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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 businessman who was booted off the Broads Authority less than a year ago has been appointed back to the body - as a local authority member.

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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 farmer who has repeatedly ignored council orders to remove caravans from his land 
has been left with a hefty court bill.

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A market town which already has thousands of new homes in the pipeline has been earmarked for further development by the county council.

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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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A small piece of political history was made during the local elections in a Norfolk town, which may have passed many by.

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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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A group of south Norfolk villagers have held a "march for democracy" on election day, traipsing to their nearest polling station more than two miles away.

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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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Voters in a south Norfolk village are facing a four-mile round trip to take part in this week's election - as their usual polling station was double booked for a nursery group.

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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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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

A village community which campaigned against plans for more than 130 new homes is rejoicing after the scheme was refused.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The first phase of a housing scheme near Norwich has been given the green light by councillors and will deliver 67 new homes.

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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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A farm owner who put the 'bar' in barn by turning one into a function room without planning permission has successfully fought off council enforcement action over it.

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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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An academy in a rapidly-expanding market town is to experience some growth of its own, after being granted permission to add a new building to its site.

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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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Thursday, April 4, 2019

An academy in an ever-growing market town will discover next week if its plans for a new building can become a reality.

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Plans to equip a former fire station with spikes and netting to quell pigeons have been given the go-ahead.

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