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A Norfolk council has agreed to bring in a new management structure which will cost it an additional £57,000 a year.

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Norfolk and Waveney have been warned not to be complacent in the fight against coronavirus, as MPs praised the government’s new restrictions as “sensible” and “practical”.

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A Norfolk MP has said “now is a better time than ever” for young people to join the armed forces due to a rise in unemployment among 18-24-year-olds.

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Calls for the East to avoid a further local lockdown have been made after warnings that it would be “disastrous”.

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The region’s MPs have reacted to the “disappointing” news that the Acle Straight will not be dualled for another decade, with some calling for a review and the break-up of the highways agency.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Campaigners have warned “time is running out” for women affected by changes to the state pension age after a landmark High Court appeal was lost.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

A Norfolk Conservative MP who abstained on a controversial Brexit parliamentary vote has said he “100pc supports the government”.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

A Norfolk MP has called on the government to introduce online VAT taxes to battle “the economic and social loss” online shopping is having on the high street.

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Plans for dozens of new mental health beds at one of the region’s hospitals are set to be approved - despite neighbours’ fears about disturbances and security risks.

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One of Norfolk’s hospitals has admitted its first coronavirus patients in two months, NHS data has revealed, although the numbers still remain very low.

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Dozens of Norfolk doctors warn of risks to patient safety and say they are being used as “cannon fodder” for coronavirus, as shock claims about the “denigration” of out-of-hours GP service emerge.

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Plans for a branch of a discount supermarket chain to open in a Norfolk business park have taken a step forwards.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Plans for a new police station to act as a “centre for excellence” on the edge of Norwich have been given the green light by councillors.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

An ex-council group leader has quit his party, saying it is “more concerned with appealing to the fringes of Twitter than listening to people who live in Trunch”.

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

A lack of access to NHS dental care in Norfolk has been branded a “scandal” with councillors set to demand answers from central government over the issue.

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

The region’s mental health trust has admitted a letter discharging more than 300 young people from its waiting list at the start of the pandemic was not a mistake.

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A county councillor responsible for vulnerable adults has refused to support a campaign to feed children left hungry during the coronavirus pandemic.

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A Norfolk contractor affected by the loan charge scandal is urging the chancellor to “see sense” and back plans for a settlement to the issue, which he says is “still costing lives”.

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A constituency Labour Party chairman who was suspended over allegations of anti-Semitism says he has resigned from the party due to “double standards”.

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A Norfolk council agreed to make just three people responsible for procuring a multi-million-pound waste services contract, despite concerns from officers about the way the decision was taken.

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Campaigners against changes to women’s state pension age say they are “bitterly disappointed” with a county council’s decision not to allow those affected to receive free bus travel early.

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The county councillor in charge of services for vulnerable children has been disqualified from driving for six months after being caught repeatedly breaking the speed limit.

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Council officers could be set to knock on doors to tell people to self-isolate, after the government announced a major shift towards a local test and trace system to tackle coronavirus outbreaks.

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Coronavirus cases in Norfolk “are linked through family and social contact”, the county’s top public health official has revealed.

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Historic reforms of the planning system have been slated as “contentious”, “pitiful” and “a bad day for local democracy”, over fears communities will be excluded from decision-making.

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The death of a four-year-old child who died after being trapped between two stairgates was a “tragic accident”, a serious case review has found.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Families have been warned spare school bus seats will be “limited” from September due to Covid-19 social distancing restrictions.

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Councillors have been accused of “making a mountain out of a molehill” after calling for a multi-million pound decision on a new waste services contract to be taken by the entire authority.

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A council which allowed a child to go without education for seven months has vowed to families not to let it happen again.

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A row over councillors being accused of taking credit for the county’s low rates of coronavirus has rumbled on - after the cabinet hit back at opposition criticisms.

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