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Thursday, September 14, 2017

A ceremony will be held today to officially open the Snetterton Renewable Energy Plant.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A ground-breaking programme, funded by a £185,000 lottery grant, is being launched across the Breckland district next week to engage isolated older people in the arts.

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Paul Claussen
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

A village hall which is central to community life has been given a grant worth thousands of pounds to help towards the cost of new facilities.

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Breckland Council
Monday, September 11, 2017

Characterised by the distinct landscape of the Brecks, Wayland boasts areas of forests, miles of walking trails through beautiful countryside and traditional villages and hamlets.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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.

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Paul Claussen
Friday, September 1, 2017

Residents in Swaffham hope to reduce high pollution levels by highlighting the number of heavy good vehicles that travel through the town centre on a daily basis.

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Breckland Council
Friday, August 25, 2017

A resident’s group, councillors and a wildlife organisation have expressed their anger after a planning inspector overturned a council’s decision to reject a housing development.

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Keith Gilbert
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A Job fair is set to be held in Thetford, Watton and Swaffham to help those seeking work to those who want to fund out about career development opportunities.

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Breckland Council
Friday, August 11, 2017

Breckland Council is calling on residents to take part in a survey that will help local companies and boost job prospects by identifying skills gaps.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Breckland Council is once again unable to demonstrate a five-year housing land supply, it has emerged, leaving the district vulnerable to “hostile” applications again.

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Phillip Duigan
Monday, July 10, 2017

Documents which will shape the growth and development of Breckland have received support from council cabinet members.

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Gordon Bambridge
Monday, June 26, 2017

A charity dedicated to celebrating and saving wild flowers, plants and fungi is set to receive a cash boost.

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Breckland Council
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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William Nunn
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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William Nunn
Monday, June 19, 2017

Proposals for a 100 new homes at a Dereham industrial estate could become more likely after councillors lifted restrictions.

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Nigel Wilkin
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

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.

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Keith Gilbert
Thursday, June 8, 2017

One of the country’s major funeral companies is battling to block permission granted to a King’s Lynn-based funeral directors to build a new crematorium in Breckland.

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George Freeman
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
Monday, May 22, 2017

The chairman of Thetford Town Football Club has said he feels sick and angry after the clubhouse was broken into and extensive damage caused.

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Norfolk County Council
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A piece of play equipment at a popular Thetford park may be permanently removed after it was vandalised within days of its repair - for the second time in a matter of weeks.

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Thetford Town Council
Saturday, May 6, 2017

The Mayor of Watton Beryl Bunning has asked the community to respect and enjoy the new adult fitness equipment installed at two play parks.

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Beryl Bunning
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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Harry Clarke
Monday, April 24, 2017

The New York city skyline is on the walls, American football is played on a huge television and there are booths to sit and eat your rack of ribs.

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Breckland Council
Friday, April 21, 2017

A plea has been issued urging people to come forward with information after play equipment was vandalised at a play park in Thetford.

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Thetford Town Council
Friday, April 21, 2017

Residents in Thetford, which has problems with anti-social behaviour, are being urged to have their say on new powers which can help tackle the issue.

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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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Phillip Duigan
Friday, April 14, 2017

Three talented young cricket players have been given funding to help them develop their promising sporting careers.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Breckland Council is offering one-off grants to help communities come together for a nationwide event in memory Labour MP Jo Cox.

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Paul Claussen
Saturday, April 8, 2017

Worries over how Swaffham will cope with hundreds of new homes earmarked for the town have been raised by residents.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, April 6, 2017

A jobs fair which was held in Watton has been praised as a resounding success.

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Breckland Council

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