House price growth in East Anglia has outstripped the rest of the country, rising by 5pc in the past year.
Residents outlined their opposition to a controversial bid to build 177 homes in Norfolk town - as developers said it would bring significant benefits to the area.
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.
The construction of the first new homes built as part of a multi-million pound investment partnership between Breckland Council and private developers The Land Group is nearing completion.
Agricultural land in a village on the A47 between Dereham and Swaffham has been earmarked for development of 15 houses and a small shop.
Residents angered by the plans to build two wind farm substations close to their homes say a public consultation did little to ease their concerns.
Fears that Norfolk’s market towns might not have good enough roads to cope with thousands of new homes have triggered a series of special studies to tackle the potential problem.
Concerns have been raised over plans to build homes on the site of a former school in Necton, near Swaffham.
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