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Monday, November 26, 2018

Concerns that a proposed new system of working at County Hall could lead to a similar “debacle” as the aborted incinerator plan have been raised.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Norfolk’s main roads are slowly clogging up as a record number of vehicles take to the streets.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Norfolk County Council is warning people to be aware of cold callers pretending to represent trading standards who are using ‘gift card scams’ involving the purchasing of fake vouchers.

Monday, November 5, 2018

The row over controversial proposals to close Norfolk’s children’s centres has intensified after Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis accused campaigners of “playing politics”.

Monday, October 15, 2018

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

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

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.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Norfolk County Council leader Andrew Proctor discussed a range of key subjects in an interview with BBC Norfolk. Here is what he had to say:

Friday, August 17, 2018

Norfolk County Council failed to tell an elderly couple the cost of care they did not want, or need, leading them to rack up £10,000 worth of debt.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Thousands of homes across Great Yarmouth and Gorleston have been receiving letters informing residents about the launch of a third river crossing consultation.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Norfolk organisations which go the extra mile to tackle loneliness have been praised as part of a countywide campaign.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Lessons learned from building the Norwich Northern Distributor Road will be used to prevent similar issues when it comes to Great Yarmouth’s third river crossing, pledge council bosses.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Norfolk County Council has been warned that requiring Freemasons to declare their membership could be “unlawful”.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Norfolk County Council is consulting on closing Winterton Primary School, after the idea was put forward by the school’s interim executive board. The school has been without a permanent headteacher since the end of 2016, and has a dwindling pupil roll.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

A Norfolk primary school could shut by the end of the year after its board called for closure to be considered.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The transformation of the South Denes area of Great Yarmouth into a hub for the energy sector is on track, a detailed council report has stated.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Norfolk County Council leader Cliff Jordan has resigned from the council with immediate effect, having been diagnosed with lung cancer.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A council has raised “strong concerns” with the government over the listing of a derelict pub, which may be a hurdle to work on a new-build school.

Monday, April 30, 2018

It is known as the silent killer, and can lead to a heart attack, a stroke or heart disease.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Norfolk County Council will prepare a business case to support its bid to retain control of the fire service.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Nearly one in five attempts to make a mobile phone call in Norfolk is likely to be unsuccessful, an independent survey has found.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Preventing potholes is the goal of a planned £10.4m project to seal hundreds of miles of Norfolk roads.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Norfolk residents have started paying to dump their DIY waste at the county’s tips.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Today is the day Norfolk residents will have to start paying to dump their DIY waste at the county’s tips.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

From today people carrying out home improvements will have to pay to leave DIY waste at recycling centres in Norfolk.

Friday, March 16, 2018

A series of road safety improvements are to be made across the county, with more than £800,000 to be spent across more than 100 schemes.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Motorists are being warned to only travel if absolutely necessary tonight with gusting winds creating snow drifts and impassable roads, particularly in rural areas.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Transport improvement work in Great Yarmouth will see road resurfacing carried out on North Quay and The Conge from this weekend.

Monday, February 12, 2018

A £388.8m budget for Norfolk has been agreed after crunch talks, despite last-minute efforts to prevent cuts - but another £95m in savings must still be found over the next four years.

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