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New speed cameras are to be introduced on the road where the Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a car crash.

A popular and well-regarded children’s centre in Holt is now under threat after a U-turn by Norfolk County Council bosses.

The prime minister suffered the worst defeat in the House of Commons in more than 100 years on Tuesday as MPs categorically rejected her plan on how to take the UK out of the European Union.

MPs have rejected Theresa May’s Brexit plans by an emphatic 432 votes to 202 in a historic vote which has thrown the future of her administration and the nature of the UK’s EU withdrawal into doubt.

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.

Theresa May will put her Brexit deal to the Commons on Tuesday, with defeat almost guaranteed.

Eight more children’s centres in Norfolk could be spared the axe, after a rethink by council leaders, but opposition councillors say there remains a risk children will miss out on crucial support.

Many of the county’s most vulnerable people are facing lives of isolation and social poverty, families have claimed, after councillors slashed their financial support.

Parents and campaigners will soon find out if councillors are likely to push ahead with proposals to close all but seven of Norfolk’s children’s centres.

Councillors look set to call time on a building’s life as a night club and bar, with plans to turn it into flats poised for approval.

A Norfolk MP is amongst 20 Tory rebels to vote against the government and back an amendment designed to limit ministers’ tax raising powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

An increase in rail fares has prompted protests outside railway stations in Norfolk.

Thousands turned out to Boxing Day hunt meets across the region - as Labour warned it would strengthen legislation banning the hunting of animals.

Parents fed up with “fighting tooth and nail” to get an education for their children with special educational needs have hit out at the authorities.

The final bill for the Norwich Northern Distributor Road might not be known until six months from now, it has emerged.

A bid to equip toilets in council offices in Great Yarmouth with free sanitary products has been knocked back by the borough’s Conservative group.

Plans to revamp Great Yarmouth’s market place remain firmly on the council’s agenda, despite missing out in a crucial funding bid.

Mary Coleman’s successor as mayor of Great Yarmouth has been agreed by councillors.

Tributes have been paid following the death of a former chief executive of Norwich City Council.

Theresa May has silenced the hard Brexit wing of the Conservative party after seeing off a challenge to oust her from Number 10.

A delayed motion looking to reduce period poverty in the Great Yarmouth borough is to be discussed once more by councillors.

Norfolk is at a “cliff edge” because it stands to lose millions of pounds to spend on services when a government grant is pulled.

Nearly £32m has been cut from mental health services in the region in the last five years, it has been claimed.

Campaigners who want the public to be given the final vote on a Brexit deal are calling for Norwich City Council to endorse the campaign for a People’s Vote.

Calls have been made for controversial plans to axe a six figure grant for Citizens Advice Bureaus in Suffolk to be phased in over a longer period of time.

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

Respects have been paid to a Dunkirk veteran who served the borough of Great Yarmouth as a councillor for some 50 years.

A council chief has sought to justify a controversial investigation into Conservative councillors’ emails.

Protestors marched through Great Yarmouth today in a rally against proposals which could shut dozens of children’s centres across Norfolk.

A council chief authorised a probe by the Conservative administration into fellow Tory councillors’ emails to hunt down the source of a leak.

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

A “big decision” has been made for Norfolk County Council to borrow £120m to build up to four new schools for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

A mystery buyer was behind the winning bid for Lowestoft Hospital on Thursday, despite a public campaign to stop the auction going ahead.

Councillors in Great Yarmouth have joined the campaign to save children’s centres across the county from closure, by bidding to protect the six in their borough.

A Lowestoft businessman has revealed his intention to buy the town’s closed hospital and transform it into a medical centre, despite a public campaign to stop the sale.

The prime minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have paid tribute to Baroness Patricia Hollis in the House of Commons.

Concern over the rates of children being permanently excluded from Norfolk’s schools has prompted a summit between council bosses and head teachers to be organised.

Councillors unanimously rejected plans for an open gypsy and traveller site in Mutford and said they were being treated like ‘frogs in slowly boiling water’.

Campaigners have demanded a halt to the sale of Lowestoft Hospital and for its use as a potential medical centre to be examined, despite a planned auction next week.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has joined others in paying his respects to Patricia Hollis, Baroness Hollis of Heighman who has died aged 77 after a long illness.

The death of Baroness Hollis has prompted an outpouring of praise for a “warm, friendly” yet “formidable” woman.

Guidelines shaping the future development of the Prospect House site in Norwich have been given unanimous approval.

Which services should face budget cuts as Suffolk County Council struggles to trim its budget by £25m over the next financial year.

A former school in Thetford has been given a reprieve from being sold just yet - to give the community the chance to come up with plans to take it on.

Dancing Queen Theresa May has been backed by East Anglia’s MPs after delivering an “optimistic” conference speech.

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People have just days to comment on where more than 5,000 new homes could be built across the Great Yarmouth borough.

Norwich’s Carrow Works site, home to the departing Britvic and Unilever companies, will be put up for sale next month.

