A Norfolk councillor has hit out at government funding news which will see the county get a share of just over £30m as “crumbs”.
Paperwork errors at Norfolk’s mental health trust have risen by more than a third in the past year, it has emerged.
A Norfolk manor house has been given a premises licence in spite of concerns over the risk of noise disturbance from outdoor events.
A row over claims scrutiny was being “bypassed” broke out at a Norfolk council meeting, after members objected to an informal panel assessing housing policies.
Campaigners warn planned tax changes could leave thousands at risk of financial ruin and serious mental health problems as MPs prepare to debate a finance bill in parliament today.
A Norfolk council that gave away the lease of a £500,000 EcoCube for nothing has admitted a “fault line” ran through the project.
The government has warned councils against “excessive restrictions” on tips and public toilets in a bid to “support outdoor hospitality” and avoid harm to public health.
A widely-used phrase throughout the past three months of lockdown has been: “We are all in the same storm, but not in the same boat.”
Vulnerable children are being referred to social services in Norfolk half as often as before the coronavirus lockdown came into force, it has been revealed.
Norfolk county council has been criticised for a technical “fiasco” which forced them to reschedule a key oversight meeting into the work of its children’s services.
Children from underprivileged backgrounds are not returning to schools “in the numbers they could and should”, the prime minister had said.
Norfolk Labour councillors and an MP have urged the BBC not to make “regrettable” cuts to its regional political coverage.
A generation of Norfolk’s children are at risk of being “failed” and “forgotten” as issues with already struggling support services are worsened by the impact of the coronavirus lockdown.
Plans to build 47 energy efficient homes and a children’s play area in a Norfolk village have been given the go-ahead despite fears over road safety and “outsiders”.
A Norfolk tourist attraction is in “dire straits” and risks closing for good, due to the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been revealed.
The leader of Norfolk county council wants to “ramp up” the authority’s campaign for central government funding in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Councillors have called for action to be taken over the issue of rural broadband and digital inequality “as a matter of urgency”.
The leader of Norfolk’s county council has been criticised for being “virtually silent” over “growing cynicism” about senior government figures flouting the lockdown rules.
Services which look after some of the county’s most vulnerable young people are “certainly not what I want for the children of Norfolk”, the cabinet member responsible has admitted.
A watchdog’s first inspection of services which look after some of Norfolk’s most vulnerable children is set to be made public, amid warnings that support has seemed “close to breaking point”.
Mental health patients are being restrained and isolated more often during the coronavirus pandemic, figures have revealed.
The region’s mental health trust has been criticised for a “shocking” lack of beds as data revealed a fresh rise in patients being sent out of the area for treatment.
A council’s IT services provider has been given a “warning” after being unable to resolve delays in processing tax discounts.
The region’s mental health trust has been criticised for discussing in private a report into its staff culture of “bullying and lack of respect” - at a meeting meant to be open to the public.
Plans to build more than 30 new homes in a Norfolk village have been given the go-ahead, despite fears over the “disturbing” use of agricultural land for new houses.
More than 500 homes and a new school are set to be built next to the Norwich Northern Distributor Road after councillors agreed unanimously to back the plans.
A Norfolk council has voted to spend £60,000 preparing to bid for “fiercely competitive” funds to restore a “dangerous eyesore”.
Social care services could face “catastrophic” funding cuts if a £10bn gap in councils’ funding is not filled, it has been warned.
A Norfolk council has revealed the multi-million pound financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic could force it to dip into reserves.
The chief executive of a Norwich homelessness charity has urged the government to seize a “once in a generation” opportunity to put an end to rough sleeping.
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