August 4 2015 Latest news:

Norfolk's Burning Issue

The entrance to Queen's Hills.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Public meeting date set over bid for Queen’s Hills housing estate to part ways with Costessey

A public meeting will be held as a consultation begins to decide whether Queen’s Hills will get its own parish council separate from Costessey.

Read full story »

Toby Coke. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Deal to burn Norfolk’s waste at Suffolk incinerator is extended

A deal to burn some of Norfolk’s waste in an incinerator in Suffolk has been extended until 2020, as the county grapples to find a long-term solution for how to dispose of its rubbish.

Read full story »

County councillor Toby Coke, who says the Saddlebow site will not be sold.

Norfolk’s aborted incinerator site will not be sold, council leaders reveal

The Norfolk site where an incinerator was due to be built will not be sold, council leaders have insisted, but scotched rumours it is because it could yet become home to a burner.

Read full story »

A pair of 1919 John Fowler BB1 ploughing engines at the Strumpshaw Steam Museum, behind the wheel of a John Fowler three-furrow balanced plough. Picture: Denise Bradley

Firefighters extinguish blaze in 1930s trailer at Strumpshaw Hall Steam Museum

Firefighters have put out a blaze in a trailer at Strumpshaw Hall Steam Museum.

Read full story »

Robert Billson, from Material Works (left), signs the contract with Brian Long back in 2012

Contract to deal with West Norfolk’s waste is terminated

The company behind new technologies to recycle West Norfolk’s waste has had its contract terminated.

Read full story »