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Thu, 15:53

A domestic abuse charity is one of several groups to receive a boost in funding aimed at improving health and wellbeing in Breckland.

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Paul Claussen
Thu, 14:43

A historic former school site in the middle of a market town could be turned into housing under new proposals.

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Swaffham Town Council
Tue, 21:12

As communities across the county prepare for the impact of the infrastructure for three of the world’s largest offshore wind farms being built off the Norfolk coast, campaigners say there is a solution to reduce the problems it would bring. DANIEL BENNETT reports...

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

A teenage girl has been arrested for assaulting a police officer and on suspicion of criminal damage.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

A man in his 50s has been arrested on suspicion of indecently exposing himself.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Repair work on a busy town car park is set to start shortly.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

A man who suffered two strokes said he was left feeling “let down” after receiving just £300 in compensation when a district council was found to have failed to listen to complaints about his housing situation.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Police have urged supermarket shoppers to be vigilant following a number of purse thefts across Norfolk.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

A man has been sentenced to eight weeks in prison for breaching a Criminal Behaviour Order for the second time.

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Jon Papworth
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

A day of Pancake Day racing went down a treat in Swaffham as teams gathered to compete for a special prize.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The head of an independent school which was told it must take action to meet health and safety requirements has said that the recommended improvements have now been carried out.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of being equipped to steal and on drugs charges following a vehicle stop.

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Breckland Police
Friday, February 22, 2019

A large amount of equestrian equipment has been stolen during a burglary in Beachamwell, near Swaffham, on Thursday night.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

A community garden in Swaffham has been vandalised, with police also investigating reports of anti-social behaviour in the town.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Council tax bills are set to rise in Breckland after an increase was approved by councillors.

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Terry Jermy
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Breckland Council is set to decide on the rate of council tax for the following year at a meeting later today.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A public consultation is underway to gather people’s views on proposed changes to Breckland Council’s draft Local Plan, which will act as a blueprint for the district’s growth until 2036.

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Breckland Council
Monday, February 11, 2019

A driver failed to stop at the scene of a two vehicle collision which turned a car on its side.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

A grandmother who was told last year that she had just weeks to live is part of a group that will skydive to raise money for charity.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Clothing banks have been damaged and broken into across the county, with police urging local communities to be vigilant.

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Tesco
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A district council will hold a free open evening in an effort to encourage local residents to stand as councillors.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A shocking assault which broke the jaw of referee Daniel Sweeney in an amateur football game in the Republic of Ireland last year drew attention to an ongoing issue of abuse of match officials. But what is the situation like in Norfolk? DANIEL BENNETT reports...

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Sunday, January 27, 2019

Changes to the benefits system are putting a “strain” on a Norfolk Foodbank which resulted in a huge increase in use over Christmas, its project manager has said.

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United Kingdom
Sunday, January 27, 2019

The mid Norfolk town of Watton was the focus of a national TV Sunday morning politics show which discussed its history and local people’s views on Brexit.

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George Freeman
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A care home has been given an outstanding rating and is offering residents a “vibrant, happy and thriving” environment, a report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said.

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Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

A new £100,000 fund has been launched in Breckland to support local entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses in an effort to boost employment and training opportunities in the area.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Monday, December 31, 2018

A charity head shave organised in support of a young girl diagnosed with a brain tumour is set to raise much-needed funds for her family and show her that “being bald is beautiful.”

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Councils have been urged to do more to tackle the problem of long-term empty homes after latest figures showed that nearly 5,000 properties sat vacant for six months or more across Norfolk, Waveney and Fenland.

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Sunday, December 23, 2018

A couple were left “disgusted” after discovering cobwebs and a live maggot inside a packet of cereal which they had planned to feed to their 18-month-old daughter.

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Tesco
Saturday, December 22, 2018

Concerns that a town council is not acting in the best interests of its community has led to a forum of residents being created.

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Colin Houghton

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