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Twice-refused proposals to build a modern-looking house on stilts close to the bank of the River Waveney are to decided by a planning inspector.

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A home proposed to be built on a former graveyard will not disrupt any of the burials which lie beneath, the landowner has insisted.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

A charity’s calls for a total ban on pavement parking has been met with a mixed reaction from people in the county.

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A call has been made for a total ban on cars parking on the pavement following a new law being agreed in Scotland.

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On the eve of the anniversary of controversial DIY waste charges, it can be revealed more than 140,000 fewer visits have been made to the county’s recycling centres since they came in.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

For most councillors, it is easy for them to make it known when they are speaking for themselves and when they are speaking on behalf of a parish.

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Norwich

More than 12,000 homes could be built across the county without the need to eat into the beauty spots that make Norfolk what is it today.

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Norwich City Council
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Norfolk County Council is in line for some big changes before you next go to the polls to choose your representative at County Hall.

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Andrew Proctor
Friday, March 15, 2019

A Norfolk market town stands to double in size over the next 25 years after plans to build 4,000 homes were approved by councillors.

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Breckland Council
Saturday, March 9, 2019

Diverse businesses across Norfolk including antique dealerships and a beer giant could be set to benefit from improved signposting, after County Hall agreed to update one of its policies.

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Liberal Democrat
Saturday, March 9, 2019

Scores of communities across Norfolk are to benefit from more than £390,000 of transport investment from the county council.

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Martin Wilby
Saturday, March 9, 2019

A proposed charter calling on organisations to stamp out mass balloon and sky lantern releases has taken a step closer to becoming a reality.

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Labour

They can create marvellous spectacles for the most memorable of occasions, as they drift into the skies.

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Norfolk County Council
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

More than 10,000 items worth more than £90,000 have gone missing, been lost or stolen from Norfolk’s libraries in the past year.

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Norfolk County Council

County councillors are poised for another pay rise next month - just over a year after controversially voting to increase their allowances by 11pc.

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Steve Morphew
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A major pub chain has been knocked back in its latest attempt to develop land around one of its Norfolk locations.

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Diss
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A national pub chain’s will discover whether its latest bid to build a hotel and retail development on the outskirts of a Norfolk town has been a success today.

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South Norfolk Council
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Council officers have been urged not to use a well-known online encyclopaedia when preparing committee reports.

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Norfolk County Council
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

County councillors will soon be joining the likes of Jaack Maate, Tanya Burr and Ashen as local stars of YouTube, after live streaming proposals were given the thumbs up.

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Labour
Friday, January 18, 2019

All the twists and turns of the council chamber could soon be available to watch from the comfort of your own laptop, tablet or mobile device.

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Labour
Monday, January 14, 2019

Many of the county’s most vulnerable people are facing lives of isolation and social poverty, families have claimed, after councillors slashed their financial support.

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Bill Borrett
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The police and crime commissioner looks poised to take a seat on the board tasked with scrutinising the county’s fire service - after opting against taking on responsibility for it.

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Margaret Dewsbury
Thursday, January 3, 2019

There are fears the county’s museums service will end the financial year in the red, after the sweltering summer saw people flocking outside rather than to the attractions.

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Norwich
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The image of the heroic firefighter clambering up a tree to the aid of a calamitous kitten is one that has filled comic strips and cartoons for decades.

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University of East Anglia
Monday, December 31, 2018

The summer of 2018 was one of the hottest on record, bringing a sweltering spell and a real buzz to the region.

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South Norfolk Council
Monday, December 10, 2018

A council which mistakenly allowed vans and bin lorries on the road for three months without valid MOTs has to date escaped punishment.

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Kay Mason Billig
Thursday, December 6, 2018

The number of Norfolk schools reporting prejudice including racism and homophobia has increased, it can today be revealed - and Brexit is thought to be among the reasons.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Successfully deciphering what might be implemented as a result of a council consultation can sometimes prove problematic.

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Liberal Democrat
Monday, December 3, 2018

Vulnerable people appealing decisions over disability benefits are being left in limbo for months waiting for their hearings.

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Norman Lamb
Thursday, October 25, 2018

Norfolk police could be in danger of hitting “an historic low” in officer numbers, if the government goes through with plans to change the way police pensions are paid.

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