A Norfolk village will get outdoor gym equipment and a youth football club can buy some moveable goals thanks to a couple of new grants from Breckland Council.
Breckland District Council has approved grant funding bids which will go towards improving play facilities and open spaces across the district.
A housing summit has been held at Gressenhall Farm to tackle the issue of a lack of affordable homes in rural communities.
Breckland councillors have voted to accept new funding that will help improve the support offered to those at risk of homelessness.
A proposal to build 18 homes in the village of Foxley was refused by the narrowest of margins by Breckland’s planning committee.
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.
Breckland Council has reminded residents of the deadline to have their views heard on the draft of
a Local Plan for the area.
Documents which will shape the growth and development of Breckland have received support from council cabinet members.
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.
Breckland councillor Gordon Bambridge is known for being articulate in the council chamber but he will now be honoured for his achievement in the field of communication.
Dereham feels as if it “has a gun at its head” with regard to approving large scale housing applications, a Breckland Council meeting heard.
An extra £100,000 will be added to ongoing efforts to support domestic abuse victims across West Norfolk, North Norfolk and Breckland over the next two years.
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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