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The Herondale care home and day centre in Acle. 

Picture: James Bass.

Behind closed doors decision to award Norfolk charity £700,000 branded ‘scandalous’

A behind closed doors decision by county councillors to award a Norfolk charity £700,000 to help tackle its pension deficit has been criticised as “scandalous” by opposition councillors.

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Norfolk County Council is planning to invest more money into the former RAF Coltishall base. Picture; MIKE PAGE

Money to be pumped into former RAF Coltishall site to lure more businesses

Money is to be pumped into the former RAF Coltishall base to make the newly-named Scottow Enterprise Park more attractive to businesses.

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There could be a rethink over a proposal to bring in a bylaw to ban skateboarders from parts of Norwich, such as the Memorial Gardens. Photo: Steve Adams

Norwich skateboard ban could be scrapped after last minute rethink

A proposed bylaw, which would have banned skateboarding from parts of the city centre, looks set to be scrapped - after an 11th hour rethink by council bosses.

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Lowestoft Town Hall on the High Street.

Picture: James Bass

Views sought on future of historic town hall in Lowestoft

People in Lowestoft are being urged to give their views on the future of the historic town hall.

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Paul Smyth, Norfolk County councillor.

UKIP pick councillor to take on Truss

A serving Norfolk County councillor has been chosen as UKIP’s prospective parliamentary candidate for South West Norfolk.

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Works continue in Minstergate.

Changes to Thetford bus station project given go-ahead

Norfolk County Council’s planning committee has approved a number of amendments to a major new bus station project which is already in development.

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