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The fate of a 250-home development in a Norfolk town is finally due to be sealed next week - a month after controversially being fast-tracked to committee.

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A Norfolk branch of a builders merchant has closed down - potentially unlocking even more new housing in an expanding town.

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A decision over plans to build more than 250 homes in a Norfolk town has been deferred - after controversially being brought to committee before the end of its consultation period.

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A Norfolk MP has hit out at a district council for preparing to consider a planning application before the end of its public consultation.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

A 250-home planning bid which has been "hanging over" a Norfolk town for almost a decade could finally be coming to a conclusion.

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It was the home of the eccentric flying legend and James Bond stuntman Wing Commander Kenneth Wallis - the man who soared through the air in machines of his own building.

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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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A council has taken action to cut back on its paper usage after years of using an estimated 13,500 sheets every time its planning committee met.

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A home builder has been successful in its bid to reduce the number of affordable houses it delivers in a major upcoming scheme.

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A home builder looking to reduce its affordable housing contribution on an upcoming development has been accused of trying to "cherry-pick" council policies for its own advantage.

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A homebuilder which promised to provide 40 affordable homes in Dereham has launched a bid to scale this number back.

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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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Saturday, April 13, 2019

In May, the decision-making process at Norfolk County Council will undergo a significant change, with the council moving into a cabinet system.

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

Tens of thousands of pounds of taxpayers' money could have been lost to fraudsters targeting County Hall in the past year - it has been revealed.

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On May 2, voters will be heading to the polls across the county, with all seats up for grabs across all seven districts of Norfolk. In the run up to election day, local democracy reporter DAVID HANNANT, previews the key issues in each of the districts. This time, it's Breckland Council.

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A major name in the farming industry has been given permission to open a new base in Norfolk.

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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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