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A waste contract worth £250m has been agreed behind closed doors at three Norfolk councils.

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Three Norfolk councils are today set to agree a £250m waste services contract in meetings held behind closed doors.

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More than 25,000 people across Norfolk registered to vote ahead of the deadline for the December general election, new figures have revealed.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

A single mother at "real risk" of homelessness had thousands in debt paid off by two Norfolk councils after a charity stepped in to prevent her children being taken into care, a council heard.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The number of empty homes in a Norfolk district has fallen by more than a fifth in the last year, a council heard.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

A multi-million pound contract for the final stages of a revamp to Norfolk County Council's headquarters has been awarded.

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Norfolk election candidates from across political lines have spoken of the "demoralising" effect of the "aggression and abuse" they face while on the campaign trail.

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A parliamentary candidate has spoken of his shock after alleging a man told him he would shoot him if he were successfully elected.

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Friday, November 1, 2019

A councillor who called disability campaigners "selfish" has been reinstated as a member of the county's Conservative group.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Norfolk health bosses have unveiled their plans to cope with winter pressures, with extra beds and more than £6m of funding in readiness for seasonal demand.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Five Norfolk towns are set to see hundreds of thousands of pounds invested to plan their futures.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Councillors have voted to spend £800,000 on revamping their own office headquarters - despite a warning that it may damage their reputation.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

A watchdog has praised a "transformation" in front-line services for vulnerable children - but said "significant shortfalls" remain in other areas of practice.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

The boss of the region's mental health trust says he can "only imagine" the distress of patients placed in out-of-area beds, as he pledged to cut occupancy rates.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Plans for a new bungalow near the site of a 15th-century listed building have been given the green light, despite claims the proposal would be "detrimental" to a village's character.

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Monday, October 28, 2019

A district councillor in charge of planning has been granted legal permission to live in a former agricultural property - even though he has lived there for the past ten years.

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Decisions on more than 100 new homes have been delayed after feedback on a blueprint for the area's growth derailed a council's planning committee meeting.

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Friday, October 25, 2019

NHS IT systems in Norfolk are the "most digitally" immature in the UK, a health chief has warned.

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

A councillor who branded a group of disability campaigners as "selfish" has been sanctioned for "offensive" and "unacceptable" conduct by a standards board.

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

A Norwich man saved himself hundreds of pounds after a shock realisation that he was the only one of the residents on his street paying "considerably" more council tax than his neighbours.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

A councillor who stormed out of a meeting has likened an opponent to Donald Trump.

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Women campaigning against a rise in their state pension ages have asked the council to issue their bus passes early, citing areas where cheaper travel is not tied to pension eligibility.

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Concerns over a "destructive" impact on wildlife have been raised by residents living at the site of a proposed development of almost 20 new homes.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

More than 40 new homes in two Norfolk towns and a laboratory at a hospital research park have been given the go-ahead by councillors.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Norfolk is at risk of being "left behind" during the transition to electric vehicles after the county council failed to apply for government funding for charging points, an MP has warned.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

More than one in ten public buildings in Norfolk failed to meet safety standards in checks carried out by the fire service last year, figures have revealed.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

A scheme to develop council-owned land into more than 140 homes - and raise up to £3m in cash - will continue until 2035.

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

The region has been hit by heavy rain today after a Met Office yellow weather warning for potential flooding, travel delays and power cuts was issued.

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

Greater Anglia passengers have been warned to expect disrupted journeys this weekend as Network Rail carries out engineering works.

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Saturday, October 5, 2019

Vulnerable children in Norfolk are set to benefit from a share of £84m of government funding for a landmark project to improve support for those at risk.

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