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Norfolk independent school heads hit out at Labour threat over tax breaks

Labour plans to force public schools to “come down from on high” to share their teachers would drive state schools mad, a leading Norwich headmaster has claimed.

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Skateboarders protesting at Norwich City Hall's plans to bring in a bylaw to ban skating. Photo: Steve Adams

No skateboarding ban for Norwich city centre

A proposed bylaw, which would have banned skateboarding from parts of the city centre has been scrapped.

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What do you think? Labour threaten to remove private school tax breaks if state sector is not helped more

A Labour government will strip private schools of valuable tax breaks worth hundreds of millions of pounds unless they do more to help the state sector, shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt is warning.

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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

Will there be a u-turn over Norwich city centre skateboard ban at crunch meeting tonight?

A proposed bylaw, which would have banned skateboarding from parts of the city centre, looks set to be scrapped - after a last minute climb down by council bosses.

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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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The Herondale care home and day centre in Acle. 

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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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