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Elizabeth Truss MP, speaking at the Norfolk Farming Conference at the John Innes Conference Centre.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Environment secretary and Norfolk MP Liz Truss’ China visit cost more than £34,000

Norfolk MP and environment secretary Elizabeth Truss’ recent trade mission to China cost more than £34,000 it has emerged.

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Robert Kybird, chairman of Breckland Council, Michael Wassell, leader of Breckland Council, Chris Lowe, project manager from Kier, and Sylvia Armes, Mayor of Thetford, at the opening of the new Thetford Bus Interchange

Thetford’s new £3.9m bus interchange hailed at official opening

Thetford’s new £3.9m bus interchange has been hailed as a success by developers, operators and councillors after it officially opened.

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The house that was damaged after a bin lorry reversed into it.

Bin lorry reverses into Great Yarmouth house

Police and firefighters were scrambled to a residential road in Great Yarmouth after a bin lorry reversed into a house.

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George Freeman MP  Picture: Ian Burt

Conservative MP George Freeman “politics of envy” comment provokes Labour outrage

Labour has hit out at Norfolk MP George Freeman for claiming that prosecutions to enforce the minimum wage may only “satisfy the politics of envy”.

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Hewett School sign and entrance on Hall Road. Picture: Denise Bradley

Hewett School battle could go to High Court

The fight for the future of the Hewett School could be set for the High Court, after county council leaders revealed they were prepared to take legal action against the government.

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Buses in Norwich will come under the spotlight at a public meeting tonight. Photo: Steve Adams

Changes to Norwich bus routes to come under spotlight at public meeting

Controversial changes to Norwich bus routes will come under the spotlight at a public meeting tonight, as pressure mounts on transport bosses to rethink the alterations.

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