Norwich City Council

It is a regular match day haunt for Norwich City fans and even has the word Canary in its name.

Hopes have been raised that an historic Norwich home, which council officers blocked from being knocked down, could get a new lease of life through a ‘Grand Designs’ type makeover.

The “Japanese restaurant” at the centre of controversy is subject of a two-pronged investigation from the city council.

Councillors hope that getting the attention of communities secretary James Brokenshire will put a stop to the controversial £271m revamp of Anglia Square in Norwich.

A bid to firm up opposition on night time flying at Norwich Airport has been withdrawn, but the councillor behind it has insisted he will be waiting in the wings to relaunch it.

A city centre university building is to make way for new lecture theatre, teaching facilities and enough accommodation for 100 students.

Only one council in Norfolk and Suffolk enforced new powers to fine rogue landlords last year, leading to criticisms local authorities are not doing enough to “root out crooks.”

Council officers visiting the home of a man who has denied using his home as a Japanese restaurant found 24 dining places set out.

The city council has apologised for a four-month delay in fixing an arson-hit block of flats in Norwich.

The director of one of Norfolk’s largest bus groups has blamed delays on “too many selfish car drivers”.

The number of reports made over worn or missing road markings in Norwich rose by more than 50pc in one year.

The controversial £271m revamp of Anglia Square will come under the spotlight at a public meeting tonight to discuss what the community’s next moves should be.

With a large illuminated sign at the front, a dedicated Facebook page and phone number, it has all the hallmarks of a restaurant.

A Norwich city centre coffee shop has been told to improve its hygiene standards after being given a one star rating by inspectors.

A home familiar to Norwich City football fans is among a string of properties Norfolk County Council is looking to offload.

A new grandmother has found a bid to protect a lime tree overshadowing her garden a bitter pill to swallow.

Norfolk county and district-level councils have been working with emergency services to prepare for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.

Campaigners have urged councillors to reject a bid for hundreds of homes, offices and a hotel on a Norwich city centre site - because they are unhappy with plans to relocate a museum.

An appeal against Norwich City Council’s refusal to allow flats for 152 students to be built has been dismissed by an inspector - but a similar scheme could yet get the go-ahead.

They are just two doors down from each other and have the same number of bedrooms.

A private study centre supporting more than 200 families is set to open a new permanent base in Norwich after city planners gave it the green light.

New life could be breathed into Norwich’s Victorian pumping station, if proposals for it to use the River Wensum to generate electricity are given the go-ahead.

A wish list of transport schemes which council bosses would want to see happen in and around Norwich if the city is sucessful in its bid for a share of £840m will be revealed this month.

A dancing school that has been teaching youngsters for more than 70 years is being forced to relocate.

A vision for a derelict part of Norwich city centre inspired by similar schemes in parts of London has been recommended for council approval.

A Muslim group has insisted nothing will change at its base if it is successful in a planning bid which has sparked a parking row - and has been recommended for approval by planning officers.

Plans have been lodged for a £1.1m scheme which would see a block of offices in Norwich turned into seven council homes.

The father of a cyclist who died from serious head injuries after crashing down a flight of steps said he hopes other people’s lives will be saved in his son’s memory following a raft of safety changes.

The fate of the multi-million pound revamp of Norwich’s Anglia square remains in the balance, with the government still mulling over whether to have the final say on it.

The nightmare on Elm Hill is over for a Norwich house repeatedly struck by vans, as temporary measures to protect it have been made permanent.

The summer of 2018 was one of the hottest on record, bringing a sweltering spell and a real buzz to the region.

Just a few days remain for people in Norwich to have their say on whether they are prepared to stomach paying extra council tax if it meant services were protected.

Urgent repair work needs to be carried out on one of Norwich’s medieval churches to rescue it from deterioration.

A new Iceland and Home Bargains store could be coming to Norwich as Homebase looks to downsize.

Airport bosses have raised fears that a development of more than 300 homes could put flight safety at risk - but the plans have been recommended for approval.

A climbing arena spanning three floors of one of the city’s shopping malls has been touted by the centre owners, with a national company lined up to run it.

A legal fight could see Norwich City Council taken to the High Court over a controversial decision to remove the city’s last publicly-owned tennis courts.

It is a £1.3m scheme that would see a major overhaul to one of the most historic areas of Norwich city centre.

Fears have been raised that a £650,000 bid to combat congestions on Norwich’s outer ring road could actually make the problem worse.

Council bosses have written to the communities secretary urging him not to call-in the decision to give the go-ahead for the multi-million pound revamp of Norwich’s Anglia Square.

The number of sexual entertainment venues in Norwich is to be capped at its current level, after councillors finally agreed to a limit.

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.

Norwich City Council did not apply to be part of a multi-million pound scheme to tackle rough sleeping - because they believed it would not go far enough.

People living in the Heartsease area of Norwich are being asked to vote for their favourite healthy living project.

Campaigners wanting to highlight a lack of action over climate change took part in a ‘funeral’ procession and ‘die-in’ beneath Norwich’s tunnel of light.

Experts say there is “high potential” for Roman remains, including bodies, to be uncovered if a £9m revamp for a hospital gets the go-ahead.

