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A man has been charged with assault after three people were spat at in the centre of a Norfolk town.

As businesses are gearing up to open their doors, there is a sense of excitement and caution in the air.

A forecaster has warned this weekend “could be a letdown” in terms of weather as bars, restaurants and pubs plan to reopen.

Norfolk Live

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.

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

A dozen of the region’s libraries are due to re-open in a week’s time with one-way systems among new safety measures.

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

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Government plans for the phased return of live performances have been branded ‘wantonly disrespectful’ by the CEO of Norfolk’s biggest theatre.

Following an effort for the region’s entertainment venues to unite, industry experts have revealed plans for how and when they can reopen.

Our corner of the world is peppered with stand-out local produce and celebrated places to grab a bite to eat.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

The National Garden Scheme are reopening private gardens to the public across Norfolk and Waveney as lockdown eases and people are encouraged to enjoy outside spaces.

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