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With coronavirus making people think twice about going abroad, a staycation could be the perfect getaway.

Beauty salons, gyms and leisure centres are to reopen in the government’s latest easing of lockdown rules.

Norfolk Live

Bus operators say the government should move its advice away from telling people to largely avoid public transport as services return to normal.

Two of the three major hospitals in Norfolk have seen no new coronavirus deaths in the last month, figures reveal.

Norfolk Live

Fitness clubs, gyms and indoor pools will be allowed to reopen at the end of the month, with outdoor arts performances set to resume from the weekend, the government has announced.

A mother whose children were born with disabilities after she took a drug for her epilepsy has called on the government to bring in every recommendation of an inquiry exposing how the health system failed to protect patients.

Car maker Lotus is set to open a new factory in Norwich in a boost to the city’s manufacturing industry which will create 125 jobs.

Crime

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The sound of gunshots from a police training exercise prompted alarmed residents to make a string of emergency calls.

A teenage cyclist was left unconscious in the road after being knocked off his bike by a hit-and-run driver.

Police have reminded visitors to respect Norfolk’s beauty spots after crowds flocked to the coast and Broads on the hottest week of the year.

Two Norfolk men were caught “in the middle of nowhere”, illegally shipping 10,000 anti-anxiety tablets through Wales.

Norfolk Live

Speeding tickets will be falling onto the doorsteps of more than 2,000 motorists in the county following a two-week campaign from Norfolk Constabulary.

Health

Yesterday, 20:12
Norfolk Live

Two of the three major hospitals in Norfolk have seen no new coronavirus deaths in the last month, figures reveal.

A mother whose children were born with disabilities after she took a drug for her epilepsy has called on the government to bring in every recommendation of an inquiry exposing how the health system failed to protect patients.

A town where “kindness” has brought a community together, is now home to a special tree which is helping to keep families safe.

While some have been counting down the hours until the further easing of coronavirus restrictions, not everyone is going to be flocking to enjoy greater freedoms.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Paperwork errors at Norfolk’s mental health trust have risen by more than a third in the past year, it has emerged.

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Education

Friday, July 3, 2020

Schools across Norfolk are being invited to take part in Norwich Pride Schools Week and explore the history and meaning of the rainbow flag for the LGBT+ community.

Schools have been told to keep children in class or year-sized “bubbles” and avoid creating “busy corridors” when all pupils return in September.

Staggered break times, putting children into “bubbles” and overhauling the curriculum are expected to be part of the guidelines in getting all children back into school this September.

A school trust says it has seen overwhelming backing from parents and pupils over its decision to restart some lessons in August.

Schools could be asked to create whole year-group ‘bubbles’ of up to 240 pupils under plans to ease classroom social distancing but ensure all children can return to the classroom in September.

Business

With coronavirus making people think twice about going abroad, a staycation could be the perfect getaway.

Beauty salons, gyms and leisure centres are to reopen in the government’s latest easing of lockdown rules.

Norfolk Live

Fitness clubs, gyms and indoor pools will be allowed to reopen at the end of the month, with outdoor arts performances set to resume from the weekend, the government has announced.

Car maker Lotus is set to open a new factory in Norwich in a boost to the city’s manufacturing industry which will create 125 jobs.

It’s not been an easy few months for those working in the food industry. But the challenges have been met with resilience and innovation. Here, we’ve picked eight reasons to celebrate the work of everyone in the world of Norfolk food and drink during lockdown.

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

A town where “kindness” has brought a community together, is now home to a special tree which is helping to keep families safe.

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Wed, 13:36

Charity shops in mid-Norfolk are reporting a tidal wave of donations since reopening their doors, with one in Attleborough receiving 85 bags and boxes in just one day.

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Saturday, February 1, 2014

It was a “rollercoaster” of an ordeal which saw a Norfolk entrepreneur and his wife suffer the heartbreak of three miscarriages in just two years.

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Wed, 15:07

Car maker Lotus is set to open a new factory in Norwich in a boost to the city’s manufacturing industry which will create 125 jobs.

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Mon, 11:42

Six people were arrested over the weekend for drunk and disorderly behaviour as Norfolk’s pubs pulled pints for the first time since March.

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