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A Greater Anglia train at Norwich on the main line service to London Liverpool Street.

Network Rail boss says he will “take every step” to avoid long delays as he confirms planned Ipswich engineering work will go ahead

Network Rail has pledged to “take every step” to avoid a repeat of the long delays and cancellations which hit rail commuters this week as it confirmed it would go ahead with planned engineering work in Ipswich this weekend,

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George Nobbs, leader of Norfolk County Council.

Norfolk could be hit with higher council tax bills as county council looks to plug £17.5m funding gap

People in Norfolk could be hit with higher council tax bills next year, as councillors at cash-strapped County Hall are asked to consider a hike to help plug an estimated £17.5m funding gap in 2015/16.

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A computer generated image of the proposed new Morrisons store in Aylsham Road, Norwich.

New Norwich Morrisons store seeks longer opening hours

Superstore giant Morrisons is hoping to be allowed to open a proposed new city store for longer, with a warning it could walk away from the site if councillors block its bid for extended hours.

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Paul Clapp has resigned from a Cambridgeshire committee after being told he has severe dyslexia and facing a no confidence vote.

UKIP committee chairman diagnosed with severe dyslexia says he had no option but to resign

The chairman of one of Cambridgeshire County Council’s biggest spending committees is to be replaced after being diagnosed with “severe dyslexia”.

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Norfolk County Council needs is creating more than 4,000 new places in schools, but admits it does not know if government cash will cover the cost.

4,300 extra school places needed in Norfolk

Norfolk’s booming population means council bosses are planning for an extra 4,300 school places within four years - but they admit it is unclear if government money will cover the cost.

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Flashback to the elections at the town hall. Jim Shrimplin, Barry Coleman, Kerry Robinson-Payne and Michael Jeal.  Picture: James Bass

Great Yarmouth Tories ‘torn apart’ claim after party drops long standing member

A leading Tory claims the Great Yarmouth party is being “torn apart” after one if its longest standing members was dropped.

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