Dan Grimmer Public affairs correspondent firstname.lastname@example.org @dangrimmer24 Jail for man who attacked police officers in weekend of ‘shocking violence’ Yesterday, 15:50 Dan Grimmer A man has been jailed after admitting head-butting, punching and threatening to kill police officers during a weekend of what was branded “shocking violence”. Road closures ahead due to £188,000 scheme to make city junction safer 09:06 Dan Grimmer Work which would make a junction on a busy Norwich road safer will start next month, but it will involve road closures. Drone used as missing person triggers search in Norfolk village 08:21 Dan Grimmer Emergency services have been searching for a missing person in a Norfolk village. Firefighters at blaze involving 500 tonnes of burning straw 07:33 Dan Grimmer Firefighters have spent the night at a straw stack fire. Report finds more shop space in Norwich city centre is standing empty 07:14 Dan Grimmer A new report has revealed the amount of shop space standing empty in Norwich has gone up, with the closure of major stores such as Toys R Us contributing to the increase. Updated: Proposals to close almost all Norfolk’s children’s centre branded ‘reckless and disgusting’ by MP Yesterday, 13:49 Dan Grimmer Proposals which would see all but seven of Norfolk’s children’s centres close have been attacked by two of the county’s MPs. Number of nurseries and childcare providers in Norfolk falls by 15pc Yesterday, 13:46 Dan Grimmer More than one in seven nurseries and other early years childcare providers in Norfolk have closed since 2015, new statistics have revealed. ‘Abandoned’ car sparks emergency search on Norfolk coast Yesterday, 07:38 Dan Grimmer A car which appeared to have been abandoned triggered an emergency search on the Norfolk coast. Video: Proposals would see 46 of Norfolk’s 53 children’s centres close Mon, 12:03 Dan Grimmer Forty-six of Norfolk’s 53 children’s centres could be closed after council bosses finally revealed proposals for a review of the service. Updated: Major Norwich road will be shut overnight for two weeks Mon, 09:35 Dan Grimmer A major Norwich road is to be closed overnight for two weeks so that £180,000 of resurfacing work can be done. Norwich road set for major changes in £1.7m schemes Mon, 08:48 Dan Grimmer Cyclists look set to benefit from two schemes which would see £2.5m of changes to Norwich’s Earlham Road. Decision over 20mph limits for hundreds of Norwich streets Mon, 08:32 DAN GRIMMER Speed limits will be cut to 20mph in hundreds more streets in Norwich, if councillors agree to the move on Thursday. Cost fears trigger rethink over part of £2.75m Prince of Wales Road traffic shake-up Mon, 06:30 Dan Grimmer Decisions on £5.5m of changes to how traffic uses Norwich will be taken this week, with shake-ups for Prince of Wales Road and Earlham Road likely to be rubber-stamped. Norwich pub’s unwanted umbrella will put dogs in the shade Sunday, September 16, 2018 Dan Grimmer A pub is helping out a charity which looks after rescued dogs, by donating a giant umbrella to keep the animals cool on sunny days. Positive message as Norfolk Disability Pride celebrates diversity Sunday, September 16, 2018 Dan Grimmer The negative stereotypes around disability were challenged as Norfolk Disability Pride promoted positivity, with the help of the first paralysed man to complete the London Marathon. Open day for Norwich FarmShare highlights growing community Sunday, September 16, 2018 Dan Grimmer The first harvest of a community farming project at its new home was marked with an open day. New city poetry wall celebrates the Norwich circus owner who inspired The Beatles Sunday, September 16, 2018 Dan Grimmer He was famous as a Victorian circus owner and was then immortalised in a song by The Beatles. Six Norfolk police officers assaulted in night of ‘shocking violence’ Sunday, September 16, 2018 Dan Grimmer Six Norfolk police officers were assaulted overnight, with some spat at and headbutted, the chairman of the county’s police federation has said. Updated: Greater Anglia train services running again after fire alert brought them to standstill Sunday, September 16, 2018 Dan Grimmer Train services in Norfolk are getting back to normal after being at a standstill for about an hour because of a fire alert. Drivers caught speeding, with no insurance and on their mobiles in Norfolk police crackdowns Sunday, September 16, 2018 Dan Grimmer Two police crackdowns in Norfolk caught people speeding, using mobile phones while behind the wheel and driving cars with defective tyres. £45m scheme for more than 200 new homes in Norwich city centre lodged Sunday, September 16, 2018 Dan Grimmer A £45m scheme for more than 200 homes on a Norwich city centre site, empty for more than a decade, has been submitted.