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A councillor has raised “anxiety” over what his district will get in return from its contribution to a £7.7m pot to launch the county’s Covid-19 economic bounceback.

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A Norfolk council has stressed the need to “instil confidence” to boost the tourist economy, as visitors begin returning to the area’s beaches and coastal towns.

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A Norfolk council has agreed to buy a fourth property with £600,000 set aside to house homeless residents.

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A Norfolk councillor has hit out at government funding news which will see the county get a share of just over £30m as “crumbs”.

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Paperwork errors at Norfolk’s mental health trust have risen by more than a third in the past year, it has emerged.

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A row over claims scrutiny was being “bypassed” broke out at a Norfolk council meeting, after members objected to an informal panel assessing housing policies.

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Campaigners warn planned tax changes could leave thousands at risk of financial ruin and serious mental health problems as MPs prepare to debate a finance bill in parliament today.

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A Norfolk MP has urged the government to ensure a “wider compulsory offering” of apprenticeship schemes to boost the rural economy in the face of the impact of the coronavirus.

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A Norfolk council that gave away the lease of a £500,000 EcoCube for nothing has admitted a “fault line” ran through the project.

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The government has warned councils against “excessive restrictions” on tips and public toilets in a bid to “support outdoor hospitality” and avoid harm to public health.

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A widely-used phrase throughout the past three months of lockdown has been: “We are all in the same storm, but not in the same boat.”

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Vulnerable children are being referred to social services in Norfolk half as often as before the coronavirus lockdown came into force, it has been revealed.

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Fears over poor animal welfare standards which see cows “stood in slurry on vast concrete lots” have been highlighted during a council debate on farming and trade policy post-Brexit.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

A Norfolk council has agreed to “proactively” tackle “systemic racism” and pledged to “improve ignorance” about racial justice.

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A Norfolk council has formally appointed a new chief executive after a row over a report which slammed it for “weak and divided” leadership.

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Norfolk county council has been criticised for a technical “fiasco” which forced them to reschedule a key oversight meeting into the work of its children’s services.

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Children from underprivileged backgrounds are not returning to schools “in the numbers they could and should”, the prime minister had said.

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Norfolk Labour councillors and an MP have urged the BBC not to make “regrettable” cuts to its regional political coverage.

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A generation of Norfolk’s children are at risk of being “failed” and “forgotten” as issues with already struggling support services are worsened by the impact of the coronavirus lockdown.

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A Norfolk tourist attraction is in “dire straits” and risks closing for good, due to the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been revealed.

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The leader of Norfolk county council wants to “ramp up” the authority’s campaign for central government funding in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Councillors have called for action to be taken over the issue of rural broadband and digital inequality “as a matter of urgency”.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Consultation on plans for a major expansion of a Norfolk maltings has been extended by more than six weeks.

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The leader of Norfolk’s county council has been criticised for being “virtually silent” over “growing cynicism” about senior government figures flouting the lockdown rules.

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Services which look after some of the county’s most vulnerable young people are “certainly not what I want for the children of Norfolk”, the cabinet member responsible has admitted.

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A constituency Labour Party chairman has been suspended over allegations of anti-semitism.

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A watchdog’s first inspection of services which look after some of Norfolk’s most vulnerable children is set to be made public, amid warnings that support has seemed “close to breaking point”.

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A council has been criticised for using the coronavirus crisis as an “excuse to remove scrutiny”.

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Mental health patients are being restrained and isolated more often during the coronavirus pandemic, figures have revealed.

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Plans to expand a “valuable” bus firm’s headquarters have been agreed by councillors.

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