Yesterday, 17:20

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 new luxury holiday let with a swimming pool, rare deer and a private tennis court has finally officially opened.

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.

Food and Drink

As many Norfolk eateries welcomed customers indoors for the first time since March, owners have described the experience as positive but strange.

Nervous visitors to a mid Norfolk pub were left feeling ‘at ease’ as a popular pub and restaurant reopened for the first time since lockdown.

One of Norfolk’s most loved heritage railways has applied for funding to restore regular passenger services between two towns and Norwich.

A Norfolk rectory has gone on sale with its very own moat complete with a ‘Monet’ bridge over the water.

Split ends, dark roots, or a fade that’s faded - many of us are looking forward to getting our hair back under control as hairdressers and barbers reopen this weekend. EMILY THOMSON spoke with the professionals about what will be changing at the salon.

For the first time in three months, pubs will be able to open their doors to customers on July 4.

At least one of three huge wind farm projects planned to be built off the Norfolk coast will go ahead.

Insight Energy

Film lovers will be able to watch movies on the big screen from July 4 - here’s how Norfolk’s cinemas are preparing.

Campaigners warn planned tax changes could leave thousands at risk of financial ruin and serious mental health problems as MPs prepare to debate a finance bill in parliament today.

More than three months ago, the country went into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

John Killet and Martin Mather, who run the Cheese Shed and Cheese Truckle on the Shepherds Business Park on Norwich Road, Lenwade, supply products to businesses across Norfolk.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Pubs from Norwich to Burnham Market are to start serving beer brewed locally that’s made using barley grown on a country estate.

Five more EACH (East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices) shops in our region will reopen next month, as part of the easing of lockdown restrictions.

Hot tub sales have surged during lockdown, says Peter Sharkey, as average household spending falls by more than a fifth.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Norfolk’s restaurants and hotels are preparing to bounce back with thousands of diners showing their appetite for post-lockdown eating out.

One of Norfolk’s top restaurants has been swamped with more than 2,000 enquiries since announcing its plan to reopen.

With lockdown restrictions on the hospitality industry easing next month, campsites across Norfolk and Waveney have been experiencing an upsurge in calls and bookings.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Can we watch live sports matches in pubs? How can we enjoy a bar meal?

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Norfolk’s businesses and attractions are looking forward to throwing open their doors once more after Boris Johnson revealed lockdown restrictions would be eased from July 4.

The prime minister has announced easing of lockdown for vital businesses, warning caution will remain key.

Norfolk Live

Boris Johnson has announced lockdown restrictions are to be eased across England from July 4 - but some businesses must stay shut.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

How can we inspire more women to consider careers in engineering? Reporter STUART ANDERSON spoke to one of Norfolk’s female engineers.


High streets across the region have suffered a knock in footfall since the coronavirus pandemic began almost three months ago.

Motorists returning to work after lockdown may have been cheering a record fall in fuel prices that helped push the inflation rate down to a four year low, but households saw rising prices to their weekly shopping bills.

A police officer has praised responsible shoppers visiting a Norfolk town as non-essential stores reopened for the first time in almost three months.

Around 2,500 workers are set to lose their jobs at builders’ merchant and home improvement chain Travis Perkins, which has 16 branches across Norfolk and Waveney.

Norfolk’s Pensthorpe Natural Park has announced it is reopening to the public from Wednesday, July 1.

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