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Anthony Ogogo to make wrestling debut before possible boxing return

Suffolk BBC News Feed - 4 hours 56 min ago
British middleweight Anthony Ogogo will make his wrestling debut next month before attempting to return to professional boxing.
Categories: Suffolk

Tom Broadbent: Swindon Town sign Bristol Rovers defender

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - 4 hours 57 min ago
Swindon Town sign Bristol Rovers defender on a two-and-a-half year deal.
Categories: Wiltshire

Sir John Kingman questioned on the future of audit

Parliament News - 4 hours 58 min ago
Committee examines the establishment of a new, tougher regulator to replace the FRC
Categories: Parliament News

Your toasty, tasty Takeaway

Norfolk Council News Feed - 5 hours 8 sec ago
 

A flavour of the week at NCC...   18 January 2019

myIT - Monday's the day 

The BETA version of myIT – our new one-stop shop for all your IMT needs – goes live on 21 January.

Have a look on Monday by clicking on the link in the black banner at the top of the intranet homepage. In the meantime, catch a glimpse of what's to come by checking out the video, also on the homepage. More...                         

Growing local businesses

Leader of the Council, Councillor Andrew Proctor, spoke last night at the launch of Invest East, a new programme to support business growth in Norfolk and Suffolk.

The £1.8m scheme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and supported by Norfolk County Council, Suffolk County Council, University of East Anglia - Adapt and New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership.

Time to get moving

Former Norwich City footballer Darren Eadie continues to support our men’s health campaign, Menkind.

This month, Darren shares his top tips on physical activity. The messages in his blog will be supported by an outdoor poster and social media advertising campaign, encouraging men to move more and to eat more healthily. 

For a fascinating snapshot of the behind-the-scenes filming of the Menkind campaign for Anglia TV, click here and scroll down to Menkind.

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Pay structure changes agreed

Union members have voted to accept the changes to our pay structure that we told you about towards the end of last year.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote or to feed back to us directly. We can now make the changes, including pay awards, in time for April 2019 pay. More...  

EU Settlement Scheme pilot 

The UK government has committed to protecting the rights of EU citizens who are not British or Irish, and their family members, currently living in the UK.

This includes the right to live here, work here and access public services such as healthcare and benefits. To retain these rights, non-British or Irish EU citizens must apply for UK immigration status under the EU Settlement Scheme

From 21 January, non-British and Irish EU citizens living in the UK who have a valid passport, as well as their non-EU citizen family members who hold a valid biometric residence card, will be able to take part in a public test phase of the scheme. More...

Have your say on Greenways

You may have read in the EDP this week about proposals to turn three former railway routes in Norfolk into wildlife-friendly walking and cycling paths - Greenways.

At a series of events and via an online questionnaire, people will be able to give their views on the routes, their design and locations.

For more information, go to our website.  

Hooray! Microsoft Office for £11.99

A reminder that, as Norfolk County Council employees, we can get a licensed copy of Microsoft Office to install and use on a single home computer - for only £11.99 - as part of Microsoft's Software Assurance Home Use Programme (HUP). Find out more here.

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Last day for OSCA nominations

You’ve only got until the end of today to nominate colleagues and county council volunteers for an Outstanding Contribution Award. Nominate here now!  Find out more here.

Early childhood and family service

This week, the county council published its updated proposals for an early childhood and family service. The report will be discussed by the Children’s Services Committee on 22 January. More...

Boost your income with Norfolk Rewards

Our employee discounts scheme offers unmatched buying power and unbeatable savings at hundreds of retailers, making your money go further. You can make significant monthly savings on everyday purchases, special items and even holidays. Find out more…

Renovating County Hall

At the next meeting of our Policy and Resources Committee on 28 January, councillors will be asked to approve £9.5m of funding to complete the third and final stage of renovating County Hall. More...

Transforming Wensum Lodge

This week, there was positive feedback at Communities Committee and in the local media for our plans to revamp Wensum Lodge. Here’s what the EDP had to say. Read our press release here.

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This week's blog

Louise Smith, Director of Public Health

Look out for two blogs next week. A guest blog on Monday from Revd Dr Liviu Barbu, Norfolk County Council Chaplain, about Holocaust Memorial Day, followed by Simon George’s blog on Tuesday 22 January.

Read about our senior leadership team here.

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Categories: Norfolk

Manchester United v Brighton & Hove Albion

BBC Sussex News Feed - 5 hours 52 sec ago
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion.

Manchester United v Brighton & Hove Albion

Manchester BBC News Feed - 5 hours 52 sec ago
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion.
Categories: Manchester

Oumar Niasse: Cardiff City sign Everton striker on loan

Merseyside BBC News Feed - 5 hours 1 min ago
Everton striker Oumar Niasse joins Cardiff City on loan until the end of the season, with an option to make the move permanent.
Categories: Merseyside

Charles Taylor death: Man denies murdering 82-year-old

Dorset BBC News Feed - 5 hours 2 min ago
Charles Taylor, 82, died in hospital two weeks after suffering a serious head injury.
Categories: Dorset

Committee questions Secretary of State

Parliament News - 5 hours 10 min ago
Committee questions Secretary of State for Defence on his priorities for the Ministry of Defence
Categories: Parliament News

Wigan charity runner 'can't contemplate stopping'

Manchester BBC News Feed - 5 hours 15 min ago
Matthew Melling has run more than 2,300 miles in 745 days to raise money for charity.
Categories: Manchester

Transparency data: Independent review of TEF: about us

Department For Education News Feed - 5 hours 21 min ago
The aims and members of the independent review of the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), and its advisory group.

Randell Williams: Exeter City sign Watford winger on free transfer

BBC Beds Bucks Berks News Feed - 5 hours 21 min ago
Exeter City sign winger Randell Williams from Premier League club Watford on a free transfer.

Open consultation: Independent review of TEF: call for views

Department For Education News Feed - 5 hours 21 min ago
We're seeking your views on the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) to inform an independent review of the framework.

Research and analysis: Evaluation of provider-level TEF 2016 to 2017 (year 2)

Department For Education News Feed - 5 hours 21 min ago
This research report evaluates the initial impact of the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) on the higher education landscape.

Southampton v Everton

Hampshire BBC News Feed - 5 hours 26 min ago
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Southampton and Everton.
Categories: Hampshire, Isle of Wight

Southampton v Everton

Merseyside BBC News Feed - 5 hours 26 min ago
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Southampton and Everton.
Categories: Merseyside

Ministers quizzed on the Government's policy on the rural economy

Parliament News - 5 hours 29 min ago
Select Committee on the Rural Economy hears evidence on Tuesday 22 January 2019 at 11.30
Categories: Parliament News

Gritters in action ahead of snow front this afternoon

Lancashire Council News Feed - 5 hours 32 min ago
Lancashire County Council's gritters are in action this morning, ahead of a band of rain, sleet and snow due to hit the county this afternoon.
Categories: Lancashire

Guidance: Tailored support programme: system leaders support

Department For Education News Feed - 5 hours 38 min ago
Expression of interest for experienced system leaders to support schools with recruitment and retention challenges.

Hunted on TV: Could a reformed criminal win cash prize?

Kent BBC News Feed - 5 hours 41 min ago
Nick Bachelor, who has 41 spent convictions, explains why he went on the run for a TV reality show.
Categories: Kent

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