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Hundreds of people from Norfolk are heading for London this morning to take part in an anti-Brexit march in the capital.

People from all walks of life in Norwich came together at a city mosque to pay tribute to those who were killed in shootings in New Zealand.

Our country may be more divided than ever, but if there is one thing uniting people across the country and the political divide, it’s a feeling of Brexit fatigue - of wanting this moment to end.

A Norfolk MP has said it is an “outrage” that parliament has been denied the opportunity to take control of Brexit, as the prime minister rounded on representatives in a televised statement.

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

Climate change will come under the spotlight at a pair of public meetings, with people from across the political spectrum discussing the issues.

Norwich schools have been urged to allow pupils to have the day off to take part in a protest over climate change.

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.

Norwich MP Clive Lewis has called Jeremy Corbyn’s announcement that the Labour party will back moves for a second EU referendum in the coming weeks as a “hugely positive step.”

The Norfolk Broads PAIN (Pension Action in Norfolk) group were able to air their views on pension changes to an MP when they met up at Cinema City in Norwich on Saturday, February 16.

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.

It’s been a huge week in politics with MPs leaving both the Conservatives and Labour. Iain Dale says the new independent MPs need to quickly build a realistic policy platform

Norwich MP Clive Lewis has condemned “the very real problem of left-wing anti-Semitism” in a debate in Parliament.

Norwich MP Clive Lewis has claimed seven MPs who resigned from the Labour party may cause the Conservatives to hold on to power for another 10 to 15 years.

Hundreds of Norwich pupils spent the last day of the half term protesting for action over climate change.

A cross-party group of MPs have called for a meeting with the chancellor - because they fear Norfolk County Council will have to axe more key services without a better government deal.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has said Labour’s “dangerous mixed messages” on leaving the EU could be helping “facilitate a Tory Brexit”.

NHS bosses have admitted there is no “definitive timeline” for when changes will be made to the region’s failing mental health services.

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.

A pension equality group will welcome a Norwich MP to answer questions at their next meeting.

A city MP has warned of the “erosion” of the police force after it emerged crime scenes are to be guarded by civilians on zero hours contracts.

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.

A sex attack victim who was subjected to “12 hours of pure living hell” has described how delays in the case coming to court delayed her recovery.

A cross-party group of MPs have demanded the “chaos and confusion must end” over the region’s failing mental health care 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 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.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has called Norfolk County Council proposals to provide services despite closing a number of children’s centre a “con”.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has spoken out to back a second referendum just hours before Theresa May puts her Brexit deal to the Commons.

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.

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.

A Norfolk MP is amongst 20 Tory rebels to vote against the government and back an amendment designed to limit ministers’ tax raising powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

People need to change how they live, including cutting back on red meat and taking fewer flights, to help avert climate change, Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has warned.

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.

North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb suffered a narrow defeat on a bill calling for the legalisation of cannabis, ahead of an emergency debate on the delay to the vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

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.

MPs in Suffolk and Norfolk hope to meet with regulators over the future of the region’s crisis-hit mental health trust before Christmas, it has emerged.

By touching a phone screen, or pushing a button from the comfort of a living room, what started as a bet can today easily spiral into a gambling addiction. And regulation is struggling to keep up with the dangers of online gambling. Lauren Cope reports.

The top inspector of England’s hospitals has not ruled out asking the government to take over the region’s failing mental health trust.

Norwich South MP, Labour’s Clive Lewis, has led calls for the region’s mental health trust to be put into special administration - a classification kept strictly for the very worst of health organisations.

One reader thinks the criticism of Clive Lewis is disproportionate. What do you think?

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.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has insisted the Labour party could get a better Brexit deal - and called for a general election to give them the opportunity.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis, who attracted controversy this week when he was accused of mocking suicide, will appear on BBC Question Time tonight.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has caused controversy by simulating shooting himself in the House of Commons. But was he mocking suicide or just a bit silly? Political editor RICHARD PORRITT reports

A Norwich MP who pretended to shoot himself in the mouth during a House of Commons debate has prompted a mixed reaction from our readers.

