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A new initiative to help encourage people to shop locally and support independent retailers is set to head to the county.

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Breckland Council
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It is a problem you would expect in the crowded streets of London but a Norfolk market town has become embroiled in a battle against dangerously high pollution levels. If it is not solved residents, particularly children and the elderly, could face serious health risks.

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Norwich
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, January 8, 2018

The views of residents in Breckland communities are being sought on administrative changes requested by parish councils.

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Thetford Town Council
Friday, December 15, 2017

More than half of the money needed to buy Beeston pub The Ploughshare has been raised by a village group, who are planning a new fundraising drive from 2018.

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Breckland Council
Monday, December 4, 2017

Time limits are to be enforced in car parks in and around Swaffham’s town centre in an effort to make parking restrictions more consistent.

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Paul Claussen
Friday, November 24, 2017

A controversial housing application which was rejected by a planning inspector has been resubmitted - much to the anger of villagers.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Residents in Dereham will be given the opportunity to voice their concerns over roads and find out more about local policing during an upcoming public meeting.

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Breckland Police
Thursday, November 16, 2017

“Look before you book” - That is the message from Breckland District Council ahead of the Christmas party season.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Norfolk’s first community fridge has already proved a success just weeks after it was launched.

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Paul Claussen
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A new store and drive-through coffee shop may soon be built in Necton if plans are granted by Breckland Council.

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Breckland Council
Saturday, October 7, 2017

A volunteer survey to measure the number of HGVs travelling through Swaffham has come to an end and residents hope the results will prompt a larger council survey in the future.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, September 28, 2017

A new initiative has been launched to encourage people to recycle correctly while also raising funds for local schools in the Watton and Carbrooke area.

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Paul Claussen
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Breckland councillors have voted to accept new funding that will help improve the support offered to those at risk of homelessness.

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Gordon Bambridge
Monday, September 25, 2017

The first five Norfolk towns to be specially studied to see if they have good enough roads and transport to cope with thousands of new homes have been revealed.

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Breckland Council
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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Breckland Council
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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Breckland Council
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

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