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A former leader of the Green Party in Norwich has been appointed as the new managing director at Pensthorpe Natural Park near Fakenham.

The Beccles community are set to have their first Swap Shop this weekend to reduce waste in the area and promote recycling.

Cabinet minister and Norfolk MP Liz Truss was overheard attacking Theresa May, according to claims on social media.

Campaigners have criticised plans to push ahead with a proposal to convert part of a popular Golden Triangle pub into a flat.

Former Norwich City defender Russell Martin has revealed that he joined the Green Party and admitted he was regularly subject to ribbing by his Canaries team-mates for his environmental views.

Norwich City Council Green Party group leader Denise Carlo on why Norwich needs to become carbon-neutral in the next decade.

Norfolk’s main roads are slowly clogging up as a record number of vehicles take to the streets.

A Tory councillor has quit the party and joined the Greens after growing tired of standing behind policies which she believes hurts her community.

A Norfolk council has again kept a decision about the future of a multi-million pound asset shrouded in secrecy, despite outcry over “democratic failure”.

A green energy scheme which has benefited thousands of households in the region could close to newcomers.

The leader of the Green Party highlighted the importance of community and the negative impact of austerity during a visit to Beccles.

Norwich City Council could have to wait more than 23 years to recoup almost £10m it spent on two commercial properties in Kent and Corby.

Norfolk urgently needs to do more to help stem rising global temperatures, campaigners have said, in the wake of a stark report by the United Nations.

A drive to get more people in Norwich to recycle food has “exceeded all expectations”, with more than 800 tonnes of extra waste collected.

The former leader of the Green Party attended an event in Beccles exploring the future of sustainable farming.

A jury has been sworn in for the trial of a man accused of murdering a woman in Norwich.

A ban could be on the horizon for sky lanterns and mass balloon releases in Norwich.

The former leader of the Green Party and a host of farming experts are set to visit Beccles to discuss the future of sustainable farming.

People in Norwich are creating almost half as much carbon emissions as they were a decade ago, the city council has claimed.

Norfolk has officially recycled one million tonnes of waste, it has been announced by the Norfolk Waste Partnership.

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.

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

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

It may have never been able to build its own incinerator, but Norfolk has one of the highest waste incineration rates in England.

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

Legendary Kinks front man Ray Davies was so impressed by a Norwich singer-songwriter that he invited her to his world-famous studio to record a song.

Norwich’s new Lord Mayor and Sheriff have been sworn in, with a pledge to raise money for an enterprise which helps the city’s homeless.

With the votes counted and dust settled on Norwich City Council’s latest election, a string of new councillors are preparing to take their seats in City Hall.

With counting finished in the local elections in Norfolk, there have been gains for Labour in Norwich but UKIP has lost seats in Great Yarmouth.

The votes are being counted after Norwich and Great Yarmouth headed to the polls.

Today is polling day for people living in Norwich and Great Yarmouth. Here’s some questions and answers about the elections.

Closing roads around schools, fining drivers for leaving their engines running and getting cleaner buses.

Norwich goes to the polls on Thursday for the city council elections. DAN GRIMMER asks representatives of the four main political groups why their party deserves your vote.

Whatever happens when people head to the polling stations next Thursday, voters in University and Wensum wards are guaranteed to have a new face representing them at Norwich City Council afterwards.

Thorpe Hamlet and Town Close are two wards where the Green Party will be determined to see off the challenge of Labour.

Nelson was one of the divisions where a seat went from Green to Labour two years ago.

The fight for control of Mancroft ward could be one of the most interesting battles when Norwich goes to the polls for the city council elections.

Norwich goes to the polls next month for the city council elections. DAN GRIMMER focuses on the fights for Bowthorpe, Catton Grove and Crome wards.

With Norwich and Great Yarmouth going to the polls next month, people have until the end of today to register to vote.

Councillors have condemned an attack against a man who was racially abused and then punched in the face in Norwich.

A new lap dancing club could be granted a licence to operate in Norwich next week, despite concerns about anti-social behaviour and “lewd advertising”.

The candidates standing in Norwich City Council’s elections next month have been confirmed, with the UK Independence Party not fielding any contenders at all.

A claim has been made that Norfolk County Council breached a ministerial order over the Norwich Northern Distributor Road, in not providing an action plan for a package of complementary transport measures.

Transport bosses need to get into the fast lane in delivering more efficient cross-city bus services.

Six Norwich city councillors have announced they will not be seeking re-election.

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.

David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II television series, which concluded with an unflinching look at how waste impacts on marine life, has helped put plastic packaging at the forefront of many people’s minds.

A Green Party city councillor from Norwich travelled to London to hand in a letter to the treasury calling for an end to cuts to local government funding.

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

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

We need to protect our countrsyide from planning loopholes, says Chris Dady, chairman of rural campaign group CPRE Norfolk.

A story of mid-life

Monday, January 22, 2018

Former Anglia TV presenter Christine Webber, brings us her new novel It’s Who We Are, a tale of five people, long separated childhood friends, whose lives are destined to change forever.

People are invited to take part in a litter pick at a small area of woodland in Norwich.

A partnership which aims improve waste services in Norfolk is to begin looking at whether more rubbish can be recycled locally.

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