Knife crime victims today called for harsher sentences for those caught with weapons, as the latest figures reveal a quarter of offenders go to prison.
Wages for top managers at academy chains have soared by a quarter, despite a funding crisis gripping the region's schools.
Faeces under fingernails, weeks without baths and calls to emergency services for support - these are some of the damning observations made at our region's failing care homes.
Here's a look at what our newly-elected MPs have promised to do about the key issues in Norfolk and Waveney.
Norfolk schools are facing a £29m funding shortfall next year compared to 2015, despite political parties promising billions of pounds of more money, a union has claimed.
Nearly one in five shops are empty on some Norfolk and Waveney high streets, but tourist hotspots are booming.
Nearly 10pc of serious and fatal accidents in Norfolk happened on the A47, making it the most dangerous road in the county.
Nearly 50 neighbourhoods in Norfolk and Waveney are among the 10pc most deprived in the country, figures have revealed.
They have never been in trouble with the law before, but two women have done away with that to protest against climate change.
Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have rated appointment times as their biggest source of frustration, with some complaining of waiting several weeks to see a doctor.
A driver who was caught using his phone tested positive for alcohol and a Class A drug.
Strangers have donated hundreds of pounds to a kennels owner to help with a legal appeal after she lost a £96,000 court case.
We are taking a look at how scam victims get treated when they report crimes to the authorities.
Health services across Norfolk and Suffolk will benefit from a £135m funding boost as part of the prime minister's £1.8bn cash injection for the NHS.
A long friendship between neighbours ended in a long, bitter court dispute - costing one woman nearly a quarter of a million pounds.
A kennels owner has been landed with a £93,000 legal bill after her barrister neighbour took a "Rolls Royce" approach to her dogs being too loud.
Coastal areas will have to rely on more migration or face a decline in their workforce, according to government figures.
Nearly 200 people have reported cases of revenge porn to Norfolk police since it was outlawed four years ago - but just a handful have made it to court.
Thousands of people basked in the sunshine on the hottest day of the year in the region.
A Norfolk-born chef who started his career cleaning pots and pans is close to being crowned National Chef of the Year.
Passenger satisfaction on the region's trains is improving but delays are still a problem, survey figures show.
The region is braced for thunderstorms, torrential rain and flooding as more weather warnings have been put in place.
Police have reopened a road after a collision left a car on its side.
Two siblings from Norfolk are running this year's Norwich Race for Life in memory of their big sister who died of breast cancer.
British Red Cross first aid volunteer groups that have provided support at small public events across the region will be disbanded in a bid to save costs.
It is described to have the country's best rivers, marshes and lakes, with "silvery water on an autumnal evening; a marsh full of delicate flora; a wherry in full sail gliding noiselessly past".
High winds have caused havoc across Norfolk and Waveney with gusts of up to 60mph recorded in some areas of the county.
The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning with the possibility of snow early Sunday.
Ambulance response times in Norfolk have steadily climbed since the start of the new year, with health chiefs blaming difficulties in recruiting emergency staff.