Norwich has been named as one of the worst cities for loneliness in the UK

Norwich has been named as one of the worst cities for loneliness in the UK

More than one in two people – 65pc – surveyed said they had felt the effects of loneliness at some point, with 73pc saying they had suffered with it for more than six months.

Research by the Campaign to End Loneliness and the London School of Economics (LSE) also found that nine out of 10 people believe loneliness is now more likely in old age than ever, as people feel the effects of retirement and bereavement.

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