Norfolk County


Plans to halve the £10m budget for Norfolk’s children’s centre services have taken a step forward.


Pressure is mounting for controversial cuts to bus subsidies in Norfolk to be ditched, with calls for a proposed council tax increase to be used to stave off the saving.

Yesterday, 16:15

Major roadworks at one of the main gateways into Great Yarmouth are due to end next week after four months of traffic disruption.

Yesterday, 14:29

A husband who was forced to wash his wife in the kitchen for 16 months has been helped by a scheme designed to maintain independence.

Yesterday, 11:16

The pressure on the NHS over Christmas meant Norfolk County Council bosses had to pay “golden hellos” to care providers to take in patients to free up beds.

Yesterday, 11:11

A decision to close a Great Yarmouth bridge due to reports that a child may have gone into a river has been criticized by a councillor.

Friday, January 12, 2018

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk has denied a “power grab” as an independent report concluded he should govern the county’s Fire and Rescue Service.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Representatives from the four main providers of mobile networks in Norfolk will attend a Norfolk County Council meeting later this month to discuss how mobile coverage in the county could be improved.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Bus passengers face weeks of disruption as major roadworks have begun.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Please do something to help me!

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The first evidence of a Great Yarmouth school’s regeneration has been unveiled, with the opening of a new nursery building.

Monday, January 8, 2018

The leader of Norfolk County Council has said councillors did the right thing in sticking with a 10.5pc increase in their allowances.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

The councillors who will vote on whether or not to go ahead with a controversial increase in allowances, received more than £1m last year, figures have revealed.

Friday, January 5, 2018

People in Norfolk could see even more added to their council tax bills this year, but council bosses say that could ease strain on services.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Councillors are set to discuss waiting times for assessing children who may have autism, as it was revealed some youngsters were having to wait more than a year to be seen.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Bus passengers face weeks of disruption as another set of major roadworks are due to begin.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Major roadworks in Gorleston are set to start next week along the A47.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

A team at Norfolk County Council (NCC) have come up with an innovative way to encourage the region’s residents to get out and about on the network of walking trails that criss-cross the county from Hunstanton to Horsey.

Monday, January 1, 2018

People have been banned from Norfolk’s libraries nearly 90 times over the past two years, including for selling drugs, shouting at children, urinating on carpets, fighting, abusing staff and looking at indecent images on computers.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Builders could lose the right to create a new 140-home housing estate unless an extension to its planning permission is granted.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

A council study has explored the possibility of creating a complex needs school on the site of a primary which is due to close, documents show.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Expenses rise is not deserved at all

Friday, December 29, 2017

Emergency safeguarding calls have more than doubled and 1,500 tonnes of salt has been used on Norfolk’s roads this Christmas period.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

In the first of a series looking at the year gone by in several key areas, Dan Grimmer puts the focus on local government.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Drivers are warned to take care on the roads as temperatures are set to drop.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

I saw an otter at Darby’s Hard

Friday, December 22, 2017

Road improvement work in Great Yarmouth town centre will see The Conge closed at various points through January and March.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

It will soon be all right to turn right at a busy Great Yarmouth junction with improvement work to begin in the new year.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

The first move has been made in the bid to reverse the controversial decision by councillors to award themselves big increases in their allowances.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Fears have been raised that the dualling of the Acle Straight could still be years away, after the road seemed to be omitted from thinking over the next major investment in England’s roads.

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