Henry Bellingham

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

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 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.

The East of England economy would suffer a multi-million pound blow in the event of a no deal Brexit, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has revealed.

The company building the flagship store in King’s Lynn’s Vancouver Quarter has gone into liquidation, putting around 20 jobs at risk.

Defence secretary Gavin Williamson has thanked service personnel and their families at RAF Marham as the Tornado jets based there are set to be retired.

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.

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.

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.

MPs are meeting rail bosses to call for improvements on one of the region’s busiest lines.

As MPs prepare to thrash out the details of Brexit in parliament once again, our reporters took to the streets of Great Yarmouth, Cromer, King’s Lynn, and Norwich to find out what people thought of progress, how they voted in 2016 , and if they would vote differently now.

Rates and rents are often blamed for killing the high street, but Iain Dale argues we need to make shopping on them more of an experience if they have any hope of surviving

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

Barclays has defended its decision to close two more Norfolk branches, saying people no longer use them.

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

More than 450 new homes have been approved on the edge of King’s Lynn despite fierce opposition.

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

The region’s Conservative MPs are backing embattled prime minister Theresa May “100pc” as she faces a make-or-break confidence vote.

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

With the government in turmoil and the prime minister teetering on the edge, political editor RICHARD PORRITT asks ‘what now for Brexit?’

Theresa May has dramatically won the backing of her cabinet for the Brexit deal – but anger is growing among Brexiteers.

Fears have been raised that a Norfolk hospital could become a “second-rate service” if cancer surgery is moved to Norwich and a ward closed.

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.

The chairman of a failing Norfolk hospital has stepped down after deciding a change in leadership was necessary to fix problems found by inspectors.

Dancing Queen Theresa May has been backed by East Anglia’s MPs after delivering an “optimistic” conference speech.

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

Potentially life-saving surgery at a failing Norfolk hospital could be suspended, this newspaper can reveal today.

Efforts to improve mobile phone signal in the county has been praised in Parliament.

“Things have gone wrong.” That was the admission from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in King’s Lynn today as it was revealed the trust had been judged unsafe and poorly led, leading it to be put into special measures by inspectors.

A Eurosceptic Norfolk MP has vowed to back Theresa May’s controversial Chequers Brexit plan in parliament.

Trade unionists are asking an MP to question the police and crime commissioner’s proposal to govern the county’s fire service.

Fish and chips are a great English tradition, synonymous with life in our region. But now an MEP has warned that a no deal Brexit could batter the region’s fish and chip shops and force some out of business. DANIEL BENNETT reports...

One of the country’s largest unions is today welcoming a Parliamentary debate which aims to shine a spotlight on plans to close a training board’s Norfolk head office.

A Norfolk MP has claimed one of the county’s prison is having issues with drones being used illegally and without permission.

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

A petition to save the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has been signed by thousands of workers and villagers.

Before a momentous week in the House of Commons, Political Editor RICHARD PORRITT analyses the potential fallout of the Brexit votes

Fears have been raised that the departure of the Construction Industry Training Board from west Norfolk could also spell the end for a pioneering training centre.

The housing minister has met with senior executives at the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) to discuss its restructure which would see it moves its headquarters out of the region and axing hundreds of jobs.

A Norfolk MP has hailed “a significant victory” in the ongoing battle to save jobs put at risk by the proposed departure of the Construction Industry Training Board from the region.

Should Britain stay in a customs union with the Europe? Or walk away?

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.

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

A new initiative to support young people into work is set to be launched by three Norfolk MPs.

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) had already revealed proposals to move its head office, where it employs 575 people, from Bircham Newton in north West Norfolk, with Peterborough the most likely destination.

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

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

Roads minister Jesse Norman was today left in no doubt what Norfolk wants when it comes to its main artery: Just Dual It!

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 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.

West Norfolk MPs have expressed positivity after the managers of a major employer agreed to hold further discussions about extending its future in the area.

The region’s MPs have encouraged local authorities as well as central government to be “smarter” about how they award contracts for work.

