Lauren Cope Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Education correspondent firstname.lastname@example.org @LaurenCope Urgent plea for businesses to help with production of PPE to aid coroanvirus fight Yesterday, 12:44 Lauren Cope The team leading the county’s coronavirus response has urged businesses to help it secure supplies of protective equipment for frontline workers. Could you take part in a Norwich coronavirus study? Yesterday, 11:36 Lauren Cope Norwich researchers are on the hunt for volunteers to take part in a study on the impact of coronavirus lifestyle changes. Video A global teddy bear hunt - have you seen the soft toys in families’ windows? Yesterday, 10:51 Lauren Cope We’ve all most likely seen the colourful rainbows adorning windows across the county. Norwich volunteers among those staffing new helpline for NHS staff fighting pandemic Yesterday, 06:30 Lauren Cope Volunteers in Norwich will be among those answering calls from NHS workers at the heart of the coronavirus fight on a new helpline set up to safeguard their mental health. In full: Changes to Norwich First bus services in light of coronavirus pandemic Friday, April 3, 2020 Lauren Cope First bus has announced a raft of changes to many of its services as demand continues to fall amid the coronavirus outbreak. Video Enforcing lockdown rules would be ‘impossible’ in rural areas, Janet Street-Porter says in interview Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Lauren Cope Journalist and broadcaster Janet Street-Porter has said it would be “impossible” for police to enforce coronavirus lockdown rules in some of the most rural parts of Norfolk. Three quarters of parents worry about coronavirus impact on children’s education, survey says Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Lauren Cope Three quarters of parents fear the coronavirus pandemic will effect their children’s education, a survey has suggested. ‘I still had something to give’ – retired nurse back on hospital frontline Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Lauren Cope An experienced nurse who retired from a Norfolk hospital in 2018 after a 40-year career has returned to fight the spread of coronavirus. ‘22 of 50 guests cancelled’ - the couples and businesses hit as coronavirus cancels weddings Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Lauren Cope Vicky Wackett and Tom Baxter should be enjoying their first days of newlywed life. Man jailed after breaking into shop and stealing perfume Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Lauren Cope A Norwich man has been jailed after breaking into a shop and stealing bottles of perfume, as police vow that coronavirus won’t stop them pursuing criminals. ‘It will pass, but tough times are ahead’ - MPs write joint letter to Norfolk Monday, March 23, 2020 lauren cope Norfolk’s MPs have written to the county’s residents over the coronavirus outbreak. We have run their letter below. Landlords forced to shut their pub launch fresh food boxes for NHS staff Monday, March 23, 2020 Lauren Cope Landlords who have been forced to close their pub haven taken up a new role delivering vital fruit and vegetable boxes to NHS workers. Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Norfolk rises to 17 Saturday, March 21, 2020 Lauren Cope The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Norfolk has risen to 17, an increase of six in one day. Video Watch: Norwich’s Prince of Wales Road empty as clubs and bars told to shut Saturday, March 21, 2020 Lauren Cope On a Friday night, Norwich’s Prince of Wales Road is usually a hubbub of activity. Theatre boss reveals ‘aggressive behaviour’ towards team as 23 venues sign letter to government Saturday, March 21, 2020 Lauren Cope The boss of Norwich’s Theatre Royal says his team have faced aggression from customers as they work “relentlessly” to reschedule shows. Plans for school places to be finalised this weekend ahead of new system Saturday, March 21, 2020 Lauren Cope Details on how schools will operate from Monday are set to be decided this weekend, as final plans are put in place. Your messages published - what would your children love to say to their isolating grandparents? Saturday, March 21, 2020 Lauren Cope The need to distance and, in some cases, isolate ourselves socially has torn families apart. Theatres launch ‘imagine you’ve seen it’ campaigns in fights for survival Friday, March 20, 2020 Lauren Cope Norwich theatres fighting for survival have launched a drive asking customers to imagine they’ve seen a show and donate their refund amid the coronavirus outbreak. ‘You’d have blown everyone away’ - teacher’s inspiring message to pupils as exams cancelled Thursday, March 19, 2020 Lauren Cope The closure of schools and cancellation of exams will have come as a frustration to the thousands of students on the brink of finally taking their exams. Video ‘Hardest thing I’ve had to do’ - theatre boss hits out at government over lack of coronavirus clarity Thursday, March 19, 2020 Lauren Cope The boss of Norwich’s Theatre Royal says the government’s lack of direction over coronavirus has left the industry in “mayhem” and urged it to go further in its support for venues. ‘We have no option’ - pub lays out plans to stay afloat as more call for answers Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Lauren Cope A pub has revealed the measures it is taking to keep afloat, after the prime minister advised customers to stay away during the coronavirus outbreak.