Representatives from Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk – the three counties the A47 runs through – stand united in calling for the government to fully dual the road between Peterborough and Lowestoft, a meeting heard today.
In our latest article looking at how a fully dualled A47 would benefit our communities, mid-Norfolk’s MP George Freeman praised the Just Dual It! campaign and highlighted the need for dualling near one of Norfolk’s biggest market towns.
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.
An MP representing Norfolk parishes and towns set to be affected by the construction of two giant wind farms off the county’s coast has expressed delight with recent decisions taken by the firm behind the proposals.
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.