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Iceni Magazine | June 2, 2020

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Iceni Magazine Norfolk Issue 86Iceni Magazine Norfolk is a FREE monthly digital Norfolk Lifestyle Magazine, covering the Norfolk Area.

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A Few Reasons Why Outsourcing Sales Could Be Good for Your Company

June 2, 2020 |

When looking to grow and develop your company, understanding how you reconfigure your operations to reduce cost is important.

Outsourcing is a common practice in the world of modern business, where businesses decide to off-load work onto 3rd … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Prescription Sunglasses

June 1, 2020 |

When sunglasses come with power, it is commonly called prescription sunglasses.

These sunglasses are needed if you have refractive errors which are corrected with lens or glasses. However, in general, if your job suggests you staying outside in … Read More

Is It Time to Venture Outdoors?

May 31, 2020 |

After several weeks of lockdown and social isolation it’s fair to say that there are many diverse reactions to the easing of restrictions.

Now that it’s coming time to venture more outdoors some people can hardly wait for the freedom … Read More

How A Camping Trip Can Benefit Your Health

May 23, 2020 |

Many of us live and work in a face-paced, stressful world.

We are continuously bombarded with technology and caught up in the hustle-and-bustle of a big city. Camping provides the perfect answer to escape from it all. Whether … Read More

Three in 10 adults have been ‘food shamed’ – due to their dietary requirements or preferences

May 22, 2020 |

Three in 10 adults have been ‘food shamed’ – due to their dietary requirements or preferences, a study has found.

Of those, 29 per cent have been accused of lying about their special dietary needs, while others have … Read More

Sun’s Out Rum’s Out – Summer Cocktails to Enjoy at Home

May 22, 2020 |

Union Rum has created these three delicious cocktails to spice up ‘Happy Hour’ in the sun using the world’s first botanical white rum: Union Rum Lemon & Leaf and also Union Rum Spice & Sea Salt.


Receiving an online delivery earlier than expected, getting a compliment from a stranger – and taking a ‘good selfie’ on the first attempt are among life’s ‘little wins’.

May 21, 2020 |

Receiving an online delivery earlier than expected, getting a compliment from a stranger – and taking a ‘good selfie’ on the first attempt are among life’s ‘little wins’.

A poll of 2,000 adults discovered the small everyday moments … Read More

Top Tips For Staying Fit At Home

May 20, 2020 |

Stuck at home? Need to keep fit? Here are some tips from qualified personal trainer Mike Smith.

His local business, Happy Sports and Fitness, offers support and services which promote healthy living.

Here are his top … Read More

4 Industries Changed Forever By The Pandemic

May 20, 2020 |

Coronavirus has changed life forever – we now know that pandemics aren’t a thing to scare us in cinemas, they’re something that threatens our way of life and that includes the businesses we care about.

Every industry has … Read More

SimpleClick Launches New ‘Set Up’ Service to Help Independent Retailers Get Online

May 20, 2020 |

As businesses navigate their way through the latest developments and plan for the “new norm” Ipswich-based digital agency.

SimpleClick, is boosting its support for independent retailers with the launch of a new online store ‘Set Up’ service.

New campaign for mental health awareness shows hidden messages in letters

May 20, 2020 |

Moonpig have launched a mental health awareness campaign. Encouraging Brits to find their voice, reach out to people who may be struggling and to ‘see the hidden message’ when communicating with friends and family.

As the camera gets … Read More

Beware Of The Pitfalls Of Working From Home

May 19, 2020 |

Working from home can seem like a perfect scenario for both employers, employees and sole traders.

After all, it minimises overheads, reduces the need for office premises and allows for greater flexibility, with opportunities to work when busy … Read More

Homeowners are turning to DIY to improve their wellbeing

May 18, 2020 |

Homeowners are turning to DIY to improve their wellbeing – saying it leaves them feeling relaxed, calmer and even stress-free.

A study of 2,000 adults revealed almost three-quarters enjoy the mental boost they get from completing home improvements.

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Dolphin Cycle Repairs: Riding Your Bike In Lockdown

May 16, 2020 |

Paul Dolphin from Dolphin Cycle repairs in Great Ellingham gives us some tips on riding your bike in lockdown.

Hello, I’m Paul Dolphin. I moved to Great Ellingham last October and I’ve recently  opened my cycle repair shop … Read More

Stokes Sauces announces launch of 100% recycled and recyclable plastic sauce bottle

May 15, 2020 |

Luxury condiment maker, Stokes Sauces, has announced the launch of a squeezy sauce bottle. Which is made entirely from recycled plastic.

Stokes is thought to be the first condiment brand to launch a 100% recycled plastic bottle in … Read More

Spending Lockdown With Someone You Want to Divorce

May 13, 2020 |

I dare say there are quite a few of us confined to our homes with someone we don’t like or have fallen out of love with.

This may be because they’ve had an affair or because something’s changed and they’re … Read More

The top 10 types of virtual workouts to take during lockdown

May 13, 2020 |

Yoga, High-Intensity Training and dance classes are among the most popular ways to stay in shape ‘virtually’ during lockdown.

A study of 2,000 adults found that as a result of having to ration their exercise outside of the … Read More

NNUH joins fight against coronavirus in ground-breaking new study

May 13, 2020 |

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has enrolled its first patients onto a ground-breaking study researching the genomes of patients who become critically ill with Covid-19.

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh’s GenOMICC project (Genetics Of Mortality In … Read More

How Are You Coping As Lockdown Restrictions Ease?

May 13, 2020 |

How have you found these past few weeks of lockdown?  

It may be that the weeks have seemed like a lifetime. Many of us have been finding the loneliness and isolation a real struggle.

