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All but three of Norfolk's libraries could be accessible without a librarian by the end of the year, as the roll-out of 'open libraries' continues.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

A grocery store has surrendered its premises licence amid allegations of smuggled tobacco being sold to children.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Council bosses are facing two months of work to identify how £40m of cuts can be made - which will see its savings over the past decade soar past the £400m mark.

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An exodus of nursing staff, care home closures and beds being lost are heaping pressure on the county's care services, a report has warned.

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The long and dry summer brought about a 20pc spike in the number of blazes Norfolk's firefighters were called to tackle in the past year.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

A bid to remove prayers from council chamber in Norfolk has been backed by a national campaign to separate the church from the state.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Staff at council workplaces faced abuse more than once a day last year, on average - with teachers receiving the vast majority.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Museums, council offices and youth centres have been included in 27 new places which will soon provide sanitary products free of charge.

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An appeal hearing which could see refused plans for more than 50 new homes in a Norfolk town revived is under way.

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The murky political climate has left County Hall finances officers unclear whether they need to save £11m or £70m in the next three years.

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With the dust now settling on a dramatic election day, in which control of one of the councils was settled by just 11 votes, here are a few of the things you may have missed as the results rolled in.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

A perfect storm of Brexit, low turnouts and spoiled papers has left Conservative groups in Norfolk licking their wounds after a bruising local election result.

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After a dramatic day of counting, the political climate of Norfolk for the next five years has been confirmed. The results were as follows:

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With the dust already setting on many local election campaigns across the country, Norfolk is eagerly awaiting to see if the county has followed national trends.

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Voters in Norfolk appear not to be rushing to the polling stations on local elections day as they are called upon to select their district representatives.

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It's local election day and already the polls have open. However, just in case you are yet to vote and haven't had a chance to check who is standing in your ward, here is that all important list of candidates.

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Voters across the region will today go to the polls, tasked with selecting the individuals to represent them on the district and parish councils. As the election unfolds, local democracy reporter DAVID HANNANT answers the burning questions you may have.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Controversial proposals to place control of the fire service in the hands of the police and crime commissioner could be revived, it has been revealed.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Conservative party is already in effect a third of the way to an overall majority in one of the region's councils - before voters have even taken to the polls.

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The name of a hoax online 'challenge' which frightened children has appeared on a list of words and phrases blocked from email servers at County Hall.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

A Norfolk village community must wait with bated breath over refused plans for more than 50 new homes, which a planning inspector could revive.

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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

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