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One of the busiest routes out of the county is set to see three months of overnight closures beginning next month.

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A care worker failed to notice a man she was looking after had died - and told his wife he was sleeping.

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Plans for a new forest school and day nursery near a Norfolk town have been given the go ahead by councillors.

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All but three of Norfolk's libraries could be accessible without a librarian by the end of the year, as the roll-out of 'open libraries' continues.

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Plans to set up a new forest school which will home its own alpacas are poised to get the go ahead.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Council bosses are facing two months of work to identify how £40m of cuts can be made - which will see its savings over the past decade soar past the £400m mark.

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An exodus of nursing staff, care home closures and beds being lost are heaping pressure on the county's care services, a report has warned.

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

A new £153m road connecting the Northern Distributor Road to the A47 is "simply unaffordable and unjustifiable".

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

A bid to remove prayers from council chamber in Norfolk has been backed by a national campaign to separate the church from the state.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Staff at council workplaces faced abuse more than once a day last year, on average - with teachers receiving the vast majority.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Museums, council offices and youth centres have been included in 27 new places which will soon provide sanitary products free of charge.

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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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