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The future of more than 430 workers remains unclear, after City Hall bosses conceded their hopes of taking £20m worth of contracts back in-house would not happen by April.

A Norwich hotel wants to install security fencing around its site due to an "unmanageable" amount of anti-social behaviour in the area.

Drivers will face diversions during four nights of overnight closures of two roads in Norwich city centre, as a £2.75m scheme to make improvements for pedestrians and cyclists continues.

More than 12,000 homes could be built across the county without the need to eat into the beauty spots that make Norfolk what is it today.

A new approach is needed to make a revamp of Anglia Square more palatable to Norwich, say opponents of the £271m scheme, the fate of which now rests in the hands of the government.

A cocktail bar in the city centre will be able to keep its beer garden open late, after councillors rejected a plea to close it early.

A Norwich landlord told to demolish an extension built without planning permission claims it has cost him more than £50,000.

It is a game which dates to the Middle Ages, ancient Rome and before that to ancient Greece and Egypt.

Months of work to replace potentially dangerous cladding on towers close to Norwich City Football Club have got under way.

Campaigners against the £271m revamp of Norwich's Anglia Square have said they hope the government's decision to intervene could lead to a more acceptable scheme coming forward.

A city pub close to Norwich Cathedral has been given the green light to expand.

People in Norwich will soon have the option to buy electricity and gas via the city council, with City Hall leaders saying it should mean cheaper bills for those who sign up.

A huge question mark has been placed over whether the multi-million pound development of Anglia Square will go ahead - after the government announced it was calling in the city council's decision to grant permission.

A Norwich kebab shop has been told it must act or face legal action after inspectors gave the take away a hygiene rating of 
one.

The need to display a parking permit in your car will soon be a thing of the past in Norwich, with the city council today expected to agree to a 21st century alternative.

Plans to restore a Victorian pumping station on the River Wensum to working order have been scrapped.

Plans to restore a Victorian pumping station on the River Wensum to working order have been scrapped.

A tapas restaurant in the city centre could soon close and become a house after its owner said a lack of passers-by and growing number of chain eateries had left it unviable.

Nominations have been made for the people to become Norwich's next Lord Mayor and Sheriff.

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.

Students dressed as landlords will serve councillors with a giant novelty eviction notice as they seek to highlight the issue of real landlords doing the same to their tenants.

Are you a fan of Anglia Square in Norwich? Do you like it so much that you would get on stage to sing about it?

A tattoo artist has been given the all clear to open a new studio in the heart of Norwich's late night entertainment area.

A street in Norwich remains closed after strong winds tore a chunk of cladding off a city centre tower block.

Pedestrians have been ignoring safety barriers erected to protect them from falling debris from a city centre tower block.

Ever felt the urge to smash your computer or printer?

A street in Norwich which has been shut since high winds tore a chunk of cladding from a tower block will remain closed until winds have dropped enough to safely assess the damage.

Norwich-based theatre company The Common Lot is launching a community choir for a project celebrating the heritage of Anglia Square.

Should Norwich businesses be taxed for offering parking to their employees?

A church group in Norwich has lodged a second bid to open a car wash off a busy road, after its previous plans were rejected.

East of England Co-operative Society Limited Premises address to which application refers: East of England Co-op 85-87 Lovelace Road, Norwich NR4 7AE In the absence of a postal address, a description sufficient to identify the location and extent of the premises/ qualifying club: N/A Proposed variation to licensable/ qualifying club activities: To vary the licence for the sale of alcohol by retail for consumption off the premises as follows: Monday to Sunday (including Good Friday): 06:00 - 23:00 Representations about this application should be made in writing to: Licensing Team, Norwich City Council, City Hall, St Peters Street, Norwich, NR2 1NH

Plans to build more than 200 homes in Norwich city centre which will see a much-loved printing museum forced to relocate, have been recommended for approval.

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

A former pub could become offices after plans were put in to Norwich City Council.

It is an unusual building with a weird and wonderful history, but how much do you know about the Crystal House?

