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How badly the political parties wanted your vote at the last General Election in 2015 depended on where you lived.

A snap election will “smoke out the shrill divisive siren voices of British politics”, according to Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman.

This week I say farewell to the Eastern Daily Press and the East Anglian Daily Times.

The drummer with the chart-topping band Blur is among the candidates hoping to be elected to Norfolk County Council in next month’s elections.

Nominations have closed for seats on county councils which will be contested in this year’s local government elections on May 4.

A permanent head, an investigation into failures and no more passing the buck - these are some of the things our MPs would like to see happen at Norfolk County Council’s children’s services department.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis could still be punished by Norwich voters over Labour’s policy on Brexit, the Liberal Democrat leader has claimed.
Tim Farron said he sensed the East was a region where his party could make a comeback.

Villages with the most second homes in north Norfolk could lose out on Government cash for new community affordable housing schemes, the Lib Dems claim.

Former Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg will have little sympathy with the Conservatives’ manifesto woes.

Chancellor Philip Hammond stood accused of breaking a Conservative manifesto pledge after putting a controversial tax hike for the self-employed at the heart of his pre-Brexit budget.

Two of the major opposition parties in Suffolk have launched their manifestos in a bid to take control of the county council in May’s local elections.

Labour’s response to Brexit has been branded confused and incoherent, by the former MP for Norwich South.

Theresa May’s Article 50 game-plan was dealt a blow by Lords after it amended the plan to start negotiations on leaving the EU at the end of this month.

The UK Independence Party’s performance in the Stoke Central by-election is not going to make life any easier for party members fighting council seats in May, the party’s Norfolk County Council group leader has said.

Norwich MP Clive Lewis has insisted Jeremy Corbyn is not the cause of Labour’s woes after the party’s crushing defeat in the Copeland by-election.

People in Norfolk are facing the biggest hike in council tax for a decade, after county councillors agreed a 4.8pc rise in its share of the bill.

People seeking emergency help abandon more 999 calls to police in Suffolk than anywhere else in the country, according to figures.

People in Norfolk will pay 4.8pc more in council tax to County Hall next year, while funding for charities which try to prevent homelessness will be cut.

An attempt to stave off millions of pounds of council cuts in Norfolk has been defeated.

Attempts are being made to scale back a multi-million pound budget cut which critics warn could leave more people in Norfolk homeless.

The Liberal Democrats have taken a seat off the Conservative Party at North Norfolk District Council.

The decision by the Adult Social Care Committee at County Hall to cut back spending on its supporting people budget over the next two years, is extremely regrettable.

A row over North Norfolk’s budget proposals has intensified with the Liberal Democrats on the council claiming there’s no need to sell off assets to balance the books.

A town mayor has joined the Liberal Democrats just weeks after quitting the Labour Party.

A new law to give Theresa May the green light to begin divorce proceedings with the European Union passed a major hurdle after an overwhelming majority of MPs gave it their backing.

North Norfolk Norman Lamb has pledged not to block Article 50 claiming there were “no preconditions” set during the referendum to start Britain’s European Union divorce.
The Liberal Democrat said his “honest disagreement” with leader Tim Farron over the party’s decision to block the triggering of Article 50 until a commitment is given for a referendum on the terms of Brexit was “no secret”.

Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK will go ahead despite widespread outrage over the travel ban on Muslims and refugees.

Political figures were put through their paces when posed with challenging questions by school students.

Plans to shut a busy post office in the market town of Diss have sparked an online petition.

Four candidates are to contest a by-election in north Norfolk next month - including two from parties not currently represented on the local authority.

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