Press Releases

Hollywood Heart-throb, Delia Smith and local chefs back Norfolk Dry January mocktail campaign
27/12/2016
Hollywood heart-throb Sam Claflin, Delia Smith and local star chefs have submitted special recipes to help local charity The Matthew Project launch a new campaign. The Matthew Project wants people to raise money by participating in the national Dry January campaign, raising sponsorship for its work helping people and families affected by drug and alcohol issues.
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1.5m boost for life-changing Norfolk charity partnership
15/12/2016
A major boost for seven Norfolk charities to help young people with severe barriers into education, training and employment, with funding from the Building Better Opportunities programme, which is supported by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund.
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Bishop's Garden Fundraiser
14/07/2016
Our summer fundraiser at the Bishop's Garden.
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European Funding 'On Track' with Partner Organisations
07/07/2016
Our funding bid to develop youth services with partner organisations.
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NPS Statement
26/05/2016
Our response to the the legalisation of New Psychoactive Substances.
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Outside the Wire's New Funding
19/04/2016
Outside the Wire's new funding and the impact they are having.
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Recovery Cafe Announcement
18/04/2016
A new cafe and drop-in centre is to open in Norwich, after Norfolk County Council's Public Health Department, in partnership with The Matthew Project, successfully secured almost £600,000 funding to help people with substance misuse issues.
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Service of Remembrance, Norwich Cathedral 7.30pm 17 Sept
10/09/2015
All welcome to attend a Service of Remembrance at Norwich Cathedral
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Outside The Wire expands into Suffolk
10/08/2015
The Matthew Project has recently expanded its ££Outside The Wire££ service into Suffolk thanks to additional funding from the Royal British Legion.
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Behind The Scenes Tour and Dinner at Norwich Cathedral
04/08/2015
A rare opportunity to visit the Library and the Broderers' Guild Workshop at Norwich Cathedral has been arranged to support The Matthew Project, Norfolk's drug and alcohol charity, followed by a delicious 2 course dinner in the Cathedral's Refectory.
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Young people help shape support services
21/07/2015
The Matthew Project's Unity service is running a series of three Away Days for young people to gather vital feedback about the support offered by The Matthew Project in Norfolk in order to develop services.
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Wizard of Oz
14/07/2015
How our event went on 5th July
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Matthew Project Wizard of Oz Fun Day
01/06/2015
Hoveton Hall Gardens to be transformed into magical world of The Wizard of Oz to raise funds for The Matthew Project
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Matthew Project Needs You!
05/05/2015
Vote for The Matthew Project during May 2015 and help us be successful in Aviva Community Fund
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Outside The Wire Funding
23/04/2015
Thanks to additional funding from the Royal British Legion Outside The Wire service expands into Suffolk
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Tandem Skydive at 13000 ft
23/04/2015
Read about how you can take part in this year's Tandem Skydive event at UK Parachuting in Beccles
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Steve Dove Marathon Man
23/04/2015
Steve Dove is our runner in this year's London Marathon. Please support
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