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LABOUR CONFERENCE: ‘It’s ours to win’, Ed Miliband says - the route to power runs through the East

The route to being in power runs through the East, Labour leader Ed Miliband told East Anglian grassroots activists as his party’s final conference before the next election kicked off in Manchester.

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James Joyce, chairman of the childrens services committee at Norfolk County Council. Picture: Denise Bradley

Norfolk parents at the end of their tether to be offered extra help

Families in crisis are to be given extra help after the launch of a new service which aims to keep them together and stop children from being taken into care.

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The work force leaving the Lotus factory at Hethel after the announcement of job losses. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Government exploring possible help for Norfolk Lotus workers whose jobs are at risk

The government has confirmed it is exploring whether Group Lotus workers at risk of redundancy could be given help to get back into work.

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Great Yarmouth's UKIP party is putting forward a motion for a committee system at the borough council

UKIP’s bid to bring committee system to Great Yarmouth Borough Council branded ‘shallow posturing’

Great Yarmouth’s UKIP party is putting forward plans to change the borough council’s decision making system to one they claim will be more democratic.

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 Mayor Neil Howard, Pete Gillings, Alice Cater and Father Christmas

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Appeal for Christmas tree to be saved as part of the Diss display

Councillors appealed for a town’s Christmas tree to be saved after a proposal was made to axe the festive flora from this year’s display.

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Photo by Dmitry Lovetsky.

Plans to ban sky lanterns and balloon releases in Waveney to be discussed

The release of balloons and sky lanterns could soon be banned on Waveney District Council-controlled land under proposals being considered next week.

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