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SNAP ELECTION: South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon says election is about more than just Brexit

South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon says he believes the snap General Election in June will strengthen the Government’s negotiating position with the EU – but he added the election was about more than just Brexit.

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Elizabeth Truss

Truss to seek re-election for South West Norfolk

South West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss has today confirmed she will seek re-election for the constituency.

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South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss

SNAP ELECTION: South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss backs early election call

South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss has backed the Prime Minister’s call for an early general election in June.

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Bury St Edmunds MP Jo Churchill.

SNAP ELECTION: Bury St Edmunds MP Jo Churchill says election is ‘a surprise, but the right decision’

Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket MP Jo Churchill has described the Prime Minster’s call for a snap General Election this summer as “a surprise, but the right decision” to ensure stability.

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Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter

SNAP ELECTION: Central Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter believes bigger majority would help deliver Brexit

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter says he is pleased with the plan to hold a snap General Election this June, stating the Government’s current small majority would make it “almost impossible” to deliver on Brexit.

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Diss Post Office

Norfolk MP set to meet minister to make case for retaining Diss Post Office

MP for South Norfolk Richard Bacon said the Post Office must recognise its branch in Diss is “at the heart of the local community”, as he prepares to discuss its future with a government minister.

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Barbara Howard, South Norfolk Community Connector, at South Norfolk on Show.

South Norfolk Council awarded £70,000 to expand Community Connectors scheme

South Norfolk Council has gained a £70,000 boost to help expand its network of Community Connectors and the services which they offer.

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Rosedale Funeral Home, Diss

Local funeral home backs government plan to support those faced with loss of loved one

A funeral directors based in the Diss Express area has backed a government plan to give more support to those faced with the sudden loss of a loved one.

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Funding boost for community housing projects in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have secured more than £430,000 in grants to help local communities deliver housing in their area.

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Long Stratton, Norfolk. South Norfolk Council Offices in Long Stratton

New development of homes and offices opens in Long Stratton

A new development opened in Long Stratton at the weekend.

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County Hall Norwich

Inspectors welcome Norfolk County Council children’s services unit improvements

Officials have begun to tackle the weaknesses within Norfolk County Council’s troubled children’s services department, Ofsted inspectors say.

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Map of schools in north Suffolk (and south Norfolk) set to face cuts to their income, according to the National Union of Teachers.

Suffolk’s small schools face cuts under new funding formula, NUT claims

Suffolk schools will face cuts in their income under the Government’s proposed National Funding Formula (NFF), the National Union of Teachers (NUT) claims.

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Make sure you can vote in the county elections

Check your county poll vote

Now is the time to check you are registered to vote if you want to take part in the Suffolk and Norfolk county council elections on May 4.

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Parking Charges in South Norfolk - Harleston where currently the parking is free - Bullock Fair Close Free Car Park

Harleston council bids to take over town’s car parks to keep free parking

A town council wants to take full responsibility for its car parks from South Norfolk Council in a bid to keep them free to visitors and residents in the town.

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‘We ran and locked ourselves in’ South Suffolk MP’s aid describes London terror attack

It should have been a time of celebration for staff of Lavenham Butchers on Wednesday, instead they got caught up in the terrorist attacks in Westminster.

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Paramedics on the scene outside the Houses of Parliament where an incident is unfolding, March 22 2107. See National News story NNCOMMONS; Police have reportedly shot a knifeman who stabbed an officer. The House of Parliament has been locked down after the as two men are being treated inside the grounds. Pictures from the scene appear to show a car crashed into railings outside the building just before 3pm. George Eaton tweeted: "Police have just shot a man who was attacking officers at parliament's entrance."

Region’s politicians unite in horror at Westminster terror attack

MPs and councillors from across East Anglia’s political divide have spoken of their horror at yesterday’s terrorist attack in Westminster.

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Central Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter.

LONDON ATTACK: ‘You are always aware you are in an environment that may be a target’ - reaction from Central Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter says his thoughts are with the family of the police officer stabbed in this afternoon’s attack at Westminster.

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Members of Diss and Harleston Business Forums, as well as eight Year 9 students from Archbishop Sancroft High School, were given a tour of Westminster by South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon.

Local business forums and Archbishop Sancroft High School students get a flavour of Westminster after tour with South Norfolk MP

Members of Diss and Harleston Business Forums have been getting an insight into life at Westminster after they were given a tour of the Houses of Parliament by South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon on Monday.

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Diss , Norfolk. Mere Street in Diss

Commission publishes final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for South Norfolk Council

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for South Norfolk Council.

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Trish and Gerry Wilson.

Pulham Market couple’s lives ‘transformed’ by pair of South Norfolk Council grants

The wife of a Pulham Market dementia sufferer says the pair of council grants they have received have been a “godsend” which changed their lives.

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