Dan Grimmer Public affairs correspondent firstname.lastname@example.org @dangrimmer24 Family anguish after teen in Rackheath attack left fighting for life Saturday, December 9, 2017 Dan Grimmer The family of a teenager left fighting for his life following an attack yards from his home have spoken of their relief as he regained consciousness after emergency brain surgery. Family anguish after teen in Rackheath attack left fighting for life Saturday, December 9, 2017 Dan Grimmer The family of a teenager left fighting for his life following an attack yards from his home have spoken of their relief as he regained consciousness after emergency brain surgery. On-the-spot fines considered for Norwich city centre drivers who idle engines when stationary Friday, December 8, 2017 Dan Grimmer The potential to fine drivers who keep their engines running while stationary on Norwich streets is being explored by council bosses. ‘Leave those logs alone’ plea after theft of Norwich Northern Distributor Road wildlife refuge Friday, December 8, 2017 Dan Grimmer People have been urged not to take the piles of logs left along the Norwich Northern Distributor Road - because they are hibernation refuges for wildlife. Inquest opened after body of man found at his home in Attleborough Thursday, December 7, 2017 Dan Grimmer An inquest has been opened after the body of a man was found at his home in Attleborough. Cost of getting a taxi in Norwich likely to go up for 2018 Thursday, December 7, 2017 Dan Grimmer The cost of catching a taxi in Norwich looks set to increase for the first time in four years. Bishop of Norwich to chair inquiry into disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson Thursday, December 7, 2017 Dan Grimmer The Bishop of Norwich is to chair an independent national inquiry into disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson. Anger over bid for 285 student flats on Norwich car park Thursday, December 7, 2017 Dan Grimmer A decision will be made next week over whether more than 280 student flats can be built on a Norwich car park - with neighbours urging councillors to turn the application down. Plea for presents to cheer patients spending Christmas Day in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Thursday, December 7, 2017 Dan Grimmer People are being urged to help provide a festive present for every inpatient who spends Christmas Day at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Video: Norfolk’s move to axe PCSOs criticised by former Met Police commander Thursday, December 7, 2017 Dan Grimmer A former commander of the Metropolitan Police has criticised Norfolk police’s move to scrap its Police and Community Support Officers. Police pass file on former Norwich City youth coach Kit Carson to Crown Prosecution Service in football sexual abuse inquiry Thursday, December 7, 2017 Dan Grimmer Police investigating a former Norwich City youth coach who was arrested on suspicion of indecency with children and indecent assault have passed a file to the Crown Prosection Service. Criticism after avenue of trees in Norwich’s Eaton Park chopped down Thursday, December 7, 2017 Dan Grimmer Lessons should be learned from the chopping down of trees in a Norwich park, according to a city councillor who says she was not prepared for the visual impact their felling would have. Plea to raise awareness about the location of defibrillators in Norwich city centre Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Dan Grimmer More needs to be done to publicise where potentially life-saving defibrillators are available in Norwich city centre - and more need to be installed, say city councillors. People urged to sign petition against cuts which could threaten Norfolk buses Wednesday, December 6, 2017 dan grimmer A petition has been launched to convince county councillors not to cut subsidies from Norfolk buses, amid fears elderly people could become isolated. Appeal launched to raise £145,000 so Norfolk Anglo-Saxon treasure can go on show at Norwich Castle Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Dan Grimmer The public were today urged to help raise £145,000 in a race against time, so treasure found in a Norfolk field can go on show at Norwich Castle. New options to tackle concerns over Thickthorn roundabout changes revealed Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Dan Grimmer Two options have been put forward to try to tackle concerns over the multi-million pound changes to the Thickthorn roundabout. Anglo-Saxon treasure found in Norfolk field valued at £145,000 Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Dan Grimmer A student who found an Anglo-Saxon treasure in a Norfolk field hopes his discovery will help him put a deposit down on a house - after his remarkable find was valued at £145,000. Norwich City Council is spending nearly £14m on three properties - but won’t reveal which ones Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Dan Grimmer Millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money is being used by Norwich City Council to buy three commercial properties - but City Hall says it cannot reveal what is being bought. Burst water main shuts two Norwich roads Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Dan Grimmer A burst water main has forced the closure of two Norwich roads. Loss of bus services will be a ‘catastrophe’ for the elderly, according to campaigners Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Dan Grimmer Cutting subsidies to Norfolk bus routes, which could lead to services being axed, would be “a catastrophe”, according to campaigners for older people. New tower to be named after Norwich man who inspired The Beatles Monday, December 4, 2017 Dan Grimmer He was immortalised in a song by The Beatles and has a blue plaque commemorating him, but now one of Norwich’s most celebrated Victorians is to lend his name to a new tower taking shape in the city.