Providing concessionary bus travel for older and disabled people across Norfolk is leaving County Hall at least £3.7m out of pocket - and councillors are to demand that the government gives them a better deal.
The ‘missing link’ which would connect the Broadland Northway to the A47 to the west of the city is likely to get support from Norwich councillors - but concerns remain over the impact on the River Wensum.
Plans by the government to split the Norwich to Liverpool direct train link into two separate journeys has been described as ‘an insult’ by the chairman of Norfolk County Council’s environment, development, and transport committee.
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.
A deal which would see Great Yarmouth port serving as the base for a company building two huge windfarms off the coast of Norfolk, highlights why the government must fully dual the A47, council leaders have said.
A claim has been made that Norfolk County Council breached a ministerial order over the Norwich Northern Distributor Road, in not providing an action plan for a package of complementary transport measures.
Norfolk County Council has joined a European project to see how the county can gain greater financial benefit from the 300,000 pilgrims drawn annually to the village of Walsingham, sometimes called the ‘Nazareth of England’.
A team at Norfolk County Council (NCC) have come up with an innovative way to encourage the region’s residents to get out and about on the network of walking trails that criss-cross the county from Hunstanton to Horsey.