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Norwich Live

NHS staff were given a thank you from the skies with a special Spitfire flypast at two of Norfolk’s biggest hospitals.

An award-winning Norwich prep school is allowing all children to use its library of recorded lessons and downloadable learning resources

Village cricket will be without one of its most time-honoured traditions when it returns later this month - the friendly break for tea and cake.

Inaccurate endowment policy forecasts have caused problems for millions, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

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Beauty salons, gyms and leisure centres are to reopen in the government’s latest easing of lockdown rules.

Norfolk Live

Bus operators say the government should move its advice away from telling people to largely avoid public transport as services return to normal.

With coronavirus making people think twice about going abroad, a staycation could be the perfect getaway.

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Watton and Swaffham Events

Big Brother winner turned actor Pete Bennett is set to star in the latest music video for award-winning artist Rednek and it will be shot across Norfolk.

It’s Independent Bookshop Week from June 20-27 and bookshops are reopening to browsers and buyers after months of keeping us reading with online and phone orders


Norfolk Entertainment

Garden parties, a live-streamed duck race and a ‘where’s Wally?’ contest are all planned for this year’s ‘virtual’ Sheringham Carnival.


The Waterfront in Norwich is finally welcoming customers back and has opened a beer garden with street food vendors while they can’t run live music and club nights.

Pop Idol star Gareth Gates will take The Long and Winding Road up to Norfolk this summer for a new event The Drive-in Experience.

A new station master, Anne Hadley, has been welcomed to the North Norfolk Railway station at Sheringham, to complement its ‘new image’ as it reopens after the lockdown.


The landlords of The Brickmakers say despite pubs being allowed to open they fear they will be forced to remain shut, until live music - a key part of their income - is able to return.

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