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Several small businesses in Breckland have been given a cash boost after winning a share of a £100,000 grant fund.

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Breckland Council
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A council which spent £8m on a golf club secretly agreed to sell it months ago, but kept the public in the dark about it while telling Conservative election candidates the confidential information.

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Labour
Thursday, March 21, 2019

A domestic abuse charity is one of several groups to receive a boost in funding aimed at improving health and wellbeing in Breckland.

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Paul Claussen
Thursday, March 21, 2019

A historic former school site in the middle of a market town could be turned into housing under new proposals.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

A Norfolk councillor who distributed thousands of leaflets in his ward criticising the rise in council tax has been accused of “sad, misleading, gutter politics”.

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William Nunn
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Serious questions have been asked by councillors about why an expected road improvement tied to housing growth in Dereham has been deemed “undeliverable”.

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Hilary Bushell
Monday, March 11, 2019

A decision is set to be made today on plans to build a new business park in Dereham which could be turned down after council officers warned the “oppressive” development would have a “detrimental impact”.

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Breckland Council
Friday, March 8, 2019

As part of the Your Town series, we are casting a close eye on life in some of our biggest towns. Reporter Donna-Louise Bishop takes a look at the very heart of Norfolk: Dereham.

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Alison Webb
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

There have been more than 3,000 reports of dog fouling in Norfolk over the past three years - but only 22 people have been taken to court.

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Norwich City Council
Monday, March 4, 2019

A mid Norfolk entrepreneur has spoken about how the problems facing those looking to start new businesses in a market town are damaging the high street.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Council tax bills are set to rise in Breckland after an increase was approved by councillors.

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Terry Jermy
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Breckland Council is set to decide on the rate of council tax for the following year at a meeting later today.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A serious shortage in the number of outdoor sports spaces and play areas in Dereham, which has left some sports teams without enough pitches to play on, is to be addressed by the town council.

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Dereham Town Council
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A public consultation is underway to gather people’s views on proposed changes to Breckland Council’s draft Local Plan, which will act as a blueprint for the district’s growth until 2036.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

A programme tackling loneliness and promoting creativity and volunteering in some of Norfolk’s isolated villages has won an award.

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Paul Claussen
Saturday, February 16, 2019

Villagers have launched a campaign to save and reopen an 18th century pub which once served as the hub of a mid-Norfolk community.

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Breckland Council
Friday, February 15, 2019

A report has revealed the gender pay gap for council staff has narrowed but men are still getting paid five times more in bonuses than women.

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Breckland Council
Monday, February 11, 2019

Plans for a new state-of-the-art police station in Swaffham have been given the green light.

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Nigel Wilkin
Monday, February 11, 2019

Plans for 40 homes to be built in a small mid-Norfolk village with no doctor’s surgery and poor transport to nearby towns will go ahead despite objections raised by villagers.

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Gordon Bambridge
Monday, February 11, 2019

A team of volunteers took to the streets of Dereham on Saturday to clean up the town.

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Paul Claussen
Thursday, February 7, 2019

A new event aimed at cleaning up Dereham town centre is set to take place this weekend.

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Paul Claussen
Thursday, February 7, 2019

A small village north of Dereham could potentially grow in size after plans for 40 new homes were submitted for approval.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Three community projects aimed at young people, the homeless and former offenders will benefit from more than £55,000 of funding.

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Paul Claussen
Friday, February 1, 2019

Plans to build a new mid Norfolk police station as part of the force’s vision for the future of policing in the county have been earmarked for approval.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, January 31, 2019

A rural transport scheme has launched an innovative new project to help people overcome barriers to getting back into employment.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A district council will hold a free open evening in an effort to encourage local residents to stand as councillors.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Monday, January 28, 2019

A council roadshow which has visited various towns in an effort to make it easier for residents to get involved is set to visit Dereham on its last stop.

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William Nunn
Friday, January 25, 2019

A campaigner who has spent years fighting against housing plans near a Dereham beauty spot is now involved in an appeal to bring three bungalows to the area.

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Dereham Town Council
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

An MP has said he has “no doubt” a successful judicial review will be held over plans to locate a substation connected to one of the world’s largest windfarms in a quiet Norfolk village.

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George Freeman
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A Norfolk town council could be set to transform a children’s play area they described as “sorrowful” in time for the summer months.

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