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Monday, August 12, 2019

Council bosses are facing two months of work to identify how £40m of cuts can be made - which will see its savings over the past decade soar past the £400m mark.

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Broads bosses say they are powerless to remove a boat which has been left dormant in the water for the best part of a year.

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An exodus of nursing staff, care home closures and beds being lost are heaping pressure on the county's care services, a report has warned.

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The long and dry summer brought about a 20pc spike in the number of blazes Norfolk's firefighters were called to tackle in the past year.

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A long-running saga over a footpath linking a village into the Broads has edged a step closer to ending.

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A new chairman has been elected by members of the Broads Authority; though the body has been criticised for the way the vote was held.

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

The only museum devoted entirely to arguably Norfolk's greatest hero is set to close down at the end of the year.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

A bid to remove prayers from council chamber in Norfolk has been backed by a national campaign to separate the church from the state.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Revised plans to revamp a derelict Broads marina site with new homes and houseboats are poised to be given the go ahead.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Staff at council workplaces faced abuse more than once a day last year, on average - with teachers receiving the vast majority.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Museums, council offices and youth centres have been included in 27 new places which will soon provide sanitary products free of charge.

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Fresh from a £2.7m revamp, a coastal tourist attraction has been offered up as a place to pay tribute to a departed loved one - at a cost.

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Reports that plans for a landmark visitor centre in the heart of the Broads have been put on hold have been denied, despite bosses admitting its future depends entirely on new funding being found.

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A pike fishing club in Norfolk is hoping a make a big statement in the conservation of the fish - by banning its members from pike fishing.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

A multi-million pound replacement leisure centre is hoped to be the beginning of greater things for a Norfolk seafront.

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From Rocky Balboa to Return of the Jedi, the dramatic comeback is a staple ingredient of the film world.

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The murky political climate has left County Hall finances officers unclear whether they need to save £11m or £70m in the next three years.

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A businessman who was booted off the Broads Authority less than a year ago has been appointed back to the body - as a local authority member.

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Families enjoying the heights and sounds of one of the county's most adventurous tourist attractions may soon also be able to camp overnight a stone's throw away.

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A measure allowing police officers to confiscate drink from people in Great Yarmouth has seen the number of alcohol-related incidents in the town cut by a third in three years.

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A building which for more than 200 years served as a village pub has been spared a future as housing.

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An alien species of mammal is threatening the ecosystem of the region's waters, it has been warned.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

A Conservative councillor sparked angry cries from the public gallery after claiming people use food banks to "top up their larders".

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An artistic rollerskating club has been assured its 10th anniversary gala will go ahead - despite the venue potentially closing down before the big day.

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A new leader has been elected to Great Yarmouth Borough Council - and with him the promise of a new system of governance.

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The long-awaited fate of Great Yarmouth's Marina Centre is due to be settled at an extraordinary council meeting next month.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The number of Broads visitors finding themselves in troubled waters reached a 10-year high in the past 12 months - a report has revealed.

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Refused plans to build 71 homes close to a school in Gorleston could be revived at appeal.

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The Broads Authority is on the hunt for its second new chairman in the space of a year, following the deselection of its current one.

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More than 1,500 people have signed a petition calling for a new location to be found for a multi-million pound leisure facility in Great Yarmouth.

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