The EDP had an article by Chris Bishop  titled Charities still struggling after two tough years- but the EDP has plans to help.

The Nancy Oldfield Trust, which-provides boat trips on the Broads for the disabled and disadvantaged managed to stay afloat.

But Stephen Bradnock, manager of its centre at Neatishead, near Wroxham, said: “In 2020, we were down by about 60pc of our visitor numbers, we normally have 1,000 people staying and 5000 day visitors. This last year, the 2021 season, it was down by 40-45%

“When-we were able to get people out of lockdown and to us, social distancing reduced the capacity of our boats.”

Mr Bradnock said as lockdowns were lifted, demand for activities such as sailing, canoeing, pedal boating, wildlife watching and motor cruises surged.

Follow the link for the full article  https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/how-are-norfolk-charities-coping-with-pandemic-8633558

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