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Norfolk and Waveney have been warned not to be complacent in the fight against coronavirus, as MPs praised the government’s new restrictions as “sensible” and “practical”.

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Calls for the East to avoid a further local lockdown have been made after warnings that it would be “disastrous”.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

The region’s MPs have reacted to the “disappointing” news that the Acle Straight will not be dualled for another decade, with some calling for a review and the break-up of the highways agency.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Campaigners have warned “time is running out” for women affected by changes to the state pension age after a landmark High Court appeal was lost.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

A Norfolk Conservative MP who abstained on a controversial Brexit parliamentary vote has said he “100pc supports the government”.

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One of Norfolk’s hospitals has admitted its first coronavirus patients in two months, NHS data has revealed, although the numbers still remain very low.

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Dozens of Norfolk doctors warn of risks to patient safety and say they are being used as “cannon fodder” for coronavirus, as shock claims about the “denigration” of out-of-hours GP service emerge.

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

A lack of access to NHS dental care in Norfolk has been branded a “scandal” with councillors set to demand answers from central government over the issue.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

A Norfolk contractor affected by the loan charge scandal is urging the chancellor to “see sense” and back plans for a settlement to the issue, which he says is “still costing lives”.

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Coronavirus cases in Norfolk “are linked through family and social contact”, the county’s top public health official has revealed.

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Historic reforms of the planning system have been slated as “contentious”, “pitiful” and “a bad day for local democracy”, over fears communities will be excluded from decision-making.

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Campaigners battling changes to the women’s state pension have spoken out ahead of a landmark appeal court case and urged tens of thousands of affected Norfolk women to “stay positive”.

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The mother of a teenage girl who attempted suicide after being left without mental health support during lockdown has criticised the trust for lapses in her care.

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Mental health services expect to see the demand for support rise by a fifth due to the coronavirus lockdown, as patients become increasingly unwell and doctors warn of the risk of increasing suicides, it has been revealed.

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Paperwork errors at Norfolk’s mental health trust have risen by more than a third in the past year, it has emerged.

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Campaigners warn planned tax changes could leave thousands at risk of financial ruin and serious mental health problems as MPs prepare to debate a finance bill in parliament today.

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Children from underprivileged backgrounds are not returning to schools “in the numbers they could and should”, the prime minister had said.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Norfolk Labour councillors and an MP have urged the BBC not to make “regrettable” cuts to its regional political coverage.

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A generation of Norfolk’s children are at risk of being “failed” and “forgotten” as issues with already struggling support services are worsened by the impact of the coronavirus lockdown.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Mental health patients are being restrained and isolated more often during the coronavirus pandemic, figures have revealed.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

The region’s mental health trust has been criticised for a “shocking” lack of beds as data revealed a fresh rise in patients being sent out of the area for treatment.

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The region’s mental health trust has been criticised for discussing in private a report into its staff culture of “bullying and lack of respect” - at a meeting meant to be open to the public.

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The chief executive of a Norwich homelessness charity has urged the government to seize a “once in a generation” opportunity to put an end to rough sleeping.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

The East of England could be set to benefit by £345m from a free trade deal with the United States, according to the minister in charge of negotiations.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

People have been told to wear face coverings in enclosed settings such as public transport and some shops, the government has announced, as it published its “road map to recovery” from the coronavirus lockdown.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Prime minister Boris Johnson has stressed the need for the public to “apply their common sense” as a changes to lockdown restrictions in England are introduced.

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Care home owners welcomed the “brilliant” news that coronavirus tests will be provided for all staff and residents who need them.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Care home bosses in Norfolk say they feel like “sitting ducks” as they brace for the impact of the outbreak of coronavirus on their residents, staff and families.

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Norfolk and Waveney’s councils have awarded millions of pounds worth of support to firms which have seen trading plummet due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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A former East of England MEP has been hospitalised with the coronavirus.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

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