East of England Co-op 21 Friar Tuck Road Norwich NR4 6DB In the absence of a postal address, a description suffcient to identify the location and extent of the premises/ qualifying club: N/A Proposed variation to licensable/ qualifying club activities: To vary the licence for the sale of alcohol by retail for consumption off the premises as follows: Monday to Sunday (including Good Friday): 06:00 - 23:00 Representations about this application should be made in writing to: Licensing Team, Norwich City Council, City Hall, St Peters Street, Norwich, NR2 1NH Representations must be received by 25th March 2019

East of England Co-op 3 Woodgrove Parade, Catton Grove Road Norwich NR3 3NS In the absence of a postal address, a description sufficient to identify the location and extent of the premises/ qualifying club: N/A Proposed variation to licensable/ qualifying club activities: To vary the licence for the sale of alcohol by retail for consumption off the premises as follows: Monday to Sunday (including Good Friday): 06:00 - 23:00 Representations about this application should be made in writing to: Licensing Team, Norwich City Council, City Hall, St Peters Street, Norwich, NR2 1NH

A decision to grant a former lap dancing club a new licence came as a result of the committee being a victim of its own procrastination, one of its members has claimed.

A woman with more than 800 complaints against her from long-suffering neighbours is today facing eviction from her Norwich flat.

A developer could finally be set to succeed in its long standing ambition to convert a former Golden Triangle church into housing - though fierce opposition from neighbours remains.

The number of council fines being issued to rough sleepers and beggars has increased across the country, but the worrying trend has not been seen in Norfolk.

Owners of a lap dancing club in Norwich will today discover whether they will be granted a new licence - following moves from councillors to limit the number of sex entertainment venues in the city.

NORWICH CITY COUNCIL

COUNCIL TAX

LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE ACT 1992: SECTION 30

Notice is hereby given that, at its meeting on 26 February 2019, Norwich City Council, in accordance with Section 30 of the Local Government Finance Act, 1992, set the following as the amounts of Council Tax for the financial year commencing on 1 April 2019 for each of the categories of dwellings shown below: -

A three-bedroom house in a west Earlham cul-de-sac could grow to eight bedrooms if planners give it the go-ahead.

There have been more than 3,000 reports of dog fouling in Norfolk over the past three years - but only 22 people have been taken to court.

Cash-strapped Norwich City Council will have to spend nearly £300,000 to replace historic railings surrounding the city's main cemetery.

Almost £170,000 needs to be spent to replace the boilers at Norwich's Riverside Leisure Centre.

A club in the heart of the city's night life district has been deemed too loud by Norwich City Council.

Loud music, dogs barking, shouting and alarms were among the causes for hundreds of noise complaints made in Norwich over the past year.

Only one district council in the county has decided not to increase its share of council tax for the upcoming year, as taxpayers in the rest of Norfolk will see increases of up to £8.

New portable CCTV cameras are to be bought which council officers will be able to train on hotspots of crime away from the city centre.

Norwich is now officially the UK's first sharing city, following a launch event of an initiative which encourages people and businesses to help each other for the common good.

A Norwich flat connected with drug dealing raided four times by police in four months has been shut down.

Plans have been submitted to turn a derelict warehouse in the heart of Norwich city centre into a home and studio.

The closure of Cattle Market Street in Norwich for three weeks has caused drivers headaches, with queues and diversions. DAN GRIMMER asks officers from Transport for Norwich about the work.

Far from the spirit of Blooms for Norwich, commuters on Chapelfield Road were greeted this morning by the sight of destroyed public flowerbeds.

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

People in Norwich will discover tonight whether they will pay more in council tax to City Hall over the next year.

A mum-of-three says she was left "angry and upset" after a council mistake led her to believe she was days away from moving into a bigger property.

Have you ever wanted to destroy a television with a baseball bat?

A noise row between two Norwich venues on the same street has left one facing a review of its licence.

A former MJB hotel that once had some of the lowest customer ratings in Norwich has been given a £675,000 makeover.

Councils have been criticised for spending millions on awards.

