaccine by taking part in a new clinical trial at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

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Oct 16, 2020 3 mins read
Bernard Matthews staff tested for covid-19

Precautionary testing for covid-19 is under way at the Bernard Matthews site in Great Witchingham after several members of staff tested positive for the virus.

Spooky fun for everyone!
Oct 1, 2020 3 mins read
Spooky fun for everyone!

With fun in very short supply at the moment, a Sprowston mum has set out to make Halloween something special for the children in her neighbourhood with a celebration with a difference.

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Sep 28, 2020 3 mins read
Woman fined £10,000 after covid protest in city centre

A woman involved in an illegal gathering in Norwich on Thursday has been given a £10,000 fixed penalty notice.

Christmas IS coming to the theatre
Sep 9, 2020 4 mins read
Christmas IS coming to the theatre

Norwich Theatre is delighted to announce its special season of festive shows for 2020, a Right Royal Christmas, which will see the Theatre Royal temporarily re-open to audiences during December.

Bus is back in the loop!
Sep 7, 2020 3 mins read
Bus is back in the loop!

Residents in Sprowston are celebrating the return of the Linacre Loop bus service, which starts running today.

Go Wild at summer festival
Aug 27, 2020 3 mins read
Go Wild at summer festival

With the summer’s music events almost all cancelled, postponed or held online, there is a bit of good news for fans of live music.

Weather disrupts summer shows
Aug 26, 2020 1 min read
Weather disrupts summer shows

The wild weather over the last few days has meant a family event at the Summertime Social season at the Norfolk Showground has had to be cancelled.