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Town mayor rule change idea rejected

Town mayor rule change idea rejected

Town mayor rule change idea rejected

A plan to change the rules by which a West Norfolk town's civic leaders are chosen has been rejected by councillors who claimed it was 'unnecessary.'


Report criticises 'lack of due diligence' over King's Lynn Innovation Centre

Report criticises 'lack of due diligence' over King's Lynn Innovation Centre

Report criticises 'lack of due diligence' over King's Lynn Innovation Centre

West Norfolk Council was 'naive' in its handling of the development and operation of a Lynn business hub, a cross-party report says.


'We're King's Lynn's poor cousin', claims Downham councillor

'We're King's Lynn's poor cousin', claims Downham councillor

'We're King's Lynn's poor cousin', claims Downham councillor

Representatives have voiced frustration at what they claim is a lack of interest in Downham's needs, though the town's mayor says that is changing.


They're not lovin' it! Downham town council says no to McDonald's and Starbucks planning bid

They're not lovin' it! Downham town council says no to McDonald's and Starbucks planning bid

They're not lovin' it! Downham town council says no to McDonald's and Starbucks planning bid

Town councillors have voted to oppose plans for new McDonald's and Starbucks outlets on the edge of Downham.


Norfolk police and crime panel backs 3.95 per cent council tax rise

Norfolk police and crime panel backs 3.95 per cent council tax rise

Norfolk police and crime panel backs 3.95 per cent council tax rise

Budget proposals which will add around £10 to average council tax bills next year have been approved today.


'Farce' claim as Norfolk County Council boundary review vote delayed

'Farce' claim as Norfolk County Council boundary review vote delayed

'Farce' claim as Norfolk County Council boundary review vote delayed

A meeting to discuss the future make-up of Norfolk County Council was adjourned after members heard they couldn't debate what they were supposed to.


Breckland Council launches empty homes grant scheme

Breckland Council launches empty homes grant scheme

Breckland Council launches empty homes grant scheme

People who own empty properties in and around Swaffham are being given the chance to seek grants to bring them back into use - but there is a catch.


Brexit means unexpected boom for fireworks

Brexit means unexpected boom for fireworks

Brexit means unexpected boom for fireworks

Fireworks companies operating in West Norfolk say they have enjoyed a boost in trade from people planning to celebrate our EU exit.


Borough plans average £4.50 council tax rise

Borough plans average £4.50 council tax rise

Borough plans average £4.50 council tax rise

Average council tax bills in West Norfolk look set to rise by around £70 this spring as local authorities finalise their budget plans.


West Norfolk MPs in fresh demand for A47 upgrade cash

West Norfolk MPs in fresh demand for A47 upgrade cash

West Norfolk MPs in fresh demand for A47 upgrade cash

Ministers are being urged to invest in new projects after Norfolk County Council bosses hit out over slow progress on previously pledged works.


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