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Campaigning begins for City Council elections

Voting for the Norwich City Council election is set to take place on Thursday 3 May, with a third of all seats up available to candidates. The current composition of the council is that of a sound Labour majority, with 26 out of the 39 seats under the party’s control. It is mathematically impossible for…

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New group for UEA and councillors

A forum has been launched to improve communication between UEA and local councillors. The UEA Councillors’ Liaison Group will meet every six weeks, with representatives discussing issues affecting university and local life. UEA said in a statement it wanted the group to facilitate “constructive dialogue” between its staff, those of the Students’ Union and councillors…

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Flipping Skateboards, Flipping Maps

When Northumbria University geographers Jon Swords and Michael Jeffries heard that the Norwich City Council was set to vote on a skateboard ban in the City Centre, they knew they had to head back home to Norwich. Skateboarding and geography might seem unrelated, but a skateboarder’s mind can work in similar patterns. That’s what the…

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Union Council endorses sleeping rooms

At a recent meeting of Union Council, councillors agreed to endorse Postgraduate Education Officer, Liam McCafferty’s, proposal to have sleeping rooms available for students in Union House. Whilst space for the rooms has yet to be located, the union is aiming to create around five ‘nap stations’ for a trial, which would ideally commence in…

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