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Members of the community gathered to protest against the potential plans to close Carver's Lane.

Residents vent their concerns about Attleborough road closure at packed meeting

Residents packed into a council meeting to vent their concerns over a move to close an historic right of way in Attleborough.

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Thetford town council celebrate the completion on the new town centre Square in Thetford. Chris Crimmen, Ruth Carter, Maurice Howard, Sarah Lewis and former mayor Stuart Wright Photo: Sonya Duncan

Moving Thetford Forward - has it been a success?

It’s a scheme that promised to regenerate Thetford, support economic development and promote the town.

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Jonathan Farmer 06/2012

By election expected shortly to replace Wisbech councillor and former mayor convicted of firearms charge

A by election will be held to replace Jonathan Farmer on both Wisbech Town Council and Fenland District Council following his disqualification as a councillor.

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A view of the Glaven Valley from Bridgefoot Lane, Wiveton, which the Glaven Valley Protection Group fears would be spoilt if the farmhouse application is approved. Picture: SUBMITTED.

Controversial modern farmhouse plan at Blakeney recommended for approval

Plans for a contemporary-style “farmstead” in a north Norfolk Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) are being recommended for approval - despite more than 100 objections and the formation of a pressure group.

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Lisa Townsend: Submitted

Tory candidate for Norwich South announced

The woman chosen to contest the Norwich South seat as Conservative candidate at next year’s general election, and potentially become the first Tory MP in the constituency since 1987, is a 34-year-old woman from Surrey.

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 Clearing up after the flash flood that hit Lionwood Primary School, school governors Patrick Neale and Tim wood.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

Applications open for flood grant help in Norwich

Norwich residents, who were affected by flash floods this summer, are being urged apply for emergency grants to help them get their lives back on track.

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