See the streets of Norwich bare in broad daylight as city-goers steer clear
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A little over a week ago and a walk around the city centre presented very much a “calm before the storm” feel.
While convenience shop shelves were emptied and hand sanitiser could not be found for love nor money, the streets were still very much alive.
Fast forward to Sunday, March 22 - Mother’s Day - and the streets of Norwich tell a vastly different story.
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However, today, Norwich is a ghost city - the streets pounded by very few feet and shutters down across the board.
Just weeks ago, the sight of empty streets in Norwich on a beautiful and bright Sunday would have been almost unthinkable. Today, it is a reality.