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Campaigners who are opposed to the current proposals for Anglia Square have unveiled their own vision for what they want to see happen in the area.

A cannabis dealer who claimed she was just a “custodian” of the drugs has escaped prison after a court heard she now works as a gardener for Norwich City Council.

Cities are continually evolving and, of course, Norwich is no exception. Currently, one of the most significant changes is the growth of student accommodation in the city centre.

A Norwich charity has welcomed a £100m drive to cut rough sleeping, but said the government’s goal to get people completely off the streets by 2027 is not ambitious enough.

Part of Norwich’s former cattle market site is to be turned into a Porsche car dealership.

As people living in the Eaton prepare for overnight re-surfacing works to begin, a councillor for the suburb has said the ongoing roadworks have created a “truly horrendous summer”.

An 89-year-old who has had to put up with scaffolding on the side of her home for more than two years says she feels let down by Norwich City Council, which is responsible for the building works.

It is one of the areas of the city centre that has seen the biggest transformations in recent memory.

The latest attempts to build homes on the site of a Methodist church in Norwich’s Golden Triangle have been knocked back by councillors.

Concerned members of the public turned out in force for a planning appeal hearing over a bid to turn a Norwich church into homes.

More than 3,400 bicycles have been recorded as stolen in Norfolk since 2016.

The latest phase of a scheme that could see 69 new flats in the city centre is up for decision this week, with councillors recommended to approve the plans.

Concerns over potential noise, litter, smell and parking problems have been raised over new takeaway plans.

A public meeting was held to discuss the future of a historic tennis court, with a bold new plan to counter Norwich City Council proposals.

A public consultation has opened into an application to build one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms off the north Norfolk coast.

One reader thinks that cyclists are receiving priority when it comes to road safety. What do you think?

Norwich City Council’s housing department was used to receiving requests from its tenants to move to another area, but the very unusual reason for wanting to leave caused a few eyebrows to raise: there was, claimed the family in question, an unwanted lodger at the city property – a resident poltergeist.

A revived attempt to convert a Golden Triangle church into flats looks set to be knocked back, with council officers recommending it for refusal.

A gourmet restaurant in Norwich has blamed a poor inspection result on record keeping, after receiving one star in its latest food hygiene rating.

One reader from the Green Party thinks negative reactions to the idea of a small tourist tax are misplaced. What do you think?

Norwich City Council has been awarded a ‘gold standard’ status for its homelessness service.

It is a way of life that has existed in Norfolk for hundreds of years. But many Travellers and Gypsies still feel as though they are not welcome here. Luke Powell reports.

Councils are pouring millions of taxpayers’ pounds into commercial property to make up for money lost by government cuts.

A masterplan to maximise the potential of one of the region’s most prominent rivers has received the backing of the Broads Authority.

Campaigners hoping to rescue the last remaining grass tennis courts in Norwich have called a public meeting to discuss saving them.

Police patrols have been ramped up around a Norwich cemetery, after the re-opening of a pedestrian gate led to reports of increasing anti-social behaviour in the area.

Norwich City Council has raised concerns that proposed changes to voter boundaries would lead to imbalance of the wards.

Fears have been raised that a Norwich cemetery has become a hotbed of anti-social behaviour following the reopening of a pedestrian gate into it.

Sky lanterns may soon be a thing of the past in the Norwich area, along with the mass release of balloons.

Tourists spending the night in Norwich should pay a ‘visitor levy’ to help pay for essential services in the city, Green councillors have said.

A call will be made tonight for Norwich City Council to ban sky lanterns, amid heightened fears they could spark fires during the hot spell.

New images have been revealed of what Norwich Castle could look like after an ambitious £13.5m transformation project.

There has been a market in Norwich for more than 900 years. From the dizzy heights of the 14th century when Norwich was one of the largest cities in the country. To today where stall holders compete with supermarkets and the internet for customers. Norwich market has grown and changed with the times.