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.

East Anglia’s Conservative MPs have backed Theresa May amid Westminster whispers about plots to force her out of Number 10.

Industry and local government leaders will meet bosses at the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) next month to discuss the future of its training centre.

Glastonbury tickets, a visit to Iran and a day out to the Grand National are some of the gifts donated to our region’s MPs.

If you Love West Norfolk now is the time to show it.

A Norfolk MP has called for better protection for 999 drivers involved in accidents.

The decision by Conservative and independent councillors to award themselves an allowance increase has been branded as “unbelievable” by one of the county’s MPs.

Sir Henry Bellingham has backed a bid for deregulation for society lotteries claiming the move would benefit “good causes” in Norfolk.

The prime minister has backed a campaign to save hundreds of Norfolk jobs.

The lights have been switched on, the decorations are beginning to go up – Christmas is just five weeks away. But for more than 1,150 people in Norfolk a dark shadow has already been cast over the festive period.

The region’s local enterprise partnership has added its voice to the chorus calling for the Construction Industry Training Board to stay in Norfolk.

The CITB must immediately reverse its ambition to relocate to Peterborough and should instead set its sights on modernising its Norfolk headquarters, says an MP.

The boss of the Construction Industry Training Board has insisted its departure from west Norfolk is a necessary step to secure its future.

A Q&A briefing on what’s happening at the Construction Industry Training Board, based in west Norfolk.

The future of hundreds of jobs in West Norfolk is in doubt after one of the area’s biggest employers announced plans to relocate.

Seven MPs from across Norfolk and Suffolk met with mental health bosses to thrash out an action plan for recovery.

Proposals to axe all Police Community Support Officer posts in Norfolk as part of radical reforms have been opposed by the county council’s Labour Group.

Plans to scrap Police Community Support Officers as part of massive changes to the way Norfolk Police is run has divided opinion across the county and beyond.

Prime minister Theresa May dodged the question but South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss proudly admitted she had changed her mind.

Campaigners will speak to the transport secretary to press the case for a multi-million pound investment on a bottleneck railway junction.

Norfolk’s seven Tory MPs have backed Theresa May to stay as prime minister.

Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis has played down suggestions he could be the next Conservative Party chairman as the fall-out from Theresa May’s calamitous speech continues.

MPs planning to derail the Brexit bill would put negotiations with the European Union at risk, according to a Norfolk MP.

A Norfolk MP has declared Boris Johnson is wrong and Britain must pay its Brexit divorce bill.

A Norfolk MP has claimed students boasted on social media of committing electoral fraud during the general election.

Supporters of fox hunting are remaining silent in the face of “intimidation” from saboteurs after the government dropped controversial plans to table a vote to repeal the ban.

There are fears the intended site of the failed King’s Lynn incinerator could be sold with permission to be used for a waste disposal plant.

Billions of pounds is set to be spent improving Britain’s roads – and some of Norfolk’s most notorious black spots could be targeted.

A dramatic election night has set the country heading towards a hung parliament, but in Norfolk the story was more about the seats which were successfully defended.

The Conservatives have retained the North West Norfolk constituency with an overwhelming majority.

We asked the general election candidates in Norfolk and Waveney to tell us why you should vote for them today. We also invited them to submit videos outlining their three priorities. This is what they said:

One university graduate in Norwich stands to win more than £180,000, depending on whether Jeremy Corbyn and Labour are successful in this election.

We asked the general election candidates in North West Norfolk to tell us why you should vote for them on Thursday, June 8. This is what they said:

Candidates hoping to become MP for North West Norfolk are being put on the spot at a hustings in King’s Lynn.

Women wearing sashes and bearing placards demonstrated against changes to the pension age which will leave thousands out of pocket.

In an election campaign, politicians are known for going to great lengths in an attempt to secure your vote.

After announcing they would not field general election candidates in a number of Norfolk seats, UKIP have sprung a surprise by standing in a number of constituencies where they might have been expected to stand aside.

