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Norfolk residents given go-ahead to return to their homes

People were evacuated from their homes yesterday. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Thousands of people across Norfolk have been advised that it is now safe to return to their homes.

Around 10,000 properties were visited yesterday, with many residents encouraged to evacuate.

However, following consultation with the Environment Agency, all partner agencies have now agreed that a phased return can begin.

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