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Friday, March 8, 2019

Two councils on the Norfolk coast say they face an “ever-increasing burden” to tackle the impact of coastal erosion and have called on utility companies to help protect the country’s coastline.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Only one district council in the county has decided not to increase its share of council tax for the upcoming year, as taxpayers in the rest of Norfolk will see increases of up to £8.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Ten homeless people died in Great Yarmouth over five years, more than double the national estimate, new figures reveal.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Three councils have been targeted by government for failing to build enough homes in Yarmouth, Waveney, King’s Lynn and West Norfolk.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Councils have been criticised for spending millions on awards.

Friday, February 15, 2019

It’s official - Norfolk Day is returning for a second year and people across the county are being encouraged to get involved and celebrate what a wonderful place Norfolk is.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Parts of rural Norfolk have been rated as among the worst places for young people in the country to live, a survey has claimed.

Monday, December 31, 2018

Nearly 4,000 people over the age of 65 in Norfolk are living with undiagnosed dementia, according to the NHS.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

One in every five recycling trucks in Norfolk is contaminated as people are putting the “wrong things” in their bins, councils have warned.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Drivers are being forced to pay a “stealth tax”, it has been claimed, after it was revealed car owners in Norwich paid £74 on average last year to park their cars.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The number of additional deaths during winter almost doubled last year compared to the previous year across the UK, as the colder months took their toll on the elderly and infirm.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

More than 600 people are homeless in Norfolk with nearly 50 of them sleeping rough on the streets.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Hundreds of villages in the region are at risk of becoming “fossilised” and trapped in a cycle of decline due to failures in planning policy, a report has found.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Proposals to bring the five Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) in Norfolk and Waveney under one single management team will be approved later this month.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

A green energy scheme which has benefited thousands of households in the region could close to newcomers.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Diss Otters held their annual open gala at the UEA Sportspark pool on Sunday.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Norfolk and Waveney have lost around 50 bank and building society branches in the past four years, figures have revealed.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Gusts of up to 50mph could hit parts of North Norfolk today as a result of Storm Callum.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Campaigners have urged action to make cycling easier and safer after big differences in its popularity across Norfolk were revealed by new figures.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Councils have moved to allay concerns of a public toilet shortage amid reports the majority of Norfolk and Waveney has seen a reduction in the number of major council-maintained public toilets since 2010.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Two of the region’s MPs have endorsed Norfolk Day and called the county the “best” in the United Kingdom.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Ballooning levels of personal debt has led to steep rises in the number of people applying for insolvency in Norfolk, in a sign of the mounting financial pressures facing households.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Top images representing community life in action have been selected as part of a photographic competition.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Almost 3,000 new homes were completed in Norfolk last year, new figures have revealed, but there were parts of the county where fewer were constructed than the year before.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Thousands of Norfolk homeowners have had improvements to their homes since the start of scheme to reduce the amount of energy required to heat properties.

Friday, June 29, 2018

A fast food league table for the east of England shows Great Yarmouth has the most outlets per head of population in the region.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thousands fewer people are using Norfolk’s recycling centres following the introduction of controversial DIY waste charges.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The long May Bank Holiday weekend will see and interesting mix of weather, with humid conditions, heavy rain and a risk of thunderstorms.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Money could be shifted between health and social care organisations in Norfolk and Waveney under a new structure which aims to integrate different groups more effectively.

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