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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Thousands of patients in Norfolk will have longer waits to see their dentist as practices make preparations to reopen.

Yesterday, 15:36

Small businesses who “fell through the cracks” of initial government rescue grants can apply for a new lifeline fund.

Yesterday, 15:35

Norfolk’s hospitals have reported no new coronavirus-related deaths.

Yesterday, 06:59

Public transport passengers in England will soon need to wear a face covering to be allowed to travel.

Thu, 15:59

One-way routes, messages sprayed onto pavements and barrier systems are part of a council masterplan to keep its shopping hotspots safe come June 15.

Thu, 14:54

A further two patients have died of coronavirus at a Norfolk hospital.

Thu, 12:25

A Norfolk MP has defended the government’s decision to bring in a 14-day quarantine rule for arrivals into the UK, despite warnings it could cripple the aviation industry.

Wed, 18:00

Last week, a consortium of Norfolk headteachers wrote an open letter to parents denouncing suggestions that they were “being lazy” over school re-openings to non-keyworker children.

Wed, 15:38

There were long queues outside the drive-throughs as some McDonald’s in Norfolk reopened for the first time after lockdown.

Wed, 15:25

A further two patients have died of coronavirus at a Norfolk hospital.

Wed, 14:50

Organisers of a car boot sale reopening for traders this weekend have said it is people’s ‘personal choice’ whether or not they want to attend.

Wed, 13:02

A holiday park has been criticised for “exaggerating” the number of weekend visitors by using stock photos of busy beaches - one of which was taken in Finland.

Wed, 12:52

Bus passengers will be able to see how full their next bus is and even where to sit thanks to new live tracking technology.

Wed, 11:21

Things have been looking up for pockets of people marooned in their gardens and in bunches on the beach.

Wed, 08:00

Old Buckenham Airfield has postponed this year’s airshow until next year.

Tue, 18:21

A mysterious local hero has cleaned the windows of more than 700 properties in Great Yarmouth since the country went into lockdown - without accepting a single penny.

Tue, 15:50

Carparks on the seafront in Great Yarmouth and Gorleston are being reopened.

Tue, 15:46

No new coronavirus deaths have been confirmed at Norfolk’s hospitals for the second day running.

Tue, 14:29

County and district councillors have raised almost £6k for ongoing foodbank costs after completing their 365km challenge in record-breaking heat.

Mon, 15:10

There have been no new reported coronavirus-related deaths in Norfolk’s hospitals.

Sunday, May 31, 2020

A council will resume cutting grass verges this week as residents vent frustration at the borough’s “untidness”.

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Lifeguards have made a welcome return to one north Norfolk beach as hundreds of people have been flocking to the coast.

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Racing will resume behind closed doors at Yarmouth this week after the government gave its permission for competitive sport in Britain to restart.

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Expectant mothers hoping for a home birth will be relieved the James Paget hospital is able to provide the service again.

Sunday, May 31, 2020

The remarkable generosity of Norfolk people has seen £1m raised to help charities stop vulnerable people from going hungry or being lonely during the coronavirus crisis.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Looking after a newborn can be stressful enough at the best of times, especially for first-time parents, let alone during a global pandemic.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Longer hours, less customers and the financial burden of buying protective equipment are among the challenges that will face hairdressers when they return to work as lockdown is gradually lifted.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

More than 700 patients have been discharged after receiving hospital treatment for coronavirus across Norfolk.

Friday, May 29, 2020

“Difficult decisions” could have to be taken if Norfolk County Council is to balance its books - because of a £20m shortfall between the estimated £63m cost of coronavirus and government funding to cover it.

Mental health patients are being restrained and isolated more often during the coronavirus pandemic, figures have revealed.

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