Local News

Norfolk Police set for cash boost

The Conservative Government has announced that funding for the police system will increase by up to £970 million next year, the biggest increase since 2010. Police funding in Norfolk could increase by up to £11.2 million in 2019-20 as a result of these changes.

Offshore windfarm is one step closer

The Norfolk Vanguard Offshore Wind Farm has been accepted by the Planning Inspectorate for examination through the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project planning process.

Objection to Pontins plans

This is a copy of my formal objection to the current planning application to redevelop the former Pontins site in Hemsby.

Brandon helps deliver third river crossing

Working together with Conservative councillors on both the Borough and County Councils I’ve been lobbying the Government for many years to provide funding to assist with the construction of a third river crossing in Great Yarmouth.

Community action on neglected Pontins site

Residents in Hemsby met this week to discuss the long-running saga of the neglect of the former Pontins site in the village. I am delighted that they are taking community action on this issue and I am offering them all the assistance I can to get this problem resolved.

Fireworks nuisance

Every year as we approach Guy Fawkes Day constituents contact me with concerns about the use of fireworks in their neighbourhood. Irresponsible use of fireworks can cause a nuisance, cause distress for pets and young children and alarm elderly residents.

Latest school visit to Parliament

Yesterday I welcomed students from Flegg High School, Ormiston Venture Academy, Lynn Grove, Great Yarmouth Charter Academy and Caister Academy to London for a tour of Parliament.