Dan Grimmer Public affairs correspondent firstname.lastname@example.org @dangrimmer24 Nearly £3m spent on gagging orders for departing staff from Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire councils Fri, 09:49 Dan Grimmer Nearly £3m of taxpayers’ money has been used to pay off departing council staff in controversial settlements which include gagging orders. Updated: ‘The honeymoon has had to go’ - how the snap election has hit wedding plans of Norwich South MP Clive Lewis Wed, 16:00 dan grimmer Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has revealed how he will have to cut short his honeymoon and forgo his stag do because of the snap election. Updated: Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire MPs and would be MPs react to snap election announcement Tue, 17:10 Dan Grimmer A snap election will “smoke out the shrill divisive siren voices of British politics”, according to Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman. Video: Surprise on the streets of Norwich after snap election call Tue, 13:27 Dan Grimmer There was surprise on the streets of Norwich after the prime minister called for a snap election. Norwich community centre to throw open its doors Tue, 11:22 Dan Grimmer A community centre in Norwich is to throw open its doors to ask people what they would like to see happen there and to showcase how much is already going on in the area. New homes in Eaton get go-ahead despite objections Mon, 14:03 Dan Grimmer The go-ahead has been given for three buildings in Eaton to be knocked down to make way for eight new homes, despite a string of objections. Video: Family who helped closure threatened Norfolk village shop to thrive are celebrated Mon, 13:06 Dan Grimmer As a popular village shop which dates back 380 years faces an uncertain future, the legacy of the family which played a key role in it has been celebrated. Anger after older people in Norwich flat complex spend Easter weekend without working lift Mon, 10:50 Dan Grimmer Older people who endured the Easter weekend without a working lift in their flats have hit out at the management company for not getting it fixed sooner. Brakes put on £700,000 cycle improvement work in Eaton amid budget blunder Mon, 10:12 Dan Grimmer A controversial multi-million shake-up of how traffic is managed in Norwich has been hit by a fresh blunder - after a £700,000 project had to be put on hold because it was going over budget. Woman taken to hospital after being rescued when boat ran aground near Great Yarmouth Sunday, April 16, 2017 Dan Grimmer A woman has been taken to hospital after she suffered a serious leg injury after a boat she was in ran aground on Breydon Water. Director of Sainsbury Centre responds to criticism of Sir Antony Gormley sculptures at UEA Sunday, April 16, 2017 Dan Grimmer The director of the Sainsbury Centre has entered the debate over the controversial Sir Anthony Gormley sculptures at the University of East Anglia, saying he is proud to have brought masterpieces by the acclaimed artist to the region. Let there be light - Easter Vigil at Norwich’s Cathedral of St John the Baptist Sunday, April 16, 2017 Dan Grimmer The Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich was turned from pitch black to a mass of blazing light during an Easter Vigil. Former BHS store could provide pedestrian link to Norwich’s bus station Sunday, April 16, 2017 Dan Grimmer A link which would enable pedestrians to get to Norwich’s bus station via St Stephens Street could be created through the former BHS store. Norwich is seventh slowest city in UK for motorists - survey shows Sunday, April 16, 2017 Dan Grimmer Norwich has been named as one of the slowest cities for motorists in the country, with traffic only reaching an average driving speed of just over 16mph. Police investigate break-in at Norwich’s Zaks restaurant on Mousehold Heath Sunday, April 16, 2017 Dan Grimmer Police are investigating a break-in at the Zaks Restaurant on Mousehold Heath. Easter egg boost for poorly children at Norfolk hospice Sunday, April 16, 2017 Dan Grimmer Poorly children were given an Easter boost thanks to the generosity of a Norfolk company. Norwich City fan arrested for alleged racial abuse to Fulham player will face no further action Saturday, April 15, 2017 Dan Grimmer A Norwich City supporter who was arrested for allegedly hurling racist abuse at a Fulham player will face no further action - after an investigation concluded they had been misheard. New Norwich Hall Road Aldi will open its doors next month Saturday, April 15, 2017 Dan Grimmer Superstore bosses have revealed that a new Aldi superstore in Norwich is due to open next month. Police to launch week-long crackdown on speeding drivers in Norfolk and Suffolk Saturday, April 15, 2017 Dan Grimmer A week-long campaign to target drivers who speed on Norfolk and Suffolk’s roads starts next week - with police and fire officers warning that even keeping to the limit can be too fast. Tip-offs helped get more than 180,000 illegal cigarettes in Norfolk confiscated Saturday, April 15, 2017 Dan Grimmer Watchdogs confiscated more than 180,000 illegal cigarettes and some 110lbs of illicit rolling tobacco in Norfolk over the past 12 months, new figures have revealed. Drivers urged by police to watch out for ‘water hazard’ on A47 Friday, April 14, 2017 Dan Grimmer Police have warned drivers on the A47 to take extra care because of a water hazard.