Council tax bills are set to rise in Breckland after an increase was approved by councillors.
Breckland Council is set to decide on the rate of council tax for the following year at a meeting later today.
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.
A programme tackling loneliness and promoting creativity and volunteering in some of Norfolk’s isolated villages has won an award.
A report has revealed the gender pay gap for council staff has narrowed but men are still getting paid five times more in bonuses than women.
Developers have withdrawn plans to build 25 new homes in Watton after recommendations were made to Breckland Council for it to be refused.
Plans for a new state-of-the-art police station in Swaffham have been given the green light.
More than 1,000 people have signed a petition calling for the Green Britain Centre in Swaffham to be re-opened.
Plans to build a new mid Norfolk police station as part of the force’s vision for the future of policing in the county have been earmarked for approval.
A rural transport scheme has launched an innovative new project to help people overcome barriers to getting back into employment.
A district council will hold a free open evening in an effort to encourage local residents to stand as councillors.
An MP has said he has “no doubt” a successful judicial review will be held over plans to locate a substation connected to one of the world’s largest windfarms in a quiet Norfolk village.
A couple have told how they want to move out of their Norfolk home after their driveway was repeatedly used as a toilet by passers-by.
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.
Staff at a district council have raised over £2,000 for three different charities.
Plans for a new state-of-the-art police station in Swaffham, which will replace the existing station in the town as part of Norfolk Police’s 2020 vision, have been revealed.
An MP has raised fears about an energy firm digging up land which was contaminated after a fighter jet crash.
A Norfolk council which voted unanimously to approve a draft local plan is facing criticism from a town council for “disappointing and worrying” issues.
Drivers are being forced to pay a “stealth tax”, it has been claimed, after it was revealed car owners in Norwich paid £74 on average last year to park their cars.
A council is to partner with a private developer to build sixteen new homes in a mid Norfolk village.
A Norfolk council voted unanimously to accept changes to its draft local plan which removed restrictions on development in the district’s rural areas, despite reluctance from ‘heavy hearted’ councillors.
A new electoral ward created in Thetford has been named after a Celtic tribe who lived in the area, after councillors raised concerns of confusion.
A councillor who raised questions about a council leader’s alleged ‘undisclosed personal connection’ to the previous owners of a multi-million pound golf club has resigned from the Conservative group.
The leader of a council which repeatedly kept secret a decision about a multi-million pound golf club it bought has denied having an “undisclosed personal connection” with the club’s previous owners.
The future of a controversial contract which sees Norfolk planning decisions made by staff 450 miles away was today called into question by councillors.
Breckland District Council is planning to raise the amount of council tax it gets in order to “maintain the council’s strong financial position” and “protect local services.”
Four new electric car charging points will be installed across Breckland in an effort to encourage more environmentally friendly ways of travel.
Breckland Council is looking for volunteers to help keep its community fridges going.
Plans to build 97 more homes on the Swan’s Nest site in Swaffham have been approved by Breckland Council’s Planning Committee.
Breckland Council’s main meeting room has now been officially reopened as The Jordan Room, in honour of the late former council leader Cliff Jordan.
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