New or relocating businesses in Breckland’s five market towns are being given the opportunity to claim up to 80 percent rate relief in their first year.
Swaffham councillor and former Town Mayor Ian Sherwood is new chairman of Swaffham Town Football Club.
A golf day has raised over £4000 for armed forces charity SSAFA, the East Anglian Air Ambulance and other Rotary good causes.
Golfers took to the tees of Swaffham Golf Club in warm sunshine for a charity event organised by the town’s Rotary Club.
A roar of jet engines sing the Tornado’s swan song.
The community rallied round to support a village fete on one of the hottest days of the year.
A new piece of public art designed by two Swaffham school students was unveiled in the town as a gift from a Norfolk-based house builder.
A farmer has thanked “the spirit of Norfolk” for the swift return of his calf which went missing over the weekend.
The Norfolk potato harvest is under way – hailed as a significant moment in the culinary calendar by one of the county’s top chefs.
A schoolgirl from Swaffham has completed a challenge most adults would find physically tough.
A 12-year-old from Swaffham has set off on a 47-mile challenge to raise money for her school.
They have done everything together all their lives and that always includes celebrating their shared birthday with a pint of Guinness at their local.
Three friends are running marathons to raise money for a charity that provides support for renal patients in Norfolk.
Swaffham Golf Club has presented a cheque for £1,000 to NANSA, an independent charity that supports children, teenagers and adults with disabilities across the county.
A Swaffham woman diagnosed with Parkinson’s at 43 is taking part in a 5.5mile charity walk to prove she can still live a full life.
A nurse and midwife, who was made an MBE for services to the community, has died aged 85.
A popular folk festival will return again to its woodland clearing in mid Norfolk with another eclectic mix of music, crafts and entertainment.
A 24-year-old from Swaffham, who used a vulnerable man’s bank cards to buy goods on the internet, will have to pay compensation and complete 100 hours of unpaid work.
A 34-year-old man from Watton has been jailed for 32 months and given a five-year Community Behaviour Order.
An opticians has its sights set high after being shortlisted for two awards in a national competition.
It is one of the most extraordinary sights that nature bestows.
The A47 at Narborough in west Norfolk has reopened, following a crash involving two lorries.
The centenary of a global community organisation has been celebrated in style in a Norfolk town.
A community has dug deep in memory of a much-loved postwoman to raise money for a local hospital.
Allotmenteers staged a centuries-old fertility rite in a bid to boost their crop.
A centuries-old ceremony is being held tomorrow on Saturday to bless the trees in a community orchard.
A new sports facility, a popular community centre and a village play area are to benefit from more than £30,000 of grant funding from a district council.
A programme of creative activities designed to give older people and those with dementia opportunities to get active and socialise is set to expand again after receiving grant funding from a district council.
Almost £25,000 is being made available to further enhance Breckland’s five market towns and attract more visitors and businesses.
Residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on Breckland Council’s draft budget for 2017/18.
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