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News & Views Online Gathering: Holy Week and Easter Week


A round-up of latest news compiled by our village magazine, News & Views. Wishing everyone a happy Easter.

This Easter week:

  • Easter week Alleluia!
  • The Queen gave a special message to mark the Easter weekend
  • The number of deceased from Covid-19 has followed Spain and Italy. 44 NHS and care professionals have died in service.
  • 5000 former NHS staff are now in post, and 10,300 former staff are ready to be deployed
  • Birmingham’s NHS Nightingale Hospital now open, along with the Bristol, Harrogate and Manchester Nightingales
  • Ex-RAF Coltishall base near Norwich will be made ready as a Covid-19 mortuary
  • HM Treasury announced £750 million grants to support the charity sector
  • All Universal Credit forms are now online
  • Gov.UK amended guidance to permit those with specific health conditions e.g. autism and learning needs to take more than 1 walk per day
  • North Norfolk Council has 10 co-ordination centres. They reported gratefully all tourist areas were deserted on Easter weekend
  • Beware fake social media accounts asking for bank details purporting to be from gov.uk/coronavirus or nhs.uk/coronavirus sources
  • The Anglican Guild of All Souls Chantry priest Fr Greany, based in Walsingham, offers a daily (private) mass specifically for the bereaved, dying and departed
  • Walsingham’s Anglican junior church had Easter eggs and craft packs delivered by Fr Harri

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