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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
Tue, 09:33

Breckland Council has invited George Freeman to discuss its partnership with Capita, which runs its building control process, in more detail after the Mid Norfolk MP added his “deep concerns” about the authority’s handling of recent planning applications.

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George Freeman
Mon, 16:13

Breckland Council has won a prestigious national prize, which recognises excellence in local authorities that use collaboration and commercialism to create income from their property assets.

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Breckland Council
Mon, 15:07

Breckland Council chairman Kate Millbank commended those who face danger to keep us safe as the Armed Forces flag was raised at the council offices in Dereham.

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Breckland Council
Mon, 12:51

Proposals for a 100 new homes at a Dereham industrial estate could become more likely after councillors lifted restrictions.

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Nigel Wilkin
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A fruit and vegetable trader has thanked the community for its support after finally being granted permission to sell produce to the public from the company’s wholesale warehouse.

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Harry Clarke
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

A market trader could soon be granted permission to sell fresh fruit and vegetables to the public from his Dereham warehouse after proving a town centre shop would not be viable.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, June 1, 2017

An application for permission to build 10 homes on the site of a former school in Necton has been rejected by Breckland Council planning officers.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A programme of free music and dance activities for older people in North Norfolk continues in June.

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North Norfolk District Council
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A unique and highly sustainable home is to be built in the Norfolk countryside after permission was granted by Breckland Council.

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Paul Claussen
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A trading standards investigation has been launched after three dead calves were found in a ditch.

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Norfolk County Council
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Dereham Leisure Centre celebrates its tenth anniversary this weekend and to mark the occasion they are offering people to swim or use the gym for just 10p.

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Phillip Duigan
Monday, May 8, 2017

A decision over whether to grant planning permission for 285 new homes in Dereham has been delayed.

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Alison Webb
Monday, May 8, 2017

Councillors will be urged to refuse planning permission to build 285 new homes in Dereham due to growing concerns about sewage, traffic and the impact on the character of the town.

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Alison Webb
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

After 20 months in the making the village of Yaxham will now have its say on its Neighbourhood Plan.

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Breckland Council
Monday, May 1, 2017

An ambitious project to replace the village hall in Lyng has moved a step closer after Breckland Council awarded £20,000 towards the new build.

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Paul Claussen
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Residents of Yaxham are being asked to vote twice on May 4 - firstly for a county councillor and secondly for their Neighbourhood Plan.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A well-known councillor has called growing demand for meals at mid-Norfolk’s food bank a disgrace after recent figures show a significant increase since 2016.

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Harry Clarke
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The final phase of improvement work at the Cherry Tree car park in Dereham will begin on May 2.

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Paul Claussen
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Three kickboxers from mid-Norfolk have been awarded a special council grant to help them on their way to America to represent their country in martial arts.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Friday, April 14, 2017

Tributes are flowing today to the “flamboyant” former Mayor of Dereham Michael Fanthorpe, who died aged 84 on Monday.

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Phillip Duigan
Friday, April 14, 2017

Three talented young cricket players have been given funding to help them develop their promising sporting careers.

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Lynda Turner
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Breckland Council is offering one-off grants to help communities come together for a nationwide event in memory Labour MP Jo Cox.

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Paul Claussen
Saturday, April 8, 2017

Villagers fighting to save a 16th century pub have been thanked for giving their “blood, sweat and tears” as a campaign passes its one year anniversary with positive news.

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Breckland Council
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 Council
Thursday, April 6, 2017

An independent review of Breckland Council has found it is “doing a good job for residents”, “has strong and effective leadership”, and demonstrates “sound financial management.”

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Harry Clarke
Friday, March 31, 2017

A controversial visitor centre at a lakeside beauty spot could finally become a reality after years of failed attempts to get it passed by planners.

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Basil Todd
Friday, March 31, 2017

An MP has written to Breckland Council raising concerns over controversial plans for a visitor centre at a lakeside beauty spot, which could be granted planning approval next week.

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Basil Todd
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Agricultural land in a village on the A47 between Dereham and Swaffham has been earmarked for development of 15 houses and a small shop.

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Breckland Council
Saturday, March 25, 2017

A programme filled with fun activities will help keep you children occupied during the East half-term.

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Breckland Council

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