March 5 2015 Latest news:
Deaths among the elderly rose during the cold snap at the start of the year, figures show.
Experts have warned of the need to protect the vulnerable over the festive season, after new figures showed the number of “winter deaths” had risen sharply across the region.
Bosses at the company which runs the electricity network across Norfolk and Suffolk have pledged they are ready for wintry weather, after investing millions of pounds to keep power supplies running.
More than 35,000 households in Norfolk look set to be plunged into fuel poverty this winter, with older people most likely to be hardest hit.