Norwich City Council

Cameras could be trained on more of the city’s bus lanes, as the council looks to catch more motorists who drive into them.

Homelessness could be tackled if more was done to encourage Norwich people, including council tenants, to rent out spare rooms, say Green councillors.

A former Norwich cinema is undergoing a transformation to reopen as a “boutique” bowling alley.

Tenants living in a basement with no light, housed in a garage with no fire escape and renting a flat with water dripping out of electric sockets.

For decades, the future of Anglia Square has been a major discussion point, with previous attempts to redevelop the site falling flat.

A group of concerned residents have raised fears that a business’s plans to run a through-the-night alcohol delivery service in the heart of their community will cause “a constant disturbance”.

Plans to breathe new life into the River Wensum are nearing completion following a positive response to the draft strategy.

Motorists who sit idle with their engines running could soon face £20 fines, after councillors agreed to seek the power to issue the penalties.

Norwich City Council has resigned itself to the loss of more than £400,000, after agreeing to write off a series of debts - including one dating back to the 1990s.

Thousands of families in the region are renting homes in such a squalid state it risks harming their health.

Debts of more than £400,000 owed to Norwich City Council look set to be written off, including one dating back nearly 20 years.

A coffee shop and dessert lounge is set to open in Norwich this month.

Roll up, roll up, the circus is coming to town for this year’s Lord Mayor’s Celebration and you are invited to join the show.

More than £1m could be allocated to combatting homelessness in Norwich at a meeting of the city council’s cabinet this week.

Plans have been lodged to construct half-a-dozen homes in the place of the former Norfolk Coroner’s Court in Norwich.

Norfolk Chief Constable Simon Bailey says giving to charities is the best way to help the homelessness issue.

Motorists are being threatened with a £20 fine if they do not turn off their car engines in certain areas of the city.

“I hope you don’t think I’m rude. I’m sleeping around the back of Jarrold. I’ve slept by the flyover, all over. I’m trying to get enough money for a hostel.”

A Norwich man who allowed two rough sleepers to temporarily camp in his garden during bad weather says they are now refusing to budge.

The owner of a nightclub group which went into liquidation owing Norwich City Council £200,000 was also behind another company which failed 14 months before – owing the council £220,000.

Residents of Dukes Palace Wharf applauded today as a proposal to build student accommodation in a city riverside car park was turned down.

Drivers who leave their engines running while stopped on Norwich city centre streets could face £20 fines, with councillors next week set to agree to seek new powers from the government.

Work has started on transforming former garage and car park plots across Norwich into affordable homes.

A controversial lap dancing club has applied for a licence to operate in Norwich.

The surge in student accommodation being built in Norwich could continue, with decisions due over two proposals which would swell the city centre’s student population by more than 750.

City councillors and a local primary school are among objectors to a new laser tag venue selling alcohol at Rose Lane car park.

People will have to wait a bit longer for their bins to be emptied, with collections across most of Norfolk once again cancelled because of the weather.

St Peter Mancroft will be opening its doors to rough sleepers for three nights as the city suffers from widespread snow and ice.

More than 375 people have signed a petition demanding Norwich City Council do more to provide homeless shelters during severe weather.

Council bosses have warned of “severe disruption” to services today as snow brought by the Beast from the East weather front continues to cause problems across Norfolk.

A procedure to help rough sleepers in to the city during freezing temperatures has been activated.

People are being urged to stop dropping chewing gum on the streets of Norwich after a noticeable rise in the city.

The growing problem of homelessness and rough sleeping is to be tacked with a £1.5m fund from Norfolk County Council (NCC).

Norwich’s final gas holder, which dates back to Victorian times, is to be demolished - to the disappointment of campaigners who were fighting for it to be saved.

A new ‘mixed martial arts’ gymnasium could be heading to Norwich, if plans to convert a warehouse on a Norwich industrial estate gets the go-ahead.

It is an icon of our city’s skyline.

Video: Gap store in Norwich to close this week

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The Gap store in Norwich is to close its doors for the final time this week.

Drivers are being advised to “consider other options” as building work on Duke Street has been causing headaches for traffic during rush hour.

We’re drowning in a sea of plastic and we need to act now to stop it, says Lesley Grahame.

The increase in council tax for people living in Norwich has been confirmed, after City Hall agreed a rise of just under 3pc in its share of the bills.

People in Norwich will discover tomorrow how much their council tax bills will go up by in total.

Name of applicant/club: S&S Enterprises Norwich Ltd

Premises address to which application refers: Unit 4, Denmark Opening, Norwich NR3 4JG

Renters with pets say they are victims of discrimination when searching for rental property.

Almost £1m has been awarded to Norwich City Council to unlock development of up to 250 new homes at the old Mile Cross depot.

Across Norfolk there needs to be a full, fair, balanced and detailed cross-party investigation of allowances paid to councillors.

Vandals have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage after shattering windows of a community play bus.

“It’s a wonderful thing to be involved in” - that’s the message from a city school that will be part of the spectacular carnival spectacular that is the Lord Mayor’s Procession.

The chief executive of Weston Homes says he is committed to redeveloping Norwich’s Anglia Square.

A host of new artists have been announced to join headliners Kaiser Chiefs for a new Norwich music festival - including The Bluetones and Reverend and the Makers.