A crisis hub pegged to help stem the number of mental health patients sent miles away due to a lack of beds has been delayed by a year in part due to debates over the building it will be in.

Improving public transport in Norwich was a key issue for people who attended a public meeting about the future of the city.

Taxpayers in Norwich look likely to be asked to pay more for services as city councillors backed a 2.99pc council tax hike.

Furious neighbours slammed a planning chairman who backed a £9m hospital revamp they fear could trigger subsidence under their homes - seconds after he said he would not want to live in their street.

Globally, nationally and locally, sport is evolving. But what might it look like in years to come? As part of our focus on the future of Norwich, Chris Lakey reports.

In just a few years, our high streets have evolved rapidly. Lauren Cope looks at what Norwich's might be like in the future.

Everyone has a view on traffic in Norwich and how it could be improved. But will the city's transport system look very different in the years to come? As part of our Future of Norwich series, Dan Grimmer reports.

City councillors are asking Norfolk's transport chiefs to rethink a decision over who looks after the roads of Norwich, dismissing a row between the two authorities as a "petty local squabble".

A decision will be made today (Thursday, February 14) over whether a £9m hospital revamp can go ahead.

Action over controversial zero-hour contracts is to be taken by city councillors in a bid to encourage businesses in Norwich to promote improved terms of employment.

It has all but eradicated homelessness in Finland, but could Housing First be the answer to Norwich's homelessness problem?

Enforcement action will not be taken against a man who denied turning his Norwich home into a Japanese restaurant.

It is almost 170 years since the first public toilet was opened in the UK. Yet in many parts it has become harder to spend a penny because of the closure of council-run toilets.

Young people living in Norwich will have the chance to set out their priorities for the city's future.

Taxi companies could be forced to install CCTV under measures to bring licensing laws that differ widely across Norfolk up to date.

Volunteers who want a community centre to save money by going green have hit out at council bosses - for blocking its bid for solar panels.

People living in an area of Norwich have urged the council to take action over a boarded-up house which was destroyed by fire last year.

The £9m revamp of a Norwich hospital looks likely to get the go-ahead, but concern the work could trigger subsidence to nearby homes means further tests will be needed.

Norwich City Council agreed on Wednesday to write off almost £580,000 of debts owed by firms in unpaid business rates - including from a company in one of its own buildings.

Police have objected to a taxi firm's bid to create a restaurant underneath its waiting area, warning it could become a "flashpoint for disorder".

Parents could be unable to attend free baby classes because a clutch of nearby parking spaces have been closed, it has been claimed.

Debts of more than half a million pounds are to be written off by Norwich City Council, after companies got into financial difficulties while owing business rates.

A home owner is attempting to expand a four-bedroom house to seven bedrooms after initially trying to more than double its size.

Two streets in central Norwich could be set for an extensive overhaul under new council proposals.

Designs for the £80m revamp of a former Norwich shoe factory and its surrounding area have been revealed for the first time.

Complaints over noise from a city centre cocktail and wine bar have led to a bid to review its licence.

A mother of a stillborn child has spoken of her grief being compounded further after the council removed and disposed of flowers from her daughter's grave.

Norwich Market has been named the best large outdoor market in the country.

Another Norwich pub has been told they will not be allowed to serve alcohol before the East Anglian derby.

Refused plans to turn a small family home in Norwich into a large eight-bed property have been resubmitted - this time for seven rooms.

A dessert shop in Norwich city centre has lodged a bid to have tables and chairs on pavement outside.

Council leaders are still hoping to persuade bosses of the closure-threatened Heatrae Sadia factory in Norwich that their future should lie in the city.

Rough sleepers were offered emergency accommodation in Norwich as the city saw its first snowfall of the year.

For two decades they have campaigned for better road safety.

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.

Norwich has been named as the UK's first sharing city, joining the likes of New York, Barcelona, Athens and Dallas - with an ethos that people and businesses in the city can benefit from helping each other.

Norwich City Council will not be considering whether to reverse a recent decision to back the proposed road to link the Northern Distributor Road to the A47 - after a motion seeking a u-turn was withdrawn.

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