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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.

The important role which Norfolk’s under-threat children’s centres play in tackling domestic abuse has been highlighted by charities.

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

A sculpture celebrating Norwich’s historic textile industry has been destroyed in a crash.

Even the brightest and best trained people can benefit from upskilling in new and highly relevant disciplines.

Plans have been submitted to Norwich City Council to create a 10 bedroom house.

A butcher shop in Norwich is to make way for a new fish and chip shop after permission was granted by council officers.

From bringing ‘ghost’ ponds back to life, to environmentally switched-on schoolchildren and energy-efficient social housing - projects in Norfolk have been celebrated with awards.

A Norwich man living with a lung condition has launched a drive to see the streets of Norwich become car free.

The construction of a new care home on the former Start-Rite shoe factory site in Norwich could begin next year.

More than £1m could be spent on converting a block of council offices into social housing.

A vision including a new public swimming pool for Norwich has been revealed as the preferred option for a former depot site.

Bus drivers in the city are still keeping their vehicles running while waiting despite a crackdown on idling engines - but the council behind it says it remains “confident” the scheme will tackle air pollution.

Councillors, council staff and taxi drivers in Norwich could be given training to help them spot the tell-tale signs of drugs activity in the city area.

A “unique” fried chicken shop which already has branches in Chinatown and Camden has opened its doors in Norwich.

A new partnership aiming to provide cheaper energy bills for people in Norwich has been rubber stamped by councillors.

Proposals to give developers in Norwich a way round paying a levy of thousands of pounds have created conflict between three of the county’s councils.

Water dripping down the walls, mould in almost every room and a soaking wet bed - these were the appalling conditions a young disabled Norwich man had been living in.

A Hungarian eatery in Norwich has bid for permission to serve alcohol with its meals.

A collection of colourful ribbons are to appear in windows around the city as part of a campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and to help victims of this “epidemic”.

From controversy to accolade - a Norwich housing development is up for an award.

A network of tunnels buried beneath a city school’s playground could be unearthed and opened up for access.

The landlord of a squalid block of city flats told his sales agent to report tenants who complained so he could kick them out.

Plans to demolish a Norfolk police station to make way for housing have been lodged with Norwich City Council.

People could be given the chance to buy electricity and gas via Norwich City Council, with City Hall leaders saying it should mean cheaper bills for those who sign up.

The network of CCTV cameras which keep tabs on Norwich city centre needs to be replaced - because council bosses say they cannot afford to keep the current set-up running.

New figures have revealed the millions of pounds Norwich City Council is making from its car parks - but council leaders have said the money is desperately needed to preserve services.

The councillors tasked with sealing the fate of the latest bid to regenerate Anglia Square have been given a whistle-stop of the development site.

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

A Norwich brewery’s bid to extend the opening hours of its tap room has been met with trepidation from close neighbours.

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.

A date has been fixed for a decision on the controversial multi-million pound revamp of Norwich’s Anglia Square.

A listed Victorian gatepost at a Norwich cemetery has been reduced to rubble after a bin lorry crashed into it.

Norwich could be set for a new public swimming pool, with council bosses ready to spend more than £200,000 to explore whether it would be feasible.

Norwich City Council has apologised for a five-year delay in carrying out repairs to a block of flats in Mile Cross - after initially promising it would take just a few weeks.

The act that will turn on the Christmas lights in Norwich this year has finally been revealed.

A Norwich pub is to discover next week whether it can place seats along the pavement of a city bridge.

Special events could see Norwich City Football Club’s car park transformed into an American-style drive-in cinema, it has been revealed.

Patients in Norwich are being encouraged to take part in one of the growing number of parkrun events in the county as part of a drive to get them fighting fit instead of fighting illness.

A proposed shake-up which would change the voting boundaries in Norwich has been finalised - and a community’s fears changes would split it in two have been allayed.

Plans to build more than 300 student flats above a city car park have been recommended for approval - despite Historic England objecting to the scheme.

At least 180,000 people that work for real Living Wage employers across the country are set for a pay rise as the new Living Wage rates rises by 25p to £9 around the UK, and by 35p to £10.55 in London.

Landlords will have the chance to learn about changes to the law and business expansion opportunities at an event in Thorpe St Andrew.

Bonfire night will once again be celebrated with a bang in Norwich with fabulous firework displays taking place in the city and beyond.

The former Start-rite shoe factory site in Norwich could finally be redeveloped more than a decade after it closed.

A call has been made for Parliament to hold an annual debate in honour of Labour peer and former leader of Norwich City Council Patricia Hollis.

The replacement for the tip where people in Norwich take their rubbish and recycling could be built next to the Norwich Northern Distributor Road.

Get your sparklers at the ready and celebrate Bonfire Night in style at these fabulous fireworks displays across the county.

We have teamed up with the East of England Co-op to launch a new Community Heroes campaign, focusing on the efforts of those making a real difference to people’s lives.

There was something evil lurking under the moonlight in Norwich’s Chapelfield Gardens as the park hosted Norwich’s sixth Spooky City event.

The green light for ambitious plans to revamp Norwich Castle’s historic keep through a £13m lottery-funded transformation could be given next week.

Another city takeaway has bounced back from a zero hygiene rating and earned the praise of inspectors.

The bid to revamp Norwich’s Anglia Square has been dealt a potential blow, after watchdog Historic England lodged a fresh objection and signalled it would take its battle to stop the scheme to the government.

A decision over the future of the site of the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News’s Prospect House is due to be made by city councillors next week.

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