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Iceni Magazine | May 30, 2016

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Apprentices make the Grade

May 27, 2016 |

After successfully completing a series of business related challenges nine apprentices from Norfolk have made it to the finals of a national competition.

The group made up of apprentices from employers including  Quotatis, … Read More

State of the art robotic surgery for patients with prostate cancer

May 27, 2016 |

A new £1 million robot is being used to carry out prostate cancer surgery at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.    Robotic assisted prostatectomy is a type of keyhole (laparoscopic) surgery which is used to remove the … Read More

Ways to Manage Your Employees’ Work Hours

May 27, 2016 |

Having employees who help with the work load can be very beneficial, but with more organisations moving to flexible working arrangements, it can be hard to manage each person’s work hours.

How … Read More

Engineering Student Invents New Way Of Powering River Punt

May 27, 2016 |

An engineering student has invented a new way of powering a traditional river punt – by pedal power.

Barnaby Walker, 22, took up the challenge from his supervisor after trying to find new ways of powering a punt and … Read More

Nine In Ten British Adults Struggle With Everyday Maths Problems

May 26, 2016 |

Millions of British adults CAN’T answer maths GCSE papers sat by 15 year olds, according to a new study.

Researchers assessing Britain’s ability with numbers discovered the tests youngsters take before potentially leaving … Read More

Last chance to Birdhouse-spot before Tour takes flight from Norwich

May 26, 2016 |

intu Chapelfield is reminding shoppers that this weekend, Saturday 28th May 2016, is the last chance for people to see the Big Birdhouse Tour in Norwich. 

The fleet of 15 giant-sized bird houses, each designed … Read More

Keystone Open Abbey Cafe

May 25, 2016 |

Wednesday 8th June sees the relaunch of the Abbey Café at the Abbey Neighbourhood Centre in Exeter Way.  Over the past months Keystone has been talking and listening to local residents to find out what they want in … Read More

Keep Charged

May 25, 2016 |

The Kavson Besiter Eclipse is the must have charger this year. It has one of the most powerful batteries available, which means you’ll never lose your charge when away.

It can charge … Read More

Inspiring a sustainable future for our Planet

May 25, 2016 |

How Hape Noah’s Ark will help introduce the celebration of World Environment day on the 5th June to our children.

World Environment Day is celebrated to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the … Read More

Woman Who Has Been Deaf Her Whole Life Can Now Hear

May 25, 2016 |

A woman who has been deaf all her life is now hearing for the first time thanks to new technology – and is already nagging her husband about being too LOUD.

Mum-of-three Louise … Read More

Here’s What You Need to Know About Team Building Activities

May 25, 2016 |

Here’s What You Need to Know About Team Building Activities

Are you considering doing some team building activities with the people in your company? This would be one way to allow them to connect in … Read More

They Spent Their Lives Raising You; Now is the Time to Pay Off

May 25, 2016 |

They spent their lives raising you; now is the time to pay off! It’s often not until children grow up and become parents themselves that they realise just how many sacrifices their own parents made … Read More

Last chance to nominate for hospital’s Patient Choice Award

May 25, 2016 |

Patients have until midnight on Tuesday 31st May to nominate an individual or team in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) Staff Awards. So far more than 600 nominations have been received in the annual Staff … Read More

Charity Seminar – Wednesday 22nd June

May 24, 2016 |

Charities are under increasing pressure to deliver services to vulnerable clients with little or no financial support from central or local government. Running a charity and understanding all the legal repercussions is a minefield.

Find The Gherkin Lurking In This Visual Brain-Teaser

May 24, 2016 |

Where’s the gherkin lurkin’?!

The latest visual puzzle to bamboozle the web will have you losing your marbles rather than counting your calories.

On demand restaurant delivery service www.deliveroo.co.uk served up this mind-boggling … Read More

Murtel Fish Ale New at Maids Head Hotel for Norwich City of Ale

May 24, 2016 |

The Maids Head Hotel has launched Murtel Fish Ale, a new signature beer brewed by Woodforde’s, in time for the Norwich City of Ale festival, which runs from May 26 to June 5.

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Britain’s Best-Loved Underdogs Of All Time

May 24, 2016 |

Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards, Del Boy and the current Leicester City squad are Britain’s best-loved underdogs of all time, according to a new study.

A new poll of 2,000 Brits has revealed the … Read More

Olympic Star Comes To Downham!

May 24, 2016 |

Ex Olympic athlete Paul Evans, Active Norfolk’s Athletics Development Manager, came to town last week visiting the Downham Dollies Ladies Running Club to give them a few tips and the benefit of all his running experience.

Dementia Awareness Session

May 23, 2016 |

St Catherine’s House, Norwich, June 15th, 2016 

Help us spread the word about dementia and create a dementia friendly community.

At Clapham & Collinge, we regularly hold Dementia Awareness Sessions with Dementia Friends, to help spread … Read More

Norfolk Deaf Association invites you to an afternoon at the Bishop’s House Open Gardens Norwich

May 23, 2016 |

Norfolk Deaf Association (NDA) is hosting a visual extravaganza at the Bishop’s House Gardens in Norwich, by kind permission of The Bishop of Norwich and Mrs James, on Sunday 26 June from 1pm-5pm. 

This fundraising event … Read More

Westacre Theatre Company: Up’n’Under

May 23, 2016 |

by John Godber.

