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Money saving tips offered by Norfolk County Council to families who have seen their financial support slashed have been slammed as "demeaning and insulting".

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Monday, September 9, 2019

A man in his 20s has died following a head-on collision between two vehicles.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

"Please, please, please be careful on our roads and drive to arrive."

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

A motorist managed to escape without injury after the car they were driving skidded off the road near a former air force base.

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

Schools have only been back a few days, the cricket season is still running on and there are still more than 100 days left to Christmas.

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Saturday, September 7, 2019

The leader of the Labour party has told supporters he is "utterly determined" to win Norwich North after making it a key election target.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Breckland Council is being urged to become the second of Norfolk's district councils to declare a climate emergency.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Towering mobile phone masts could be on the horizon as government ministers look set to relax planning restrictions over them.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The future of several more of the county's axed children's centres is to be agreed this week, as their October closing dates edge nearer.

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Monday, August 26, 2019

A former journalist has been confirmed as the prospective parliamentary candidate for the Brexit Party in Norfolk - and is likely to be up against a cabinet minister in her bid to be elected.

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Norfolk is set to feel the heat this Bank Holiday Monday, with temperatures potentially soaring as high as 33C.

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Robert and Keely Edwards are no different to any married couple - they work hard to provide for their children and live together as a family.

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Friday, August 23, 2019

One of the busiest routes out of the county is set to see three months of overnight closures beginning next month.

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Friday, August 23, 2019

A care worker failed to notice a man she was looking after had died - and told his wife he was sleeping.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

All but three of Norfolk's libraries could be accessible without a librarian by the end of the year, as the roll-out of 'open libraries' continues.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Council bosses are facing two months of work to identify how £40m of cuts can be made - which will see its savings over the past decade soar past the £400m mark.

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An exodus of nursing staff, care home closures and beds being lost are heaping pressure on the county's care services, a report has warned.

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The long and dry summer brought about a 20pc spike in the number of blazes Norfolk's firefighters were called to tackle in the past year.

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A councillor has insisted he has apologised to a member of staff at Breckland Council after he was found to have acted inappropriately towards her.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

A bid to remove prayers from council chamber in Norfolk has been backed by a national campaign to separate the church from the state.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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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