Norfolk’s emergency services chiefs have welcomed a new law which will double the maximum sentence for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker to twelve months.
Norfolk’s chief constable has admitted the county’s rate of solving domestic abuse and rape crimes do not make good reading - with just one in 16 of the latter solved.
A number of responses to the consultation into the future governance of the fire service could be redacted, as their content is likely to be libellous.
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:
A week-long crackdown on speeding drivers in Norfolk starts today as part of a Europe-wide campaign.
The chairman of a firefighter’s union has made a fresh plea for the police and crime commissioner to leave the service in the hands of the county council.
Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) is poised to decide whether to press forward with a possible takeover of the management of the county’s fire and rescue service.
Drink and drug drivers will be targeted by police over the course of the next month as part of a summer campaign in Norfolk and Suffolk.
More than 40 teams from across the county will be taking to the roads today to highlight the ways the public can come together to tackle speeding.
Norfolk County Council will prepare a business case to support its bid to retain control of the fire service.
To mark the start of a national campaign Norfolk police are urging victims of stalking to seek help.
Seventeen more uniformed officers on the street and additional police staff in Norfolk’s schools have been announced as part of a plan that would see every Norfolk taxpayer paying more for the police.
Victims of sexual abuse and violence are being encouraged to speak out as Norfolk Police supports a national week-long campaign to raise awareness.
“I had to change the music for my son in the back of the car.”
A charity offering support to victims of sexual abuse is to receive a big funding boost from Norfolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner.
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.
The percentage of drivers failing breathalyser tests during the festive period has increased with 81 people arrested last month.
The prime minister Theresa May visited Norwich this afternoon and addressed issues surrounding mental health, PCSOs, contaminated blood, Colman’s and Britvic, and universal credit.
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