The job is on! The Wheatsheaf pub – infamous in rugby sevens has never won, ever won a game. But their manager, Arthur, bets his rival, Reg, that he can turn them … Read More

Westacre Theatre Company: Steel Magnolias

May 23, 2016 |

The quintessential story of friendship and trust. A Southern slice of life that’s as warm and comforting as sweet potato pie!

Directed by Matt and Sadie Grist.

Wed 10, Thu 11, Fri 12, Sat 13, … Read More

NT Live Encore: The Audience

May 23, 2016 |

Encore from the National Theatre Directed by Stephen Daldry

Winner of three Tony Awards® and two Olivier Awards, National Theatre Live’s smash-hit broadcast of the original West End production of The Audience – featuring Helen Mirren’s multi-award-winning performance as Queen … Read More

NT Live Encore: A View From The Bridge

May 23, 2016 |

Encore from the National Theatre Directed by Ivo Van Hove

Following its smash-hit original broadcast, the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of A View from the Bridge returns to cinemas due to audience demand. This stunning production of … Read More

Annual Jazz Picnic with the DixieMix Jazz Band

May 23, 2016 |

Sunday 17 July  2016  12 noon – 3pm  £10 (Ages 10 and under free)

Complete with scenic lagoon and wanders down to the River Nar, the Jazz Picnic is not to be missed. … Read More

On Screen: Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

May 23, 2016 |

When it premiered at Sadler’s Wells in 1995, Matthew Bourne‘s triumphant modern re-interpretation of Swan Lake turned tradition upside down, taking the dance world by storm. Now firmly crowned as a modern day classic, this iconic … Read More

Westacre Theatre’s Young People present All’s Not As Well As You’d Like It

May 23, 2016 |

Or A Bit of a Do About Something

Through puppetry, song and, of course, the words of Shakespeare, this young ensemble offers a glimpse into the lives of 400 of the Bard’s characters, both familiar and … Read More

Fifth Wednesday Lunch: Garden

May 23, 2016 |

At Insignia Asset Management Lucy is in charge of the photocopier, printer, scanner, shredder and binder. She’s starting to wonder how this fits into The Grand Scheme Of Things. One day Lucy rescues the abused office pot … Read More

Westacre Theatre Company: Shirley Valentine

May 23, 2016 |

by Willy Russell Directed by Andy Naylor 

Yes, that’s right, Millandra – I’m goin’ to Greece for the sex;  sex for breakfast, sex for dinner, sex for tea an’ sex for supper.  It’s called the … Read More

RSC LIVE – Hamlet

May 23, 2016 |

Live from the RSC Directed by Simon Godwin Starring Paapa Essiedu Wednesday 8 June – 7.00pm.  Tickets £12

Hamlet has the world at his feet. Young, wealthy and living a hedonistic life studying abroad.  Then word reaches him that his father is dead. … Read More

PORKSTOCK RETURNS WITH A BANG-ER!

May 23, 2016 |

Tickets are on sale for Norfolk’s favourite porkie party: PORKSTOCK 2016.  On Saturday 10 September, the award winning food and drink festival returns and is set to be bigger and better than ever before.

Porkstock, … Read More

Brits Waste 2 Days of their Holiday Worrying About Work

May 23, 2016 |

By Rick Maughan

One in three British workers don’t ‘switch-off’ on holiday while many even EXPECT work-related calls, texts and emails, new research reveals.

A study of 2,000 found a large percentage purposely … Read More

Brits Admit To ‘Re-Touching’ Their Lives For Social Media Glory

May 23, 2016 |

Millions of Brits admit to ‘re-touching’ their lives for social media glory, new research reveals.

From sprucing up a selfie to sharing perfectly filtered pictures of … Read More

Cathedral Towers and Castle Keeps

May 23, 2016 |

The Naked Element team have been busy this week! On Wednesday we went to a networking evening with a difference and the following day we attended the swanky Norfolk Chamber Anniversary event.

The … Read More

Four by Four On Tour – Tuesday June 7th

May 21, 2016 |

Local award-winning play writing group, Four by Four, will be returning to Mulbarton village hall on Tuesday, June 7, for a selection of radio plays, as part of Mulbarton Words Week (5 – 11 June 2016).

Eight … Read More

A room with a view: trailer firm helps “glamp up” festival camping

May 20, 2016 |

A Norwich company is building luxury mobile bedrooms which offer boutique hotel standards – with the help of Europe’s top trailer maker.

The English Shepherds Hut Company, which counts actress film star Elizabeth Hurley among its … Read More

Norwich Care Home Takes To The Stage For Festival

May 20, 2016 |

Last Tuesday (17.05.2016) a very special exchange occurred between Corton House residential home for older people on City Road and the Norwich Arts Centre.

For this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival, quirky local theatre company … Read More

Brits Can Only Fully Relax For 36 Minutes a Day

May 20, 2016 |

The average person is only able to fully relax for 36 minutes a day – just three hours across the working week, new research reveals.

The study into the working … Read More

Make something amazing at intu Chapelfield this June half-term

May 20, 2016 |

Free Kids’ Club activities for young visitors: 1st,2nd & 3rd June

The Kids’ Club at intu Chapelfield is hosting free ‘make something amazing’ activities to keep kids entertained during June half term.  For creative kids, the action will … Read More

Half Term Holiday Family Fun at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

May 20, 2016 |

Fun and Games Saturday 28 to Sunday 5 June 2016

Discover toys from the past and challenge your family to a whole host of games at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse this half term.

Find out … Read More