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Government to ban groups of more than six in coronavirus crackdown

Government to ban groups of more than six in coronavirus crackdown

Government to ban groups of more than six in coronavirus crackdown

The PM is expected to hold a Downing Street press conference later today to outline the new restrictions.


School closes as staff member tests positive for Covid-19

School closes as staff member tests positive for Covid-19

School closes as staff member tests positive for Covid-19

The positive test result caused the school to be closed today while deep cleaning takes place.


Covid cases at Banham Poultry surpasses 100

Covid cases at Banham Poultry surpasses 100

Covid cases at Banham Poultry surpasses 100

All workers at Banham Poultry have been asked to self-isolate following the outbreak last week.


More coronavirus cases emerge out of Banham Poultry

More coronavirus cases emerge out of Banham Poultry

More coronavirus cases emerge out of Banham Poultry

The total number of cases at Banham Poultry has now risen to 96.


Residents to be surveyed on Covid changes to town centre

Residents to be surveyed on Covid changes to town centre

Residents to be surveyed on Covid changes to town centre

People in Harleston are to be given a say on access to the town centre, following months of discontent.


Diss nursing home receives plaudits for work during outbreak

Diss nursing home receives plaudits for work during outbreak

Diss nursing home receives plaudits for work during outbreak

Staff at Walcot Hall nursing home have been recognised for their efforts to support clients during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Diss trio collect surplus vegetables from allotments to redistribute to shielding residents

Diss trio collect surplus vegetables from allotments to redistribute to shielding residents

Diss trio collect surplus vegetables from allotments to redistribute to shielding residents

Volunteers have been organising the collection of surplus fruit and veg from allotment holders to redistribute to vulnerable people in Diss.


Police forces prepare to hand out fines for anyone attending illegal raves

Police forces prepare to hand out fines for anyone attending illegal raves

Police forces prepare to hand out fines for anyone attending illegal raves

Hefty fines have been rolled out for anybody attending or organising illegal raves ahead of the August bank holiday weekend.


Five more Covid-19 cases at Banham Poultry

Five more Covid-19 cases at Banham Poultry

Five more Covid-19 cases at Banham Poultry

The total number of cases at the chicken factory now stands at 80.


Extent of Banham Poultry outbreak continues to grow

Extent of Banham Poultry outbreak continues to grow

Extent of Banham Poultry outbreak continues to grow

The number of people known to have been infected in the Banham Poultry outbreak so far has risen again in the last hour as test results come back.


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