Some food prices could rise in the event of a no-deal Brexit if border friction and tariffs force up costs – but equally there have been longer-term concerns of a flood of cheap, low-quality imports from outside the EU which Norfolk farmers could struggle to compete with. … [Read more...] about How would a no-deal Brexit directly affect Norfolk residents?
“I am aware of the devastating impact of Tory austerity policies - as police, schools, NHS, social care, Sure Start Children’s Centres and all essential council services – continue to be seriously damaged by cuts imposed by this Tory government. I have led the campaign to save our Plumstead Road Library and pledge to continue to fight for what is best for our community.” … [Read more...] about Norwich City Council Elections 2018: Candidates in Bowthorpe, Crome and Catton Grove say why they deserve your vote
“This is a big step forward. One of the things within it that is particularly important is the prevention duty. It is an important safety net which means people can get help earlier if they seek support as soon as possible before they might go into critical need. … [Read more...] about Chloe Smith hails ‘big step forward’ in tackling homelessness in Norwich
Seventy-one-year-old Janet Hewett, from Norwich, said: “This is the umpteenth time that I have demonstrated against the bellicosity of our government supporting the Americans and it is even more important at the moment because Trump does not impress by his powers of intellect and I fear for the future of my grandchildren...He [Trump] just is a tub-thumping war monger and I hate the fact that our government have not had a democratic vote [about the air strikes on Syria].” … [Read more...] about Protesters gather in Norwich to voice opposition to air strikes in Syria
No trains are running between Lowestoft and Norwich in both directions due to a failure of the Somerleyton Swing Bridge. The bridge over the River Waveney is stuck in the open position and cannot be closed meaning that no trains are able to cross the water. … [Read more...] about Trains cancelled between Norwich and Lowestoft after Somerleyton Swing Bridge stuck open