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More than £200,000 is to be spent on a new housing scheme for older people - as council bosses wrestle with a way to provide the 3,000 extra care places desperately needed over the next decade.

A Norfolk MP has said it is an "outrage" that parliament has been denied the opportunity to take control of Brexit, as the prime minister rounded on representatives in a televised statement.

People in Norwich are to be urged to leave their cars at home, after the city declared it will hold a car free day in the autumn.

A Norfolk MP has said the prime minister has "very little authority left" after the House of Commons ruled out leaving the EU with no deal.

People living in Norwich estates "plagued" by problems with drugs and anti-social behaviour have been urged to "reclaim the streets".

The east of England will get the smallest share of a £1.6bn government fund to boost run-down towns after Brexit.

People in Norwich will pay 2.99pc more in council tax to City Hall in the year ahead.

Norwich MP Clive Lewis has called Jeremy Corbyn's announcement that the Labour party will back moves for a second EU referendum in the coming weeks as a "hugely positive step."

It's been a huge week in politics with MPs leaving both the Conservatives and Labour. Iain Dale says the new independent MPs need to quickly build a realistic policy platform

Norwich MP Clive Lewis has condemned "the very real problem of left-wing anti-Semitism" in a debate in Parliament.

A cross-party group of MPs have called for a meeting with the chancellor - because they fear Norfolk County Council will have to axe more key services without a better government deal.

A call has been made for more to be done to stop cyclists riding on Norwich pavements where shared use is not allowed, with councillors urging riders to use dedicated routes.

Don't just sit on the fence and watch it all happen. Iain Dale says if you are in to politics, get out there and get involved, like he did

The Conservative Party must be ready to take on "nimby" home-owners to get more houses built and drive prices down, South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss has said.

A pension equality group will welcome a Norwich MP to answer questions at their next meeting.

Eleventh hour efforts are to be made to amend Norfolk County Council's budget, in the hope it could head off the closure of at least some of the children's centres facing the axe.

A final, emotional, plea for a rethink has been made by parents of children with disabilities who would lose out because of care cost changes.

A "first step" in bringing trams back to the streets of Norwich has been taken, with City Hall agreeing to lobby the government to help make it happen.

North Walsham Town Council has passed a motion of no confidence in one of its councillors over allegations of bullying, harassment and not "working as part of the team".

Worried parents of people with learning disablities are urging councillors not to make changes which would increase what their children have to pay towards care.

The ambitious vision of trams one day shuttling through the city centre is to be discussed by city councillors next week.

As MPs prepare to thrash out the details of Brexit in parliament once again, our reporters took to the streets of Great Yarmouth, Cromer, King's Lynn, and Norwich to find out what people thought of progress, how they voted in 2016 , and if they would vote differently now.

The financial black hole at Norfolk County Council has soared to a 'cliff edge' £70m, with the leader warning tough decisions lie ahead unless the government makes pledges over future funding.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has called Norfolk County Council proposals to provide services despite closing a number of children's centre a "con".

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has spoken out to back a second referendum just hours before Theresa May puts her Brexit deal to the Commons.

Norwich's manufacturing industry has been dealt another blow as it was announced 200 jobs were set to go at a business with nearly 100 years of history in the city.

A "heat map" of vulnerable areas is to be used to help gambling companies determine where to apply for new premises, as the city council updated its policy for the first time in more than a decade.

Moves have been made to ensure a controversial probe, where the county council's Conservative administration was given permission to hunt through fellow Tory councillors' email logs, is never repeated.

The developer behind the £271m Anglia Square revamp has likened the scheme to Marmite - conceding that some people will hate it.

A decision on whether to grant permission for one of the most contentious and biggest planning applications Norwich has seen for years will be made today.

Universal Credit and its impact on people in Norwich will come under the spotlight at a public meeting.

Enforcement officers have dished out eight verbal warnings to drivers since a ban on idling engines was introduced in Norwich city centre.