The EDP asks North West Norfolk candidates questions given by College of West Anglia students on important issues facing young people.

The views of Norfolk’s MPs in the EU referendum differed sharply from the views of their constituents.

Labour have revealed their slate of candidates in Norfolk and Waveney for next month’s general election.

Apart from one four-year blip in New Labour’s 1990s heydays, North West Norfolk has remained true blue for donkey’s years.

Norfolk MP Sir Henry Bellingham was encouraged to buy flowers for his wife after showing MPs her anti-wrinkle, anti-ageing lotion in the House of Commons.

Two Norfolk MPs have confirmed they will be standing for re-election when the country goes to the polls on June 8.

North West Norfolk MP Sir Henry Bellingham has welcomed a snap general election this June saying the Government had got into a “difficult position”.

A snap election will “smoke out the shrill divisive siren voices of British politics”, according to Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman.

Theresa May has called a snap election to be held on June 8. Here are the results from each constituency across the region for the 2015 general election.

Two of Norfolk’s leading Brexit backers are at odds over Britain’s immigration policy post-Brexit.

Highways England has been warned it will face a backlash if an upgrade to the A47 is among 16 road schemes which are under review.

A permanent head, an investigation into failures and no more passing the buck - these are some of the things our MPs would like to see happen at Norfolk County Council’s children’s services department.

Britain will start the most momentous and difficult negotiations since the last war when Article 50 is triggered today, a leading Brexit-supporting MP has said.

East Anglian MPs have signed a cross-party letter criticising the BBC’s Brexit coverage.

The annual recharge of the shingle bank between Snettisham and Hunstanton is under way.

Parliament Square was invaded by a purple army of 1950s-born women asking for help after they were given short or no notice about a change to their pension age.

“I do not consider that there is merit in looking for an external organisation to run children’s services on behalf of Norfolk at this time.”

New ways of working mean Norfolk County Council’s children’s services department has moved on from failures in the past, according to the county councillor with responsibility for the service.

A chairman of a group which represents some foster carers in Norfolk has told how a letter alleging “safeguarding concerns” about him was sent by a council’s legal chief to MPs, the police and every children’s residential home in Norfolk.

Serious concerns remain about the department which looks after hundreds of the most vulnerable children in Norfolk, almost four years since it was rated as ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted.

Larger ships will be able to use the docks at a town port thanks to a £3.3m investment in a new warehouse and crane.

Another transport minister is set to visit the A47 as MPs push the government to speed up improvements to the route.

The impact of litter on Norfolk’s wildlife is being highlighted as part of a campaign to clean up the county.

Dozens of people joined the Trump ban protest in King’s Lynn brandishing placards reading ‘Love Trumps Hate’ last night.

A Norfolk MP has claimed a former Breckland councillor and hunt master’s comments to a female protestor were in a “different league” to Donald Trump and needed “sensible perspective”.

The UK Independence Party’s ruling committee would back leader Paul Nuttall “100pc” if he decides to stand in Stoke, one of its members has said.

Theresa May will set out her 12 priorities for Brexit on Tuesday, telling diplomats she wants Britain to be “truly global” – but also a “best friend and neighbour” to its European partners.

Bilney Woods is one of five sites in Norfolk which have been identified by the county council as potential locations for silica sand extraction.

MPs rarely emerge from a year without upsetting a few people (the same could be said for journalists).

In his political life he was “a champion of moderate Conservatives” – but Lord (Jim) Prior, who has died aged 89, was always happiest when at home on his Suffolk farm.

Proposals for a Norfolk and Suffolk mayor hit the buffers when West Norfolk council voted against the plans. But just a few miles away Cambridgeshire is gearing up for a contest next year. Political editor Annabelle Dickson reports.

A new classroom block and newly installed trim trail obstacle course were officially opened at Snettisham Primary School by North West Norfolk MP Henry Bellingham yesterday.

Fishing must not be the “sacrificial lamb” in Brexit negotiations, a Tory MP has said as he urged the government to “grasp the opportunity” to breathe new life back into the industry.

