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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The number of antidepressants prescribed across the East of England was 11pc higher at the beginning of lockdown than the previous year, figures have shown.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

We’re struggling but surviving - that is the message from Great Yarmouth’s traders as they adapt to the demands of the new normal.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Abortion services have seen an increased demand during lockdown as more than 200 women across Norfolk have struggled to access contraceptive care.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk
Saturday, July 25, 2020

A Norfolk-born painter once known as ‘Mini Monet’ has ventured back to his hometown for the first time since lockdown to unveil his new exhibition.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

A pub has paid tribute to a staff member who was found dead in a flat, saying she was “popular with customers and staff alike”.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

A man was arrested in a Norfolk seaside town after police broke up a street fight in the early hours of the morning.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

A man who says a day-burning street lamp has been on for “12 years straight” has urged the council to “hurry up and get it sorted”.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

A man died in a Norfolk village despite the best efforts of emergency services.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

One of Great Yarmouth’s most famous seafront attractions is hoping its nighttime sessions will take off as the six-week holiday gets under way.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

People have been told to call a dentist “only when in agony” as a huge backlog builds and Norfolk surgeries’ books are closed to new NHS patients in the wake of coronavirus.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Shopkeepers have mixed feelings about “policing” mask-wearing among customers, with some arguing it is “too big an ask” for small independent stores.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

A bid to build semi-detached houses on land behind a Broads pub has been refused amid fears it would threaten the setting of the area.

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Monday, July 20, 2020

A village social club has re-opened for the first time since lockdown despite being warned by the community centre which hosts it that it must disband.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

Entertainers are struggling to find work as live performances remain off-limits due to coronavirus - but one vocalist says the public can show their support another way.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

A band which believes it held “one of the first post-lockdown outdoor gigs in the country” is asking more venues to let them perform.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Councillors have approved plans for two static caravan sites on the fringes of two villages - despite concerns about damage to wildlife and a tourist influx.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Three new family homes on the outskirts of a coastal village have been given the go-ahead by councillors, who agreed the proposal helped “meet a desperate housing need”.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Fitness fanatics breathed a sigh of relief after the government announced leisure centres could re-open on July 25 - but not all plan to welcome back the public just yet.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

A domestic abuse charity saw a 300pc rise in calls during lockdown, as police raised fears that victims were unable to get away from their abuser.

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Though Woody Bear couldn’t make it to the party, there were plenty of impressed customers enjoying a day out at Pleasurewood Hills on its second re-opening weekend.

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Police are investigating and stepping up patrols after an attempted burglary at an air cadet base.

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

A hand grenade found by a litter picker in Great Yarmouth yesterday has been confirmed as a “plastic dummy”.

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

The first wedding to be held at Norwich St John’s Cathedral since lockdown began was “beautiful and well worth the stress” according to the lucky couple - even if it wasn’t quite so grand as they had imagined.

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Three Norfolk beauticians say the continued ban on certain treatments has revealed sexist misunderstandings of their industry.

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Saturday, July 11, 2020

An author whose first published book recently came out in paperback has described the novel as a “homage to Norfolk cinema”.

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Saturday, July 11, 2020

Bomb disposal units are heading from Colchester to Great Yarmouth after what is believed to be an unexploded hand grenade was discovered by a litter picker.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

A charity has put out an urgent call for warden recruits to help protect Norfolk’s seal communities during pupping season.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

A legal claim has been brought against a social club by the community centre which hosts it following claims the former is “insolvent” and must disband.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

A serial offender has been jailed for breaching an anti-social behaviour order by begging on the streets of Great Yarmouth.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

A family of keen horse riders have shared stunning pictures of a lockdown sunrise taken off the Lowestoft coast.

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