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Coronavirus in Norfolk

A surge in coronavirus cases linked to an outbreak at a Norfolk food factory is a “timely reminder” the virus is still with us says council leaders, following the latest figures.

Businesses and shoppers have been left “scared” and fearing for their livelihoods following a coronavirus outbreak at Cranswick Foods.


One of the Brecks’ most important nature reserves could be expanded, protecting its rare wildlife and habitats from the effects of climate change.


Testing at a Norfolk meat processing plant has revealed 140 positive cases of coronavirus.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A Norfolk MP has called for a u-turn on the decision not to extend free school meals into the half-term holiday - and said the government needs to admit it “misjudged the mood”.

The family of a 37-year-old man who died when his car crashed into a tree have paid tribute to their son, partner and brother, describing him as “full of energy”.


A pop-up shop selling locally produced gin and vodka could open next month in Norwich’s Victorian arcade.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Friday, October 16, 2020

A football team in Norfolk has firmed up its relationship with the local business community by announcing a nearby estate agents as its newest sponsor.

A runner from Norfolk was crowned British women’s champion at this year’s London Marathon.

Watton and Swaffham Events

Get into the festive spirit and visit one of these brilliant Christmas markets taking place across Norfolk with social distancing measures in place.

The 11th series of The Great British Bake Off is in full swing and we have all be picking our favourites but this year there are no contestants from Norfolk.

Roll up, roll up - the circus has arrived in town for 12 days of death-defying displays and jaw-dropping stunts in a socially distanced big top tent.

There is even more reason to go to the pub this October as venues across Norfolk are giving away free drinks to customers.

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Norfolk Entertainment

A pop-up shop selling locally produced gin and vodka could open next month in Norwich’s Victorian arcade.

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The hit television show Changing Rooms is making a return to Channel 4 and is looking for neighbours or friends from Norfolk to take part.

Online arts programme from charity The Assembly House Trust continues with a look at and discussion about public art work which has been destroyed in some way

The countdown to Christmas has begun and you can make an early start on your shopping as the Norfolk Festive Gift Show is returning for 2020.

YouTuber and rapper KSI has announced he is coming to Norwich on his 2021 tour.

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