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Norfolk County Council is in line for some big changes before you next go to the polls to choose your representative at County Hall.

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Andrew Proctor
Saturday, March 9, 2019

Diverse businesses across Norfolk including antique dealerships and a beer giant could be set to benefit from improved signposting, after County Hall agreed to update one of its policies.

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Liberal Democrat
Saturday, March 9, 2019

Scores of communities across Norfolk are to benefit from more than £390,000 of transport investment from the county council.

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Martin Wilby
Saturday, March 9, 2019

A proposed charter calling on organisations to stamp out mass balloon and sky lantern releases has taken a step closer to becoming a reality.

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Labour

They can create marvellous spectacles for the most memorable of occasions, as they drift into the skies.

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Norfolk County Council
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

More than 10,000 items worth more than £90,000 have gone missing, been lost or stolen from Norfolk’s libraries in the past year.

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Norfolk County Council

Splash the cash on the western link - this is the main message from a consultation into joining the Northern Distributor Road to the A47 west of Norwich.

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Martin Wilby

County councillors are poised for another pay rise next month - just over a year after controversially voting to increase their allowances by 11pc.

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Steve Morphew
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

County Hall faces the threat of cyber attack tens of thousands of times every day, with around a dozen posing serious risks, officers have revealed.

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Marie Strong
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Council officers have been urged not to use a well-known online encyclopaedia when preparing committee reports.

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Norfolk County Council
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

County councillors will soon be joining the likes of Jaack Maate, Tanya Burr and Ashen as local stars of YouTube, after live streaming proposals were given the thumbs up.

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Labour
Friday, January 18, 2019

All the twists and turns of the council chamber could soon be available to watch from the comfort of your own laptop, tablet or mobile device.

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Labour
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Any road linking the Northern Distributor Road to the A47 west of Norwich would cause “irreversible harm to the Wensum”, it has been alleged.

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Monday, January 14, 2019

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.

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Bill Borrett
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The police and crime commissioner looks poised to take a seat on the board tasked with scrutinising the county’s fire service - after opting against taking on responsibility for it.

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Margaret Dewsbury
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Plans for a new £10m care village at the end of a former railway line have been approved by councillors - despite contravening a number of planning guidelines.

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Broadland District Council
Saturday, January 5, 2019

As time runs out for people to have their say how the Norwich Northern Distributor Road should connect to the A47 west of Norwich, Broadland bosses have made their views clear.

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Norfolk County Council
Saturday, January 5, 2019

A new grandmother has found a bid to protect a lime tree overshadowing her garden a bitter pill to swallow.

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Norwich City Council
Thursday, January 3, 2019

There are fears the county’s museums service will end the financial year in the red, after the sweltering summer saw people flocking outside rather than to the attractions.

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Norwich
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The image of the heroic firefighter clambering up a tree to the aid of a calamitous kitten is one that has filled comic strips and cartoons for decades.

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University of East Anglia
Monday, December 31, 2018

The summer of 2018 was one of the hottest on record, bringing a sweltering spell and a real buzz to the region.

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South Norfolk Council
Monday, December 24, 2018

Plans for a new care village in the Broadland market town have been recommended for approval by council officers.

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Broadland District Council
Friday, December 21, 2018

The owner of a 17th century stately home has been ordered to undo a trio of changes made to neighbouring buildings, following a decade-long planning row - works which will cost him tens of thousands of pounds to complete.

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North Norfolk District Council
Friday, December 21, 2018

A debate around community fridges led to accusations of playing party politics towards both the two largest groups in North Norfolk District Council.

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Liberal Democrat
Thursday, December 20, 2018

An independent review into the viability of the controversial business park proposal, which served as catalyst for the changing leadership at North Norfolk District Council, has been commissioned.

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John Lee
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Two planning decisions approved in Breckland were brought back to committee this week, after members of the public threatened the council with judicial reviews.

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Monday, December 17, 2018

A Norfolk farmer and member of European parliament has told how he was embroiled in a major terrorist attack for the second time in two years.

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Great Yarmouth
Thursday, December 6, 2018

The number of Norfolk schools reporting prejudice including racism and homophobia has increased, it can today be revealed - and Brexit is thought to be among the reasons.

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Neatherd High School
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Successfully deciphering what might be implemented as a result of a council consultation can sometimes prove problematic.

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Liberal Democrat
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Four market towns in the north of the county are in line for improvements, after taking advantage of a council’s funding scheme.

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North Norfolk District Council

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