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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.

Do you remember those glorious, simpler times in politics? They were not actually that long ago.

Battle lines are being drawn as the Tories and Labour face each other across the chamber at Great Yarmouth Borough Council.

It appears we have passed peak Corbyn.

Police are solving less than one in ten break-ins in some parts of Norfolk, with detection rates differing massively across the county.

Answers are being sought amid fears that the files of young people who used to be in the care of Norfolk County Council may have gone missing.

The British air strikes against Syria has provoked a mixed reaction from our region’s MPs.

A ban on traffic from outside Norwich schools at peak times of the day - to prevent children’s lungs from being damaged by pollution - could be considered.

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.

The public will soon be able to have its say on proposals to reduce speed limits on several Norwich roads.

A controversial chemical will continue to be used to kill weeds around Norwich after alternatives, including vinegar, were ruled out following trials.

The reintroduction of public drinking fountains around Norwich has been given support.

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

The leader of Norfolk County Council has said he will stand down if asked after making controversial comments in which he branded some of his own party’s MPs as “also-rans” who do not work hard enough to help the county.

The leader of Norfolk County Council has said he stands by extraordinary comments in which he branded some of his own party’s MPs as “also-rans” who do not work hard enough to help the county.

Traders at Great Yarmouth’s Six Day Market have been given a financial boost by the borough council.

The increase in council tax for people living in Norwich has been confirmed, after City Hall agreed a rise of just under 3pc in its share of the bills.

Members of Norwich City Council planning committee have rejected a plan to turn the former MJB hotel at Bristol House into a 27-bed HMO (House in Multiple Occupation).

More than 200 affordable homes could be delivered at a new development at Carrow Quarter despite none being financially viable for the developer in one block of flats.

The possibility of Norfolk’s fire service being transferred to the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner looks to have been dealt a major blow, after county councillors unanimously rejected such a move.

Plans to halve the £10m budget for Norfolk’s children’s centre services have taken a step forward.

Pressure is mounting for controversial cuts to bus subsidies in Norfolk to be ditched, with calls for a proposed council tax increase to be used to stave off the saving.

Council bosses have offered reassurance street drinking in Norwich is being tackled, despite concerns of an increase in antisocial behaviour.

A “disturbing increase” in the amount of graffiti in Norwich city centre will be targeted by police and council officers in the coming months.

Keith Skipper does some looking back and laughing on 2017.

Campaigners fighting an increase in councillor allowances have been out in Great Yarmouth gathering names for a petition.

The first move has been made in the bid to reverse the controversial decision by councillors to award themselves big increases in their allowances.

Concern has been raised that the sudden surge in bids to build student flats in Norwich is happening without a proper strategy to see if they are needed.

One reader believes everyone should accept Brexit and support our negotiators.

Controversial plans to build more than 280 student flats are on a Norwich car park have been rejected, after neighbours made pleas for the scheme to be turned down.

Exclusive Clive Lewis cleared over groping claim

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Labour’s Clive Lewis has been cleared of groping a woman at the party’s annual conference.

County councillors have voted to increase their allowances at a time when services across Norfolk are facing cuts - a move blasted as “obnoxious” by opposition councillors.

Lessons should be learned from the chopping down of trees in a Norwich park, according to a city councillor who says she was not prepared for the visual impact their felling would have.

More needs to be done to publicise where potentially life-saving defibrillators are available in Norwich city centre - and more need to be installed, say city councillors.

Millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money is being used by Norwich City Council to buy three commercial properties - but City Hall says it cannot reveal what is being bought.

In this week’s column, Chris Moncrieff argues that sorting out the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland border issues doesn’t have to be as daunting as some are making out.

A shake-up could be on the cards over how many city councillors represent the people of Norwich and how often elections are held.

Norwich City Council has refused to oppose the spending of more public money to investigate the so-called Western Link of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road.

An extra £19.25m has been set aside for the cost of the over budget Norwich Northern Distributor Road - but council bosses have said they cannot guarantee the final bill will not exceed £205m.

He survived – just about. The whispers coming out of government after Philip Hammond’s gaffe-laden appearance on Andrew Marr’s Sunday sofa sounded grim for the chancellor.

A Norwich MP is to appear at a event exploring the history of refugees at The Forum.

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