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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Conservative MPs who voted down extending provision of free school meals to pupils during the holidays have been branded “heartless and cruel” by a Labour counterpart.

A man will stand trial next year after denying three counts of sexual assault.

A school on the coast where a number of pupils and staff have tested positive for coronavirus has decided to close for a deep clean.

The county’s health chief says coronavirus cases are stabilising as Norfolk was declared “open for business” ahead of the half term break.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Seven people have died in Norfolk hospitals from coronavirus in the last week.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A new coronavirus testing site will open in Great Yarmouth, in a bid to create additional capacity in the area.

Foodbanks in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth have been boosted by generous donations from staff and students at a coastal college.

Crime

Yesterday, 21:41

A man will stand trial next year after denying three counts of sexual assault.

A man from Great Yarmouth has been charged after heroin worth more than £1,000 was seized from a car.

Great Yarmouth

For the three university students fined £10,000 each after throwing a party in Norwich, the harsh financial lesson of falling foul of coronavirus guidelines may be the most memorable of their time studying.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Staff at a social centre for children with autism are rallying round after a keyworker’s bicycle was stolen while he was at work.

Six people have been prosecuted for misuse of blue badges meant for disabled people in Norfolk, while dozens more drivers have been sent warning letters.

Health

Yesterday, 16:08

A school on the coast where a number of pupils and staff have tested positive for coronavirus has decided to close for a deep clean.

The county’s health chief says coronavirus cases are stabilising as Norfolk was declared “open for business” ahead of the half term break.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Seven people have died in Norfolk hospitals from coronavirus in the last week.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A new coronavirus testing site will open in Great Yarmouth, in a bid to create additional capacity in the area.

A large proportion of new coronavirus cases in Norfolk continue to be in and around the part of Norwich where UEA students live and study, according to new figures.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Education

Yesterday, 16:08

A school on the coast where a number of pupils and staff have tested positive for coronavirus has decided to close for a deep clean.

Foodbanks in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth have been boosted by generous donations from staff and students at a coastal college.

Leaky roofs and cold classrooms will be consigned to the history books as a seaside school packs up and moves across its field to a new £7m building.

More than 70 schools and colleges in Norfolk currently have confirmed coronavirus cases - and 1,500 pupils and staff have had to self-isolate since term started, it has been revealed.

A number of students on the coast are self-isolating after three people at a school tested positive for coronavirus.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Business

Yesterday, 11:10

A pub and restuarant has walked away with top honours at a business awards staged online during the coronvavirus pandemic.

A former chef who lost his job during the pandemic has found himself with a burgeoning bakery business just three months after launching.

Beleaguered tourism businesses hoping for a half-term boost are braced for lower numbers with tourists from parts of the country with higher levels of coronavirus being asked not to travel.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Six permanent jobs have been lost at a seaside racecourse after a whole season of racing behind closed doors.

A nightclub owner who has told of his heartbreak and frustration after clubbing stopped due to Covid-19 fears the business will not survive beyond January.

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