Broadland’s council leader has said any new devolution blueprint must benefit his district and should not be seen as a Suffolk deal with a couple of bodies tagged onto it.

One of the leading opponents of plans for an elected mayor for East Anglia has said council leaders should be able to decide if Norfolk’s two-tier structure is abolished.

We have taken a look at thousands of expense claims put in by MPs in 2015-16.

A refurbished Stroke Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn was officially opened by North West Norfolk MP Sir Henry Bellingham.

Devolution for Norfolk and Suffolk today appears to be in tatters, after councillors in west Norfolk voted against the deal.

Devolution for Norfolk and Suffolk tonight appears to be in tatters, after councillors in west Norfolk voted against the deal which the government had offered.

Crunch meetings over the devolution deal for Norfolk and Suffolk will take place tonight – and if just one authority says “no” then the deal will be in tatters.

Crunch meetings on the future of the Norfolk and Suffolk devolution deal will begin next week - and, if just one of the 12 councils involved in the process says no, the whole devolution deal falls.

The social media records of refugees should be checked to ensure Britain’s “generosity is not abused”, a Norfolk MP has claimed.

A host of Suffolk and Norfolk leaders have insisted an elected mayor and combined authority “will not necessarily” lead to an additional layer of government.

Sticking with the status quo and rejecting devolution presents a greater threat than accepting an elected mayor, the chairman of the business-led New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership has claimed.

MPs have been told there is no room for manoeuvre on a deal for an elected mayor for East Anglia, with ministers making it clear it was a “take it or leave it” situation.

East Anglia’s key RAF base – home to squadrons currently in a multi-million pound bombing campaign against Islamic State targets – is not protected by a perimeter CCTV system, the EDP can reveal today.

Campaigners are hailing it as a victory for residents after a site in west Norfolk was taken off a list of potential silica sand extraction locations.

The UK Independence Party should concentrate its firepower in the north leaving Brexit-supporting MPs unchallenged, one of the party’s national executive committee members has suggested.

Plans for a directly-elected mayor for Norfolk and Suffolk could “damage business interests”, two high profile opponents of the move have said.

Tributes have continued to pour in to Harold Bodmer, the head of social services in Norfolk after his death on Wednesday.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has admitted it “hurt” him to abstain on the Parliamentary vote over Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons system, given his long-standing opposition to the weapons system.

Over the coming hours and days, ambitious MPs and ministers will be checking their phones as Theresa May starts to pick her top team. Political editor annabelle dickson looks at the promotion and demotion prospects of the MPs in our region.

This is what our MPs and MEPs had to say about the news Theresa May will be prime minister by Wednesday.

One of West Norfolk’s biggest employers today pledges its future to King’s Lynn as it unveils a £23m investment.

A Norfolk MP accused former prime minister Tony Blair of being ‘a disgrace to the office’ as he claimed the Chilcot report conclusions were ‘knowable at the time’.

As a picture of who is supporting who in the leadership contest emerges over the coming days, we will bring you the latest here.

Boris Johnson has gone from being a much-loved politician to a divisive figure, a Norfolk MP has said as he threw his support behind Michael Gove to be the next prime minister.

It is a vote which has tested long-standing political friendships, and seen insults traded that even a politician with the thickest hide will find hard to forget.

David Cameron’s hopes of remaining in Number 10 on his on terms have been boosted after a Brexit-backing group of MPs has told him it is his duty to stay.

According to the polls, people in west Norfolk are more out than in when it comes to the EU referendum, but top Vote Leave campaigner Iain Duncan Smith got more than he bargained for when he went walkabouts in King’s Lynn town centre.

Community stalwarts across the region are among those honoured for their contributions to society.

A six-week consultation period on proposals for sand extraction in west Norfolk could be extended, after campaigners pledged to continue their fight against the plans.

The European Union referendum is edging closer, Annabelle Dickson sets out what you need to know before polling day on June 23.

More than 100 campaigners from across the country lobbied at Westminter to ask for tougher laws to prevent businesses - and taxi drivers - turning away guide dog owners.

