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A council which allowed a child to go without education for seven months has vowed to families not to let it happen again.

A row over councillors being accused of taking credit for the county’s low rates of coronavirus has rumbled on - after the cabinet hit back at opposition criticisms.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Forecasters are predicting a three-day heatwave as Norfolk sizzles in 30C+ temperatures.

Parts of Norfolk saw a small rise in the coronavirus infection rate last week, while others saw infection rates fall - but overall numbers remain low.

Norfolk Live

Nearly 4000 restaurants across the East of England will cut diners’ bills by as much as 50pc, as the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme officially opens for business today.

A new coronavirus test which aims to deliver results within 90 minutes is set to be available in hospitals, care homes and laboratories.

Six churches across Norfolk have been awarded £12,000 in grants towards urgent repairs.

Crime

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

These seven criminals are wanted by Norfolk Constabulary. If you do encounter any of these people, you are advised not to approach them and contact the police immediately on 101.

Two school children had to be separated by police after a fight broke out in a north Norfolk park.

Police in Norfolk have insisted they will only use enforcement as a “last resort” when it comes to people not wearing facemasks in shops.

A professional Norfolk boxer has admitted having a shotgun disguised as a walking stick.

A teenager suffered multiple fractures to his wrist after he and three friends were threatened with a knife in a street robbery in the early hours of the morning, a court has heard.

Health

Norfolk Live

Parts of Norfolk saw a small rise in the coronavirus infection rate last week, while others saw infection rates fall - but overall numbers remain low.

A new coronavirus test which aims to deliver results within 90 minutes is set to be available in hospitals, care homes and laboratories.

Boris Johnson has ordered officials to work-up a plan for avoiding a second national lockdown, according to reports.

A local lockdown would be a “last resort” to combat a fresh rise in cases of coronavirus in Norfolk, a public health director has said.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A social care watchdog has said it has “continued concerns” about Norfolk county council and that the authority has a “wider issue”.

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Education

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Pupils will face big changes to lessons, classrooms and break times when they return to school in September.

A social care watchdog has said it has “continued concerns” about Norfolk county council and that the authority has a “wider issue”.

More than 500 people have signed an open letter urging Norfolk schools to do more to tackle racism and make it easier for both pupils and staff to report incidents.

Youngsters at a mid-Norfolk school have learned about diversity and equality issues as part of a day called Pride In Schools.

The end of the school year is here, but many parents and children have been left without the normal opportunity to say goodbye to the teachers who have made such a big difference.

Business

Nearly 4000 restaurants across the East of England will cut diners’ bills by as much as 50pc, as the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme officially opens for business today.

Prime minister Boris Johnson has announced a halt to the easing of lockdown restrictions.

Tour operator Tui, with outlets across Norfolk, is to close almost a third of its shops, moving staff to work from home instead.

A £2.2m package has been launched to support tourist businesses in Norfolk as they aim to lure back visitors following the coronavirus crisis.

Diners can now find out which restaurants are taking part in the government’s Eat Out to Help scheme, which launches next week.

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A council which allowed a child to go without education for seven months has vowed to families not to let it happen again.

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A row over councillors being accused of taking credit for the county’s low rates of coronavirus has rumbled on - after the cabinet hit back at opposition criticisms.

Read more
Coronavirus in Norfolk

Forecasters are predicting a three-day heatwave as Norfolk sizzles in 30C+ temperatures.

Read more

Parts of Norfolk saw a small rise in the coronavirus infection rate last week, while others saw infection rates fall - but overall numbers remain low.

Read more
Norfolk Live

Nearly 4000 restaurants across the East of England will cut diners’ bills by as much as 50pc, as the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme officially opens for business today.

Read more

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A council which allowed a child to go without education for seven months has vowed to families not to let it happen again.

Read more

A row over councillors being accused of taking credit for the county’s low rates of coronavirus has rumbled on - after the cabinet hit back at opposition criticisms.

Read more
Coronavirus in Norfolk

Forecasters are predicting a three-day heatwave as Norfolk sizzles in 30C+ temperatures.

Read more

Parts of Norfolk saw a small rise in the coronavirus infection rate last week, while others saw infection rates fall - but overall numbers remain low.

Read more
Norfolk Live

Nearly 4000 restaurants across the East of England will cut diners’ bills by as much as 50pc, as the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme officially opens for business today.

Read more

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