Serious questions have been asked by councillors about why an expected road improvement tied to housing growth in Dereham has been deemed “undeliverable”.
A Norfolk councillor is urging residents and business owners in one of the county’s market towns to give pigeons the ‘push’ to improve its centre.
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.
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.
Three community projects aimed at young people, the homeless and former offenders will benefit from more than £55,000 of funding.
Families of soldiers listed on a mid-Norfolk war memorial are being urged to come forward to take part in a special commemorative day.
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.
A Norfolk town council could be set to transform a children’s play area they described as “sorrowful” in time for the summer months.
The future of the Dereham Christmas lights switch-on event has been cast into doubt after the group behind organising it announced it was stepping down from the responsibility.
It is one of Dereham’s biggest success stories of the past half decade - the revival of the town’s carnival following its 22-year gap.
It was a seven-year journey which started with a view from a conservatory, but now the couple instrumental in restoring a forgotten Norfolk landmark are hanging up their clogs.
An organiser behind one of Dereham’s calendar highlights has praised the efforts of all involved with the Christmas lights switch-on.
Another 291 homes are set to be built on the outskirts of Dereham after Breckland Council’s planning committee approved the plans despite significant opposition.
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.
Traffic congestion and lack of access to centres of employment are critical factors in why plans for a proposed 10,000-home in mid-Norfolk should not go ahead, according to Dereham Town Council (DTC).
Concerns have been voiced over the potential impact that 255 new homes in Dereham could have on traffic congestion in the town.
Dereham Town Council will receive up to £1700 to support a study looking for opportunities to redesign the town’s market place and town centre.
Motorists experiencing around 30 minutes worth of delays due to works on one of Dereham’s busiest roads have warned other drivers to stay well away from the area.
Motorists can expect to experience lengthy delays for two weeks on one of Dereham’s busiest roads later this month.
Motorists in a Norfolk town are facing more lengthy delays following the closure of one of the town’s busiest roads for the second time in a matter of weeks.
A developer behind plans to build 279 homes in Dereham has agreed to contribute a quarter of a million pounds to tackle a shortage of sports and outdoor play facilities in Dereham.
A First World War memorial campaign led by former head of the army Lord Dannatt will see 6ft tall Tommy silhouette statues erected around the county.
Dereham Town Council has expressed concerns after a recent spike in arson incidents in the town.
Hundreds of years ago, Dereham Market would serve local residents with important items from cattle to other traditional goods.
A mid-Norfolk town has claimed back part of its land after being given the green light for a restricted byway.
Breckland Council has approved plans to build 279 new homes in Dereham despite fierce opposition from residents, groups and councillors.
Communities in a mid-Norfolk town have issued a rallying cry to get its “dangerous” transport infrastructure right before it is too late.
Visitors to a mid-Norfolk windmill will be transported back in time with the unveiling of a new attraction at its upcoming reopening event.
A town councillor has become the first mayor to be re-elected since the formation of the council.
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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