A housing summit has been held at Gressenhall Farm to tackle the issue of a lack of affordable homes in rural communities.
A new store and drive-through coffee shop may soon be built in Necton if plans are granted by Breckland Council.
A volunteer survey to measure the number of HGVs travelling through Swaffham has come to an end and residents hope the results will prompt a larger council survey in the future.
Breckland councillors have voted to accept new funding that will help improve the support offered to those at risk of homelessness.
A proposal to build 18 homes in the village of Foxley was refused by the narrowest of margins by Breckland’s planning committee.
The first five Norfolk towns to be specially studied to see if they have good enough roads and transport to cope with thousands of new homes have been revealed.
A rural pub’s long-term future looks more secure after a council planning committee approved a scheme to generate further investment in the business.
Estate agent signs on an empty shop in Dereham are raising hopes that a major retailer will soon confirm its intention to open a store in the town.
A ground-breaking programme, funded by a £185,000 lottery grant, is being launched across the Breckland district next week to engage isolated older people in the arts.
New or relocating businesses in Breckland’s five market towns are being given the opportunity to claim up to 80 percent rate relief in their first year.
Residents in Swaffham hope to reduce high pollution levels by highlighting the number of heavy good vehicles that travel through the town centre on a daily basis.
A developer has seen an application for 25 homes in a rural village refused for the second time after it came back to Breckland Council on a technicality.
A new development of 127 houses has been given approval for land behind the redundant maltings in Dereham but the maltings building itself will not be brought back into commercial use.
Breckland Council is calling on residents to take part in a survey that will help local companies and boost job prospects by identifying skills gaps.
The streets of Dereham will soon be filled with runners competing in the sixth annual Dereham 5k Town Race.
The owners of a mid Norfolk pub have resubmitted a planning application to develop part of the site and improve facilities after support from the community.
A bid to build 100 homes on employment land in Dereham has finally been approved, despite a previous refusal and dismissal at appeal.
Breckland Council is once again unable to demonstrate a five-year housing land supply, it has emerged, leaving the district vulnerable to “hostile” applications again.
A new development of 14 homes on land in Hockering has been approved in order to give a growing business the opportunity to create new jobs in Breckland.
Cheers rang out in a council chamber as a controversial scheme for 50 homes on the edge of a village was unanimously refused.
Two housing developments which have faced significant opposition from the public could be given the go-ahead when they go before the Breckland Council’s planning committee on Monday.
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”.
The future of a village pub could be put at risk by a planning office decision to refuse a new development which will increase much-needed community facilities, according to its landlady and owner.
Dereham residents have once again voiced their objections to a planning application which could see almost 300 homes built close to their estates.
WH Smith has plans to open a shop in Dereham.
Owners have begun moving in to newly built homes in the village of Mileham, near Dereham.
Documents which will shape the growth and development of Breckland have received support from council cabinet members.
A Breckland councillor has said without careful planning the construction of new homes in Shipdham will become “an accident waiting to happen”.
Three more homes will be built on a new housing development in Mileham in a joint venture between Breckland Council and developers The Land Group.
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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