Historic reforms of the planning system have been slated as “contentious”, “pitiful” and “a bad day for local democracy”, over fears communities will be excluded from decision-making.
The death of a four-year-old child who died after being trapped between two stairgates was a “tragic accident”, a serious case review has found.
Families have been warned spare school bus seats will be “limited” from September due to Covid-19 social distancing restrictions.
A council which allowed a child to go without education for seven months has vowed to families not to let it happen again.
A row over councillors being accused of taking credit for the county’s low rates of coronavirus has rumbled on - after the cabinet hit back at opposition criticisms.
A local lockdown would be a “last resort” to combat a fresh rise in cases of coronavirus in Norfolk, a public health director has said.
Councillors in a village close to the proposed Norwich Western Link say the road is “inevitable” and “a price worth paying”.
Scores of county council staff members were placed on furlough during the Covid-19 lockdown, it has been revealed.
A social care watchdog has said it has “continued concerns” about Norfolk county council and that the authority has a “wider issue”.
Councillors have been criticised for taking credit for Norfolk’s low rate of coronavirus infections and failing to learn the lessons of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Councillors have debated whether getting “very drunk in the town centre on a Saturday night” risks bringing the authority into disrepute.
Plans for the Norwich Western Link have been branded “gold plated” and overpriced, as a Norfolk MP came out in support of the scheme.
A Norfolk MP has raised the “hard and destructive” issue of how rural deprivation is being addressed.
A councillor has urged Norfolk not to “let a good crisis go to waste” during a discussion on the county’s response to coronavirus.
A bid was made to stop a vote being held on the future of a warring town council, it has been revealed.
Campaigners battling changes to the women’s state pension have spoken out ahead of a landmark appeal court case and urged tens of thousands of affected Norfolk women to “stay positive”.
The mother of a teenage girl who attempted suicide after being left without mental health support during lockdown has criticised the trust for lapses in her care.
A town council embroiled in a series of bitter rows and disputes replied to an invitation to discuss the issue with an “extraordinary” legal letter, it has emerged.
Mental health services expect to see the demand for support rise by a fifth due to the coronavirus lockdown, as patients become increasingly unwell and doctors warn of the risk of increasing suicides, it has been revealed.
A Norfolk MP and vice-chair of an inquiry into the government’s response to Covid-19 said the UK has seen “catastrophic” failings in dealing with the disease.
Fears disadvantaged children are facing increased “technological poverty” during lockdown have sparked fresh calls for action to provide families with laptops.
A Norfolk council has overspent by almost £700,000 on housing and is facing “significant” and “unsustainable” cash pressures.
A Norfolk councillor has hit out at government funding news which will see the county get a share of just over £30m as “crumbs”.
Paperwork errors at Norfolk’s mental health trust have risen by more than a third in the past year, it has emerged.
Campaigners warn planned tax changes could leave thousands at risk of financial ruin and serious mental health problems as MPs prepare to debate a finance bill in parliament today.
The government has warned councils against “excessive restrictions” on tips and public toilets in a bid to “support outdoor hospitality” and avoid harm to public health.
A widely-used phrase throughout the past three months of lockdown has been: “We are all in the same storm, but not in the same boat.”
Vulnerable children are being referred to social services in Norfolk half as often as before the coronavirus lockdown came into force, it has been revealed.
Norfolk county council has been criticised for a technical “fiasco” which forced them to reschedule a key oversight meeting into the work of its children’s services.
Children from underprivileged backgrounds are not returning to schools “in the numbers they could and should”, the prime minister had said.