Your Town | Norwich

Population: 140,100

Nearby Towns: Aylsham, Dereham, Wymondham

Owners of the former Panda Bar have confirmed that the site will reopen as a bar or restaurant - despite an ongoing battle over business rates.

Serious fears have been raised over a council-owned company's failure to comply with auditors' instructions, it has emerged.

Scientists are racing to stop plant diseases that could devastate staple crops like wheat, corn and potato - resulting in food shortages around the world. Biologist Dr Peter van Esse of The Sainsbury Laboratory is one of them.

Norwich has one of the country's highest number of office-to-flat conversions under planning laws which say developers don't need council permission, figures show.

Punters from a Norwich pub rushed to help a teenager who had been stabbed near a children's park on Thursday evening.

A councillor has warned that a community will be left disappointed if a petition to improve traffic issues at a busy estate is not accepted.

Millions of pounds worth of government funding is set to go to the controversial £271m Anglia Square redevelopment - despite "risks" from the owner's refusal to guarantee not to sell the land.

A Norfolk council has agreed to spend almost £1m on improving facilities and safety features in its social housing.

Opinion Why Clive Lewis is right to talk about race

Monday, January 13, 2020

Whenever we do a story on race, I have to brace myself for the comments it will receive online.

A 25-year-old UEA student drowned after smoking cannabis, an inquest heard today.

Plans to transform a city centre car park into a block of flats have been approved, despite objectors raising fears over the "immediate effects" of air pollution.

Plans to transform a prominent city nightclub into almost 50 homes and a cafe are set to go ahead after being hailed as the site's "return to former glory".

A café in the city centre has been put up for sale with its owner saying his heart simply isn't in it.

Norwich bar closes down

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Crippling business rates and a warm summer favouring beer gardens have been blamed for the closure of a Norwich bar.

Norfolk county council is faced with plugging an almost £74m black hole in education funding - after a request for a greater share of developers' cash was refused.

Tributes have been paid to a man in his 20s who died in a car crash on New Year's Eve.

Relics said to have formed part of Jesus' manger put on festive display at Norwich's Catholic Cathedral have drawn a mixed reaction from worshippers.

The Canaries' Trust has warned that fans are falling out of love with football due to the "fiasco" of VAR.

From songwriting to baking sourdough, if your resolution for the new year is a new hobby, here are 11 courses and workshops in Norwich to get you started.

Ever fancied soaring Superman-style above the Norwich skyline?

A city councillor's plan for a zip wire from Mousehold Heath into the heart of Norwich has sparked a debate between the supporters and naysayers of the scheme.

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