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Fears pre-school education in Norfolk is facing a "dangerous" funding gap have been raised after £2.5m of early years money was set aside for other education priorities.

Councillors have warned they could be "failing in their duty" to provide a school after previous plans for one in the area were withdrawn following objections.

A council leader has been accused of paying "lip service" to environmental issues after a motion on climate change was not debated at a meeting.

Plans to build an incinerator in Wisbech have raised fears of "medically dangerous particles" affecting Norfolk.

A Norfolk town could be set to see a new business opening up on its high street.

The owner of a Norfolk hotel has shared his plans to transform a patch of derelict land into a hot yoga studio.

Serious fears have been raised over a council-owned company's failure to comply with auditors' instructions, it has emerged.

Areas of "rural deprivation" are affecting Norfolk's children's struggle to achieve basic skills, a councillor has warned.

Fresh plans for the extension and refurbishment of a closed-down historic pub in a Norfolk village have been revealed.

A Norfolk council is set to raise awareness of a clampdown on illegal puppy and kitten farms.

Councillors have again debated the use of "quiet alternatives" to fireworks in a bid to stop causing distress and harm to vulnerable people, pets and wildlife.

A Norfolk council could ban passengers from vaping in taxis.

Norwich has one of the country's highest number of office-to-flat conversions under planning laws which say developers don't need council permission, figures show.

Final arguments for and against controversial plans to build 600 homes at a medieval castle were heard at an "emotive" inquiry into the proposed development.

Charges for boaters on Norfolk's waterways have risen, with fees for petrol and diesel-run crafts higher than unpowered, hybrid or electric vessels, the Broads Authority has said.

A councillor has warned that a community will be left disappointed if a petition to improve traffic issues at a busy estate is not accepted.

Millions of pounds worth of government funding is set to go to the controversial £271m Anglia Square redevelopment - despite "risks" from the owner's refusal to guarantee not to sell the land.

A Norfolk council has agreed to spend almost £1m on improving facilities and safety features in its social housing.

A council leader has disclosed that land he and his father help promote for development is being considered as part of a vision for where thousands of new homes could be built in the next two decades.

Dozens of new homes will be built in a Norfolk village despite neighbours' fears of "intrusion" and "overdevelopment".

More than 200 homes are set to be built in a Norfolk town despite fears over the consequences the development could have on the lives of people living nearby.

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