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Library picture of a wind turbine; Picture: James Bass.

Poll: Is it time to put an end to onshore wind farms?

They have been the cause of many debates throughout the years and now the Conservatives have said they will not subsidise any more new onshore wind farms if they win the 2015 general election.

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Matthew Hancock, Minister for Skills and Enterprise, has been appointed as a regional flood envoy, so Government can learn national lessons alongside the ongoing appraisals of the Agencies involved. 
Waveney MP Peter Aldous with Matthew Hancock at the esplanade in Lowestoft to look at the sea defences. 

Picture: James Bass

Lowestoft flood defence work examined by government minister

A government minister was in Lowestoft today to see at first-hand how the town is recovering from December’s tidal surge.

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Great Yarmouth Town Hall

UKIP fighting all 13 seats in Yarmouth Borough Council elections

UKIP is fielding candidates in all 13 of the seats in the Great Yarmouth Borough Council elections next month.

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Natalie Bennett, Green Party leader, with Rupert Read speaking to the Great Yarmouth Refugee Outreach Support Ltd, a charity working with many of the estimated ten thousand refugees and immigrants in the area.

Picture: James Bass

Political chiefs praise coastal campaigners and teachers during Great Yarmouth visit

Coastal crusaders, inspiring teachers and support workers were praised by political chiefs when they swept through Great Yarmouth yesterday.

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A bus lane is to be added to Grapes Hill in Norwich.

Drivers warned to brace themselves for delays as months of work on Norwich road gets set to start

Drivers have been reminded they are likely to face disruption when work starts next week to put in a new bus lane on one of the city’s busiest roads.

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Traffic queues on the A47 approaching King's Lynn. Picture: Chris Bishop.

A47 study date raises hopes for autumn cash

Hopes have been raised that an announcement could be made this autumn over whether millions of pounds will be spent to improve the A47 in Norfolk.

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