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Mum terrified for son's health after warning of asbestos in her home

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A mum living in NR1 is terrified for her four-year-old son's health having watched mould spread through her home.

Emily Eastman, who lives in Carlton Gardens, has had to send her little boy Jacob to live with his dad for fear that he will get seriously ill.

And now, the housing association which owns her home has informed her it could be infested with asbestos.

The 24-year-old said: “I feel like a bad mum, my son is constantly ill with chest infections, so I've had to make the tough decision and take him to live with his dad.

Damp walls and mould in Emily Eastman's airing cupboard caused by flooding. - Credit: Danielle Booden

“Until this whole thing is sorted out, I can’t risk his health anymore, it just isn’t fair.”

Ms Eastman said she is "frustrated" by how long Broadland Housing Association has taken to respond to the crisis.

The issues began with the shower flooding........

© Norwich Evening News

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