Children and families enjoyed fun runs, story and wildlife walks, Tai Chi and Zumba to celebrate a health-boosting community project.

The surge in applications to build student housing in Norwich has prompted council bosses to investigate how much such development is appropriate in the city.

A leaked email shows just how bad relationships between the city council and its biggest contractor had fallen, weeks before the council decided to end their multi-million pound partnership.

Almost 200 locations where thousands of new homes and jobs could be built in Norwich, Broadland and South Norfolk have been mooted.

A woman from Norfolk is calling for more quiet places for disabled people in Norwich.

A fight to stop a former bowling green being built on has ended with a victory for people power.

People are being given the chance to have their say over a new development for the Norwich University of the Arts (NUA).

Youngsters from a school in Norwich have teamed up with a voluntary group to transform a previously forgotten area of a popular Norwich park.

Police have carried out another successful Operation Gravity exercise, having secured a misuse of drugs notice for a flat in Pelham Road, Norwich.

There is no wrong place to turn for those forced to sleep on the streets.

An initiative to tackle rough sleeping will be launched in Norwich later today.

Controversial proposals which would see Norwich’s last public grass tennis courts disappear have been revived, but people living nearby have not given up hope of saving them.

Council chiefs are under pressure today to publish reports into the cost of taking millions of pounds of services back in-house.

A Norwich craft beer bar has been temporarily stripped of its licence to provide outdoor seating by the city council.

Late changes could be made to the revamp of Norwich’s Anglia Square, with council bosses and developers in talks aimed at increasing the project’s chances of being granted planning permission.

Questions today hang over how £20m worth of services will be provided in Norwich – including who looks after thousands of council homes, sweeps our streets and tends our parks.

When it come to this hair salon’s shop front, there is no grey area - you love it.

It is said there are many shades of the colour grey - at least 50 according to a certain work of literature.

Controversial proposals which would see the conversion of a Norwich church into flats have been revived.

Almost £1.7m worth of parking fines were handed out across the city of Norwich last year, new figures have revealed.

Enforcement action is to be taken after a Norwich church extension was built in the wrong place.

Developers who want to build a high-rise student development on top of a Norwich city centre car park have presented their ideas to councillors.

Forty new homes will be built on the site of a former reclamation yard in Norwich.

A new complex for just over 100 students, including a new lecture theatre and a cafe, could be built in Norwich city centre.

Temporary ‘pop up’ shops and food stalls could be created if Anglia Square shopping centre is revamped - in 40ft high shipping containers beneath the Magdalen Street flyover.

A council said the growing prevalence of cycling in Norwich makes the loss of Ofo “disappointing”.

A favourite hot spot for Norwich clubbers is set to reopen with a new theme this summer. 
The Prince of Wales Road unit which was previously home to Rocco’s will relaunch as a club and bar named Bished in August.

At least 1,000 council homes in the Norwich area could be in line for free electricity, as the city council looks to install solar panels on their roofs.

As Beijing-based Ofo announces it is withdrawing its bike sharing service from Norwich, here is all you need to know behind the company which brought bright yellow bikes to the city.

High-flying flags of St George, a possible big screen for the final and even a pledge to name new roads after players.

The ‘missing link’ which would connect the Broadland Northway to the A47 to the west of the city is likely to get support from Norwich councillors - but concerns remain over the impact on the River Wensum.

Name of applicant/club: East of England Co-operative Society Limited Premises address to which application refers: East of England Co-op, 60 — 62 Dereham Road, Norwich NR2 4BT

Name of applicant/club: East of England Co-operative Society Limited

Premises address to which application refers: East of England Co-op, 110 Hall Road, Norwich NR1 3HP

As one would expect at a circus-themed parade, some colourful characters were spotted in Norwich city centre on Saturday afternoon.

The Lord Mayor’s Celebrations will be taking over Norwich city centre on Saturday. This will mean road closures throughout the day.

