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The row over controversial proposals to close Norfolk’s children’s centres has intensified after Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis accused campaigners of “playing politics”.

The landowners of the fire ravaged former Pontins site have been warned by a councillor to ‘sort themselves out’ before a potentially “fatal incident” takes place.

East Anglia is rightly proud of its many assets.

Tributes to a giant of Great Yarmouth life have poured in after he died following a year-long battle with cancer.

A frustrated mother-of-five is celebrating an 11th hour victory after a six month stand off with her son’s school over his bus pass.

Campaigners are calling a public meeting to explain the ins and outs of a homes’ bid at Marina Quays in Great Yarmouth.

The idea of new settlements to provide new homes in Norfolk should not be dismissed, despite the frosty reception proposals for a garden town between Dereham and Fakenham received.

A Great Yarmouth vlogger has spoken out over what she sees as NHS cost cutting after problems with medication for her rare condition.

Investigations are continuing around the derelict former Pontins holiday park in Hemsby after it was hit by a devastating arson attack.

The firefighters who tackled the massive blaze at the former Pontins holiday park site have been thanked by Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis.

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

A councillor has resigned from the Conservative party following the expulsion of Waveney District Council’s deputy leader over an alleged Islamophobic comment.

A district and county councillor who allegedly said it was “unbelievable” Sadiq Khan had been elected mayor of London has been expelled from the Conservative party.

Two of the region’s MPs have endorsed Norfolk Day and called the county the “best” in the United Kingdom.

The unveiling of a vision for a 10,000 home garden town in Norfolk comes amid a government drive for more new settlements to be built.

An MP has said he believes a colleague’s failure to abstain from a key Brexit vote on Tuesday was a “genuine mistake.”

Embattled Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis will be “looking to ride it out until recess” after calls for him to quit as Conservative Party chairman.

Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis is under fresh pressure over claims he deliberately broke parliamentary voting rules.

Voting when you are a ‘paired’ MP is deemed a cardinal sin in Westminster.

Norfolk MP Brandon Lewis has been accused of reneging on an agreement not to take part in key votes over Brexit.

Responses to the latest Pontins application at Hemsby are coming in thick and fast - including one about dogs.

The MP for Great Yarmouth has said he is “beyond impressed” at what is happening at a school in the town that has been in the headlines.

A decision on whether aggregate dredging can continue on a slice of sea-bed off Great Yarmouth for another 15 years will be made in the next few months.

Our coast is disappearing faster than feared. What is being done to stop it?

Conservative Party chairman Brandon Lewis has demanded “lessons are learnt” after an inflatable trampoline exploded killing a three-year-old girl on a Norfolk beach.

A heavy police presence and a rush of emergency services at Gorleston beach today was a far cry from the usual buzz of the spot, which attracts families from across the region.

An MP has said he is not convinced enough effort was made to interest holiday park operators in the derelict Pontins site in Hemsby.

A Gorleston woman has taken her concerns over the stranded crew of the Malaviya Twenty to Westminster.

An MP has asked the company that owns the former Pontins holiday camp in Hemsby if other businesses or individuals are interested in buying part of it.

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

The votes are being counted after Norwich and Great Yarmouth headed to the polls.

Demolition teams have begun the grim task of tearing down condemned clifftop homes in Hemsby.

More eyes are needed to defend our coast from smugglers and help save lives at sea.

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

It was a sight no one in Hemsby hoped they would have to see - a clifftop home being torn down by demolition workers.

Preparatory work is being carried out today to demolish five erosion-hit homes at Hemsby.

Norfolk could be set for a soaraway jobs bonanza thanks to a high profile visit that will see Great Yarmouth bid to play a major part in the construction of a third runway for Heathrow Airport.

These dramatic photographs show how precariously the erosion-threatened homes at the Marrams are balanced on the clifftop edge as they teeter on the edge of destruction at Hemsby.

The high tide has come and gone at Hemsby without causing the imminent destruction of the erosion threatened homes on the Marrams.

An MP has written to Greater Anglia asking for explanations following a week of train cancellations and delays.

Russian aggression has forced the UK and allies France, Germany and the United States to take a stand.

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.

The leader of Norfolk County Council has attacked the region’s MPS, saying they need to “up their game” and “work a lot harder” - even claiming to have only met his own party chairman - Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis - once and to have never met Norwich MP Clive Lewis.

The decision to grant plans for Great Yarmouth’s third river crossing national status to help the planning process has been welcomed by a senior councillor and MP for the town.

The £120m project to build a third river crossing in Great Yarmouth has taken another leap forward.

The MP for Great Yarmouth, Brandon Lewis, is encouraging groups in the borough to apply for coastal community funding.

Jeremy Corbyn has slammed the decision to cut Norfolk’s Police and Community Support Officers calling them the “eyes and ears” of the force.

Residents of Great Yarmouth will be able to find out more about the plan to build the £120m third river crossing for the town by attending drop-in information sessions next month.

The young voted overwhelmingly for the UK to stay in the European Union.

The MP for Great Yarmouth has been meeting women across Great Yarmouth to encourage them to get involved in politics and stand for public office ahead of the 100th year anniversary since Parliament gave women the right to vote.

The debate over the future of Norfolk Fire and Rescue has taken another turn as the Retained Firefighters Union has said they are “open” to the possibility of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) taking over responsibility.

The leader of Norfolk County Council has accused the Police and Crime Commissioner of a “power grab” over who is in charge of the fire service.

A community garden will be at the heart of a £2m external revamp of Great yarmouth rail station, with work scheduled to be completed before summer.

The chairman of the Conservative party has “expressed regret” that members of his own party at Norfolk County Council voted to increase their allowances.

January is proving to be rather bleak. Norwich has lost jobs and there remain many more under threat across the county.

New Conservative Party chairman Brandon Lewis has vowed that his promotion will be good news for Great Yarmouth and the East.

Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis is now one of the most powerful people in the Conservative Party.

Oh dear. Only last week in this very column I praised Theresa May for her stoicism in the face of repeated disasters. And then came the reshuffle.

Please do something to help me!

With the biggest cabinet beasts – Amber Rudd, Philip Hammond, Boris Johnson and David Davis – keeping their jobs this is a reshuffle that will not live long in the memory – apart from a few embarrassing gaffes.

New Conservative chairman and Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis has hailed an influx of “new talent” after the prime minister’s reshuffle.

Great Yarmouth MP and immigration minister Brandon Lewis is tipped for promotion ahead of a cabinet reshuffle by prime minister Theresa May.

Volunteers are set to carry out door-to-door inquiries as the desperate search for missing student Sophie Smith enters its second week.

Ongoing attempts to locate missing student Sophie Smith have drawn widespread praise as coastal communities keep up their search efforts.

Great Yarmouth MP and immigration minister Brandon Lewis has pledged to send foreign criminals back to their home countries as soon as possible.

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