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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.

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