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Louise Smith, director of public health in Norfolk. Picture: Ella Wilkinson

Coronavirus ‘outbreaks’ at 16 care homes - and cases at 27 others

Forty-three Norfolk care homes have at least one case of coronavirus - including 16 with two or more, classed as an outbreak.

Aldi in Diss is set to reopen following a refurbishment project. Pictured is what the store will look like. Picture: Shaun Fellows/Shine Pix

Aldi set to reopen after refurbishment

This five-bedroom home in Fakenham is on the market for �750,000. Picture: Sowerbys

Designer home with ‘curvy’ kitchen goes up for sale in a north Norfolk market town for £750,000

Norwich School. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Pupils isolating at home after teen tests positive for coronavirus

The East Anglia Gymnastics venue in Great Yarmouth,  head coach Ashleigh Moore inside the brand new facilities. 
Byline: Sonya Duncan
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Video ‘I don’t know how we managed it’: New gymnastics studio opens despite pandemic

Caitlin Chrystal, wearing her personalised wedding face mask,  tied the knot at the Thomas Paine Hotel in Thetford followed by a celebration at a private function in a friend's garden. Photo: Caitlin Crystal

Couple ditch dream wedding for small-scale event - with personalised face masks

A47 Acle Straight
. Inset is Baroness Vere of Norbiton. Picture: Sonya Duncan/Chris McAndrew/Parliament

Funding within decade for dualling Acle Straight ‘remains possible’, says government minister

Reepham author Laura James and Norwich writer Steve Pope, who have both been forced to shield during the coronavirus pandemic. Picture: Tim James/Steve Pope

Six months after lockdown began, how are Norfolk’s shielders coping?

Shoppers out in force wearing masks in Norwich city centre on the first day it became mandatory for shoppers to wear face coverings in shops. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

SURVEY: We want to hear how coronavirus continues to affect your lives

Asda is putting security marshals on its doors to ensure shoppers wear masks. Pic: Asda

Asda puts marshals on doors to ensure shoppers wear masks

The Hop In in North Walsham. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

One of county’s smallest pubs named best in Norfolk in awards

Kieran Meenaghan, owner of The Games Table, at the new premises based on Lower Goat Lane in Norwich. Picture: Danielle Booden

Gaming venue opens in new city centre home

Secret cameras were set up in the Star Hotel in Great Yarmouth to unmask a thief Picture: Anthony Carroll

Secret camera helps catch hotel chef who stole cash

SOS Bus on Prince of Wales Road, Norwich on a Saturday night.

Fears revellers will ‘cram six hours of drinking into two’

Squirt the penguin with her keeper Cody Townsend  Picture: Sea Life Hunstanton

Norfolk penguin chick’s gender revealed live on ITV’s This Morning

Jeanette Feneron, owner of the Banningham Crown. Pic: Archant

‘We would’ve liked more notice’ - Race for pubs to comply with new restrictions

A company in Attleborough has filed for liquidation owing £74,513 in corporation tax. Picture: Getty Images

Financial planners file for liquidation owing HMRC £74,513

Steven De La Salle will stand trial at Great Yarmouth Magistrates Court on November 24 2020. Google Maps

Conservative candidate denies balcony hustings attack on Liberal Democrat

Billy Carr, with his daughters Toni Dale (left) and Tracey Carr-McKenna. Photo: Tracey Carr-McKenna

‘Pakefield’s Del Boy’ hailed as loving dad and huge character after death

The first signs of a coronavirus outbreak at Banham Poultry in Attleborough were not immediately flagged up by the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital      Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Updated Hospital did not flag up first signs of Banham coronavirus outbreak

A computer-generated image of the proposed Ben Burgess headquarters at Swainsthorpe. Pic: Ben Burgess.

‘The whole thing stinks to me’ - questions over farm firm move decision

More than 30 medical experts, including a UEA doctor, have called on Boris Johnson's government to reconsider its handling of the coronavirus crisis. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Video Medical experts including UEA doctor urge government to rethink coronavirus policy

North Denes Primary School in Great Yarmouth has had a positive coronavirus test among one of the pupils. Photo: Google

Class ‘bubble’ asked to stay home after coronavirus case at coastal school

Wheeler Road, Norwich. Picture: Google Streetview

Man denies controlling behaviour towards his former partner

A black Kawasaki ER650 ECF motorcycle was stolen from Allen Road, Oulton Broad. Picture: Suffolk Police

Motorbike stolen from outside home

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Police officer tasered in the hand after wrestling with dangerous driver

Paul Vials, landlord of the Cherry Tree pub in Costessey, admitted driving while disqualified        Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Pub landlord admits driving while disqualified

Laura Brown and Rob Lowe, who were due to marry in December. Picture: Laura Brown

Couple’s wedding plans in disarray for the third time

Iain McCarten and partner Bonnie at the Last Brasserie in Norwich. Pic: Andy Newman Associates

Video ‘The chokehold gets a little tighter’: New owner of Last Brasserie on 10pm curfew

The old North Walsham Town Council offices.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

North Walsham Wetherspoon pub ‘still on the agenda’ says firm

Emergency services responded just after 5pm on Tuesday, September 22 following the crash on Normanston Drive at Oulton Broad in Lowestoft. Picture: Google Images

Teenager taken to hospital following crash

Coronavirus News

Forty-three Norfolk care homes have at least one case of coronavirus - including 16 with two or more, classed as an outbreak.

Norwich City

Norwich City loanee Dan Adshead missed SC Telstar’s 2-1 win over Excelsior as he waits for the results of a coronavirus test.

Norwich City striker Sebastian Soto is the subject of plenty of interest - but not on the transfer market.

EFL chief Rick Parry has warned a number of clubs will face a very challenging financial period after the news that supporters wouldn’t be allowed to return to stadiums and has urged the government to offer support.

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A micro-pub in north Norfolk has enjoyed double success in an awards ceremony celebrating real ale and has been named the best pub in the county.

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Business

A town centre supermarket is set to reopen following refurbishment work.

Gymnastics coaches who managed to expand their business during the pandemic say they want their new building to be in use 24/7 as they plan to get more people into the sport.

Retailer Asda, with stores across Norfolk, will introduce 1,000 special Covid security guards to ensure customers adhere to new rules.

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An innovative, one-of-a-kind designer home has come up for sale in Fakenham, boasting five bedrooms and gorgeous gardens.

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