Curry houses in Norfolk face a nightmare recruiting Bangladeshi chefs, the North West Norfolk MP said today as he joined the Vote Leave campaign’s call for an immigration points system.

An MP received a round of applause from the public gallery after he shared his views of a development at the centre of a long-term planning saga.

Business leaders claim that King’s Lynn is bucking the national trend by seeing increased footfall in its shopping areas.

Plans for an elected mayor for East Anglia and the devolution of Whitehall powers to the region could be set back for years if a consensus is not found by next Friday, the business boss leading discussions has said.

It was 204 years ago today that John Bellingham assassinated the British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval - and the repercussions are still being felt.

Tributes poured in today after it was announced a former mayor and long-serving west Norfolk councillor has died.

The Queen’s Norfolk MP has paid tribute to her “relentless selfless and dedicated duty to our nation” in the House of Commons.

A bus operator has apologised to passengers in west Norfolk over the ‘confusion and uncertainty’ after recent changes to its fares.

A Norfolk MP has come under fire for likening the role of a proposed elected mayor to a Nazi official.

While the opening of a car park might not seem a cause for celebration, for people living in a coastal village it could mean an end to the problems caused by cars parking on the streets.

Mental health patients in West Norfolk who need acute treatment face being sent to Norwich or further for a hospital bed after bosses closed the last remaining unit to new admissions.

A major upgrade to the A47 is on track, the government has insisted, despite documents which show it is one of a raft of road schemes promised before the election under review.

A campaign group highlighting the plight of 1950s-born women who have been hit by a rise in their pension age is calling on Norfolk’s MPs to help them get their voices heard.

Times have changed a little since she started working for Brancaster Parish Council on March 23, 1966, for £15 a year.

The devolution deal, which would see an elected mayor for Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, has come under attack - from opposite sides of the political spectrum.

Two former ministers have raised concerns about the Chancellor’s disability cuts plans.

Today marks the 100 day countdown to the European referendum. Political editor ANNABELLE DICKSON ask where we are and what we can expect.

The tragic death of Laura Petersfield on the A17 was raised in the House of Commons today as the prime minister backed calls for local views to be taken into account when drawing up measures to make the road safer.

Fresh hopes have been raised that a key upgrade of the Ely North junction can be brought forward, with MPs set to meet the Rail Minister next week to ask for funding towards a feasibility study.

Conservative MEP for the East of England Vicky Ford has said she will vote to remain in the EU after the Prime Minister’s negotiation of Britain’s membership.

Leaving the European Union is the only way we are going to regain our borders, Norfolk MP Henry Bellingham has said.

As the dust settles on the European Union referendum deal and a date of June 23 is declared, this is where our MPs stand on whether we should remain or leave.

A hospital’s bid to raise funds to provide better care for frail and elderly patients has been hailed by an MP.

There is going to be another round of court closures in East Anglia as the government today confirmed that courts at Lowestoft, King’s Lynn and Bury St Edmunds would shut.

The campaigning spirit that secured the dualling of the A11 must be rekindled to make an upgraded A47 a reality, business leaders have been told.

The campaigning spirit that secured the dualling of the A11 must be rekindled to make an upgraded A47 a reality, business leaders have been told.

Fresh fears have been raised over mental-health beds in the region after it emerged the future of a 20-bed facility is under threat.

As the blueprint for a new deal between the UK and the European Union is published, has Political Editor Annabelle Dickson looks at what it is and gauges the reaction

Environment secretary Elizabeth Truss has hailed a Somerset scheme which is set to see £15 added to local tax bills to fund flood defences. Political editor annabelle dickson asks if we should be considering something similar.

The A47 at East Winch, near King’s Lynn, has been cleared after an earlier accident involving two cars.

MPs are exploring how up to £5m can be raised to make improvements to a Fenland road which is regularly affected by flooding.

Transport bosses are in talks over how to accommodate extra passengers on “already full” trains from King’s Lynn to Cambridge when a new stop opens on the line near Cambridge next year.

