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Now’s your chance to nominate the men, women and children that go above and beyond as we build our inaugural list of 50 Norfolk Day Heroes.

Over the past few months, we have been starved of many of life’s simple pleasures.

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

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

Norwich Live

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.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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

Norfolk Live

Crime

Wed, 07:16

Police caught a number of drivers speeding on Norfolk’s roads - and also arrested an A47 driver who tested positive for drugs.

Police have reminded visitors to respect Norfolk’s beauty spots after crowds flocked to the coast and Broads on the hottest week of the year.

Speeding tickets will be falling onto the doorsteps of more than 2,000 motorists in the county following a two-week campaign from Norfolk Constabulary.

Objects repeatedly being thrown at buses from an A47 bridge, leaving windows smashed, has seen its operator forced to divert the route.

The message that victims of domestic abuse should not feel alone amid coronavirus has been reinforced across the county.

Health

Over the past few months, we have been starved of many of life’s simple pleasures.

Two of the three major hospitals in Norfolk have seen no new coronavirus deaths in the last month, figures reveal.

Norfolk Live

An animal park owner has urged people to stay local this summer after several Norfolk attractions were left fighting for survival.

While some have been counting down the hours until the further easing of coronavirus restrictions, not everyone is going to be flocking to enjoy greater freedoms.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Paperwork errors at Norfolk’s mental health trust have risen by more than a third in the past year, it has emerged.

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Education

Yesterday, 18:37

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

A new Catholic primary school – the first to open in Norfolk for decades – is marking the completion of its first year in what has proved to be an eventful 12 months.

Schools across Norfolk are being invited to take part in Norwich Pride Schools Week and explore the history and meaning of the rainbow flag for the LGBT+ community.

Schools have been told to keep children in class or year-sized “bubbles” and avoid creating “busy corridors” when all pupils return in September.

Staggered break times, putting children into “bubbles” and overhauling the curriculum are expected to be part of the guidelines in getting all children back into school this September.

Business

Yesterday, 11:17
The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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

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

Norfolk Live

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

Fitness clubs, gyms and indoor pools will be allowed to reopen at the end of the month, with outdoor arts performances set to resume from the weekend, the government has announced.

It’s not been an easy few months for those working in the food industry. But the challenges have been met with resilience and innovation. Here, we’ve picked eight reasons to celebrate the work of everyone in the world of Norfolk food and drink during lockdown.

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Over the past few months, we have been starved of many of life’s simple pleasures.

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Yesterday, 17:17

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

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Norwich Live
Yesterday, 18:37

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

Read more

Now’s your chance to nominate the men, women and children that go above and beyond as we build our inaugural list of 50 Norfolk Day Heroes.

Read more
Thu, 20:12

Two of the three major hospitals in Norfolk have seen no new coronavirus deaths in the last month, figures reveal.

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Norfolk Live

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