Norwich MP Clive Lewis has been filmed simulating shooting himself in the mouth during a debate in the House of Commons.

Past Budgets have quickly fallen to pieces.

Norfolk is set to get no new investment from the Budget because it is a “basket case” in the eyes of the Treasury, it has been claimed.

A question mark hangs over whether a major Norfolk road will get a share of a war chest to improve the nation’s highways.

Schools in Norfolk have clubbed together to call for more funding to help cover pay rises for teachers.

Four of the region’s MPs have accepted all-expenses paid trips abroad since the 2017 election.

Norwich City Football Club was given a seat of power after their safe standing debate was taken to parliament.

The prime minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have paid tribute to Baroness Patricia Hollis in the House of Commons.

The death of Baroness Hollis has prompted an outpouring of praise for a “warm, friendly” yet “formidable” woman.

Baroness Hollis was a colossus of Norfolk politics. Political Editor RICHARD PORRITT looks back on a life fighting injustice

Activists held a rally in Norwich to protest against government moves they say would undermine local democracy over fracking.

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

Labour MPs are gathering in Liverpool for their annual conference. Here political editor Richard Porritt talks to the East’s Labour MPs about in-fighting and if the party will back a second referendum

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

Proposals which would see all but seven of Norfolk’s children’s centres close have been attacked by two of the county’s MPs.

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.

Labour MP Clive Lewis says he “plugged” Norwich while speaking at the US Congress in Washington.

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.

Britvic workers armed with union flags took to the streets of Norwich to demand a better redundancy deal for their lowest-paid colleagues.

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with two knife-point robberies in Norwich which happened within just a few hours of each other.

East Anglian MPs are demanding greater devolution for the region and more infrastructure spending from government.

A Norwich MP has asked to up his staffing budget as austerity and cutbacks put pressure on his team’s workload.

A Norfolk MP has praised the “dramatic and brilliant” changes made by a group of young people.

A business lobbying group invited a Norwich MP to visit small firms in his constituency on Norfolk Day.

The Home Office will be handing a pregnant Norwich woman a “death sentence” if she is deported to Albania.

The owner of a Norwich supermarket which has been without electricity for five months says he is losing £15,000 every 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.

Protesters from Norfolk are ready to travel to London to protest against the visit of United States president Donald Trump, while a demonstration will also be staged on the steps of Norwich City Hall.

Three Norfolk MPs have joined forces to pressure the Home Office into halting the imminent deportation of a pregnant Albanian woman who they fear could be murdered.

After a day of high drama in Westminster, Political Editor RICHARD PORRITT analyses what might happen next as Brexit chaos engulfs the government

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

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

Norfolk MPs have called for “radical changes” to help fund the social care system.

Young people from Norfolk will make the case for the minimum wage to be extended to under-25s to a city MP tonight.

A week before the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) was rated inadequate, a private firm - which continues to get tens of millions of NHS pounds a year for building it - reported record profits.

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

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

Flags have been flying at half-mast at County Hall and Breckland, as further tributes were paid to former Norfolk County Council leader Cliff Jordan.

Police are resorting to last-minute text messages to bring in officers because of staff shortages.

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.

It has been dubbed the “biggest and beeriest” festival yet.

Concerns have been raised over the number of rough sleepers living in miserable conditions in Norwich after a tent full of used syringes was discovered in the city centre.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has attacked the government over the “shocking” rise in knife crime in Norfolk.

An extra 330 staff are to be recruited as part of a multi-million pound boost for the region’s under-pressure ambulance service to help it cope with an intense rise in demand.

Unilever has been accused of playing “fast and loose” with the process that will see all but a handful of jobs at Colman’s Mustard leave Norwich.

MPs have heard how the “scandal” of staff shortages is crippling mental health care in Norfolk.

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.

Police are solving less than one in ten break-ins in some parts of Norfolk, with detection rates differing massively across the county.

New mental health beds for children and young people are set to open in the region after a review found current services were not enough.

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.

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

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