Without our … Read More

Gambling firms come together to support relief efforts during the COVID crisis

May 11, 2020 |

The coronavirus pandemic has shown no signs of abating, despite many parts of the world being in lockdown for extended periods of time.

Many countries, including the United Kingdom, are yet to reach the peak of the virus, … Read More

3 Reasons To Book Your Next Vacation In Croatia

May 7, 2020 |

If you went to last year’s Carassauga Festival of Cultures you may have been exposed to some cultures that intrigued you enough to think about a trip to one of the many countries featured there.

If one of … Read More

VE and WWII Commemoration Van

May 6, 2020 |

To commemorate WWII, VE and VJ Day anniversaries, one of Norfolk’s Mobile Libraries has been re-vamped.

The van is now complete with photographs taken during WWII both at home and abroad. Including ones of the Home Guard, the American … Read More

‘Technophobe’ Brits have learnt new tech skills during lockdown

May 5, 2020 |

‘Technophobe’ Brits have learnt new tech skills during lockdown – including how to video call, send a group text and even use their computer to make a phone call.

Research polling 2,000 adults found a quarter previously avoided … Read More

Brits are still confused about the advice and guidance around coronavirus

May 4, 2020 |

Millions of Brits are still confused about the advice and guidance around coronavirus.

A poll of 2,000 adults found as the nation is forced to adapt to a new way of living, 46 per cent admitted to feeling … Read More

Iceni Interviews Sherrie Hewson

May 3, 2020 |

Our very own Alex Wiseman was lucky enough to spend time interviewing Sherrie Hewson, one of the nation’s favourite soap actresses.

A- It’s so difficult to know where to start with you Sherrie as you’ve had such a … Read More

Iceni Interviews Mark Morriss from the Bluetones

April 29, 2020 |

Hi Mark. Norwich was really lucky to have you visit earlier in the year when you performed at a small gig in aid of two wonderful local charities, but also last year you toured with the Bluetones and made a … Read More

Strange dreams and late-night snacking amongst the top factors causing Brits to sleep worse

April 29, 2020 |

Millions of Brits are having a worse night sleep than ever before – due to strange dreams and late-night snacking.

A study of 2,000 UK adults found nearly one in four said their quality of sleep has dropped … Read More

Help Your Relationship Survive COVID-19

April 29, 2020 |

Was it really a surprise to learn that over 80 couples filed for divorce immediately upon leaving lockdown in China?

Being together 24/7 is something we rarely experience for any significant period of time, perhaps only at Christmas or on … Read More

5 Tips for Preparing Your Hotel for a Commercial Photoshoot

April 22, 2020 |

When deciding which hotel to stay in, tourists consider several factors, which include the price, amenities, services, and freebies.

However, there is one element that can drive them to click the “Book Now” button or leave the website: … Read More

4 Things That Could Help To Make Your Start-Up A Success

April 20, 2020 |

Running your own small business is exciting and rewarding, but can also be very hard, particularly in the first few years.

Many businesses fail due to a lack of planning or issues with capital, so it’s important to … Read More

Power company warns people to stay safe doing DIY

April 16, 2020 |

During this warm spell many people are busy with DIY and gardening projects to improve the home which has become their world during ‘lockdown’.

Today (16/04/2020 ) the UK’s biggest electricity distributor is urging people to remember the … Read More

The Best UK Beaches for a Post-Lockdown Trip

April 14, 2020 |

Summer is just around the corner, but with the UK currently in lockdown and strict measures in place to control the spread of coronavirus, our gardens are the only place we’ll be visiting outdoors for the time being!

Read More

What are Taxes & the Main Types in the UK

April 14, 2020 |

It is essential that every person and business has a firm understanding of taxes in order to make sure that they are abiding by the law and managing their finances correctly.

Despite this, taxes can be an area … Read More

How to become superstar Uber driver

April 12, 2020 |

Working for Uber provides taxi drivers a great opportunity to earn additional income through the flexibility this line of work offers.

This guide will help you understand the basics on getting started, employment rights, how much you can … Read More

Are You Experiencing Weird Dreams?

April 12, 2020 |

Many people have reported disturbed sleeping patterns and weird dreams during the COVID-19 pandemic.

It’s hardly surprising that during times of disruption, disturbance and crisis people struggle to calm their minds and enjoy a restful, beneficial, good night’s sleep.

Starting Young with Music

April 8, 2020 |

Research has shown that music is beneficial for the brain development of a child.

There are visible signs of progress when it comes to their reading and writing abilities, more imaginative and artistic, more skilled in Mathematics. They … Read More

Where do you find recognition?

April 6, 2020 |

Just a thought on the ‘bigger picture’, and how much we’ve come to value our NHS and front-line services, especially during these exceptionally testing times.

There’s no doubt that they’re doing outstanding, extraordinarily selfless, life-saving jobs, working all … Read More

John Challis Interviewed By Alex Wiseman

April 5, 2020 |

I have been lucky enough to interview John Challis several times now for Iceni Magazine.  The fact he features in my all-time favourite shows ‘Only Fools and Horses’ and ‘Benidorm’ makes it even cooler for me. 

AW – … Read More

Staying fit and active during isolation

April 5, 2020 |

It would be easy to resign yourself to the fact that you are somewhat trapped at present and use this as an excuse to let your health and fitness goals go out of the window.

Ultimately, this will … Read More

Classic Styles That Are Perfect For 2020

April 3, 2020 |

When it comes to fashion, you will always want to make sure you look your best and can keep up with the latest trends.

There are a lot of different trends that you can follow and as a … Read More

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