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The inside scoop from the Liberal Democrats on what's going on at County Hall, home of Norfolk County Council

  • Mob Phone 1
    Article: May 2, 2018

    Experienced the loss of your phone coverage in rural Norfolk? Just in the middle of an important conversation or even worse not being able to connect to a call at all? Ever had problems trying to access the internet?

    According to the government's own figures, three of the 10 worst local authority areas in England for indoor 4G coverage are in Norfolk.

  • Coasthopper
    Article: Apr 30, 2018

    North Norfolk residents are celebrating the news that the Coasthopper bus service has been saved, and extended to serve more local communities.

    The service been taken over by Sanders Coaches and it now runs from North Walsham and along the coast through Mundesley, Timingham and Overstrand to Cromer before heading to Wells-next-the-Sea.

  • Fire engine
    Article: Apr 17, 2018

    Sarah Butikofer proposed an amendment to a Labour motion on the Police and Crime Commissioner taking over the governance of Norfolk and Fire Service (NFRS) at the full council meeting on 16 April 2018. Council could only agree with part of that motion and Sarah's amendment which was for the council to prepare its own business case so that it could present clear information to residents on the efficient and effective way the NFRS currently operates received support from Labour and Tories and was agreed by almost all of Councillors.

  • fly-tipping
    Article: Apr 6, 2018

    Norfolk County Council has announced https://t.co/qe29C5Glss that from 1 April 2018 there will be a charge for all DIY type construction and demolition waste. It will no longer be possible to take one large item or up to 80 litres of DIY waste to a recycling centre for no charge.

    As a general rule, non-household or DIY waste items are materials created from the construction, demolition, alteration or repair of a home or garden. Materials may include a sink, bath, kitchen unit, radiator, fence panel, guttering, or rubble.

  • Ed Maxfield at Bacton school
    Article: Apr 5, 2018

    Every child deserves an excellent education and families deserve every possible support to reduce the stresses and pressures involved in bringing up children. Norfolk is set to receive nearly £3 million of government funding to improve support for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and the Council is consulting on the best way to invest the money. I want to encourage everyone to grab this chance to have your say about SEN provision in Norfolk.