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Controversial cuts to bus subsidies and gritting in Norfolk are on the brink of being abandoned - with money from a council tax increase saving the services.

The man behind an £80m revamp of a former Norwich shoe factory says the controversial scheme should be seen as a sign of confidence the city can attract major investment.

New homes, a hotel and offices are to be created in Norwich after an £80m revamp of the area around a former shoe factory was given the go-ahead.

A closed Norwich pub is to be turned into flats for students.

The leader of Norfolk County Council has said councillors did the right thing in sticking with a 10.5pc increase in their allowances.

Norfolk county councillors have voted to stick with a controversial move to increase their allowances by 10.5pc.

Councillors will today decide whether to put a stop to a controversial move to increase their allowances - at a time when millions of pounds of cuts and savings are being considered.

Theresa May will abandon her Conservative general election manifesto pledge to give MPs a vote on whether to overturn the fox hunting ban.

Talks are under way to save hundreds of jobs at the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) in West Norfolk.

An under-fire business body which gets tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ cash a year to boost economic growth in the region will be scrapped.

Campaigners fighting an increase in councillor allowances have been out in Great Yarmouth gathering names for a petition.

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has become quite a cult figure among the young and Granny Corbyn - in the shape of a north Norfolk schoolgirl - came to the rescue in Aldborough Primary School’s Christmas show.

An attempt to force a fresh vote before Christmas over an increase in allowances of Norfolk county councillors has failed.

With less than a week until the big day Christmas cards are beginning to drop on doormats.

The controversial decision to increase allowances for Norfolk county councillors could be voted on again, with opposition parties keen to trigger a fresh vote.

A flurry of fury is raining down on councillors who voted to give themselves a big increase in their allowances.

Plans to halve spending on Norfolk’s children’s centres could still go ahead after a bid to scrap the controversial proposals failed.

Suffolk County councillor Gordon Jones has defended his decision to not declare his position as a non-executive director of an academy trust ahead of a meeting discussing controversial changes to school transport.

A former Norfolk MP was one of four board members who quit the government’s Social Mobility Commission in protest at the lack of progress towards a “fairer Britain”.

Chancellor Philip Hammond could use the Budget to announce plans to boost the region’s infrastructure as part of a promise to “invest to secure a bright future for Britain.”

A senior Labour politician has called on his former colleague to resign his council seat to trigger a by-election.

A long standing Labour supporter and county councillor has resigned from his party group and become an independent.

Great Yarmouth’s Business of the Decade will be announced this Friday night at the glittering trophy presentation ceremony for the Spirit of Enterprise Awards.

Villages near Great Yarmouth have been spared cuts to grants for services like grass cutting and maintaining bus shelters.

Secrecy surrounds a letter the leader of Norfolk County Council sent to the government suggesting ways Westminster could help reduce the need to make savings - which included floating the idea of a major local government shake-up.

The future looks bright for market traders in Great Yarmouth after a massive rent reduction was approved.

She came to Norwich to launch a bold new mental health drive – but now Theresa May has been criticised for not visiting the organisation in charge of mental health care in the area during her visit.

The prime minister Theresa May visited Norwich this afternoon and addressed issues surrounding mental health, PCSOs, contaminated blood, Colman’s and Britvic, and universal credit.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has condemned remarks made by Clive Lewis as “completely unacceptable” at two events in Norfolk.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis appears to have pulled out of an event with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in Norwich on Saturday.

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