Norfolk County Council

The leader of Norwich City Council has issued a stark warning that services will be under threat unless local government is properly funded.

How did cladding from five Norwich tower blocks with a top fire safety rating fail tests?

A new way to help people in Norwich when they’re heading for a health or care crisis is being put to the test.

Council chiefs have reviewed aluminium cladding used at three offices after the Grenfell Tower fire.

The knock-on effect of £125m of cuts and savings at Norfolk County Council will affect thousands of workers, union leaders have warned.

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.

Negotiations to try to drive down extra costs added to the bill for the Norwich Northern Distributor Road must not be used as “smokescreen” to keep the public in the dark, the opposition leader at County Hall has warned.

Two Harleston schools have begun consultations to convert to academy status - with the dream of creating an “all-through” school for the town.

A pub in the heart of a Norwich suburb will be transformed as a sanctuary of support for carers of people living with dementia.

A fresh wave of cuts to services for people across Norfolk is looming, after bosses at Norfolk County Council signalled they need to save almost £125m over the next four years.

The longstanding tenant of an historic bridge house in Norwich has called for it to be protected after the council revealed it could be demolished.

More than 150 fines have been handed to drivers as part of a police crackdown on parking along a busy road by a beauty spot where two men drowned.

A new village could be created in Norfolk as council bosses and leaders try to figure out where almost 9,000 new homes should be built.

The facade of Norwich City Hall has come alive in bold blue and brilliant orange in recognition of a growing awareness of a debilitating disease.

Talks over how millions of pounds are being added to the bill for the Norwich Northern Distributor Road will take place today - behind closed doors.

Plans are being made to revolutionise schooling in the village of Hethersett.

From throwing mortarboards to jumping fully-clothed into water, students finishing college take part in a number of rituals.

A Great Yarmouth woman is warning people to be on alert to scammers posing as the Postcode Lottery.

As Norfolk County Council looks at new ways to bring more people into the adult social care sector, chair of the authority’s adult social care committee, Bill Borrett, explains the various ways of getting into the rewarding career.

Sheringham Town Council is driving forward a campaign to have a roundabout installed at a junction dubbed an “accident waiting to happen”, after seeing a similar, £619,000 scheme at Felbrigg cut traffic speeds and improve access.

Watchdogs have returned to assess the quality of services provided to vulnerable young people in Norfolk.

Norfolk County Council officials have sent their condolences to the victims and survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire disaster.

A new company designed to generate cash for Norfolk County Council by building and selling homes on its land is one step closer to becoming a reality.

A Great Yarmouth primary school is “wholeheartedly” backing a £6.4m school merger that has also triggered a campaign to fight it.

Empty council buildings could be turned into homes for young people leaving care in Norfolk.

Your company’s telephone system could be providing a “back door” for hackers to access internal networks, according to a telecoms expert.

The number of days older people have been stuck in hospital while waiting for social care packages to be sorted so they can leave has soared.

There have been hundreds of data protection breaches at our councils in the last two years, including information sent to the wrong people, being lost or even stolen.

Carers across Norfolk now have access to a wealth of helpful information about caring thanks to a new partnership.

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