Many of the county’s most vulnerable people are facing lives of isolation and social poverty, families have claimed, after councillors slashed their financial support.
Families of people with learning disabilities have blasted a cost-cutting proposal which would save council bosses £3m - by charging thousands of people more for their care.
A “big decision” has been made for Norfolk County Council to borrow £120m to build up to four new schools for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Controversial plans to build a new town of 10,000 homes in mid Norfolk were dealt a final blow as councillors voted not to back the proposal ahead of a government deadline.
A Norfolk MP has urged government not to allow developers to dodge local planning rules, as he hit out at a controversial scheme for a new 10,000 home garden town.
The controversy over plans for a new mid Norfolk town has been ramped up after it was revealed the developer has lobbied central government for the go ahead to submit a proposal without the support of the local authority.
More than £2m will be pumped in to a campaign to tackle loneliness in Norfolk.
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