A selective landlord licensing scheme for a deprived Great Yarmouth ward that will root out unethical and rogue landlords has been approved.
Transport for some of Norfolk’s vulnerable people is to be taken away, with councillors saying they will be handed more freedom if they use public transport instead.
Motions which would have suspended or stopped the charges were defeated at a county council meeting today.
Questions are today being asked about why the woman in charge of turning around our two largest health bodies - both of which are failing - will not speak out about the changes planned.
A Norwich MP has branded two of Norfolk’s NHS organisations as “just not good enough” after both received unsatisfactory inspection reports.
Battle lines are being drawn as the Tories and Labour face each other across the chamber at Great Yarmouth Borough Council.
The British air strikes against Syria has provoked a mixed reaction from our region’s MPs.
Traders at Great Yarmouth’s Six Day Market have been given a financial boost by the borough council.
Plans to halve the £10m budget for Norfolk’s children’s centre services have taken a step forward.
Pressure is mounting for controversial cuts to bus subsidies in Norfolk to be ditched, with calls for a proposed council tax increase to be used to stave off the saving.
Campaigners fighting an increase in councillor allowances have been out in Great Yarmouth gathering names for a petition.
The first move has been made in the bid to reverse the controversial decision by councillors to award themselves big increases in their allowances.
Seven MPs from across Norfolk and Suffolk met with mental health bosses to thrash out an action plan for recovery.
A “cold-eyed and unsentimental” approach has to be taken over proposals to close a Great Yarmouth school, according to Norfolk’s children’s services director.
The shadow chancellor of the exchequer was back in his old stomping ground this week.
It’s not easy this election lark - staying up all night on a diet of just cold pizza and coffee, watching as yet another seat is announced.
A dramatic election night has set the country heading towards a hung parliament, but in Norfolk the story was more about the seats which were successfully defended.
The Ukip vote in its former Great Yarmouth heartland has collapsed.
A Conservative government would consult on a possible cap on social care costs, Theresa May has announced.
Students have quizzed candidates to be Great Yarmouth’s next MP ahead of the general election.
Ukip have had a ‘strong and stable defeat’ in Great Yarmouth at the county council elections.
Results across the country could suggest success for the region’s Conservatives in the local election.
There was applause as councillors voted to scrap plans to force dog owners to leash their pets at a popular walking spot.
The Great Yarmouth electoral constituency could be expanded under new plans - but not the way it was expected to grow.
Hundreds of people have backed a petition to bring back the ice rink to Great Yarmouth’s town centre this winter.
My very first car, a company vehicle, was an unexpected subject in a batch of feed-back from recent columns – a surprise because the message was primarily about old gramophone records!
Warnings have been made mistakes over the Norwich Northern Distributor Road should not be repeated with the Third Great Yarmouth River Crossing as Norfolk county councillors backed the scheme this morning.
As part of the Mercury’s EU referendum coverage, we spoke to two leading figures in the REMAIN camp about why they believe the UK is better off in the EU.
Voters will go to the ballot box next month for the first time since Jeremy Corbyn became leader of the Labour Party.
A “shotgun marriage” as well as changes in the make up of the Great Yarmouth parliamentary constituency are being plotted by local Conservatives claims a group of Labour Party members.