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Yesterday, 16:57

Five people have been arrested after police launched an operation to crack down on burglars targeting homes in rural Suffolk.

A Norfolk primary school is offering all of its pupils the chance to return to school before the summer break.

“Don’t let your gender get in the way” - that’s the message from a Norfolk firefighter as a new recruitment drive is launched to fill vacancies in the county’s fire stations.

A dazzling comet can be seen streaking through the Norfolk night sky this month.

Civil weddings across the county will not resume until the end of the month - despite government assurances that ceremonies can continue if safe to do so.

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.

Parents hoping to get their children out to Norfolk and Waveney’s play areas have had some good news – but not everywhere.

Crime

Thursday, July 2, 2020

A twisted fantasist, sexually preoccupied by strangulation, has received a life sentence for throttling a counsellor.

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

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Police have reminded visitors to respect Norfolk’s beauty spots after crowds flocked to the coast and Broads on the hottest week of the year.

Watchdogs have warned people in Norfolk to be on their guard after cold calling attempts by rogue traders, including one described as “verbally aggressive”.

Two Norfolk men were caught “in the middle of nowhere”, illegally shipping 10,000 anti-anxiety tablets through Wales.

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Health

Mon, 15:27
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The boss of a struggling entertainment venue has welcomed news of government funding aimed at rescuing the endangered arts industry.

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.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Paperwork errors at Norfolk’s mental health trust have risen by more than a third in the past year, it has emerged.

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.

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

Coronavirus in Norfolk

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Education

Yesterday, 13:13

A Norfolk primary school is offering all of its pupils the chance to return to school before the summer break.

A former banker turned PE teacher has pledged to continue his school’s “unique learning experience” after being appointed its new headteacher.

Schools across Norfolk are being invited to take part in Norwich Pride Schools Week and explore the history and meaning of the rainbow flag for the LGBT+ community.

Schools have been told to keep children in class or year-sized “bubbles” and avoid creating “busy corridors” when all pupils return in September.

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.

Business

Tue, 09:39

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.

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

Seven of the 10 biggest nations Suffolk and Norfolk firms export to are EU nations, data has revealed.

Suffolk County Council

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.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

A 21-year-old man who escaped from a secure hospital near Diss has been found.

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Yesterday, 16:57

Five people have been arrested after police launched an operation to crack down on burglars targeting homes in rural Suffolk.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Birthdays don’t just stop during a worldwide pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk
Thursday, July 2, 2020

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

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Friday, July 3, 2015

She was a kind-hearted woman who set up a children’s charity in her Norfolk village and helped hundreds of destitute and orphaned youngsters.

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