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Dan Grimmer

People in Norwich have been urged to stop Ipswich from winning one East Anglian battle - before a ball has even been kicked in this weekend’s derby.

Half a million to keep buses running could be cut, spending to fix roads reduced and grit runs pared back, if the latest proposed cuts at County Hall go ahead.

Controversial cuts which would slash £5m from what Norfolk County Council spends on children’s centres will go forward for further talks, despite criticism the move is “too high risk”.

Education bosses have said they are looking into “inappropriate practices” at some Norfolk schools - as a councillor claimed some parents have been “bamboozled” into withdrawing pupils, rather than schools having to exclude them.

The spending of millions of pounds to improve cycle routes around Norwich has had its critics, but new figures show cycling has increased by more than 40pc since the shake-up started.

A Labour councillor refused to back his own party’s motion over controversial proposals to close a Great Yarmouth school.

The campaign to keep Britvic and Unilever in Norwich has been backed by Norfolk County Council.

There was disappointment for Norwich musician Bill Downs as he crashed out of The X Factor because of a u-turn by one of the judges.

Floral tributes have been placed at the scene where a woman died after falling from a flyover on to the A47.

Museum bosses have revealed they are hoping a combination of two major exhibitions in Norfolk, the weak pound and Norwich’s airport will bring bumper visitor numbers from The Netherlands to the county.

The A11 has re-opened following a crash which closed the Norwich-bound carriageway at Attleborough for almost four hours.

When Nelson Oliveira grabbed a stoppage time equaliser for Norwich City, the roar sent reverberations around the city.

After a weekend which felt more like summer than a couple of weeks before Halloween, forecasters say East Anglia will bask in more warm temperatures on Monday.

Drivers have been warned sections of a road in Hellesdon will be closed again for the next two Saturdays so work can be done to improve drains and stop flooding.

It’s unlikely to challenge Stephen King, Martina Cole or Dan Brown at the top of the bestseller charts, but a Norfolk county councillor’s book about how he won an election in under six months has found a following.

Drivers say they found themselves trapped in a car park at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital - because the machines to pay were all out of order.

An appeal has been made to help some of Norfolk’s most vulnerable children find loving homes - with 27 youngsters waiting to be adopted.

Campaigners trying to stop customers at a Norwich shopping centre being charged for parking are hoping the removal of a camera and power equipment is a significant step in their fight.

Hundreds of people joined a march through the streets of Norwich to demand that the government brings an end to the public sector pay cap.

Trains between Norwich and London have been cancelled and delayed because of a trespasser on the tracks in Essex.

Cyclists will get the opportunity to use a section of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road before drivers do.

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