Author: Jess

Review: Purdy’s Tea Room at Woodgate Nursery, Aylsham

Purdy’s Tea Room is tucked away in Woodgate Nursery and is a haven for those of us who love a trip to a garden centre cafe. There are a lot of people dedicated to finding the perfect weekend venue for their gardening needs as well as their desire for a cream tea, if you’re one of those people (like me), give Purdy’s a visit. The thing that really stood out was the friendly staff who were full of smiles as we ordered our food. I’m weak when it comes to burgers so I had to go for the special,...

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In photos: The Royal Norfolk Show 2015

I love the Norfolk Show, particularly for the animals but also for the amazing businesses that comes to show what they can do; the fantastic displays and shows; and all the lovely people who come together to celebrate our county. Our day started with watching the parachute display team fall from a very bright, very blue sky, trailing colourful smoke as they descended.The Norfolk attractions section of the show. There are a lot of places I will be visiting that I’d never even heard of before!     It wouldn’t be a day out without a Bullitt Burger… Cakes...

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Jess Shanahan of Love Norfolk named as one of Norfolk’s young leaders

It feels weird writing a news post about myself but I wanted to share this with you personally rather than handing it off to one of the team to announce. I received a very exciting email yesterday congratulating me on becoming one of Lead Norfolk’s young leaders for 2015. The criteria for the chosen 50 was as follows: Aged between 16 – 35 Lives or works in Norfolk Track record of leadership Commitment to developing our community Proven ability to create change, challenge and develop ideas As a LNLeader, I will be attending a number of events over the next...

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Art Cafe, Glandford

I originally visited this café during a cake road trip around North Norfolk. Despite being stuffed (from the three slices of cake eaten in one morning), I had lunch there and was absolutely blown away by the interesting menu and delicious food. Fast forward to a few months later when we were looking for somewhere to take a family member for lunch and instantly thought of this little gem. It was only at this point that we realise the Art Café is a vegetarian restaurant. The fact that we didn’t notice a veggie-only menu on the first visit just goes...

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