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Norfolk County Council

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An administrative blunder means consultation over the proposed £121m Third River Crossing at Great Yarmouth will need to be extended, but council bosses insisted it will not delay the project.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Millions of pounds of the £121m budget for the Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing has been set aside to pay fees, such as for specialist solicitors and cost consultants brought in to help manage the process.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Concerns that progress to improve the A47 is in danger of falling behind prompted a Conservative councillor to launch a blistering attack on Highways England.

Friday, October 12, 2018

The “almost daily” cancellation of early morning train services between Norwich and Great Yarmouth is damaging the seaside town, councillors have claimed.

Friday, October 12, 2018

County councillors are to tell the government they want control over any fracking in Norfolk to rest with them, not with Whitehall.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Cuts to Norfolk’s mobile libraries have been agreed, which will see two fewer vehicles and some stops no longer called at.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Parents who have used Norfolk’s under-threat children’s centres will be joining a protest at County Hall against potential closures.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Would be festival organisers have reassured music lovers they are “dedicated” and “driven” to provide Great Yarmouth with a beach festival after concerns were raised over its authenticity.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Calls for a new crossing over the A47 to better connect two villages as part of the multi-million pound dualling of the road look likely to be backed by Norfolk County Council.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Did you know high blood pressure can stop a vital organ working? Just being male increases your risk of having a heart attack or stroke, but why all this fuss about getting your blood pressure checked? We ask Great Yarmouth GP Dr Sarah Flindall to tell us if and when we should worry about it.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

A frustrated mother-of-five is celebrating an 11th hour victory after a six month stand off with her son’s school over his bus pass.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

A man has been arrested for illegal money lending, money laundering and blackmail of a vulnerable shop owner after police swooped on a residential address in Great Yarmouth.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Save our centres!

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Thousands more Norfolk drivers have been hit with parking tickets in the last year, it can be revealed.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Residents in Gorleston whose properties were flooded following heavy snow and rain earlier this year are to be protected by improved drainage.

Monday, September 24, 2018

The consultation over the potential closure of all but seven of Norfolk’s children’s centres is “shameful” and should be suspended, it has been claimed.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Ever since that fateful day in June 2016, questions have been asked over just what the people of the United Kingdom - and Norfolk - had voted for.

Friday, September 21, 2018

A junction with the A47 on Lowestoft Road is set to be closed as Norfolk County Council carry out carriageway resurfacing works.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Proposals which would see all but seven of Norfolk’s children’s centres close have been attacked by two of the county’s MPs.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Parents in Great Yarmouth have reacted angrily to Norfolk County Council’s proposals to close five children’s centres in the borough.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Forty-six of Norfolk’s 53 children’s centres could be closed after council bosses finally revealed proposals for a review of the service.

Monday, September 17, 2018

A care centre in Great Yarmouth designed to provide residents with additional short-term support has helped 24 people return to their own homes following treatment in hospital.

Friday, September 14, 2018

A coastal village is to remember the fallen troops from two world wars and other conflicts by building a war memorial.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Traffic lights at two busy junctions in Great Yarmouth could be removed under a £8.9m package of measures aimed at cutting jams.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A new approach focusing on prevention before the need for serious intervention is being adopted by those responsible for caring for the county’s most vulnerable children.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A village primary school that has dwindling pupil numbers is still set to be taken over by an academy trust - despite only 21 children turning up on the first day of term.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

An ongoing consultation over the £121m third river crossing for Great Yarmouth has seen about 100 people respond to it so far, Norfolk County Council has said.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

The chief executive of an academy trust based in Norwich has stepped down, with an interim replacement now appointed.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Transport for some of Norfolk’s vulnerable people is to be taken away, with councillors saying they will be handed more freedom if they use public transport instead.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Campaigners have criticised Norfolk County Council for investing workers’ pensions into companies which frack.

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