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A Norfolk MP has stressed the need to ensure the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown “isn’t more damaging than the disease”, as dozens of rebel Conservative MPs nationally form an anti-lockdown alliance.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Norfolk’s exit from fresh national lockdown into the lowest levels of virus restrictions is both “fully expected” and “impossible to guarantee”, say the region’s MPs - depending on who you ask.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

New record rates of coronavirus have been set in two areas of the county, while Norwich numbers are falling, figures have revealed.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Conservative MPs who voted down extending provision of free school meals to pupils during the holidays have been branded “heartless and cruel” by a Labour counterpart.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Plans to expand a village chapel have sparked concern among residents over road safety and fears of a lack of privacy.

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A Suffolk MP has urged ministers to extend a suspension of benefit deductions, dubbed a “lifeline to many vulnerable people” during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

The region’s mental health trust has pledged not to allow “frail and older” patients to be sent out of the county for care following the death of an 81-year-old woman at the side of the M11 last year.

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Councils in Norfolk and Waveney used ASBO-style measures to tackle dog-fouling and anti-social behaviour dozens of times last year, figures have revealed.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

More than 1,300 people waited longer than four weeks for an assessment from the region’s mental health trust last month, it has been revealed.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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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Coronavirus in Norfolk

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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Coronavirus in Norfolk
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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Coronavirus in Norfolk

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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Coronavirus in Norfolk

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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