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Yesterday, 16:59

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
Yesterday, 16:56

Residents in Dereham will be given the opportunity to voice their concerns over roads and find out more about local policing during an upcoming public meeting.

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Norfolk County Council
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Campaigners fighting plans to build homes next to a Dereham beauty spot are calling on people to show the strength of feeling against the development at a planning meeting on Monday.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

An appeal has been submitted against Breckland Council’s refusal of planning permission for 50 homes on a piece of farmland in Mattishall.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

A cat rescue centre in Dereham is to be given a new lease of life with the opportunity to more than double the size of its shelter.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A housing summit has been held at Gressenhall Farm to tackle the issue of a lack of affordable homes in rural communities.

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George Freeman
Monday, September 25, 2017

A proposal to build 18 homes in the village of Foxley was refused by the narrowest of margins by Breckland’s planning committee.

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Breckland Council
Monday, September 25, 2017

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.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Estate agent signs on an empty shop in Dereham are raising hopes that a major retailer will soon confirm its intention to open a store in the town.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

A developer has seen an application for 25 homes in a rural village refused for the second time after it came back to Breckland Council on a technicality.

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Paul Claussen
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

A new development of 127 houses has been given approval for land behind the redundant maltings in Dereham but the maltings building itself will not be brought back into commercial use.

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Alison Webb
Thursday, August 10, 2017

The streets of Dereham will soon be filled with runners competing in the sixth annual Dereham 5k Town Race.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The owners of a mid Norfolk pub have resubmitted a planning application to develop part of the site and improve facilities after support from the community.

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Breckland 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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Breckland Council
Saturday, July 29, 2017

Two housing developments which have faced significant opposition from the public could be given the go-ahead when they go before the Breckland Council’s planning committee on Monday.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The future of a village pub could be put at risk by a planning office decision to refuse a new development which will increase much-needed community facilities, according to its landlady and owner.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

WH Smith has plans to open a shop in Dereham.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Breckland Council has invited George Freeman to discuss its partnership with Capita, which runs its building control process, in more detail after the Mid Norfolk MP added his “deep concerns” about the authority’s handling of recent planning applications.

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George Freeman
Monday, June 19, 2017

Breckland Council has won a prestigious national prize, which recognises excellence in local authorities that use collaboration and commercialism to create income from their property assets.

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Breckland Council
Monday, June 19, 2017

Breckland Council chairman Kate Millbank commended those who face danger to keep us safe as the Armed Forces flag was raised at the council offices in Dereham.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

A market trader could soon be granted permission to sell fresh fruit and vegetables to the public from his Dereham warehouse after proving a town centre shop would not be viable.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, June 1, 2017

An application for permission to build 10 homes on the site of a former school in Necton has been rejected by Breckland Council planning officers.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A programme of free music and dance activities for older people in North Norfolk continues in June.

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North Norfolk District Council
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A unique and highly sustainable home is to be built in the Norfolk countryside after permission was granted by Breckland Council.

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Paul Claussen
Monday, May 8, 2017

A decision over whether to grant planning permission for 285 new homes in Dereham has been delayed.

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Alison Webb
Monday, May 8, 2017

Councillors will be urged to refuse planning permission to build 285 new homes in Dereham due to growing concerns about sewage, traffic and the impact on the character of the town.

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Alison Webb
Monday, May 1, 2017

An ambitious project to replace the village hall in Lyng has moved a step closer after Breckland Council awarded £20,000 towards the new build.

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Paul Claussen
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A well-known councillor has called growing demand for meals at mid-Norfolk’s food bank a disgrace after recent figures show a significant increase since 2016.

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Labour
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The final phase of improvement work at the Cherry Tree car park in Dereham will begin on May 2.

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Paul Claussen
Friday, April 14, 2017

Tributes are flowing today to the “flamboyant” former Mayor of Dereham Michael Fanthorpe, who died aged 84 on Monday.

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