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Ambitious plans to more than quadruple the size of a Norfolk care home and expand it into a care village have been shot down by councillors.

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From filling with stalls during agricultural shows to hosting glittering business awards, the Norfolk Showground Arena is frequently packed to the rafters.

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A Norfolk council is set to take over the management of a sports centre after a high school said it wanted to stop "subsidising the community use of the facility".

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Childcare providers and sports clubs will benefit from extra business rate discounts in two Norfolk council areas.

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A leisure centre where the bacteria which can cause Legionnaire's Disease was found has got the "all clear" but its showers are still shut.

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A waste contract worth £250m has been agreed behind closed doors at three Norfolk councils.

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Three Norfolk councils are today set to agree a £250m waste services contract in meetings held behind closed doors.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

One of Norfolk's safest Conservative seats, with the county's largest slice of the electorate, South Norfolk has sent a Tory MP to Westminster in every election for almost 70 years.

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More than 25,000 people across Norfolk registered to vote ahead of the deadline for the December general election, new figures have revealed.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

A single mother at "real risk" of homelessness had thousands in debt paid off by two Norfolk councils after a charity stepped in to prevent her children being taken into care, a council heard.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The number of empty homes in a Norfolk district has fallen by more than a fifth in the last year, a council heard.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

A multi-million pound contract for the final stages of a revamp to Norfolk County Council's headquarters has been awarded.

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Norfolk election candidates from across political lines have spoken of the "demoralising" effect of the "aggression and abuse" they face while on the campaign trail.

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A parliamentary candidate has spoken of his shock after alleging a man told him he would shoot him if he were successfully elected.

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Residents in a Norfolk village say they are being driven mad by repeated bouts of roadworks.

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Friday, November 1, 2019

A councillor who called disability campaigners "selfish" has been reinstated as a member of the county's Conservative group.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Norfolk health bosses have unveiled their plans to cope with winter pressures, with extra beds and more than £6m of funding in readiness for seasonal demand.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Five Norfolk towns are set to see hundreds of thousands of pounds invested to plan their futures.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Councillors have voted to spend £800,000 on revamping their own office headquarters - despite a warning that it may damage their reputation.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

A watchdog has praised a "transformation" in front-line services for vulnerable children - but said "significant shortfalls" remain in other areas of practice.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

The boss of the region's mental health trust says he can "only imagine" the distress of patients placed in out-of-area beds, as he pledged to cut occupancy rates.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Plans for a new bungalow near the site of a 15th-century listed building have been given the green light, despite claims the proposal would be "detrimental" to a village's character.

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Monday, October 28, 2019

A district councillor in charge of planning has been granted legal permission to live in a former agricultural property - even though he has lived there for the past ten years.

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Decisions on more than 100 new homes have been delayed after feedback on a blueprint for the area's growth derailed a council's planning committee meeting.

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Friday, October 25, 2019

NHS IT systems in Norfolk are the "most digitally" immature in the UK, a health chief has warned.

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

A councillor who branded a group of disability campaigners as "selfish" has been sanctioned for "offensive" and "unacceptable" conduct by a standards board.

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

A Norwich man saved himself hundreds of pounds after a shock realisation that he was the only one of the residents on his street paying "considerably" more council tax than his neighbours.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

A councillor who stormed out of a meeting has likened an opponent to Donald Trump.

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Women campaigning against a rise in their state pension ages have asked the council to issue their bus passes early, citing areas where cheaper travel is not tied to pension eligibility.

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Plans to build scores of new homes on grazing land for horses have sparked an outcry over the risk of "urban sprawl" in a Norfolk town.

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