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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

A tied vote among Breckland councillors forced planning committee chairman Nigel Wilkin to use his casting vote to refuse an application for 291 homes in Dereham yesterday.

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Breckland Council
Monday, January 15, 2018

A single carriageway road bridge over a heritage railway line proved to be a bridge too far for an application for 291 houses in Dereham which was refused by planners.

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Norfolk County Council
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Campaigners fighting plans for 50 homes in their village told a government planning inspector that allowing them to be built would be a “slap in the face for local democracy”.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Drivers navigating a busy market town are more likely to risk using dangerous A47 junctions than battle with town centre congestion, it has been revealed.

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Hilary Bushell
Monday, January 8, 2018

The demolition of an historic farmhouse and barns in Necton is expected to be approved by planners to make way for 46 new homes.

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Breckland Council
Monday, December 18, 2017

A developer was warned to “work with the community” after an application for 284 homes in Dereham was turned down by council planners by one vote.

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George Freeman
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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Alison Webb
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
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Residents in Wells have expressed their anger and frustration after planning permission was granted for a two-storey property to be built next to an existing holiday let.

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Wells Town Council
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Fresh calls are being made to tackle the affordable housing crisis in Wells after it emerged that almost a third of all homes in the town are now either second homes or holiday homes.

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Norman Lamb
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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Breckland Council
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

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