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Yesterday, 20:45
Brandon

The fire service and an ambulance have been called after a woman became ‘trapped’ under a horse.

The Liberal Democrat, Green and Independent group at Suffolk County Council has adopted a new leader.

Suffolk County Council

There were long queues outside the drive-throughs as some McDonald’s in Norfolk reopened for the first time after lockdown.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A further two patients have died of coronavirus at a Norfolk hospital.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Bus passengers will be able to see how full their next bus is and even where to sit thanks to new live tracking technology.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

McDonald’s sites in Norfolk have opened for the first time since they were forced to close in March.

For many people at Bradenham car boot sale, this was the most people they had seen in almost three months.

Crime

Tue, 15:38
Coronavirus

A driver speeding at a shocking 140mph on the A14 in Suffolk during the coronavirus lockdown has been branded as “utterly irresponsible”.

Police in Norfolk have so far handed out almost 370 fines to those breaking lockdown restrictions.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drug dealing after officers carried out a warrant.

People have been praised by Norfolk’s police chief for adhering to social distancing rules when they headed out over the bank holiday weekend.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Watchdogs have revealed the ways con artists have been trying to scam people in Norfolk during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Health

Yesterday, 15:25
Coronavirus in Norfolk

A further two patients have died of coronavirus at a Norfolk hospital.

Mental health experts in Suffolk have produced a support pack for schools to help anxious pupils through their return from coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus

No new coronavirus deaths have been confirmed at Norfolk’s hospitals for the second day running.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

There have been no new reported coronavirus-related deaths in Norfolk’s hospitals.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

The majority of care homes in Britain have not had any staff tested for coronavirus, figures suggest, indicating the Government remains a long way off its target for universal testing by early June.

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Education

Coronavirus

Mental health experts in Suffolk have produced a support pack for schools to help anxious pupils through their return from coronavirus lockdown.

Headteachers across Norfolk have spent half term redesigning classrooms, measuring walkways on corridors and reconfiguring timetables in anticipation of more of their pupils returning to school.

Children are back in the classroom but school is proving both a strange but also novel new place for returning pupils.

Fewer pupils and schools returned in Suffolk today than anticipated, according to education chiefs, as parents proved to be cautious about sending their children back.

Suffolk County Council

After 10 weeks of learning at home it was back to the classroom for some children as almost half of Norfolk’s primary schools reopened for more pupils.

Business

Yesterday, 15:38
Coronavirus in Norfolk

There were long queues outside the drive-throughs as some McDonald’s in Norfolk reopened for the first time after lockdown.

McDonald’s sites in Norfolk have opened for the first time since they were forced to close in March.

Retailer Card Factory, with shops across Norfolk, plans to reopen 10pc of stores and said online sales have more than quadrupled.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

The value of pension fund investments by Suffolk County Council plummeted by £327million as a result of coronavirus, latest figures show.

Suffolk County Council

The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

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Yesterday, 20:45

The fire service and an ambulance have been called after a woman became ‘trapped’ under a horse.

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Brandon
Yesterday, 15:38

There were long queues outside the drive-throughs as some McDonald’s in Norfolk reopened for the first time after lockdown.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk
Yesterday, 12:16

McDonald’s sites in Norfolk have opened for the first time since they were forced to close in March.

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Yesterday, 18:00

Last week, a consortium of Norfolk headteachers wrote an open letter to parents denouncing suggestions that they were “being lazy” over school re-openings to non-keyworker children.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk
Yesterday, 08:02

A town’s market is set to make a phased return as lockdown starts to ease.

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