Fire crews from Littleport were called twice to rescue motorists stranded in deep water at Wash Road, Welney, yesterday.

Fenland and West Norfolk MPs have set up a summit meeting tomorrow to discuss how flooding in the region can be prevented, and to get an update on how ongoing work is progressing.

It is a questions which has been debated by sports fans for many years – should England have its own national anthem for sporting events?

The region’s fire brigades are to be told to make further cuts after the home secretary announced she will take over responsibility for the lifesaving services nationally.

The delayed £35m track upgrade which could see more trains from King’s Lynn and Norwich to Cambridge is a “tiny amount” in the government’s vast rail budget, an MP has said as he urged a rethink.

See which lobby your MP went through in the vote on Syria air strikes.

North West Norfolk MP Henry Bellingham has welcomed improvements to the road layout to the Hardwick Retail Park.

Trade union members from the region have headed to Westminster to urge their MPs to vote against a bill they claim will clamp down on British workers’ democratic right to strike.

Former foreign office minister Henry Bellingham said he had seen outright aid scandals amid a 0.7pc aid target - but said he backs moves to put a 2pc defence budget into law.

MPs have urged highways bosses to speed up the process to get spades in the ground on the A47 project and draw up an economic case for full dualling.

Restrictions on recruiting nurses from overseas have been temporarily lifted to aid recruitment.

Hospitals like the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn will be running up debts beyond their control if new rules which would see lower-earning non-EU workers deported were brought into force, a Norfolk MP has warned.

Tributes have been paid to a former borough mayor and West Norfolk Council leader.

In the depths of the Norfolk winter of 1913, Sebastian Terelinck perished in the lethal waters of the Lynn Channel after his boat overturned.

Across the region, they celebrated as the Queen became our longest-reigning monarch

More people in West Norfolk and King’s Lynn have met the Queen than in any other part of the country, West Norfolk MP Henry Bellingham claimed as he spoke of his constituency’s “deep gratitude” to our longest serving monarch.

Relatives of a west Norfolk man who drowned more than a century ago while working for the fisheries inspectorate are expected to attend a ceremony where a boat will be named in his honour.

A family-run bed firm has been celebrating the official opening of its new showroom on the Sandringham estate in west Norfolk.

North-west Norfolk MP Henry Bellingham will be writing to the Planning Inspectorate in opposition to proposals for a wind farm in the west of the county, after an energy company appealed a decision by the borough council to refuse the plans.

The heat may have scuppered the chances of a record time being set at the annual world snail racing championships, but it helped attract about 1,500 people to a village fete in west Norfolk.

The Queen, Prime Minister David Cameron, Prince William and visiting heads of state have all seen a flag representing Norfolk flying over London.

The excitement has been building for weeks and the eyes of the world will be on Norfolk tomorrow, when Princess Charlotte is christened at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham.

A west Norfolk teenager who travelled to war-torn Syria in the spring is working at a hospital near the Turkish border, according to her family.

Princess Charlotte will be christened in the same tiny church as her late grandmother Diana, Princess of Wales.

A round-up of all the district election results across Norfolk

Re-elected North West Norfolk MP Henry Bellingham has started this next term by outlining the five key priorities.

The Tories are celebrating in west Norfolk with 50 seats won in the borough council elections, compared to 40 at the last election.

Henry Bellingham has once again secured the parliamentary seat for North West Norfolk, it has been announced.

Our latest Election debate with your local candidates saw the North West Norfolk hopefuls answer your questions.

Norfolk is today mourning a farmer, nobleman and conservationist who turned his stately home into a national treasure.

New homes are springing up on the site of a former King’s Lynn nightclub and cinema.

If you believe most of what you read and hear then young people are not fantastically interested in politics.

The west Norfolk teenager believed to be in an area of Syria controlled by Islamic State (IS) is “doing what she believes is right”, according to a family friend.

Developers who wanted to build a care home, sheltered housing and 70 new houses on the outskirts of Heacham have had their appeal turned down.

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