A call has been made for more to be done to segregate cyclists and pedestrians on some of the shared routes in Norwich - but council bosses say national policy means it is not always possible.

The top inspector of England's hospitals has not ruled out asking the government to take over the region's failing mental health trust.

A controversial move to excuse some developers in Norwich from paying a levy of thousands of pounds is crucial if sites are not to stand derelict, council leaders have insisted.

The green credentials of Norwich City Council have been questioned by campaigners who want more rapid action to combat climate change.

Norwich South MP, Labour's Clive Lewis, has led calls for the region's mental health trust to be put into special administration - a classification kept strictly for the very worst of health organisations.

It is one of the most contentious and biggest planning applications Norwich has seen for years - the revamp of Anglia Square - and a decision is just weeks away. How did we get to this point? And what is being planned? Dan Grimmer reports.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has insisted the Labour party could get a better Brexit deal - and called for a general election to give them the opportunity.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis, who attracted controversy this week when he was accused of mocking suicide, will appear on BBC Question Time tonight.

A Norwich MP who pretended to shoot himself in the mouth during a House of Commons debate has prompted a mixed reaction from our readers.

Norwich MP Clive Lewis has been filmed simulating shooting himself in the mouth during a debate in the House of Commons.

With the government in turmoil and the prime minister teetering on the edge, political editor RICHARD PORRITT asks 'what now for Brexit?'

People will be able to have their say over potential routes for the road which would join the Norwich Northern Distributor Road to the A47 within weeks.

Norwich's last publicly owned grass tennis courts are to disappear, after attempts to persuade councillors to keep them failed.

More than 300 student flats above a city car park have been given the go-ahead, despite objections.

The green light has been given for ambitious £13m plans to transform Norwich Castle's historic keep.

Police were called to a council meeting in Great Yarmouth after evicted protesters refused to leave the public gallery.

It's time for action on plastics blighting our beaches.

Fears have been raised that Norfolk is in danger of "selling off the family silver" as County Hall gets ready to step up disposal of council property.

A selective landlord licensing scheme for a deprived Great Yarmouth ward that will root out unethical and rogue landlords has been approved.

A proposed shake-up of parliamentary boundaries in Norfolk could make it tougher for Norwich North MP Chloe Smith to hold on to her seat at the next general election.

Victims said the horror of what they experienced at St George's School in Norfolk and Suffolk still lives with them 40 years later.

A campaign to combat fly-tipping in Norfolk has been backed by county councillors, but critics said it comes "after the horse had bolted."

East Anglian MPs are demanding greater devolution for the region and more infrastructure spending from government.

A former school, along with acres of farmland, are to be sold off by council bosses looking to plug a funding gap of almost £100m.

Transport for some of Norfolk's vulnerable people is to be taken away, with councillors saying they will be handed more freedom if they use public transport instead.

Labour councillors left a Norfolk County Council meeting en masse after accusing the Conservatives of "wrecking" a motion calling for councillors to have to declare if they are freemasons.

Motions which would have suspended or stopped the charges were defeated at a county council meeting today.

School is out. And the reports on each party are due.

A by-election to fill former Norfolk County Council (NCC) leader Cliff Jordan's seat has resulted in a Conservatives win.

The results of a by-election to fill former Norfolk county council leader Cliff Jordan's seat have been announced.

Questions are today being asked about why the woman in charge of turning around our two largest health bodies - both of which are failing - will not speak out about the changes planned.

The three candidates to take over Cliff Jordan's old seat on Norfolk County Council will set out their stalls at an upcoming hustings, which will take place outside if the weather is nice enough.

A Norwich MP has branded two of Norfolk's NHS organisations as "just not good enough" after both received unsatisfactory inspection reports.

Norfolk's busiest hospital has been plunged into special measures just months after a challenging winter for the health service.

Campaigners who wanted to create a new neighbourhood plan covering part of Norwich have been left disappointed after the city council rejected their bid.

Former Norwich South MP Dr Thomas Stuttaford, who became a health columnist for The Times, has died at the age of 87.

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