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The number of antidepressants prescribed across the East of England was 11pc higher at the beginning of lockdown than the previous year, figures have shown.

We’re struggling but surviving - that is the message from Great Yarmouth’s traders as they adapt to the demands of the new normal.

Abortion services have seen an increased demand during lockdown as more than 200 women across Norfolk have struggled to access contraceptive care.

A Norfolk-born painter once known as ‘Mini Monet’ has ventured back to his hometown for the first time since lockdown to unveil his new exhibition.

A pub has paid tribute to a staff member who was found dead in a flat, saying she was “popular with customers and staff alike”.

A man was arrested in a Norfolk seaside town after police broke up a street fight in the early hours of the morning.

A man who says a day-burning street lamp has been on for “12 years straight” has urged the council to “hurry up and get it sorted”.

A man died in a Norfolk village despite the best efforts of emergency services.

One of Great Yarmouth’s most famous seafront attractions is hoping its nighttime sessions will take off as the six-week holiday gets under way.

People have been told to call a dentist “only when in agony” as a huge backlog builds and Norfolk surgeries’ books are closed to new NHS patients in the wake of coronavirus.

A bid to build semi-detached houses on land behind a Broads pub has been refused amid fears it would threaten the setting of the area.

A village social club has re-opened for the first time since lockdown despite being warned by the community centre which hosts it that it must disband.

Entertainers are struggling to find work as live performances remain off-limits due to coronavirus - but one vocalist says the public can show their support another way.

A band which believes it held “one of the first post-lockdown outdoor gigs in the country” is asking more venues to let them perform.

Councillors have approved plans for two static caravan sites on the fringes of two villages - despite concerns about damage to wildlife and a tourist influx.

Three new family homes on the outskirts of a coastal village have been given the go-ahead by councillors, who agreed the proposal helped “meet a desperate housing need”.

A domestic abuse charity saw a 300pc rise in calls during lockdown, as police raised fears that victims were unable to get away from their abuser.

A lifeboat crew came to the rescue of a stranded yacht off the Suffolk coast after its engine failed.

Though Woody Bear couldn’t make it to the party, there were plenty of impressed customers enjoying a day out at Pleasurewood Hills on its second re-opening weekend.

Police are investigating and stepping up patrols after an attempted burglary at an air cadet base.

A hand grenade found by a litter picker in Great Yarmouth yesterday has been confirmed as a “plastic dummy”.

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