Local Politics

Norwich North is a prized seat for the Conservatives.

Voters are being urged to ignore party affiliations and join a campaign to stop Theresa May’s so-called “dementia tax”.

Labour activists and candidates had a break from canvassing when musician Billy Bragg headed to Norwich for a special concert.

In an election campaign, politicians are known for going to great lengths in an attempt to secure your vote.

The Secretary of State for International Trade joined Conservative candidate James Wild on the campaign trail in North Norfolk.

They are all campaigning for your vote in the General Election, but can you recognise Norfolk’s candidates?

It has one of the fastest eroding coastlines in Europe and it has unearthed some mammoth surprises in recent times.

Work is under way on a traffic shake-up which will bring 13 weeks of disruption on the edge of Norwich.

Cromer moved a step closer to achieving its goal of finding a new home this week.

The Labour candidate for North Norfolk is predicting a “bleak” future for many older people should the Tories win on June 8.

People have until midnight tonight to register to vote in the June 8 snap General Election.

A government advisor, who is battling for a marginal Norfolk seat, says his years working in Westminster have not left him out of touch with average voters.

The National Trust is under fire for its proposals to build a campsite on former farmland at the Blickling Estate, near Aylsham.

Theresa May has been dubbed the “lunch snatcher” by the Liberal Democrats for her raid on the free school meals of thousands of Norfolk children.

The battle for power in North Norfolk is a fascinating one.

Children with specialist needs in Norfolk are waiting for months to get support.

Business leaders have raised concerns about a Tory pledge to double a levy on businesses which employ skilled migrant workers.

The problem of a dangerous kerb in Great Yarmouth, which has seen people regularly trip over it, looks to have been solved.

Former Dereham mayor Kate Millbank has been elected as the new chairman of Breckland Council and said she hoped to do the job “with dignity and glamour.”

Liberal Democrat candidate Norman Lamb was forced to defend his support for the legalisation of cannabis at the first hustings meeting of the General Election campaign in North Norfolk.

More than 1000 children in North Norfolk rely on food handouts to survive, new figures have revealed.

The Conservative Party will propose scrapping winter fuel payments for all but the poorest pensioners.

A new £8m state-of-the-art leisure centre should be built in Cromer rather than as a replacement for the Splash sports and swimming complex in Sheringham.

A new leader has been elected for Waveney District Council during an emotional meeting in Lowestoft.

Students at a city school have quizzed candidates hoping to be the next MP for Norwich South tackling issues from tuition fees to zero hour contracts.

North Norfolk has been identified as the seat that will hand the Tories a “proper majority” if it turns blue.

The focus for new Beccles mayor Richard Stubbings during his year in office will be to improve leisure facilities in the town for both young and old.

A vision to regenerate Great Yarmouth town centre has been approved by borough councillors.

All five general election candidates for the Great Yarmouth constituency have agreed to attend a hustings meeting in Belton.

Lingering fears that an incinerator could be built on land earmarked for a burner which was abandoned look to have finally been laid to rest.

National Politics

There’s less than a week left for people to register to vote in the general election on June 8. Here are all your vote-registering questions answered in preparation for election day.

Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Norwich North has described his national leader Jeremy Corbyn as being like marmite to voters.

Prime minister Theresa May visited Norwich this afternoon, where she urged Conservative candidates to work “flat out” for a landslide.

The Liberal Democrats have picked their candidate to fight for North West Norfolk at next month’s general election.

General election campaigns are invariably filled with bold declarations, sweeping arguments, stinging attacks and flippant faux pas.

Jeremy Corbyn is facing a potential challenge in his Islington North constituency from a terminally-ill cancer patient from Norfolk.

The Labour Party has selected its candidate for the South Norfolk constituency in next month’s general election.

The Labour Party have selected their candidate to run to be Great Yarmouth’s next MP.

Labour have revealed their slate of candidates in Norfolk and Waveney for next month’s general election.

Calling an early generation was a “cynical, manipulative ploy” by the prime minister, Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has said - adding that his own party should have opposed the move.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has been criticised after tweeting a poll which the agency credited as its source has denied producing.

A food bank is handing out ten times the number of food parcels to those in need in the space of a year.

A former health secretary has presented new evidence of “deliberate, provable acts of cover-up” and called for a public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal that has blighted so many lives in this region.

A pro-EU pressure group plans to support Liberal Democrat North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb at the general election.

”Now get on with it”. That is the message to Highways England about long-awaited improvement work on the A47.

Annabelle Dickson

Dan Grimmer

Public Affairs Correspondent



Dan is the public affairs correspondent for the EDP. That means he reports on what local councils and our elected councillors get up to. The decisions they make can have a massive impact on our lives and it is Dan's job to scrutinise their actions.

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