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Dozens of new homes will be built in a Norfolk village despite neighbours' fears of "intrusion" and "overdevelopment".

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Swanton Morley

More than 200 homes are set to be built in a Norfolk town despite fears over the consequences the development could have on the lives of people living nearby.

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Dereham

Plans to build more than 250 homes in a Norfolk town were refused after councillors were warned the scheme could see traffic "queueing on the A47".

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Dereham

A council is set to discuss controversial plans to build more than 250 homes in a Norfolk town - more than five years after the idea was originally proposed.

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Dereham

New school places will still be provided in growing areas, a council has insisted, despite data forecasting an education funding shortfall of almost £74m.

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Norfolk
Saturday, December 28, 2019

Rising numbers of families are seeking help for children with special needs, but thousands are being denied assistance, a national investigation has found.

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Norfolk
Thursday, December 26, 2019

Almost 4,000 properties in Norfolk have sat empty for more than six months in the past year, figures have revealed.

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Saturday, December 21, 2019

A council leader has been treated to tickets to events and a hotel stay worth more than £400 by firms holding council contracts.

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A Norfolk MP has pledged to make solving the ongoing issues with the Greater Anglia rail service, which has seen swathes of cancellations and misery and frustration for stranded passengers, a "personal priority".

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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 levy on long-term empty properties is set to double after councillors raised rates to stamp out unused homes.

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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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Friday, November 8, 2019

A Norfolk council has refused to declare a climate emergency after councillors were accused of using environmental issues as "a political football".

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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

Radio Norfolk presenter Nick Conrad has resigned from the BBC in a bid to become a Conservative candidate in the general election.

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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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