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Yesterday, 16:43

Norfolk’s main rail firm has introduced new cleaning technology and more staff to help make its trains safer to use.

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Council officers could be set to knock on doors to tell people to self-isolate, after the government announced a major shift towards a local test and trace system to tackle coronavirus outbreaks.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Care home residents with coronavirus may be asymptomatic or not display typical symptoms, and should be tested if they are feeling generally unwell, new research conducted in Norfolk indicates.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

GCSE and A-level students in England will be able to use grades in mock exams to progress to university and college courses and employment, the education secretary has announced.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Great Yarmouth’s coronavirus cases rose fifteen-fold in a week, new figures have revealed.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Coronavirus cases in Norfolk “are linked through family and social contact”, the county’s top public health official has revealed.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

In July, the government made it mandatory for face coverings to be worn while shopping and travelling on public transport.

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Norfolk patients suffering from inflammatory arthritis could benefit from a new programme aiming to end the eight and a half year delay to diagnosis

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Emergency services are 
urging the public to behave responsibly as Norfolk and Waveney prepares to sizzle in sweltering weather.

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The parents of a teenage boy who needs an operation on his caved-in chest are set to throw themselves out of a plane and run more than 200 miles to fund the procedure.

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Parts of Norfolk have seen a rise in the coronavirus infection rate in the past week, while others have seen the number of cases fall - but numbers remain low compared to the country’s hot spots

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Staff at a north Norfolk nursing home are hoping to complete a massive feat - they want to walk a combined total of 10 million steps over three months.

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A wood crafter is about to exhibit his works at an online fair, one year after losing a finger in a workshop accident.

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A new coronavirus test which aims to deliver results within 90 minutes is set to be available in hospitals, care homes and laboratories.

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Parts of Norfolk saw a small rise in the coronavirus infection rate last week, while others saw infection rates fall - but overall numbers remain low.

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Norfolk Live

Boris Johnson has ordered officials to work-up a plan for avoiding a second national lockdown, according to reports.

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A local lockdown would be a “last resort” to combat a fresh rise in cases of coronavirus in Norfolk, a public health director has said.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

A social care watchdog has said it has “continued concerns” about Norfolk county council and that the authority has a “wider issue”.

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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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Councillors have been criticised for taking credit for Norfolk’s low rate of coronavirus infections and failing to learn the lessons of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Play barn bosses say there is a serious risk of closure without financial support or permission to reopen.

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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

Seven areas of Norfolk have not reported a single coronavirus-related death, the latest figures show.

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Reopening dates have been revealed for more of the Norfolk libraries which have been shut since coronavirus lockdown began in March.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

A councillor has urged Norfolk not to “let a good crisis go to waste” during a discussion on the county’s response to coronavirus.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

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

How patients rate their GP surgery has been revealed, after a survey of every practice in Norfolk and Waveney.

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“We can fight back”: that is the message today, as a fund is officially launched to support young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

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Smoking should be banned outside pubs, cafes and bars to make them more family friendly and help high streets recover from lockdown, councils have said.

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Vulnerable residents at a care home that was already in special measures had “unexplained marks” on their bodies when inspectors returned, a report has revealed.

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A man has died following a collision between a car and a lorry on the A149 at Stalham.

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Stalham

A busy Norfolk road has been closed following a “serious collision” between a car and a lorry.

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Stalham
Wed, 18:05

One of England’s first white-tailed eagles in 240 years has been spotted over Norfolk.

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Yesterday, 15:53

A 75-year-old man reported missing from north Norfolk has been found ‘safe and well’, police have confirmed.

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05:40

While the full circumstances are yet to be revealed, the latest tragedy off the Norfolk coast has highlighted the potential danger of taking inflatable toys out to see. But what safety guidance are the shops selling these items giving to customers? Chris Bishiop investigates.

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