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A bridge in a Norfolk village will close for two weeks for maintenance work.

Military veterans left the safe confines of tarmac in a bid to boost mental health and showcase the possibilities of legal off-roading.

Thetford

Young people across Norfolk have been invited to take part in a week of interactive talks, workshops and events in a supportive and safe environment.

An illegal rave attended by hundreds of people in woodland between two Norfolk villages has been shut down by police.

Norfolk Live

A mid-terraced house has just gone up for sale for £140,000 in a street where a Norwich businessman is investing millions.

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

Coronavirus in Norfolk

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

Crime

Yesterday, 18:23
Norfolk Live

An illegal rave attended by hundreds of people in woodland between two Norfolk villages has been shut down by police.

A woman sent naked pictures of a child to a man she met online and discussed involving the child in a sexual act, a court heard.

Overnight break-ins saw documents and power tools stolen from a number of vehicles on the same street.

Thetford

The uninsured driver of a van had been speeding when he crashed into and killed a motorcyclist after attempting to overtake a second vehicle in foggy conditions, a court has heard.

A drunken man broke a security guard’s nose at Center Parcs after headbutting him inside his holiday lodge.

Health

Coronavirus in Norfolk

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

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

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

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

Coronavirus in Norfolk

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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Education

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Coronavirus in Norfolk

Families have been warned spare school bus seats will be “limited” from September due to Covid-19 social distancing restrictions.

The reopening of schools to all pupils from September could lead to an increase in new coronavirus cases, it has been warned.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Schools across Norfolk are to receive around £2million to fund building projects as part of a new plan to improve education facilities in England, it has been announced.

Pupils will face big changes to lessons, classrooms and break times when they return to school in September.

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

Business

Yesterday, 06:30

A mid-terraced house has just gone up for sale for £140,000 in a street where a Norwich businessman is investing millions.

A businessman is sinking millions into a street in Thetford in a bid to lift the whole town.

A town’s kebab shop has been given a year to find new premises after a council made a temporary U-turn on its decision to evict the owners from its premises.

Thetford

Queues formed outside restaurants, cafés and pubs as diners flocked to grab a discounted dinner under the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, which launched on Monday in a bid to boost the industry. Our reporters enjoyed a taste of the bargains on offer.

Food and Drink

Currys PC World owner Dixons Carphone, which has shops across Norfolk, is to cut jobs in a management restructure.

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Yesterday, 18:23

An illegal rave attended by hundreds of people in woodland between two Norfolk villages has been shut down by police.

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Norfolk Live
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

A garden nursery fire was started deliberately and is believed to be connected to a burglary that happened just moments later.

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Fears a town could be gridlocked have been raised as work to supply 5,000 new homes with electricity could close a “vital route” for up to ten weeks.

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Thetford

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
Yesterday, 06:30

A mid-terraced house has just gone up for sale for £140,000 in a street where a Norwich businessman is investing millions.

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