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A group of medical students in Norwich are providing free childcare to NHS staff to support the health services’s efforts to tackle the spread of coronavirus.

After a school’s art teacher saw how “devastated” her students were that their final exhibition after 18 months of hard work was going to be cancelled she came up with an idea so they would get the recognition they deserved. 
Now, the year 13 students at Diss High School have been showing off their impressive work on the school’s digital gallery. 
Vacavi Koka, head of art at the school, said: “My students have worked so incredibly hard and on the last day when the government the schools would be closing there were absolutely devastated at the prospect of not being able to show their work.” 
The students work can now be found on Instagram, at @disshighsixthformart, and Ms Koka hopes other schools and colleges do the same for art students across the country. 
Ms Koka added: “They have just taken their passion and created something phenomenal. It made me the proudest art teacher.”

Seven more patients at hospitals across Norfolk have died after testing positive for coronavirus, in the largest jump of confirmed deaths in the county so far.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

From The Charlatans front man Tim Burgess to pop star Bailey May, Norfolk is a hotbed of talent with many big names in the music industry calling it home.

More than 10,000 people were admitted to Norfolk hospitals as a result of smoking habits in the last year - a figure which rose for the first time since 2016.

An appeal has been made for retired signallers to return to work to help keep the region’s trains moving during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Fire chiefs fear there could be an increase in house fires, because people are spending so much more time at home during restrictions due to coronavirus.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Coronavirus in Norfolk

Runners have been urged not to arrange their own gatherings, after Parkrun UK cancelled its weekly Saturday morning events in response to government health precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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From The Charlatans front man Tim Burgess to pop star Bailey May, Norfolk is a hotbed of talent with many big names in the music industry calling it home.

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, The Old Buckenham Airshow will still take place later this year – and its line-up is better than ever.

From The Killers at Carrow Road to Let’s Rock Norwich in Earlham Park, here is how coronavirus is affecting the big events coming to Norfolk this year.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Looking for something to keep the kids busy during the school closures? Here’s all you need to know about the Young Norfolk Writing Competition.

Racing fans will have to wait until at least May after all Snetterton Race Circuit events were postponed.

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