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South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss was one of seven Cabinet ministers who defied the government to vote against delaying Brexit last night.

Hundreds of trees are being planted in a Thorpe St Andrew park to create a new woodland named after the queen.

Norfolk and Waveney’s NHS has been snubbed in every single bid for big ticket money - bar one - made to the government over the last two years, with £417m of funding it asked for denied.

The east of England will get the smallest share of a £1.6bn government fund to boost run-down towns after Brexit.

The health secretary Matt Hancock visited Norwich on Thursday to speak to women affected by the surgical mesh scandal.

The Norfolk Chamber of Commerce believes the UK is not ready for a no-deal Brexit and has demanded MPs push the government harder for answers.

Norwich MP Chloe Smith has hosted an event with headteachers to discuss future challenges and opportunities for schools in the city.

Business owners and managers met at the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce’s Big Debate, to discuss the most pressing issues facing the region’s industry.

Leading figures in Norfolk’s business sector watched as sparks flew between the county’s MPs, who were speaking on a panel at the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce’s Big Debate.

Health bosses have been urged to listen to how patients want to see mental health services change as they decide on a future for the region’s troubled provision.

Serious questions were today raised about the previous management of the region’s publicly-funded enterprise agency after it emerged it spent cash on two of its directors firms, while it racked up millions of pounds in debt.

The family of Kerri McAuley said they have been left “bewildered” at proposed new laws aimed at tackling domestic abuse.

Columnist Iain Dale says this week’s events in parliament show the big gap between some MPs and the people they are supposed to represent

A pedestrian is hurt in a crash in Norwich every five days, figures show, despite a fall in the number of incidents.

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.

A Norfolk MP is set to be one of around 64 who will vote against Theresa May’s Brexit deal after the prime minister made a last-ditch attempt to garner support.

A handful of the most influential names in Norfolk’s economy will be coming together for the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce’s Big Debate.

Norwich’s manufacturing industry has been dealt another blow as it was announced 200 jobs were set to go at a business with nearly 100 years of history in the city.

The campaign to get safe standing at Norwich City’s Carrow Road ground and other football stadiums has been backed by cabinet minister Elizabeth Truss.

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

MPs have called for swift and decisive action to improve mental health services in our region.

More trains than ever are being delayed or cancelled on East Anglia’s rail network as repeated pledges to improve services fall flat.

Political commentators are often expected to make predictions – but none of the Westminster commentariat have managed to call the fall out from Brexit correctly.

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

Norwich North MP Chloe Smith has announced she is expecting her second child.

“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.

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”.

A Norfolk business has called for bus lanes in Norwich city centre to be open to business vehicles during rush hour.

And as our Books For Schools campaign enters its second month, we have been on a mission to crown the region’s favourite children’s book.

The recently published review into the murder of Kerri McAuley highlights the urgent work that still needs to be done to tackle domestic abuse.

Thousands of young people across Norwich are going to be helped into the world of work as part of ambitious plans to promote social mobility in the city.

Authorities have pledged radical reforms in the way they deal with domestic abuse cases after the killing of Kerri McAuley.

Authorities have said they do not have enough resources to investigate every rough sleeper death in Norfolk - despite being told to by the government.

Another Norwich business has joined the ranks of companies commended by a scheme helping young people in the city into work.

Conservative party conference is going to be blockbuster stuff – and the message from the East’s MPs is clear: “Hold your nerve.”

The organisers of the first Norfolk Enterprise Festival have come under fire for hosting an all-male panel to discuss the county’s business future.

Over the years, many weird and wondeful ideas and schemes have been announced but never came to pass. In the first of a new series, Norfolk’s Pipe Dreams, DAN GRIMMER looks at when there were hopes Eurostar could come to Norwich.

My Nan is my main inspiration for raising money, says Kate Filby, who’s one of hundreds of people ready for Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

A proposed shake-up of parliamentary boundaries in Norfolk could make it tougher for Norwich North MP Chloe Smith to hold on to her seat at the next general election.

