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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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Cliff Jordan
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The chairman of the Conservative party has “expressed regret” that members of his own party at Norfolk County Council voted to increase their allowances.

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Cliff Jordan
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Pressure is mounting for controversial cuts to bus subsidies in Norfolk to be ditched, with calls for a proposed council tax increase to be used to stave off the saving.

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Cliff Jordan
Friday, January 12, 2018

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk has denied a “power grab” as an independent report concluded he should govern the county’s Fire and Rescue Service.

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Lorne Green
Friday, January 12, 2018

Roundabout and lights are no-go

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Cliff Jordan
Monday, January 8, 2018

The leader of Norfolk County Council has said councillors did the right thing in sticking with a 10.5pc increase in their allowances.

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Cliff Jordan
Monday, January 8, 2018

Norfolk county councillors have voted to stick with a controversial move to increase their allowances by 10.5pc.

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Cliff Jordan
Saturday, January 6, 2018

The councillors who will vote on whether or not to go ahead with a controversial increase in allowances, received more than £1m last year, figures have revealed.

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Cliff Jordan
Friday, January 5, 2018

People in Norfolk could see even more added to their council tax bills this year, but council bosses say that could ease strain on services.

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Cliff Jordan
Saturday, December 30, 2017

Expenses rise is not deserved at all

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Cliff Jordan
Wednesday, December 27, 2017

In the first of a series looking at the year gone by in several key areas, Dan Grimmer puts the focus on local government.

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John Fuller
Saturday, December 23, 2017

I saw an otter at Darby’s Hard

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Cliff Jordan
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Campaigners fighting an increase in councillor allowances have been out in Great Yarmouth gathering names for a petition.

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Cliff Jordan
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

County councillors have voted to increase their allowances at a time when services across Norfolk are facing cuts.

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Bill Borrett
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The decision by Conservative and independent councillors to award themselves an allowance increase has been branded as “unbelievable” by one of the county’s MPs.

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Bill Borrett
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A flurry of fury is raining down on councillors who voted to give themselves a big increase in their allowances.

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Cliff Jordan
Thursday, November 23, 2017

A £98m pledge from the chancellor in his Budget means work could start in 2020 on a new bridge which will open up investment for the whole region.

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Martin Wilby
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The leader of Norfolk County Council has claimed the two tier system of local government has “run its course” and pushed for a referendum for a unitary authority.

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Cliff Jordan
Monday, September 18, 2017

An ambitious vision to create 88,000 jobs, boost the Norfolk and Suffolk’s economy by £17.5bn and encourage 30,000 new businesses has been unveiled.

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Cliff Jordan
Friday, July 28, 2017

We want a third river crossing for Great Yarmouth.

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Theresa May
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Leader of Norfolk County Council Cliff Jordan has pledged not to close any fire stations, libraries, museums or children’s centres despite the prospect of a further £125m of cuts to the county budget.

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Alison Thomas
Monday, July 3, 2017

Major plans to find £125m worth of savings over the next four years from the Norfolk County Council budget will be discussed by councillors today.

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Cliff Jordan
Sunday, May 7, 2017

The leader of the Conservative group on Norfolk County Council saw off a leadership challenge yesterday, after the party celebrated their triumph in the local election.

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Cliff Jordan
Friday, March 17, 2017

Improvements to the A47 and the railways were at the centre of the launch of the Conservative Party’s manifesto for May’s county council elections.

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Cliff Jordan
Saturday, February 25, 2017

People in the region are facing the biggest hike in their council tax bills for a decade, with those living in Band D properties facing an annual increase of around £66.

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Lorne Green

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