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Monday, December 3, 2018

Breckland District Council is planning to raise the amount of council tax it gets in order to “maintain the council’s strong financial position” and “protect local services.”

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Breckland District Council
Thursday, November 22, 2018

A controversial bid for almost 300 homes on land at the edge of Dereham is due to be reconsidered by Breckland Council’s planning committee on Monday and has been recommended for approval.

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Nigel Wilkin
Friday, November 9, 2018

A Norfolk council has again kept a decision about the future of a multi-million pound asset shrouded in secrecy, despite outcry over “democratic failure”.

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Harry Clarke
Friday, November 9, 2018

Two Norfolk councils have met to review the “sorry history” of the past 15 months of planning applications after issues were raised about private firm Capita handling planning decisions.

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Gordon Bambridge
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Calls have been made for a community to save and re-open a village pub amid plans to build homes on the site.

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Breckland District Council
Thursday, October 25, 2018

Controversial plans to build a new town of 10,000 homes in mid Norfolk were dealt a final blow as councillors voted not to back the proposal ahead of a government deadline.

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Harry Clarke
Monday, October 22, 2018

A Norfolk brewery which closed its city site more than 50 years ago has unveiled plans for a new Norfolk base - on land still owned by its founding family.

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Breckland District Council
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Energy firm Vattenfall have invited the public to give their views on the impact of one of the world’s largest wind farms, to be built off the north Norfolk coast.

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Breckland District Council
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Hundreds of people have signed a petition opposing plans to build a new town in mid Norfolk.

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Breckland District Council
Monday, October 15, 2018

The developer behind a bid to build a controversial new 10,000 home garden town in Norfolk will not be not be able to dodge local planning rules and must have Breckland District Council’s support in order to get its development approved, a government minister has confirmed.

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Breckland District Council
Monday, September 24, 2018

A Norfolk MP has urged government not to allow developers to dodge local planning rules, as he hit out at a controversial scheme for a new 10,000 home garden town.

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William Nunn
Friday, September 14, 2018

The controversy over plans for a new mid Norfolk town has been ramped up after it was revealed the developer has lobbied central government for the go ahead to submit a proposal without the support of the local authority.

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William Nunn
Friday, August 3, 2018

A public consultation has opened into an application to build one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms off the north Norfolk coast.

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Broadland District Council
Saturday, July 28, 2018

Emergency services had a busy night because of heavy rain, intense thunder and lightning storms and giant hail stones.

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Phil Garner
Friday, July 13, 2018

A by-election to fill former Norfolk County Council (NCC) leader Cliff Jordan’s seat has resulted in a Conservatives win.

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Harry Clarke
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A Norfolk parish council has ‘disappointed’ residents with their decision not to request a judicial review into a proposed development of 25 homes on the edge of the village.

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Norfolk County Council
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Tempers are rising over a proposed development of 25 houses on the edge of Yaxham village in mid-Norfolk, which opponents fear could increase to more than 10 times that number if allowed to go ahead.

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Cliff Jordan
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Tributes were today continuing to be paid following the death of former Norfolk County Council leader Cliff Jordan.

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Cliff Jordan
Saturday, June 9, 2018

Tributes have been paid after Cliff Jordan, former leader of Norfolk County Council, died just weeks after he stood down following a lung cancer diagnosis.

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George Freeman
Saturday, June 2, 2018

After a Norwich man went to drastic measures to try and quell his rat problem, it appears he is not alone in being blighted by the rodents.

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Broadland District Council
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

A new partnership has been created to showcase the many things Dereham has to offer locally and nationally.

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Breckland District Council
Monday, May 21, 2018

A fast growing lottery launched by a Norfolk council could contribute up to £30,000 to charitable causes by the end of the year.

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Paul Claussen
Monday, May 7, 2018

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

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Alison Webb
Monday, April 9, 2018

Plans to build nearly 100 new homes in Watton have gained momentum following further approval from Breckland Council, while decisions on proposals for hundreds more in the district were deferred.

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Breckland District Council
Saturday, April 7, 2018

I was happy to read in the Dereham Times that Orbit Homes’ application to develop land off Greenfields Road, Dereham has been deferred once again owing to Orbit’s failure to provide sufficient outdoor playing space to accord with Breckland District Council’s Policy DC11.

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Alison Webb
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

A council in Norfolk has created a fund to support organisations and communities that wish to stage events that conserve the heritage of the First World War.

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Paul Claussen
Thursday, March 29, 2018

South-West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss has backed plans for the whole of the A47 to be dualled.

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Elizabeth Truss
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

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