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.
Families of people with learning disabilities have blasted a cost-cutting proposal which would save council bosses £3m - by charging thousands of people more for their care.
A Norfolk council voted unanimously to accept changes to its draft local plan which removed restrictions on development in the district’s rural areas, despite reluctance from ‘heavy hearted’ councillors.
A “big decision” has been made for Norfolk County Council to borrow £120m to build up to four new schools for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Adults with learning disabilities are being given the opportunity to travel independently with the help of a training scheme.
More than £2m will be pumped in to a campaign to tackle loneliness in Norfolk.
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