Excavations of Norwich Castle keep and mound will begin next week as details of a multi-million pound redesign have been unveiled.

Notice of an Application for a Premises Licence Under the Licensing Act 2003 Name of applicant: MUTINY IN THE PARK LIMITED Premises address to which application refers: EATON PARK, OFF NORTH PARK AVENUE, NORWICH

His iconic shark in formaldehyde and many other famous works have been shown in world-class venues around the globe, and now Norwich could be the next place to host a Damien Hirst sculpture.

A council tax increase of nearly 3pc on the share of bills which go to Norwich City Council has moved a step nearer.

Employers reported a mixed recruitment picture during a Norfolk jobs fair which saw a greater-than-expected turn-out.

An Oktoberfest event is set to return to Norwich this autumn but at a different venue.

The section of Norwich’s City Hall where people go to deal with issues such as council tax, rent, parking permits and housing is to get a revamp – at a cost of £270,000.

Norwich City Council has made a U-turn on proposals to remove a market stall used to provide free food to vulnerable people.

Green-fingered volunteers are joining forces with students to bring new plant life to Norwich.

A landmark which has towered over Norwich for nearly 140 years looks likely to be torn down - with plans lodged to demolish the city’s final gas holders.

Norwich has missed out on £55m and lost more than 900 council homes because of the government’s Right To Buy scheme, council leaders have said.

Jobseekers will be able to meet local employers to discuss a variety of job opportunities when Ready for Work returns to The Halls in Norwich next week.

The long-running saga over the redevelopment of a former shop in a Norwich street has taken a new twist - after council bosses revealed the replacement building is in breach of planning permission.

The Kaiser Chiefs have been announced as the headline act for a new music festival in Norwich.

£12m of government funding will be released in a bid to help unlock development of more than 1,000 homes at Anglia Square.

A Broadland councillor said plans for a new supermarket in Taverham were none of Norwich City Council’s “business” following its objection to the scheme.

A textile enthusiast, fashion activist, vegetable grower and biological diversity champion are in the running for an eco award.

A new large-scale sports facility near Norwich is one of 15 projects which could benefit from a £2.4m pot of cash.

Yellows at Carrow Road will no longer be open to the general public on non-matchdays, Norwich City has confirmed.

A school pupil labelled “trash girl” by bullies for picking up other people’s rubbish has been transformed into a cartoon superhero.

People are being asked for their help in drawing up a new pattern of the council wards in Norwich.

Charity groups heard how homelessness across Norfolk is increasing while around 18,000 people now earn below the living wage.

New showhomes were launched today in Threescore, Bowthorpe at what is the largest ‘passivhaus’ development in the UK.

Controversial proposals for the future of Anglia Square – and what the community nearby want to see happen there – will come under the spotlight this weekend.

Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for a stall which is used as a soup kitchen to be saved.

The leader of Norwich City Council has said he will seek a “significant contribution” of government cash to attract new jobs to the site due to be vacated by Unilever and Britvic.

A new laser tag venue is set to open in a city centre multi-storey car park.

A soup kitchen which provides warm meals to vulnerable people in Norwich has hit out at plans to remove the market stall it uses.

Community equipment hubs could be coming to Norwich this year with the help of local groups.

The public will get their say next month over a multi-million pound shake-up of Norwich’s Prince of Wales Road and its surrounding roads.

Fashion retailer Gap is set to close its Norwich based store.

High rise flats are to benefit from £2m in safety improvements to ensure the “events of Grenfell will never be repeated” in Norwich.

Secretive assessments which are “undermining the planning system” by allowing developers to avoid building cheaper homes could be made public as new figures reveal Greater Norwich has missed out on almost 1,000 affordable homes in four years.

Revised plans have been put in for the demolition of a building to the rear of Grade II listed Crystal House - the former home of Warings Furniture - in order to build flats on Cattle Market Street in Norwich.

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.

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

The public can now have their say on where they think more than 7,000 homes should be built in Norfolk.

One reader is fed up with Norwich City Council and their consultants messing with the city’s traffic.

Diggers have moved onto the site of Norfolk’s next new primary school, as building work begins.

Families and fans of live music will be able to rock out in what will be a first for a city park.

A popular hardware store stepped in to help a new business after vandals attacked its historic base with graffiti.

Motorists on two busy Norwich roads will face delays or diversions for several weeks during improvement work for cyclists and pedestrians.

Council bosses will appeal to business secretary Greg Clark for help to redevelop the Carrow Works site when Colman’s and Britvic move out in 2019.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis says he will seek answers in Parliament over why the government failed to keep Britvic and Unilever in Norwich.

The prospect of a new garden village in Norfolk has been mooted, as council bosses wrestle with where more than 7,000 more homes should be built in the county.

Council bosses have offered reassurance street drinking in Norwich is being tackled, despite concerns of an increase in antisocial behaviour.

It raises questions over what constitutes art but can also bring colour to urban areas. Reporter SOPHIE WYLLIE finds out Norwich’s attitude to graffiti.

People have been banned from Norfolk’s libraries nearly 90 times over the past two years, including for selling drugs, shouting at children, urinating on carpets, fighting, abusing staff and looking at indecent images on computers.

A “disturbing increase” in the amount of graffiti in Norwich city centre will be targeted by police and council officers in the coming months.

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