The leader of the city council is to invoke legislation to demand the government hands over all information it holds about the impact Brexit would have on Norwich.

Concerns have been raised over the discovery a Norfolk district council has lost years’ worth of minutes of full council meetings.

In all, 1,154 complaints were made to Suffolk County Council last year, according to data published by its audit committee.

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A Tory councillor who made a sexist remark to a female Labour activist has been publicly rebuked - at a censure meeting he failed to attend.

Norfolk turkey producer Bernard Matthews has been cited by the prime minister as a business “showing confidence” in the face of ongoing Brexit deliberations.

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Shadow chancellor John McDonnell will address this year’s Burston Strike School Rally.

Brexit will define the United Kingdom for many years to come – but exactly how, it is too early to tell.

People across Great Yarmouth are being invited to shape a key planning document which is looking at reducing the number of homes needed in the borough.

Corbynism will be picked over by political historians in years to come whatever happens next for Labour.

It is one of the areas of the city centre that has seen the biggest transformations in recent memory.

The latest attempts to build homes on the site of a Methodist church in Norwich’s Golden Triangle have been knocked back by councillors.

Fears over road safety close to a Gorleston school were enough for councillors to refuse plans for more than 70 new homes - at a third time of asking.

A furniture shop in Great Yarmouth’s historic rows is to become a cafe and a series of flats.

More than 3,400 bicycles have been recorded as stolen in Norfolk since 2016.

Frank Drew, former bricklayer, trade unionist, sergeant of the Royal Norfolk Regiment and Labour councillor, has died aged 89.

The sale and marketing of 70 new beach huts plots for Gorleston seafront has been approved by Great Yarmouth Borough Council under a £270,000 scheme.

“Build it in Britain” demanded Jeremy Corbyn this week. And who could argue with that?

A Great Yarmouth flood defence project has received a £5.4m boost as part of a national cash injection into coastal defences.

The surge in applications to build student housing in Norwich has prompted council bosses to investigate how much such development is appropriate in the city.

Councillors will today decide whether or not to scrap controversial DIY waste charges in Norfolk.

A fight to stop a former bowling green being built on has ended with a victory for people power.

Norfolk County Council has been warned that requiring Freemasons to declare their membership could be “unlawful”.

Suffolk County Council’s decision to close the Lowestoft Record Office will come under renewed scrutiny after a deal was struck at a council meeting.

A Tory councillor will be formally censured after he made a “grossly sexist” comment to a Labour activist.

A bid to increase collection fees for bulky waste items for Great Yarmouth households has been deferred.

Councillors in Norfolk who are also Freemasons may soon have to declare this as an interest.

The starting gun has been fired over the next round of savings at Norfolk County Council, where £99m of savings need to be made over the next three years.

A Tory councillor is being investigated over claims he made an inappropriate comment to a Labour activist.

Reassurances are being sought that the construction of the world’s biggest offshore windfarm off the coast of Norfolk will not create dangerous conditions on some of the county’s roads.

David Davis has quit his role as Brexit secretary less than two years after his appointment.

Shoppers in King’s Lynn were asked to share their love for the NHS as part of its 70th birthday celebrations.

A councillor is trying to reunite a knitted cow with its owner after finding it abandoned in the road.

Pilot ‘pop up’ libraries are to be trialled in Norfolk villages, ahead of a shake-up to cut £200,000 from the mobile library service.

Shoppers could soon be able to make use of a new car park in Norwich city centre, after a council spent £150,000 to revamp an underground car park and decided to lease it to a private operator.

A popular annual arts festival has special Norfolk Day events planned in its 10th anniversary year.

A bid to put the destiny of Anglia Square’s long-awaited regeneration in the hands of the full city council has fallen at the first hurdle.

The decision to make divisive cuts on home to school transport in Suffolk has been put on hold for further scrutiny, after a call-in of the plan was upheld.

Organisers of a music and arts extravaganza have added further big names to the line-up.

Sasitharan Letcsumanon has lived through a civil war, endured freezing conditions in a refugee camp and survived a treacherous journey into the UK.

A major review of how Suffolk’s roads are maintained was launched yesterday with the county’s new highways chief claiming that there are “improvements that can and must be made”.

A call has been made for a decision over the revamp of Norwich’s Anglia Square to be made by all city councillors.

Councillors have elected to sit on plans to refurbish a set of toilets on the Great Yarmouth seafront.

Cycling in Norwich has been handed a £1.7m safety boost after the city was named as one of six places to share a multi-million pound pot of cash.

Why is freezing old bananas good for sustainability? The answer to this and more can be found this weekend at a family friendly free festival at The Forum in Norwich.

Tributes have been paid after Cliff Jordan, former leader of Norfolk County Council, died just weeks after he stood down following a lung cancer diagnosis.

A Suffolk council, which came under fire after investing millions of pounds from the pension fund in tobacco firms despite promoting stop smoking messages, has bought stocks in another cigarette company, it has emerged.

The first phase of a major new development of 5,000 properties across the Thetford area has been given council approval - meaning hundreds of new homes built in a village.

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