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Yesterday, 22:37

Wearing face covering in shops and supermarkets is to be made mandatory in a fresh bid to quell the spread of Covid-19, the government is set to announce.

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More than three quarters of people fined by police in Norfolk for breaching lockdown restrictions are men, new data has revealed.

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Following three of the strangest and scariest months most of us will ever experience, life is gradually beginning to return to normal.

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Over the past few months, we have been starved of many of life’s simple pleasures.

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

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

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.

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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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A steep fall in coronavirus cases saw just 12 positive tests last week in Norfolk, which had amongst the lowest coronavirus infection rates in England.

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In late January, many of us still believed the effects of coronavirus would not impact our day-to-day lives.

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On the evening of Monday, March 23, 2020, Boris Johnson uttered that almost unthinkable instruction: “you must stay at home”.

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It is 100 days since the biggest ever peacetime restrictions on our lives began.

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More than half of care homes in Breckland have reported outbreaks of Covid-19, figures reveal.

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The ways lockdowns could be brought into place in Norfolk if there are sudden outbreaks of coronavirus have been revealed, with the county’s director of public health warning “we are not out of the woods”.

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The government has warned councils against “excessive restrictions” on tips and public toilets in a bid to “support outdoor hospitality” and avoid harm to public health.

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Thousands of prescriptions delivered, millions of pounds handed out and hundreds of calls made - the coronavirus has seen a total change in the way a council operates.

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A widely-used phrase throughout the past three months of lockdown has been: “We are all in the same storm, but not in the same boat.”

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Couples hoping to tie the knot once weddings are allowed to resume face shorter services, social distancing restrictions and no wedding reception under the new guidelines.

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Vulnerable children are being referred to social services in Norfolk half as often as before the coronavirus lockdown came into force, it has been revealed.

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Young carers are “not getting a proper childhood” and have to be better supported by the government, according to a Norfolk MP.

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Almost £2m could be spent on further changes to how traffic and people move around Norwich and Norfolk’s biggest towns due to coronavirus - and some alterations could be permanent.

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Claims that alcohol-based hand sanitiser can ignite and catch on fire if left inside hot cars have been quashed.

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Over the last few months, Norfolk’s families will have had to be inventive in how they’ve entertained their youngsters.

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Prime minister Boris Johnson announced an easing of lockdown rules on Tuesday, and we’d love your views on the changes that are due to come into effect from July 4.

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On Tuesday, the prime minister Boris Johnson announced a significant easing of lockdown. Here are some of the key questions.

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

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Coronavirus is behind four in every 10 deaths in some Norfolk neighbourhoods, while other areas are yet to record a single victim.

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Joy over being able to spend time with friends and grandchildren, but concerns about logic, are among the reactions from Norfolk ‘shielders’ as new plans are announced to ease measures next month.

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Plans to get Norfolk’s libraries re-opened again are being worked on - but council bosses are tight-lipped about how they would run when they do.

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A generation of Norfolk’s children are at risk of being “failed” and “forgotten” as issues with already struggling support services are worsened by the impact of the coronavirus lockdown.

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Every recycling centre in Norfolk should be up and running again by early next month, council bosses have said, as two further sites were reopened.

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Saturday, July 11, 2020

A north Norfolk school is “extremely proud” of how many students they have got back in the classroom after the lockdown.

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Yesterday, 11:40

Comet Neowise continues to be visible in the Norfolk skies at night – and more and more people are staying up late to capture the stunning sight on camera.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

There's no card to send or chorus of happy birthday to sing, but Jean Newing is determined to celebrate the 50th birthday of her son, who disappeared from his Fakenham home nearly 40 years ago.

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Yesterday, 18:05

A Norfolk pub is planning to hire more staff than usual as the country comes out of lockdown.

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Flowers have been laid at the site of a crash where a woman in her 30s died.

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