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Staff at council workplaces faced abuse more than once a day last year, on average - with teachers receiving the vast majority.

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Museums, council offices and youth centres have been included in 27 new places which will soon provide sanitary products free of charge.

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Details of the final phases of a major housing development in a Norfolk market town have been unveiled.

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The murky political climate has left County Hall finances officers unclear whether they need to save £11m or £70m in the next three years.

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A council has taken action to cut back on its paper usage after years of using an estimated 13,500 sheets every time its planning committee met.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

A housing scheme promising to reshape part of market town in the west of the county has been given the go ahead - and will see around £500,000 pumped into the local area.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

A Breckland farm has been given permission for a major expansion, which will triple the number of pigs it keeps.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Developers hoping to build up to 180 homes in Watton will have to wait to discover the scheme's fate - after the item was pulled from a committee agenda.

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Councillors will today decide whether to approve two planning bids which would see a combined 260 homes built in a west Norfolk town.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

A housing scheme promising up to 180 homes in a Breckland market town has been recommended for approval - despite reservations from the Environmental Agency and the NHS.

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With the dust now settling on a dramatic election day, in which control of one of the councils was settled by just 11 votes, here are a few of the things you may have missed as the results rolled in.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

A perfect storm of Brexit, low turnouts and spoiled papers has left Conservative groups in Norfolk licking their wounds after a bruising local election result.

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After a dramatic day of counting, the political climate of Norfolk for the next five years has been confirmed. The results were as follows:

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With the dust already setting on many local election campaigns across the country, Norfolk is eagerly awaiting to see if the county has followed national trends.

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Voters in Norfolk appear not to be rushing to the polling stations on local elections day as they are called upon to select their district representatives.

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It's local election day and already the polls have open. However, just in case you are yet to vote and haven't had a chance to check who is standing in your ward, here is that all important list of candidates.

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Voters across the region will today go to the polls, tasked with selecting the individuals to represent them on the district and parish councils. As the election unfolds, local democracy reporter DAVID HANNANT answers the burning questions you may have.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Controversial proposals to place control of the fire service in the hands of the police and crime commissioner could be revived, it has been revealed.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Conservative party is already in effect a third of the way to an overall majority in one of the region's councils - before voters have even taken to the polls.

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The name of a hoax online 'challenge' which frightened children has appeared on a list of words and phrases blocked from email servers at County Hall.

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

In May, the decision-making process at Norfolk County Council will undergo a significant change, with the council moving into a cabinet system.

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

Tens of thousands of pounds of taxpayers' money could have been lost to fraudsters targeting County Hall in the past year - it has been revealed.

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A major name in the farming industry has been given permission to open a new base in Norfolk.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

A charity's calls for a total ban on pavement parking has been met with a mixed reaction from people in the county.

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A call has been made for a total ban on cars parking on the pavement following a new law being agreed in Scotland.

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On the eve of the anniversary of controversial DIY waste charges, it can be revealed more than 140,000 fewer visits have been made to the county's recycling centres since they came in.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

A farming machinery firm could create more than 20 jobs in a Breckland village if plans for a new base are approved.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

For most councillors, it is easy for them to make it known when they are speaking for themselves and when they are speaking on behalf of a parish.

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Norwich

More than 12,000 homes could be built across the county without the need to eat into the beauty spots that make Norfolk what is it today.

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Norwich City Council
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Norfolk County Council is in line for some big changes before you next go to the polls to choose your representative at County Hall.

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