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Village traveller site extension proposal backed by councillors.

17 August 2021
Village traveller site extension proposal backed by councillors.

Village traveller site extension proposal backed by councillors.

17 August 2021

A neighbouring resident told West Norfolk councillors he felt 'surrounded' by the plots.


Homeowner's discrimination claim as council rejects house use restriction plea

17 August 2021
Homeowner's discrimination claim as council rejects house use restriction plea

Homeowner's discrimination claim as council rejects house use restriction plea

17 August 2021

A homeowner says he will challenge a decision to block him from using his seaside house for more of the year than he currently can.


West Norfolk councillors say no to neighbouring burner bid

13 August 2021
West Norfolk councillors say no to neighbouring burner bid

West Norfolk councillors say no to neighbouring burner bid

13 August 2021

A special planning meeting today heard claims the technology was not needed in this region, or anywhere else in Britain.


'Ugly' housing estate proposals rejected

12 July 2021
'Ugly' housing estate proposals rejected

'Ugly' housing estate proposals rejected

12 July 2021

Proposals for the final stage of a long-running regeneration scheme were compared to the old Soviet Union during a planning meeting.


'We deserve facilities as good as the rest of the country.' Borough council backs fight for new King's Lynn hospital

09 July 2021
'We deserve facilities as good as the rest of the country.' Borough council backs fight for new King's Lynn hospital

'We deserve facilities as good as the rest of the country.' Borough council backs fight for new King's Lynn hospital

09 July 2021

A motion backing calls for a rebuild was unanimously passed by councillors.


County pleads for 'sustainable' social care funding

06 July 2021
County pleads for 'sustainable' social care funding

County pleads for 'sustainable' social care funding

06 July 2021

County council leaders say the crisis of local government finance will not be solved unless care costs are addressed by ministers.


Breckland Council backs move to smoke-free base

22 June 2021
Breckland Council backs move to smoke-free base

Breckland Council backs move to smoke-free base

22 June 2021

Anti-smoking campaigners have welcomed the move, despite concerns that vaping and e-cigarettes could also be banned by the authority too.


West Norfolk village housing scheme backed by councillors despite 'oppressive' objections

16 June 2021
West Norfolk village housing scheme backed by councillors despite 'oppressive' objections

West Norfolk village housing scheme backed by councillors despite 'oppressive' objections

16 June 2021

Councillors have approved an initial scheme for more than 20 new homes, despite dozens of objections from residents and community leaders.


West Norfolk village glamping site backed by councillors

15 June 2021
West Norfolk village glamping site backed by councillors

West Norfolk village glamping site backed by councillors

15 June 2021

Councillors have given a temporary reprieve to a holiday complex which was opposed by transport officials on safety grounds.


Plans to shake up Norfolk's electoral boundaries

09 June 2021
Plans to shake up Norfolk's electoral boundaries

Plans to shake up Norfolk's electoral boundaries

09 June 2021

The move is to equate the number of electors in each constituency but will not alter the number of MPs.


£25m boost for King's Lynn town centre

08 June 2021
£25m boost for King's Lynn town centre

£25m boost for King's Lynn town centre

08 June 2021

Includes money for refurbishment of Guildhall.


New Norfolk police commissioner sets out future vision on first day in job

13 May 2021
New Norfolk police commissioner sets out future vision on first day in job

New Norfolk police commissioner sets out future vision on first day in job

13 May 2021

Giles Orpen-Smellie will be sworn in later today.


73 out of 84 wards across Norfolk to change in electoral shake-up

11 May 2021
73 out of 84 wards across Norfolk to change in electoral shake-up

73 out of 84 wards across Norfolk to change in electoral shake-up

11 May 2021

Same number of councillors but boundaries revised considerably.


District council chooses new chairman virtually

30 April 2021
District council chooses new chairman virtually

District council chooses new chairman virtually

30 April 2021

An 'unwavering' councillor will lead the Breckland district in the year ahead after his elevation to its top civic role was confirmed.


Council approves caravan enforcement action near West Norfolk beach

14 April 2021
Council approves caravan enforcement action near West Norfolk beach

Council approves caravan enforcement action near West Norfolk beach

14 April 2021

Councillors backed the action, despite the site owner threatening to challenge them.


Hunstanton car park flats decision deferred in 'unprecedented' committee deadlock

12 April 2021
Hunstanton car park flats decision deferred in 'unprecedented' committee deadlock

Hunstanton car park flats decision deferred in 'unprecedented' committee deadlock

12 April 2021

Legal advice is set to be sought after a second debate on the contentious scheme ended in stalemate.


The condition of QEH hospital has been branded “completely unacceptable"

19 March 2021
The condition of QEH hospital has been branded “completely unacceptable"

The condition of QEH hospital has been branded “completely unacceptable"

19 March 2021

71 props hold the roof up


A third of Norfolk mental health trust staff report abuse in new survey

14 March 2021
A third of Norfolk mental health trust staff report abuse in new survey

A third of Norfolk mental health trust staff report abuse in new survey

14 March 2021

Nearly half said they don't look forward to going to work and bosses admitted they need to do more to address the issues.


£65 million West Winch access road scheme backed by Norfolk County Council chiefs

08 March 2021
£65 million West Winch access road scheme backed by Norfolk County Council chiefs

£65 million West Winch access road scheme backed by Norfolk County Council chiefs

08 March 2021

A business case is now set to be made to the Government, despite claims too much cash is being spent on new road projects.


Breckland Council backs plan to go carbon neutral by 2035

28 February 2021
Breckland Council backs plan to go carbon neutral by 2035

Breckland Council backs plan to go carbon neutral by 2035

28 February 2021

More than £500,000 is set to be spent on the project.


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