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After the release of this year’s A-level results, many students will be pondering their futures.

Many soft play areas in Norfolk are set to remain closed, despite getting the Government go-ahead to reopen from Saturday.

An inquest has opened into the death of a mother-of-two who died after she went into the sea to save her son at a Norfolk beach.

France is among six destinations removed from the list of safe countries people can travel to without going into quarantine following fears they could be experiencing a second wave of Covid-19.

Theatres, soft play areas and bowling alleys will be allowed to reopen in England from this weekend as the government resumes its easing of lockdown restrictions.

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

Two well-known Norfolk figures who played key roles in the response to the coronavirus pandemic are to speak at a virtual event next month.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

A Norwich City fan group has raised thousands of pounds for local charities through selling Canaries-themed masks – much to the surprise and delight of its founders.

Watton and Swaffham Events

East Anglia has an amazing artistic heritage. As well as all the sculptors, painters, print-makers and more who have been born here or made their homes here, many more have been inspired by holidays on the Norfolk or Suffolk coast.

The organisers of Norwich Pride have released details of what’s in store for this year’s virtual celebrations with the launch of the annual Pride Guide.

Norfolk Live

A popular city escape room has reopened its doors after lockdown and it has been adapted and made Covid-secure with virtual clues and contactless check-in.

A Norfolk hotelier says reopening her business in the post-lockdown world felt like returning to day one and starting over.

Restaurateurs and hoteliers in Norfolk have urged customers to have empathy with the industry after national criticism of no-show diners.

Food and Drink

Norfolk Entertainment

For the next seven weeks you will be able to enjoy street food, beer and cocktails at Junkyard Market, which has been created in a Norwich car park.

The Drive-in Experience is now in full swing at the grounds of Taverham Hall and features a weekend of blockbuster films alongside live comedy and music.

A new Norwich delivery service brings plant-based takeaways to your door and has made sure the food doesn’t compromise on taste without the meat.

Red Card Comedy Club, which has been established in Norwich for 18 years, is set to return this summer with two jam-packed outdoor shows.

The Marina Theatre is asking the public to help raise £100,000 to secure its future. Chief executive Emma Butler-Smith reveals why.

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