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Tue, 13:16

A tied vote among Breckland councillors forced planning committee chairman Nigel Wilkin to use his casting vote to refuse an application for 291 homes in Dereham yesterday.

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Breckland Council
Mon, 13:13

A single carriageway road bridge over a heritage railway line proved to be a bridge too far for an application for 291 houses in Dereham which was refused by planners.

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Norfolk County Council
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Drivers navigating a busy market town are more likely to risk using dangerous A47 junctions than battle with town centre congestion, it has been revealed.

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Hilary Bushell
Sunday, December 24, 2017

A residential home in Dereham has backed calls for a reduced speed limit on one of the major routes into the town despite Norfolk County Council stating that no change will be made due to a lack of serious accidents.

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Dereham Town Council
Sunday, December 24, 2017

The Dereham Town Council has highlighted their concerns over a proposal to review money given to bus companies by the county council to subsidise bus routes.

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Dereham Town Council
Saturday, December 23, 2017

Norfolk County Council is desperately seeking to save money due to cuts to a central government grant and one their proposals is to reduce gritting across the county.

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Harry Clarke
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

A housing developer is being accused of putting profit ahead of the community by failing to provide enough outdoor playing space with a proposed 280-home scheme in Dereham.

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George Freeman
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Breckland Council has confirmed that deputy Dereham mayor Thomas Monument has been suspended from the Conservative Party after being convicted of attacking a former partner.

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Dereham
Monday, December 4, 2017

The career of a disgraced deputy town mayor and district councillor hangs in the balance after he was convicted of attacking a former partner.

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Dereham
Monday, November 20, 2017

Campaigners battling to save one of Dereham’s oldest oak trees are celebrating a victory for nature over concrete after developers were told it should not be felled to build an access road for a proposed housing scheme.

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Alison Webb
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

A widow has told of her shock and devastation that a bench, donated to Dereham and erected in memory of her late husband, has been removed by the town council without any notification.

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Dereham Town Council
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Vandals have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage at a town cemetery, a place largely untouched by criminal activity for 150 years.

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Tony Needham
Thursday, September 28, 2017

A group for people living with dementia have thanked the Dereham Town Council for providing their group with games and equipment.

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Hilary Bushell
Saturday, August 12, 2017

Significant work has been carried out to make public paths in Dereham more ‘walker-friendly’ and new plaques have been installed to mark the improved routes.

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Dereham Town 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
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
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
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Two mid Norfolk community car schemes are in urgent need of more volunteer drivers to help maintain their good work.

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Dereham Town Council
Friday, March 31, 2017

After viewing the proposals for Dereham Neighbourhood Plan it is clear this represents a welcome change from the piecemeal development that has afflicted the town in the past.

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Dereham Town Council
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
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Traffic gridlock outside three schools in Toftwood has caused angry confrontations between motorists.

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Dereham Town 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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Hilary Bushell
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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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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