Calls to remove council meetings from YouTube have been rejected following demands to preserve them as a “historic record”.

Plans to transform a revamped hotel into a drug rehabilitation facility have been given the green light by councillors, despite a “plea” from residents to save the town venue.

A Norfolk council leader blasted calls for a debate over local government reorganisation as “delusional” amid the threat of a second wave of the coronavirus.

Norfolk County Council is set to increase council tax payments by 4pc and make £26m in spending cuts in its “toughest budget so far” amid the rising costs of coronavirus.

More than 1,300 people waited longer than four weeks for an assessment from the region’s mental health trust last month, it has been revealed.

An environmental activist group which defaced council buildings to protest inaction on climate change faces police investigation.

A Norfolk councillor has claimed his standards committee is being “politically manipulated” after he received complaints over “not being appropriately dressed” for taking part in council Zoom calls.

Community skips and fly-tipping amnesties are among measures that could be brought in to tackle soaring rates of waste dumped in Norwich, the city council agreed.

A Norfolk council has agreed to bring in a new management structure which will cost it an additional £57,000 a year.

A Norfolk council leader has said he may write to the MP whose husband said coronavirus was a “mental illness” if his actions were repeated.

Demands for council cash earmarked to create new tennis courts to instead be spent on “local people in urgent need” have been rejected due to legal restrictions on the funding.

Norfolk and Waveney have been warned not to be complacent in the fight against coronavirus, as MPs praised the government’s new restrictions as “sensible” and “practical”.

A Norfolk council that has again refused to declare a state of climate emergency has seen its environment policy criticised as “a gross dereliction of duty”.

A Norfolk council has delayed a vote on calls for it to oppose government proposals to transform the planning system.

A Norfolk MP has said “now is a better time than ever” for young people to join the armed forces due to a rise in unemployment among 18-24-year-olds.

A Norfolk council with the third-highest district carbon footprint in the country is set to discuss its plans to reduce emissions - after refusing several times to declare a state of climate emergency.

Residents are set to stage a last-ditch protest against the city council’s controversial plan to build new all-weather tennis courts in a Norwich park.

Calls for the East to avoid a further local lockdown have been made after warnings that it would be “disastrous”.

The region’s MPs have reacted to the “disappointing” news that the Acle Straight will not be dualled for another decade, with some calling for a review and the break-up of the highways agency.

Campaigners have warned “time is running out” for women affected by changes to the state pension age after a landmark High Court appeal was lost.

Plans for a £3.5m redevelopment of Great Yarmouth’s marketplace have taken another step forwards after councillors agreed to green light the “significant” project.

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