Work has started on a £3 million project to help house people in mid-Norfolk.
A third attempt is being made to get approval for four homes on a stretch of country road following two refusals.
A historic former school site in the middle of a market town could be turned into housing under new proposals.
House prices have started to slump in Norfolk, new figures say.
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.
Plans to build 97 more homes on the Swan’s Nest site in Swaffham have been approved by Breckland Council’s Planning Committee.
It has had something of a colourful past, but when a former market town hotel appeared at auction it proved there was still life left in it yet when it sold for £400,000.
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