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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Communities in a mid-Norfolk town have issued a rallying cry to get its “dangerous” transport infrastructure right before it is too late.

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Dereham Town Council
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Visitors to a mid-Norfolk windmill will be transported back in time with the unveiling of a new attraction at its upcoming reopening event.

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Alison Webb
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

A town councillor has become the first mayor to be re-elected since the formation of the council.

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Hilary Bushell
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The MP for mid Norfolk has held a discussion with staff from Highways England about a dangerous junction on the A47.

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George Freeman
Monday, May 7, 2018

A 19th-century landmark is due to reopen its doors following recent renovations.

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Alison Webb
Friday, May 4, 2018

Access to one of Dereham’s moors has been granted to the public, following an agreement between the private landowner and local pressure groups.

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Dereham Town Council
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

In our latest article looking at how a fully dualled A47 would benefit our communities, mid-Norfolk’s MP George Freeman praised the Just Dual It! campaign and highlighted the need for dualling near one of Norfolk’s biggest market towns.

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Hilary Bushell
Thursday, March 22, 2018

A formal complaint made by a town council has exposed how planning officers working on behalf of Breckland District Council have been misinterpreting planning policy.

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George Freeman
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

An antiques museum has announced it will be moving to a dedicated room within Dereham’s town council offices, to be known as the Dereham Archive Centre.

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Dereham Town Council
Monday, February 26, 2018

A group of Dereham youngsters were wrongly accused of desecrating a graveyard and making Nazi salutes as they held a funeral for their much-loved... skateboard.

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Hilary Bushell
Sunday, February 11, 2018

Visitors to a Norfolk cemetery have been left distressed after a member of grounds staff removed items left on loved ones’ graves.

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Dereham Town Council
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Drivers on the A47 are facing a 25-mile diversion for seven weeks for £2.2m worth of road repairs.

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Martin Wilby
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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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Nigel Wilkin
Monday, January 15, 2018

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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Nigel Wilkin
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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William Nunn
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

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