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A company’s controversial bid to move its farm machinery headquarters is to come under the spotlight, with opposition councillors questioning why Norfolk County Council’s cabinet decided not to object to it.

Nature’s beauty is a great comfort in these uncertain times, and, as always, autumn will bring a blaze of colour to East Anglia. Here are 23 places to see the season at its most glorious.

A drunk woman who breached an order by making a 999 call from her home without an emergency has been fined in court.

People who refuse to give details when entering a pub, bar cafe or restaurant could be refused entry and potentially face legal proceedings.

Calls for the East to avoid a further local lockdown have been made after warnings that it would be “disastrous”.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

The famous Red Arrows flew over Norfolk in celebration of an air base’s 100th anniversary.

Norfolk has been taken off the national coronavirus ‘watchlist’ - at a time when lockdowns are being imposed in other parts of the country.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Crime

Yesterday, 06:00

A drunk woman who breached an order by making a 999 call from her home without an emergency has been fined in court.

The news that those who attack emergency workers are to face tougher sentences has been greeted as ‘a step in the right direction’ by those who represent police officers in Norfolk.

A sex abuse charity has warned children receiving support for trauma have been “set back” by lockdown as the service was forced to cut face-to-face contact.

Norfolk’s police chief has revealed the grim statistic that 26pc of the county’s overall crime demand is abuse related - with the figure “going up and up year on year”.

Victims have recounted their experiences of sexual and domestic violence as charities encourage people to look out for the “warning signs” of child abuse.

Health

Fri, 19:37

People who refuse to give details when entering a pub, bar cafe or restaurant could be refused entry and potentially face legal proceedings.

Calls for the East to avoid a further local lockdown have been made after warnings that it would be “disastrous”.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Norfolk has been taken off the national coronavirus ‘watchlist’ - at a time when lockdowns are being imposed in other parts of the country.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Health secretary Matt Hancock has warned a second national lockdown has not been ruled out to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Boris Johnson has urged the public to speak to groups thought to be breaking new rules on gatherings before reporting them to police.

Education

Monday, September 7, 2020

The headteacher of a Norfolk school forced to close after a staff member tested positive for coronavirus is self-isolating as it prepares to reopen.

It’s not quite school as they know it but thousands of children have returned to the classroom for the start of the school year.

A school in Norfolk has announced it will not be open today, September 7, due to a staff member contracting coronavirus.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Thousands of children across Norfolk and Waveney return to school on Monday. For the majority, it will be the first time they have been in class for six months. SIMON PARKIN reports on what schools are doing to help get pupils’ education back on track...

School children across Norfolk are returning to classrooms next week after a six-month hiatus as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Business

09:22

A company’s controversial bid to move its farm machinery headquarters is to come under the spotlight, with opposition councillors questioning why Norfolk County Council’s cabinet decided not to object to it.

Keepers at Norfolk’s Banham Zoo were left devastated by the death of their female Sri Lankan leopard Sariska.

A cider-making firm is set to close due to financial hardship brought about by the coronavirus crisis.

Harleston

Pubs across the county have begun drafting plans for how to keep up revenue without Eat Out to Help Out or warm summer weather driving the public through their doors.

Food and Drink

There could be light at the end of the lockdown tunnel as the Prime Minister has revealed life could get “much closer to normal” by Christmas.

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