Dan Grimmer Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Public affairs correspondent firstname.lastname@example.org @dangrimmer24 Watchdogs warning over false WhatsApp coronavirus message 35 minutes ago Dan GRIMMER Watchdogs have warned people in Norfolk not to fall for a fake voice message about coronavirus which is circulating on WhatsApp. Updated ‘This is a public health emergency, not a public holiday’ - plea for Norfolk to spend Easter at home 14:47 Dan Grimmer “This is a public health emergency, not a public holiday”. New homes could be built at former car sales showroom site 10:23 Dan Grimmer A former car sales showroom could make way for new homes, if plans to redevelop it are given the green light. Millions could be spent to make Norfolk green energy hotbed, creating 500 jobs 06:30 Dan Grimmer Millions of pounds could be spent on an ambitious project to make Norfolk a hotbed for the offshore green energy industry - creating hundreds of new jobs. Funerals of coronavirus victims cannot be put on hold until restrictions lifted Yesterday, 16:25 Dan Grimmer Families who lose loved ones in Norfolk during the coronavirus pandemic are facing the difficult prospect of not being able to arrange the type of funerals they would hold at other times. Updated ‘Too many breaches of health order’ say Norwich police, amid barbecues and sunbathing Yesterday, 13:04 Dan Grimmer Police say they are being called to “too many breaches of the health order” over coronavirus in parts of Norwich - and urged people to stay inside to protect the NHS. Updated Nearly £1.3m for almost 60 new houses to keep older people out of care homes Yesterday, 11:16 Dan Grimmer Almost £1.3m is to be spent by council bosses to help build a new development of almost 60 home for older people who want to continue to live independently. Sainsbury’s lifts buying restrictions on ‘thousands of products’ Yesterday, 08:05 Dan Grimmer Sainsbury’s has lifted buying restrictions on “thousands of products” to help customers shop for people in the vulnerable group who are unable to leave the house. Boris Johnson spends second night in intensive care amid questions over government strategy Yesterday, 07:01 Dan Grimmer Prime minister Boris Johnson has spent a second night in intensive care, as questions remain over the UK’s coronavirus strategy in his absence. Fire fears prompt warning to business bosses during coronavirus outbreak Tue, 15:55 Dan Grimmer Business bosses have been urged to make sure of the safety of their buildings and any staff on site during the coronavirus outbreak. Revealed: Top 10 books Norfolk is downloading to read during isolation Tue, 12:26 DAN GRIMMER The books which people in Norfolk have been downloading to help them get through isolation during the coronavirus have been revealed, with historical fiction and steamy romance among the most popular borrowing choices. Pledge that work to stop pot-holes and cut verges on Norfolk’s roads will continue despite virus Tue, 08:23 Dan Grimmer Work to stop pot-holes from opening up on Norfolk’s roads - and to cut back grass verges - is to start despite the coronavirus pandemic, council bosses have said. Bid lodged which could see superstore revamp and extension for cafe Mon, 16:33 Dan Grimmer A revamp could be on the cards for a Norwich superstore, if newly submitted plans are granted permission. Move to install 20 metre tall 5G mast sparks concern from neighbours Mon, 13:48 Dan Grimmer Concerns have been raised over a move to install a 20 metre tall 5G mast in a Norwich street, with neighbours questioning why it is needed in a conservation area that already has a mast in it. Coronavirus waves may continue for up to two years, says health boss Mon, 12:57 Dan Grimmer There could be further waves of coronavirus for up to two years, Norfolk’s director of public health has said, although future spikes are unlikely to be as severe as this one. Updated Donald Trump intervention could help bring Norfolk coronavirus cruise ship couple home Thursday, April 2, 2020 Dan Grimmer A Norfolk couple, on board a cruise ship which has been stranded at sea, have been given hope they could be on their way home - by United States president Donald Trump. Temporary mortuary may be needed in Norfolk as coronavirus deaths increase Thursday, April 2, 2020 Dan Grimmer Planning is under way to create a temporary mortuary in Norfolk, as the number of deaths of people with coronavirus in the county continues to rise. Consultation over music service cuts put on hold due to coronavirus Thursday, April 2, 2020 Dan Grimmer A consultation over whether to cut the number of music tutors who teach in Norfolk’s schools has been put on hold. Warm weekend weather on the way - but best to enjoy it in your garden Thursday, April 2, 2020 Dan Grimmer The weekend is set to bring warmer temperatures across parts of Norfolk, but people are urged to protect themselves and others from coronavirus by abiding by restrictions on where they go. Major investment sees number of children in care in Norfolk fall Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Dan Grimmer The number of children in care in Norfolk has fallen, with council leaders saying a mutli-million pound investment to keep vulnerable youngsters with their families is paying dividends. Coronavirus peak in Norfolk could come in mid April, says public health director Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Dan Grimmer The peak of the coronavirus pandemic could hit Norfolk between mid April and the start of May, the county’s director of public health has said.