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Eaton Park in Norwich. Not for sale, say city councillors.

Pledge that Norwich’s historic parks are not for sale

Norwich’s historic parks will not be put up for sale, council bosses have pledged - despite a national report which revealed almost half of councils are considering such a move because of pressures on budgets.

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Prime Minister David Cameron answers questions at a news conference in Downing Street, central London.

New anti-terror plans could see terror suspects sent to Norfolk and Suffolk again

A scheme which has previously seen terror suspects sent to Norfolk and Suffolk could return under new powers announced by the prime minister.

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The former Eastern Electricity buildings in Duke Street in Norwich, which Targetfollow wants to turn into homes. Photo: Bill Smith

Neighbours call for rethink over Norwich eyesore revamp

Families living close to a city riverside site which is earmarked for new homes have urged Norwich City Council to fight for a more “imaginative” approach to the redevelopment.

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Waveney MP Peter Aldous.
February 2014.

Picture: James Bass

Suffolk: Waveney MP, Peter Aldous, to tell minister Eric Pickles he got it wrong on county energy schemes

Eric Pickles has got it wrong on two Suffolk renewable energy schemes, Conservative MP Peter Aldous has said ahead of a debate tomorrow where he will urge the government to call a fresh inquiry on a local application.

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Catherine Spencer and Green city councillor Lucy Galvin with the fallen tree in Dereham Road. Pic: Submitted.

Concerns over tree which blocked Norwich road were raised more than a year ago

Concerns about a tree which blocked a Norwich road when one of its branches fell off were first raised almost a year ago, it has emerged.

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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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