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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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General Election 2019
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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A family are set to reopen the former village pub which hosted their 28-year-old relative's wake.

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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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General Election 2019

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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The former BBC Radio Norfolk presenter Nick Conrad has been selected as the Conservative parliamentary candidate for Broadland.

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General Election 2019
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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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

A council has been threatened with a judicial review over claims plans for hundreds of new homes are based on "defective" and "flawed" transport assessments.

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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 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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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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Norfolk flooding
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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Sunday, October 6, 2019

A man stopped by police in Fakenham has been charged with offences including driving whilst disqualified and without insurance.

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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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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The deadline for nominations for an awards event celebrating the region's unsung heroes has been extended by an extra two weeks.

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