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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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On the eve of the anniversary of controversial DIY waste charges, it can be revealed more than 140,000 fewer visits have been made to the county’s recycling centres since they came in.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

For most councillors, it is easy for them to make it known when they are speaking for themselves and when they are speaking on behalf of a parish.

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Norwich

More than 12,000 homes could be built across the county without the need to eat into the beauty spots that make Norfolk what is it today.

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Norwich City Council

An archway into a town centre car park could soon be equipped with spikes and netting, as the council looks to vanquish a feathered foe.

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South Norfolk Council

A rapidly-growing market town could be in line for even more new homes, with a bid to build up to 80 homes being its latest proposed development.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, March 21, 2019

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
Friday, March 15, 2019

A Norfolk market town stands to double in size over the next 25 years after plans to build 4,000 homes were approved by councillors.

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Attleborough Town Council
Friday, March 15, 2019

A Norfolk community has turned out in force to discover whether a market town will double in size over the coming decades.

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The fate of a major homes development which will close to double a Norfolk market town in size will be sealed today.

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Attleborough Town Council
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

Public opinion will not be the sole influencing factor for the county council when deciding how to connect the Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR) with the A47.

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Norfolk County Council
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

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 30, 2019

A home builder has been given permission to more than halve the number of affordable homes across a twin development - in what has been described as a “regrettable” decision.

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South Norfolk Council
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A bid to more than halve the level of affordable housing provided with a residential development looks set to succeed.

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Trevor Gurney
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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Liberal Democrat
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

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