Council bosses have said it is still too early to speculate about the closure of children’s centres in Norfolk – after a report revealed as many as 1,000 may have shut nationally in less than a decade.
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.
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.
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.
Education bosses have said they are looking into “inappropriate practices” at some Norfolk schools - as a councillor claimed some parents have been “bamboozled” into withdrawing pupils, rather than schools having to exclude them.
Questions have been asked over £70,000 paid to Norfolk County Council’s former director of children’s services as ‘compensation for loss of office’ - when the authority’s managing director had said he had not got a severance payment.