Norfolk councils are to be allowed to keep more money raised from business rates, but cash-squeezed leaders warn a better long-term deal is needed or services will suffer.

The £45m revamp of two huge towers in the heart of Norwich into homes for 700 students is on track to be completed by September next year.

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

Activists held a minute’s silence at a city council meeting as they urged members to recognise a “climate emergency”.

Fears have been raised over the impact of Universal Credit reforms in Norwich, as new figures reveal around one in 10 people of working age in Great Yarmouth and Waveney receive the benefit.

One of the car parks in a Norwich park is to be shut - for more than three months.

Plans have been lodged to create a seven-bed student shared house in Norwich.

Council bosses looking to build houses and, potentially, a swimming pool in Norwich are facing a race to get the site decontaminated or they could have to pay almost £1m back to the government.

Proposals to give officers at City Hall the power to splash out twice as much on property without scrutiny have been described as “troubling”.

An approved new viewing platform at a Broads beauty spot has been criticised for not being wheelchair accessible at its highest point.

A shop which closed earlier this year is set to become a restaurant after the council gave permission for plans to go-ahead.

Drivers are being forced to pay a “stealth tax”, it has been claimed, after it was revealed car owners in Norwich paid £74 on average last year to park their cars.

A selection of the region’s most selfless and committed individuals gathered on Wednesday evening at The Halls in Norwich for the EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2018.

Council leaders in Norwich are asking if people would back a 2.99pc increase in the share of council tax which goes to City Hall - if it helps protect services.

A team of volunteers is sought to help celebrate the history of Anglia Square, after a community project was awarded a National Lottery grant of more than £50,000.

A new canoeing pontoon on the city banks of the Wensum is just the beginning of the river being put to greater use.

The controversial plans to develop Norwich’s Anglia Square have been given the go-ahead and here’s a first look at what new homes in the development could look like.

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

Police have raided a Norwich flat for the second time in less than two months following concerns about Class A drug dealing in the area.

The controversial £271m redevelopment of Norwich’s Anglia Square has been approved by city councillors.

It would be an “abomination” if the £271m Anglia Square revamp is given the go-ahead, the Lord Mayor of Norwich has said, as councillors get ready to make a decision on the controversial scheme.

The devastated father of a cyclist who died from serious head injuries after crashing down a flight of steps is considering legal action over the lack of adequate warnings about the “deathtrap”.

A stark warning has been issued by bosses at Norwich City Council that it is “almost inevitable” the authority will have to consider “significant” service cuts after 2021.

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.

A Norwich bowling alley is looking to diversify its trade with a new function room - made from a former pub toilet.

The controversial revamp of Norwich’s Anglia Square has the potential to create more than 500 new jobs, while people living in the new homes could spend up to £40m a year, council officers have said.

Designer Wayne Hemingway has joined the debate over the £271m plans for Anglia Square, urging city councillors to reject the proposals.

Planning permission has been granted by Norwich City Council for a proposed Romanian restaurant in the city.

A call for the government to make the final decision if councillors grant permission for the £271m Anglia Square revamp has been backed by civic watchdog the Norwich Society.

A fresh bid has been lodged over the future use of Norwich’s Grade II-listed Crystal House - and to build nine homes behind the back of the historic building.

I grew up in Norfolk, schooled at Wymondham. Norwich was there, the power and the glory, but was generally outside of my orbit. A bi-monthly treat.

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

Developers behind plans for Norwich’s Anglia Square are hoping to be excused from paying almost £9m, if their proposals get the go-ahead.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MEHMET YALDIZ has applied in respect of Hoseph, North Earlham Stores, 308 Bowthorpe Road, Norwich, NR5 8AB for a variation of a Premises Licence under the Licensing Act 2003 to allow the following: Increase the hours for sale of alcohol off premises on Monday to Sunday for 24:00 hours.

The halls of St Clements Hill Primary Academy are pristine and quiet.

It has been described as an eyesore in one of the most historic and picturesque parts of 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.

Anglia Square risks becoming a “boarded-up shell” if the controversial revamp is not approved, traders have warned.

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

Council leaders have made a fresh defence of their commercial investments, which included spending £9.5m on a gym in Kent and a Northamptonshire cold store.

The controversial £271m proposal to revamp Norwich’s Anglia Square has been recommended for approval.

A Norwich homeowner has been told he must demolish an outbuilding and wall built without permission.

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.

Leaders of the three political groups at Norwich City Council are to press MPs for a public vote - if Parliament rejects the final Brexit deal.

More than £1m is to be spent to turn a block of offices into seven council homes.

A landlord has been told that he must demolish an extension he built without getting permission, after he lost a planning appeal.

A Norwich man who set up a charity after the death of his friend hopes to bring a converted double-decker bus to the city as a shelter for homeless people.

An MP who backed staying in the EU but abstained on the vote to trigger Article 50 has announced he cannot support Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

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.

“Very serious and unsettling for everyone” - that is how a council boss has described the mood after five stabbings in Norwich in just two weeks.

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.

It’s multi-coloured, glow in the dark, features a nod to Great Yarmouth’s Pleasure Beach and is located in a Norwich carpark.

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