The Lord Mayor’s Procession returns this Saturday to continue a tradition going back to the 15th century.

They used to be a familiar sight on Norwich streets when the circus came to town.

Cyclists of all abilities braved some sweltering evening temperatures to take on the lung-busting summit of the Gas Hill Gasp.

The Lord Mayor’s Procession may steal all the attention, but it is the centre piece of an even bigger celebration over the weekend.

A petition with more than 500 signatures asking Norwich City Council to knock back the latest scheme for Anglia Square has been delivered directly into the hands of its leader.

The cost of bringing in cashless payment options for car park pay machines in the city would have to be passed on to motorists.

One of Norwich’s most eagerly awaited annual events has been rescheduled to avoid a clash with England’s World Cup quarter final match.

A petition against the development of Norwich’s Anglia Square, signed by more than 500 people, including a former city MP, is to be handed in.

Shoppers could soon be able to make use of a new car park in Norwich city centre, after a council spent £150,000 to revamp an underground car park and decided to lease it to a private operator.

Fly-tippers are getting away with dumping hundreds of tonnes of waste across Norfolk, with just a handful of perpetrators being caught.

A shake-up is on the cards for Norwich City Council’s electoral wards, which would see some people move into different divisions.

Independent shops in a city street have voiced frustrations at how new parking charges are affecting their businesses.

Almost £80,000 of taxpayers’ money has been spent on air travel by Norfolk County Council officers in the past three years - with the bulk of the flights for social workers to assess families overseas and to take children to visit their families.

A new café set to open in Norwich has applied for outdoor seating.

Circus250 celebrations will soon be rolling into our fine city - and we have a very special golden ticket to give away offering free entry to all the weird and wonderful fun set to take to the stage in the big top which will be springing up in Chapelfield Gardens.

When the full-time whistle blew in England’s 1-0 World Cup defeat to Belgium, many Three Lions fans rejoiced, dreaming of making plans for final day with a seemingly favourable route.

Homes, offices and shops are mooted for the site of the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News’s Prospect House headquarters if it is demolished, according to a blueprint for future development.

The consumers’ charity Which? has analysed Food Standards Agency data and put together a map of the UK according to food hygiene standards.

A well-known horticulture scheme is to be given a fresh look this year.

A bid to put the destiny of Anglia Square’s long-awaited regeneration in the hands of the full city council has fallen at the first hurdle.

Notice is hereby given that the Secretary of State has accepted an application by Orsted Hornsea Project Three (UK) Ltd of 5 Howick Place, London, SW1 P 1 WG (“the Applicant”) for a Development Consent Order under the Planning Act 2008. The Application (Reference No. EN010080) was submitted by the Applicant to the Secretary of State do the Planning Inspectorate on 14 May 2018 and was accepted on 8 June 2018.

Boy racers have painted a “burn out box” on a residential Norwich road, prompting complaints about street racing in the area.

A murder inquiry has been launched after a man in his 40s was fatally stabbed at Rose Lane car park overnight.

Cars which have been behind a police cordon as part of a city murder probe this morning can now be collected.

The swelling student population of Norwich city centre could be set to expand by a further 300, if plans for a high-rise development on top of a council-owned car park gets the go-ahead.

A call is to be made for more to be done to tackle poor air quality in Norwich.

City Hall in Norwich was illuminated blue and orange to mark a worldwide day to raise awareness of motor neurone disease.

Heritage organisations are concerned for the condition of a privately owned church almost invisible to passers-by.

A new canine business hub is celebrating its launch with an Open Day featuring fun activities for dogs and their humans and some paw-some celebrity guests who are ready to “save the day”.

A former place of worship could soon once again become a place for people to tie the knot.

Westminster Abbey, The Royal Academy, the National Museum of Qatar and just over 100 council homes being built in a street off Dereham Road in Norwich.

One reader thinks that the council allowing a gambling shop to open on the high street is a big mistake. What do you think?

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