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Youngsters enjoy Marston Marsh, which is earmarked for improvements through a new 'tax' on developers. Photo by Simon Finlay

£230,000 boost for green schemes in and around Norwich

A string of green schemes, including nature reserves and a cycle route, have had £230,000 of money earmarked for them out of a new ‘tax’ on development in and around Norwich.

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Update on the progess work at the Wells Maltings project - The Sackhouse. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Heritage project given six figure boost in Wells

A long-running project to transform historic maltings buildings in Wells has been given a £610,000 boost from the Government’s Coastal Communities Fund.

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New figures have shown how increasing numbers of people are taking in lodgers, or handing over their biggest rooms to their children. Photo: Rui Vieira/PA Wire.

How people in East Anglia are looking to lodgers, while parents are giving up rooms for their children

An increasing number of householders are choosing to rent out their spare room to a lodger to supplement their income - with those who do so in East Anglia bringing in around £2,750 a year, according to a new survey.

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A Roman mount, found near Norwich. Picture: Norfolk County Council.

Every house in Norfolk within 200 metres of an archaeological site, find or historic building

The remarkably rich heritage of Norfolk has seen more than 15,000 archaeological finds reported to council experts in just 12 months - a rate of about 40 a day.

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The site at Saddlebow where an incinerator was proposed. Picture: Ian Burt.

Incineration in Norfolk must be ruled out, says group

A group set up to figure out how to deal with Norfolk’s waste after the plug was pulled on the controversial King’s Lynn incinerator has said it wants to rule out another large scale burner as a replacement.

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Breckland Council leader Michael Wassell  Picture: Matthew Usher

Review of polling stations will have to be carried out after Breckland boundary changes

A review of more than 100 polling stations across Breckland will have to be carried out ahead of next year’s elections, after a new pattern of council wards was drawn up.

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