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Norfolk County Council has said plans are in place to improve broadband speeds in the county on some of the worst streets in Norfolk, according to figures, with some already having access to superfast broadband.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

Friday, December 14, 2018

The days when drinking was part of being a professional footballer are gone, says Darren Eadie.

Friday, December 14, 2018

More than 400 new homes are to be built in Norfolk over the next three years, as County Hall begins building and selling houses for the first time to raise millions of pounds.

Friday, December 14, 2018

On cold winter nights, most people are wrapped up in a blanket and sipping a hot drink. But while we sleep, a team of up to 56 gritters are out in the early hours keeping Norfolk’s roads safe.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

A Norfolk MP has called for urgent action after claiming people with mental health issues are still being unlawfully detained and transported in police vehicles.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Sky-high fares, an unreliable service, and cheaper alternative transport options are all being blamed for a significant drop in rail passengers in Great Yarmouth over the last five years.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Libraries around Norfolk are inviting people in for free tea and a friendly chat to help combat loneliness.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

People have just a few more days to comment on Norfolk County Council’s plans to build a third river crossing in Great Yarmouth.

Monday, December 3, 2018

A care home where mattresses were getting soaked through to the base with urine has been put into special measures.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

A council said today it had received no complaints about a video of a drag queen headteacher.

Friday, November 30, 2018

A drag queen headteacher who sang a sexually explicit song and exposed his crotch in a YouTube video has been defended by his school.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Perhaps it’s time to tell someone how you’re really feeling, starting with the barber.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Much-loved councillor and coach operator the late Charles Reynolds was among three town stalwarts to be granted an ancient honour in Great Yarmouth.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Problem lights at a busy junction in Caister have been fixed.

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 26, 2018

Discussions around how Norfolk could be impacted by Brexit has been put on hold, due to the ever-changing situation in Westminster.

Monday, November 26, 2018

The squeeze on library services across the region as councils face financial pressures has been revealed by analysis of government figures.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Visitors to Great Yarmouth will be treated to a smarter welcome following a major revamp of the town’s train station forecourt worth £710,000.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The continuing uncertainly over life outside the European Union led to the birth of a “living document” assessing its potential impact in Norfolk’s biggest Brexit stronghold.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Former Norwich City footballer Darren Eadie opens up about his own battles with mental health and tells men who may be struggling - talk about it.

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.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Few places nationwide voted more in favour of leaving the European Union than Great Yarmouth.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Temperature monitoring sensors are to be trialled on some of Norfolk’s roads - to see if money can be saved by not gritting them.

Friday, November 9, 2018

More than 850 school children from Great Yarmouth and surrounding areas will take part in a Fire Service event to help their safety skills.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

More than 1,000 Norfolk residents have taken part in a consultation to have their say on council plans to close 46 children’s centres.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

A senior Tory is calling for a “sensible debate” over children’s centres claiming Labour “has stooped to a new low” in the row about the service.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner has announced that he will not be seeking re-election when his term ends in 2020.

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”.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

As Norfolk County Council consult on proposals to potentially close 46 of the county’s 53 children’s centres, Conor Matchett spoke with women whose lives were turned around by the work of the centres in one of Norfolk’s most deprived towns.

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