A “big decision” has been made for Norfolk County Council to borrow £120m to build up to four new schools for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Further calls have been made for more investment in public transport after research showed how long it can take people to travel across the county on buses, starting off at 8am.
Tributes have been paid after Cliff Jordan, former leader of Norfolk County Council, died just weeks after he stood down following a lung cancer diagnosis.
The new leader of Norfolk County Council has been elected today.
Opposition councillors have said they are “furious” after discovering a fresh hike in their allowances just months after Norfolk County Councillors voted to give themselves a pay rise of more than 10pc.
The leader of Norfolk County Council has made a public apology for comments he aimed towards his leading political opponent.
A £388.8m budget for Norfolk has been agreed after crunch talks, despite last-minute efforts to prevent cuts - but another £95m in savings must still be found over the next four years.
Pressure is mounting for controversial cuts to bus subsidies in Norfolk to be ditched, with calls for a proposed council tax increase to be used to stave off the saving.
The leader of Norfolk County Council has said councillors did the right thing in sticking with a 10.5pc increase in their allowances.
Norfolk county councillors have voted to stick with a controversial move to increase their allowances by 10.5pc.
People in Norfolk could see even more added to their council tax bills this year, but council bosses say that could ease strain on services.
The first move has been made in the bid to reverse the controversial decision by councillors to award themselves big increases in their allowances.
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