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It is a problem you would expect in the crowded streets of London but a Norfolk market town has become embroiled in a battle against dangerously high pollution levels. If it is not solved residents, particularly children and the elderly, could face serious health risks.

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Alison Webb
Sunday, January 14, 2018

A district councillor has questioned how many people have to die before changes to speed limits will be implemented in Dereham.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Breckland District Council has approved grant funding bids which will go towards improving play facilities and open spaces across the district.

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Gordon Bambridge
Monday, November 27, 2017

Police have arrested three men after an operation targeting people involved in modern day slavery and human trafficking.

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Norfolk County Council
Saturday, November 18, 2017

A group of campaigners have expressed their anger after a meeting about a proposed development in Dereham has been postponed.

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Breckland District Council
Thursday, November 16, 2017

“Look before you book” - That is the message from Breckland District Council ahead of the Christmas party season.

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Breckland District Council
Friday, October 20, 2017

Dereham is situated right in the heart of Norfolk, and it is Breckland District’s second largest town with its origins dating back to the Saxon era.

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Breckland District
Sunday, August 20, 2017

More council-funded funerals are held in the Great Yarmouth area, compared with other areas of Norfolk and Suffolk figures reveal.

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Broadland District Council
Thursday, July 27, 2017

A Christian retirement home based in a building over 200 years old has improved its access facilities with a new elevator.

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Hilary Bushell
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A controversial bid to build 285 homes in Dereham has been pulled from a Breckland planning committee meeting shortly after Mid Norfolk’s MP George Freeman wrote to the council saying he is fed up with “greedy development”.

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George Freeman
Monday, July 10, 2017

Residents in four Breckland towns will be able to have their say on new powers which can help tackle anti-social and nuisance behaviour.

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Breckland District Council
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

A Breckland councillor has said without careful planning the construction of new homes in Shipdham will become “an accident waiting to happen”.

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Breckland District Council
Thursday, June 22, 2017

A bid to build 90 new homes in a Norfolk village has been unveiled.

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Breckland District Council
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A group of residents in Dereham have begun formulating a strategy to voice their concerns about a planning application which could see almost 300 homes built close to their estates.

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Alison Webb
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Take a trip down memory lane with our A-Z of Norfolk and Suffolk’s towns and villages. Continuing with D, we take a brief look at the history of Dereham.

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Breckland District
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Take a trip down memory lane with our A-Z of Norfolk and Suffolk’s towns and villages. Continuing with D, we take a brief look at the history of Dereham.

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Breckland District
Saturday, April 8, 2017

Worries over how Swaffham will cope with hundreds of new homes earmarked for the town have been raised by residents.

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Breckland District Council
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Police were called to Dereham town centre today following a call out to an alarm activation.

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Norfolk police

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