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

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.

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.

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, November 30, 2017

Norfolk and Suffolk is bracing itself for snow, ice and high coastal winds.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Temperatures are set to plummet in the region this week with the chance of snow.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Voters in Suffolk can see which of their elected representatives are Freemasons - but the public in Norfolk can not.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

A senior business figure has described plans to bring in year-round parking changes as the ‘nail in the coffin’ for Great Yarmouth.

Friday, November 10, 2017

The public is being urged to tweet their support for Great Yarmouth’s Third River Crossing using the #GY3RC hashtag.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Business leaders have said the poor state of the A47 is holding back their firms.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Norfolk County Council has issued a plea for schoolchildren, community groups and creative individuals to help it amass a sea of poppies next year.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Road bosses have put in plans to restrict part of a Gorleston road to motorists and introduce 30mph limits to the surrounding area.

Monday, October 16, 2017

A Labour councillor refused to back his own party’s motion over controversial proposals to close a Great Yarmouth school.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

A chorus of “save our school” echoed through the streets as parents, pupils and teachers marched against the closure of their school.

Friday, September 8, 2017

A £3.5m scheme to improve journeys in and out of Great Yarmouth is set to begin in just over a week.

Friday, August 25, 2017

There is just one week left for children across Norfolk to submit their entries into a creative writing competition.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A worried resident has spoken of his fears there could be a tragic road accident outside a school unless leaves are cleared up.

Friday, July 28, 2017

We want a third river crossing for Great Yarmouth.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Governors at a primary school which faces closure under a shake-up have organised a public meeting next week over the controversial issue.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Council chiefs have reviewed aluminium cladding used at three offices after the Grenfell Tower fire.

Friday, June 23, 2017

MP needs to be in constituency

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Well done for town toilet work

Friday, April 21, 2017

”Now get on with it”. That is the message to Highways England about long-awaited improvement work on the A47.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Nearly £3m of taxpayers’ money has been used to pay off departing council staff in controversial settlements which include gagging orders.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Two Freemason leaders in Great Yarmouth have been banned for life and another two suspended from the Masonic Association after financial losses of almost £17,000 were discovered at the lodge.

Monday, April 10, 2017

More than 320 miles of Norfolk roads will be re-surfaced this year as part of a £10.4m works programme.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

A footpath which has been closed for nearly two years could take up to three years to reopen.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Norfolk County Council says it has strong procedures in place for investigating allegations of care abuse in people’s homes after figures revealed more than 400 such complaints were registered in the last three years.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Members of the public have been having their say on plans to give the area around Great Yarmouth station a £2m makeover.

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