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The great rail rip-off: ‘Bad deal’ on subsidies for East Anglian passengers

The “bad deal” received by East Anglian rail commuters has been laid bare in new statistics which show the subsidy per passenger mile on Abellio’s Anglian routes amounts to just 3% of that received in some other parts of the country’s rail network.

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City Council leader Brenda Arthur fixes the timber frame sole plates on the first council homes to be built in Norwich for over 20 years, which are being built at Pointers Field.
 Photo by Simon Finlay.

Bid to build 250 council homes in Norwich within four years

A target to get 250 new council homes built in Norwich within four years is on track, according to council leaders.

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The mourning ring which has been stolen from Norwich Castle Museum.

Thefts from Norfolk’s museums - and damage to objects - revealed

Bosses at Norfolk Museums Service have defended their security record, after details of further thefts from the county’s museums were revealed.

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The Great Yarmouth election count at the town hall.
Jim Shrimplin

Picture: James Bass

‘Lack of loyalty’ Great Yarmouth councillor hits out after being dropped by Tory party

A long serving councillor said he was “considerably disappointed” to be dropped by his party ahead of the 2015 elections.

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An artist's impression of the £13m housing development which could be built on the former Greyhound Opening site in Norwich. Pic: Norwich City Council.

£13m vision for a hundred new homes at Norwich’s scandal-hit Greyhound Opening site

A £13m vision for more than a hundred new homes at one of the most controversial patches of land in Norwich is unveiled today - nearly six years after the site became mired in scandal.

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Lakenham Sports and Leisure Centre - formerly the Lakenham Cricket Pavilion - looks set for demolition. Photo: Nick Butcher.

Former Lakenham cricket pavilion looks set for demolition

Work to knock down one of Norwich’s former sporting landmarks could get under way within weeks.

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