Charging schools which expel students could worsen an alarming rise in expulsion rates in Norfolk and have a damaging impact on children’s welfare, a principal has warned.
An important meeting of leading figures in Norfolk education is being held today.
Former Dereham mayor Kate Millbank has been elected as the new chairman of Breckland Council and said she hoped to do the job “with dignity and glamour.”
Sarah Simpson has been selected as Labour’s candidate for the Mid Norfolk constituency to stand in this June’s general election.
To some they are synonymous with life on the seaside, while others view seagulls as a major pest which need to be controlled.
Many people in East Anglia would welcome the introduction of penalty fines for feeding seagulls, a poll has suggested.
They may look like dramatic scenes of police in action.
An independent review of Breckland Council has found it is “doing a good job for residents”, “has strong and effective leadership”, and demonstrates “sound financial management.”
The construction of the first new homes built as part of a multi-million pound investment partnership between Breckland Council and private developers The Land Group is nearing completion.
High traffic levels, the state of our roads and the impact of new housing developments on local infrastructure are the issues most urgently needing attention in Mid Norfolk, a survey has found.
Dignitaries from across Norfolk and further afield gathered at Robertson Barracks in Swanton Morley, near Dereham, for the official reception of Breckland Council chairman Bill Borrett.
Conservative Theresa Hewett has been elected to represent the Saham Toney ward on Breckland Council, following the resignation of Charles Carter who was filmed making lewd comments to a hunt protestor.
A district councillor is calling on his authority to hold meetings in evenings to encourage the public to become more involved in important issues affecting their communities.
A document which will have a crucial role in shaping Breckland’s future over the next 20 years will be discussed this week.
Plans to establish a residential care home in Attleborough for people with learning disabilities have been given the go ahead.
Five candidates will battle it out for the seat on Breckland Council vacated by Conservative Charles Carter who resigned after being filmed making lewd comments to a hunt protestor.
The impact of litter on Norfolk’s wildlife is being highlighted as part of a campaign to clean up the county.
Breckland Council is again inviting applications for a share of its Outdoor Sport and Play Fund, in a bid to allocate the £114,000 currently in the pot.
Celebrations are being held in towns and villages across Breckland which will see sport and play facilities improved thanks to £195,000 of funding.
A prolific cigarette thief who raided petrol stations in Swaffham and Wymondham has been jailed for four years.
Hundreds of train enthusiasts are heading to Dereham today to see a true icon of the steam era.
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