A new approach focusing on prevention before the need for serious intervention is being adopted by those responsible for caring for the county’s most vulnerable children.
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:
Norfolk County Council failed to tell an elderly couple the cost of care they did not want, or need, leading them to rack up £10,000 worth of debt.
Norfolk organisations which go the extra mile to tackle loneliness have been praised as part of a countywide campaign.
Norfolk County Council has been warned that requiring Freemasons to declare their membership could be “unlawful”.
Norfolk County Council leader Cliff Jordan has resigned from the council with immediate effect, having been diagnosed with lung cancer.
It is known as the silent killer, and can lead to a heart attack, a stroke or heart disease.
Norfolk County Council will prepare a business case to support its bid to retain control of the fire service.
Nearly one in five attempts to make a mobile phone call in Norfolk is likely to be unsuccessful, an independent survey has found.
Preventing potholes is the goal of a planned £10.4m project to seal hundreds of miles of Norfolk roads.
Norfolk residents have started paying to dump their DIY waste at the county’s tips.
Today is the day Norfolk residents will have to start paying to dump their DIY waste at the county’s tips.
From today people carrying out home improvements will have to pay to leave DIY waste at recycling centres in Norfolk.
A series of road safety improvements are to be made across the county, with more than £800,000 to be spent across more than 100 schemes.
Motorists are being warned to only travel if absolutely necessary tonight with gusting winds creating snow drifts and impassable roads, particularly in rural areas.
A £388.8m budget for Norfolk has been agreed after crunch talks, despite last-minute efforts to prevent cuts - but another £95m in savings must still be found over the next four years.
People in Norfolk look likely to be paying nearly 6pc more in council tax to County Hall.
Controversial cuts to bus subsidies and gritting in Norfolk are on the brink of being abandoned - with money from a council tax increase saving the services.
Norfolk County Council has joined a European project to see how the county can gain greater financial benefit from the 300,000 pilgrims drawn annually to the village of Walsingham, sometimes called the ‘Nazareth of England’.
A series of measures designed to make superfast broadband access in new housing and business developments as ordinary as water and electricity are to be discussed by councillors next week.
Plans to halve the £10m budget for Norfolk’s children’s centre services have taken a step forward.
The coastal town of Wells is a huge attraction for tourists and as the number of visitors continues to grow the town council is trying to mitigate the strain on infrastructure.
Representatives from the four main providers of mobile networks in Norfolk will attend a Norfolk County Council meeting later this month to discuss how mobile coverage in the county could be improved.
Emergency safeguarding calls have more than doubled and 1,500 tonnes of salt has been used on Norfolk’s roads this Christmas period.
In the first of a series looking at the year gone by in several key areas, Dan Grimmer puts the focus on local government.
Norfolk and Suffolk is bracing itself for snow, ice and high coastal winds.
Temperatures are set to plummet in the region this week with the chance of snow.
Norfolk County Council has issued a plea for schoolchildren, community groups and creative individuals to help it amass a sea of poppies next year.
Two days of roadworks are set to take place in Hempton this month, with a section of the carriageway on the A1065 Raynham Road undergoing repair work.
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