Tom Bristow

The number of workers with coronavirus at Cranswick Country Foods in Watton has risen to 175, with hundreds more results expected on Friday.

It took more than a week to start testing workers at Cranswick Country Foods after the first coronavirus cases were reported, we can reveal.

Fears about Cranswick workers living in crowded homes in Watton were raised with authorities in September - weeks before the pork factory became the centre of Norfolk’s biggest Covid-19 outbreak.

A letting agent, which rented a home with severe damp to a young family, will not pursue them for rent - but has ruled out paying them compensation.

Rene Mugenzi. Until Friday, printing those two words in this newspaper could have landed us in prison.

Coronavirus cases are rising sharply again in Great Yarmouth after falling in previous weeks.

The Conservative opposition at North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) has called for an “urgent” meeting about a police investigation into an allegation of financial irregularity at the authority.

Inspectors heavily criticised the way the leadership of the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) dealt with complaints before it was placed into “special measures” on Monday.

Detectives have been called in to investigate an allegation of financial irregularity at North Norfolk District Council (NNDC), we can reveal.

The region’s troubled ambulance service has been placed into “special measures” after inspectors uncovered bullying and sexual harassment.

Norwich is being warned about rising coronavirus numbers, but there is a huge difference in infection rates across the city.

A council boss received an exit package worth around £500,000 - only to then start a new job.

All 1,000 Bernard Matthews staff at its Great Witchingham site are being swabbed for coronavirus after several confirmed cases.

An energy company threatened its customers with debt collectors, despite sending them the wrong bills for the last five years.

The infection rate in Norwich is similar to that of northern cities four weeks ago - before tighter coronavirus restrictions were imposed on them.

The latest figures show coronavirus numbers rising sharply in Norwich - but most of the increase is happening in one area of the city.

A farmer has hit out at Anglian Water after sewage leaked onto his field next to a chalk river for the third time in two years.

Sewage was poured into Norfolk’s rivers and coastal waters hundreds of times last year.

Pensioners who lost thousands of pounds when a holiday park went bust have told of their torment after the chalets they invested in were slammed as a “ruse” by the regulator.

The leaders of the region’s embattled ambulance service were aware of the sexual abuse scandal engulfing it several months ago but failed to take action, it has emerged.

Bullying was “normalised” at the region’s ambulance service and its leaders failed to act when staff were accused of sexual predatory behaviour towards patients, inspectors revealed today.

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