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The leader of the North Norfolk Council has confirmed that he will be stepping down from his role in February.

Suffolk childcare providers have welcomed a payment increase – but warned the fight for sustainable funding is not over.

North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb has urged the government to “recognise the importance” of the single market and customs union during Brexit negotiations.

Early years’ providers have cautiously welcomed a funding rise expected to be approved by Suffolk County Council (SCC) today but warned it might not be enough to end the “crisis”.

Hospitals in Norfolk made millions last year in car parking charges from patients, visitors, and staff, new data has revealed.

A tumultuous year at the North Norfolk District Council has culminated with the Conservative party losing control of every committee on the council.

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.

County councillors have voted to increase their allowances at a time when services across Norfolk are facing cuts - a move blasted as “obnoxious” by opposition councillors.

As the public consultation into controversial plans to reform school transport goes live today, officials at Suffolk County Council insist that they are listening to the concerns of parents and teachers.

Lessons should be learned from the chopping down of trees in a Norwich park, according to a city councillor who says she was not prepared for the visual impact their felling would have.

More needs to be done to publicise where potentially life-saving defibrillators are available in Norwich city centre - and more need to be installed, say city councillors.

A shake-up could be on the cards over how many city councillors represent the people of Norwich and how often elections are held.

The maximum stake for fixed odds betting machines should be slashed from £100 to £2, city councillors say, after reading how a Norwich man who lost £15,000 in a single afternoon.

A Norfolk MP has claimed “the time for urgent reform” of local government is now.

An MP has revealed how he believes Norfolk could be “world class” but is held back by the “dead hand of Whitehall”.

A former care home in Norwich is to be turned into accommodation for nearly 70 students.

Norman Lamb may need to ask for some help carrying his shopping bags in the car after his visit to Cromer for a Buy Local visit.

Advocates for the UK to remain in the European Union say their movement is gathering momentum after a former cabinet minister and serving MP attended their latest conference.

A consultation over millions of pounds of savings and cuts to services in Norfolk will start next week - despite an accusation by opposition councillors that it will be a “sham”.

Controversial cuts which would slash £5m from what Norfolk County Council spends on children’s centres will go forward for further talks, despite criticism the move is “too high risk”.

Prime minister Theresa May dodged the question but South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss proudly admitted she had changed her mind.

It’s unlikely to challenge Stephen King, Martina Cole or Dan Brown at the top of the bestseller charts, but a Norfolk county councillor’s book about how he won an election in under six months has found a following.

Conservative councillors will today be briefed on where millions of pounds of cuts and savings could be made to services in Norfolk – with the proposals set to be made public over the next week.

Five parish councils, an MP and local councillors have told the company behind a huge wind farm off the coast of Norfolk that they have “strong concerns” about the proposals.

Warnings of a financial “cliff edge” by 2020 were made by the leader of Broadland District Council as its members unanimously agreed to explore the possibility of closer working with South Norfolk.

Cyclists are to be allowed to ride through pedestrianised city centre streets at any time of day.

Sir Vince Cable will set out his plans to develop an anti-Brexit, cross-party coalition when he declares to Liberal Democrat supporters: “I am a proud saboteur.”

North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb has announced he will step down from his role as the Liberal Democrat’s health spokesman.

North Norfolk’s Conservatives have been hit by the defection of one of their councillors to the Liberal Democrats.

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