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Wed, 15:30

A housing summit has been held at Gressenhall Farm to tackle the issue of a lack of affordable homes in rural communities.

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George Freeman
Tue, 15:25

A new store and drive-through coffee shop may soon be built in Necton if plans are granted by Breckland Council.

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Breckland Council
Saturday, October 7, 2017

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.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Breckland councillors have voted to accept new funding that will help improve the support offered to those at risk of homelessness.

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Gordon Bambridge
Monday, September 25, 2017

A proposal to build 18 homes in the village of Foxley was refused by the narrowest of margins by Breckland’s planning committee.

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Gordon Bambridge
Monday, September 25, 2017

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.

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Breckland Council
Monday, September 25, 2017

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.

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Gordon Bambridge
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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.

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Paul Claussen
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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.

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Paul Claussen
Friday, September 1, 2017

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.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

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.

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Paul Claussen
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

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.

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Alison Webb
Friday, August 11, 2017

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.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, August 10, 2017

The streets of Dereham will soon be filled with runners competing in the sixth annual Dereham 5k Town Race.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

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.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, August 2, 2017

A bid to build 100 homes on employment land in Dereham has finally been approved, despite a previous refusal and dismissal at appeal.

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Dereham Town Council
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

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.

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Phillip Duigan
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

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.

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Breckland Council
Monday, July 31, 2017

Cheers rang out in a council chamber as a controversial scheme for 50 homes on the edge of a village was unanimously refused.

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Paul Claussen
Saturday, July 29, 2017

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.

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Breckland Council
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
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Dereham residents have once again voiced their objections to a planning application which could see almost 300 homes built close to their estates.

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Alison Webb
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

WH Smith has plans to open a shop in Dereham.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, July 13, 2017

Owners have begun moving in to newly built homes in the village of Mileham, near Dereham.

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Breckland Council
Monday, July 10, 2017

Documents which will shape the growth and development of Breckland have received support from council cabinet members.

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Gordon Bambridge
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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Lynda Turner
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

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.

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Gordon Bambridge
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

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