A historic former school site in the middle of a market town could be turned into housing under new proposals.
Serious questions have been asked by councillors about why an expected road improvement tied to housing growth in Dereham has been deemed “undeliverable”.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
Villagers have launched a campaign to save and reopen an 18th century pub which once served as the hub of a mid-Norfolk community.
Plans for a new state-of-the-art police station in Swaffham have been given the green light.
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.
A team of volunteers took to the streets of Dereham on Saturday to clean up the town.
A new event aimed at cleaning up Dereham town centre is set to take place this weekend.
A small village north of Dereham could potentially grow in size after plans for 40 new homes were submitted for approval.
Three community projects aimed at young people, the homeless and former offenders will benefit from more than £55,000 of funding.
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.
A rural transport scheme has launched an innovative new project to help people overcome barriers to getting back into employment.
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.
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.
A Norfolk town council could be set to transform a children’s play area they described as “sorrowful” in time for the summer months.
A former nightclub venue will not reopen under the same use in the future after plans were approved to convert the building into flats.
Plans to develop a patch of land in Dereham which has sat empty for more than half a decade could bring up to 100 new jobs to the town.
A widow who had planning permission to build on her smallholding withdrawn after an objector threatened a judicial review said she had faced “personal harassment” from opposers of the project.
New luxury glamping accommodation could be built in mid-Norfolk, with an application for a tree house holiday let recommended to be approved when it is discussed at a planning meeting.
A Norfolk council reversed a decision to grant planning permission to six homes when an objector threatened a judicial review over a hedge.
Plans for a new state-of-the-art police station in Swaffham, which will replace the existing station in the town as part of Norfolk Police’s 2020 vision, have been revealed.
An MP has raised fears about an energy firm digging up land which was contaminated after a fighter jet crash.
A mid-Norfolk sports club could see its car park developed into homes if sell-off plans to fund a quarter of a million pound replacement astroturf pitch are approved by a district council.
Troops of scouts in Dereham can be prepared to see their group’s hut extended, if plans to expand the building are approved by the district council.
A Norfolk council which voted unanimously to approve a draft local plan is facing criticism from a town council for “disappointing and worrying” issues.
A scooter hire business is proposing to move its premises from a mid-Norfolk town into a former shop in a rural village.
Drivers are being forced to pay a “stealth tax”, it has been claimed, after it was revealed car owners in Norwich paid £74 on average last year to park their cars.
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