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With schools closed and children forced to learn at home parents may well be feeling stressed,overwhelmed and under pressure.

With small numbers of children in the classroom and most forced to learn at home, schools across Norfolk have turned to innovative ways to support pupils in the first week of coronavirus closures.

A couple face being forced to spend their 50th wedding anniversary home alone after coronavirus wrecked family celebrations.

People across Norfolk briefly came out of self-isolation to take part in a “Clap for Carers” tribute to NHS and care workers dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.

Temporary reduced timetables are being brought in by First buses following an 80pc reduction in passengers during the coronavirus lockdown.

The prospect of spending hours in coronavirus lockdown with glorious sunshine outdoors has seen people flock to allotments.

Supermarkets are being urged to add under-pressure care home workers caring for elderly residents at greatest risk of coronavirus to priority shopping initiatives, alongside NHS staff.

Parents of children eligible for free school meals are being warned about a coronavirus scam.

Students at the University of East Anglia have been told they can end their rented accommodation contracts early whilst those that remain on campus face strict coronavirus restrictions.

No pupils to teach has seen more Norfolk schools close their gates and others merge resources with neighbouring or partner schools.

A mum who works as a nurse in the NHS has said she is overwhelmed with support after her son’s Nintendo Switch and birthday money was stolen in a burglary.

Grandparents in self-isolation due to coronavirus are being cheered up by families sending photo messages.

A school has closed to all pupils and staff after confirming that a student had tested positive for coronavirus.

Teachers, parents and children have been faced with a very different start to the school week as coronavirus measures came into force.

Dozens of schools in Norfolk remained closed on the first day of coronavirus measures with many still working on the “challenging” situation of providing education to the most vulnerable and the children of key workers.

School may be out but fitness is still on the timetable for children thanks to celebrity online PE teacher Joe Wicks.

Scenes of people flocking to the coast in a bid to escape self-isolation at home has prompted a warning against all non-essential travel.

McDonald’s, Nando’s and Costa Coffee outlets across Norfolk are all set to close even for takeaway customers.

Two more leading Norfolk figures have added their voice to support the Eastern Daily Press’ Here to Help campaign, aiming to highlight the amazing things that people are doing to help others in the face of the coronavirus crisis.

Blood donors have been urged to keep donating, as people start to take social distancing measures to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Hundreds of children at schools across Norfolk have composed loving messages to their mums be include in a special Mother’s Day booklet.

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