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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
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Youngsters from four schools got a taste of what it is like to work at a district council as they took charge for the day.

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Neatherd High School
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

An initiative that will help tackle the issue of unsightly and derelict buildings across the Breckland district has been given the green light.

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Paul Claussen
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A village neighbourhood plan is one step closer to being adopted after it was given the go ahead to proceed to a referendum.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Communities in Breckland will be consulted on the use of legislation which will give the district council more powers to deal with a wider range of anti-social behaviour in town centres.

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Paul Claussen
Monday, March 20, 2017

Fears that Norfolk’s market towns might not have good enough roads to cope with thousands of new homes have triggered a series of special studies to tackle the potential problem.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Dereham feels as if it “has a gun at its head” with regard to approving large scale housing applications, a Breckland Council meeting heard.

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Roger Atterwill
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A much maligned transport study, commissioned by Breckland Council to assess the impact of proposed development on Dereham’s roads, will not be able to be used by developers as definitive evidence alone to support their planning applications, councillors heard today.

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Tony Needham
Monday, March 13, 2017

Commonwealth flags are flying on town halls across Norfolk and Suffolk

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Bill Borrett
Monday, March 6, 2017

Residents fear for the future of their village post office after councillors approved plans to build a new convenience store which more than 1,000 people opposed through a petition.

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Breckland Council
Friday, February 24, 2017

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn may not be the most popular of politicians, according to the polls, but most people certainly know what he looks like.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, February 23, 2017

An extra £100,000 has been given to three Norfolk councils to help ongoing work with hundreds of domestic abuse victims over the next two years.

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Gordon Bambridge
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Taxpayers in Breckland still receive the cheapest rate of council tax in the county, according to district councillors - despite them voting for a 6.6 per cent increase.

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Harry Clarke
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A mid Norfolk village is seeking to create greater protection for the “oasis of green” which surrounds it, a public hearing has heard today.

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Breckland Council
Friday, February 17, 2017

Town councillors have agreed to invest £61,000 in a fresh bid to tackle traffic gridlock in Dereham.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Thousands more homes and businesses across Norfolk are to be given access to high-speed fibre broadband with the announcement of a further £11m investment in the network.

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Cliff Jordan
Friday, February 10, 2017

Campaigners fighting to save a 16th century village pub remain in confident mood, despite news that a planning application to build three homes on the site has been submitted.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Jobseekers will be able to talk to potential employers about current vacancies and opportunities at a jobs fair roadshow at Dereham’s Library on Wednesday, March 1.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The village of Mattishall is £20,000 closer to providing a new play area and adult gym for its residents thanks to a grant from Breckland Council.

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Paul Claussen
Friday, February 3, 2017

A group fighting a village expansion is celebrating a victory for people power, after proposals to make it a local service centre were rejected.

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Roger Atterwill
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Two major housing applications come before Breckland planners on Monday which could see another 500 homes being built in Dereham.

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Kirsty Heath
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A Norfolk MP has claimed a former Breckland councillor and hunt master’s comments to a female protestor were in a “different league” to Donald Trump and needed “sensible perspective”.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A village Neighbourhood Plan working group is calling on Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman to “shine a light” on Breckland Council’s planning processes.

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George Freeman
Thursday, January 26, 2017

A disgraced councillor did the right thing by resigning, people in Saham Toney said today, after a shocking video emerged of him using sexually offensive language to a female hunt protester.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Toftwood Infant and Junior and Fred Nicholson have signed up to the voluntary code from Breckland Council to stop parents standing outside and blowing cigarette smoke over the children as they walk to and from school.

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Alison Webb
Thursday, January 19, 2017

A fresh bid to tackle Dereham’s traffic problems has been launched with town councillors urging Norfolk County Council to work with them on a highways plan for the town.

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Dereham
Monday, January 16, 2017

The simple job of reducing the height of hedges around notorious drug dealing locations could help police in Dereham in their fight against crimes.

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Tony Needham
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Concerns over proposals to build more than 400 homes in Dereham were brought before councillors tonight.

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Alison Webb
Friday, January 6, 2017

Breckland Council is again inviting applications for a share of its Outdoor Sport and Play Fund, in a bid to allocate the £114,000 currently in the pot.

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Gordon Bambridge
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A new sports facility, a popular community centre and a village play area are to benefit from more than £30,000 of grant funding from a district council.

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Breckland Council

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