Parliament is in recess. But, as Norwich North MP Chloe Smith explains in her monthly column, that does not mean politicians put their feet up

A Norwich MP will be meeting bosses at Norwich Prison later this week.

Questions are today being asked about why the woman in charge of turning around our two largest health bodies - both of which are failing - will not speak out about the changes planned.

A Norwich MP has branded two of Norfolk’s NHS organisations as “just not good enough” after both received unsatisfactory inspection reports.

Hospital bosses have backed the so-called ‘missing link’ which would connect the Broadland Northway to the A47 - saying it would be ‘in the interests of patients’.

GoGoHares fans are expected to bounce in to action over the weekend to see the hand-painted sculptures in real life.

City leaders have spoken of their shock over a shooting in a Norwich park which left a teenager with serious injuries.

Norfolk’s busiest hospital has been plunged into special measures just months after a challenging winter for the health service.

Three new super-fast bus routes could cut through Norwich to link communities and business areas as the revolution to relegate cars from pole position gathers pace.

A Norwich company which specialises in calibrating equipment has visited Westminster with its local MP.

It is often a place where politicians are accused of acting like infants and throwing their toys of out of their prams.

Norwich North MP Chloe Smith has welcomed news that Norwich will receive additional funding to tackle rough sleeping.

I suppose it was inevitable. After millions of years of history where change occurred slowly, inexorably, we - at least in “advanced” nations - are seeing things move at breakneck speed.

Increasing problems with drug dealing in the north of Norwich were highlighted at a meeting called by concerned residents.

One of the men arrested on suspicion of alleged electoral fraud in the Norwich City Council elections has spoken of his relief after he was released with no further action to be taken.

Norwich North MP Chloe Smith has said she was “shocked” to hear that police are investigating alleged electoral fraud around the nomination paper for a Conservative candidate in the city council elections.

Victims of domestic abuse have been urged to come forward and take part in the government’s consultation on a new Domestic Abuse Bill.

Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North, visited Catch22 to meet with staff and pupils and learn first-hand the positive impact the school makes on the lives of young people.

A hub which aims to be a single point of access for Norfolk’s healthy child programme has been chosen as a regional champion in a competition to mark the NHS’ 70th birthday.

The government should now be “well aware” of Norfolk’s aspirations for its food manufacturing sector following a meeting between MPs at Westminster.

Almost 1,800 football fans in Norfolk have helped trigger a Parliamentary debate over the introduction of safe-standing at grounds in the Premier League and Championship.

Communities, businesses and MPs have welcomed the prospect of a Western Link for the fully-open Norwich Northern Distributor Road.

A campaign has been launched demanding faster trains times to and from Great Yarmouth.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has demanded further details from the government over claims the promised Norwich in 90 train improvements could be in doubt.

A claim that the Norwich in 90 minutes train time ambition by Greater Anglia could hit the buffers has been refuted by an MP and the train operator.

A campaign to halve unemployment in young people across Breckland and West Norfolk has been launched.

Three Norfolk MPs are seeking a meeting with a government minister in a further bid to have safe standing introduced at Carrow Road.

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

Norwich City has vowed to continue to support calls for safe standing despite the government rejecting a bid from a Premier League club to introduce it at its stadium.

A Norwich MP has welcomed new legislation which she believes is a big step forward in tackling homelessness in the city.

The county’s MPs have lent further backing to the campaign to get the A47 fully dualled,

There are 650 members of parliament – and only 208 are women.

The fall-out from the closure of Norwich’s Colman’s and Britvic factories could ultimately cost 1,000 jobs and £10m in lost wages, the union which has been fighting the plans has claimed.

The fall-out from the closure of Norwich’s Colman’s and Britvic factories could ultimately cost 1,000 jobs and £10m in lost wages, the union which has been fighting the plans has claimed.

More than half a million pounds of funding has been handed to health bosses in Norfolk and Waveney to help launch a city centre hub for those in mental health crisis.

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