Andrew Adonis, a Labour peer and former Education Minister under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, has called for more than 30 former polytechnics to be stripped of their university status, due to his belief they are “lower-performing.” A polytechnic is...
Upgrades to the Norwich pedalway scheme, which passes along the Avenues, have been criticised by cyclists who say there is no benefit. Speaking to the Norwich Evening News, cyclist Laura McKinlay has expressed concern that the most recent upgrades to...
Norfolk County Council have come under fire after they voted to increase their allowances. They voted to raise the basic rate from £9,401 to £10,500. A total of 39 members of the County Council voted for the increase in the allowance,...
Earlier this month UEA announced the decision to appoint Jenny Baxter as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). The newly created position will see Mrs. Baxter join UEA’s Executive Team in a “vital role in the University’s achievement of its strategic...
Plans to provide more large-scale, private student housing in Norwich’s city centre have yet again sparked controversy. Following the addition of the newly-built Pablo Fanque House near to the bus station, plans have been made for two more buildings which...