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West Norfolk Council leader under fire over county burner vote

15 October 2021
West Norfolk Council leader under fire over county burner vote

West Norfolk Council leader under fire over county burner vote

15 October 2021

An opposition member claimed the borough had been 'stabbed in the back' by a vote not to oppose burner proposals at County Hall.


'Funky' village silo home bid rejected

14 October 2021
'Funky' village silo home bid rejected

'Funky' village silo home bid rejected

14 October 2021

Councillors feared the scheme could have led to further development in the area.


Gas from closed Norfolk landfill sites used to generate power, research reveals

09 October 2021
Gas from closed Norfolk landfill sites used to generate power, research reveals

Gas from closed Norfolk landfill sites used to generate power, research reveals

09 October 2021

Officials say risks from all the sites involved have been fully assessed.


Woman 'went five months without having toenails cut in West Norfolk care home', report reveals

06 October 2021
Woman 'went five months without having toenails cut in West Norfolk care home', report reveals

Woman 'went five months without having toenails cut in West Norfolk care home', report reveals

06 October 2021

An investigation has found 'fundamental standards' were breached in the case.


West Norfolk Council climate strategy 'not ambitious enough', opposition members claim

22 September 2021
West Norfolk Council climate strategy 'not ambitious enough', opposition members claim

West Norfolk Council climate strategy 'not ambitious enough', opposition members claim

22 September 2021

But a critic was accused of trying to have it both ways by calling for public consultations on the authority's plans.


Council chiefs praise MP Liz Truss following appointment as Foreign Secretary

15 September 2021
Council chiefs praise MP Liz Truss following appointment as Foreign Secretary

Council chiefs praise MP Liz Truss following appointment as Foreign Secretary

15 September 2021

County and district leaders have given their reaction to one of the big headlines from Boris Johnson's Cabinet reshuffle.


District bin collection problems 'could take months to resolve', operator admits

11 September 2021
District bin collection problems 'could take months to resolve', operator admits

District bin collection problems 'could take months to resolve', operator admits

11 September 2021

A councillor claimed residents have been 'badly let down' by the problems.


Scaled down King's Lynn housing project gets council support

10 September 2021
Scaled down King's Lynn housing project gets council support

Scaled down King's Lynn housing project gets council support

10 September 2021

Formal plans will now be submitted for more than 200 properties in an area of Gaywood where nearly 400 houses were approved in the spring.


'We won't just talk and virtue-signal on climate', West Norfolk Council chief vows

10 September 2021
'We won't just talk and virtue-signal on climate', West Norfolk Council chief vows

'We won't just talk and virtue-signal on climate', West Norfolk Council chief vows

10 September 2021

Councillors have overwhelmingly backed a motion to formally declare a climate emergency.


Pop-up shop scheme urged to revive 'stagnant' shopping scene

08 September 2021
Pop-up shop scheme urged to revive 'stagnant' shopping scene

Pop-up shop scheme urged to revive 'stagnant' shopping scene

08 September 2021

A panel of councillors has called for action to help bring people back into Lynn ahead of the Christmas trading period.


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