Breckland Council

Sponsors of the Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards have given their reasons for getting involved as the deadline for entries approaches.

(Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 NOTICE UNDER ARTICLE 13 OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION Pdevelopment at The 1 Oaks, Carr Lane, Wenoling, Dereham, Norfolk NR19 2LP. Take notice that application is being made by: Mr Robert O’Neil For planning permission to: Residential Block Local Planning Authority to whom the application is being submitted: Breckland Council, Walpole Loke, Dereham Norfolk NR19 lEE

Concerns have been voiced over the potential impact that 255 new homes in Dereham could have on traffic congestion in the town.

Work to build a new £1m business centre in Dereham is finally under way, more than a decade after it was originally due to start.

A leisure centre in Dereham has reopened its main pool after concerns the water temperature was too cold to be a “comfortable experience”.

Banham Poultry’s future in Norfolk has been secured after a major chicken producer swooped in to buy it.

The future of Banham Poultry in Norfolk is on the verge of being secured as a deal with new owners edges towards completion.

The bank at the centre of the wrangle over Banham Poultry’s future insists it is working to protect the jobs of more than 1,000 workers.

The first joint managing director of two Norfolk councils has been confirmed.

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.

Building work is set to start on the first 343 of 5,000 new homes in a major development scheme.

Business and council leaders have pledged their support to Norfolk’s Banham Poultry as the struggling firm searches for a buyer.

Crucial talks to secure the future of one of Norfolk’s biggest employers begin on Wednesday morning, as doubts hang over the jobs of 1,000 workers.

As a member of the newly-formed CANT (Campaign Against the New Town), I wish to widen the argument from the geographical and political perspectives.

Plans for a new Norfolk Accident Rescue Service (NARS) ambulance station in Dereham have been submitted to Breckland Council.

The new top officer who looks set to head up two Norfolk councils, with a salary of about £160,000 has been announced.

Projects in Swaffham and Thetford will benefit from a share of Breckland Council’s Market Towns Initiative funding.

Much debated plans for a new tourist campsite accommodation site in Gressenhall, near Dereham were refused at Breckland Council’s Planning Commitee meeting on Monday.

A new programme of arts and music including Edinburgh Fringe winners and vibrant local musical talent will take place this Autumn across Breckland.

Controversial plans for a new campsite in Gressenhall have been recommended for refusal by the Breckland Council planning officer, despite over 100 letters being submitted in support of the development.

The first residents have moved into new affordable homes in Narborough, near Swaffham, which are part of a £4.3 million investment project.

Motorists are being warned to expect delays for 13 weeks as a £1.5m project gets underway to build a roundabout in Thetford.

Plans for a major housing development in a part of Norfolk boasting some of the UK’s darkest skies have left amateur astronomers fearing it will blot out their view of the stars.

Work to improve the Buttercross in Swaffham will modernise the town centre and bring it into the 21st century, the town council clerk has said.

The controversy over plans for a new mid Norfolk town has been ramped up after it was revealed the developer has lobbied central government for the go ahead to submit a proposal without the support of the local authority.

Members of a village community have launched a formal complaint against Breckland Council, over a decision to approve plans for more than a dozen homes in their area.

Breckland Council is encouraging district landlords to apply for a new licence in order to ensure houses in the area are fit for purpose.

Motorists in a Norfolk town are facing more lengthy delays following the closure of one of the town’s busiest roads for the second time in a matter of weeks.

A bid to demolish a convenience store in Thetford and replace it with a new development has been submitted.

A developer behind plans to build 279 homes in Dereham has agreed to contribute a quarter of a million pounds to tackle a shortage of sports and outdoor play facilities in Dereham.

An 24 hour animal ambulance has been given a financial boost thanks to lottery players.

Take a walk on the weird side, discover more about Norfolk’s rich folklore, hear ghost stories and legends, make a lucky charm to ward off bad dreams and celebrate the county’s oddities during this year’s Heritage Open Days, which has chosen Weird Norfolk for one of its main themes.

The bank holiday weekend saw the green at Thetford Riverside Complex turned into a “pop-up seaside beach”, offering residents an event filled with music, games and sand castle competitions.

A Breckland football pitch could be in line for an upgrade, with the district council looking to kick off plans to replace it.

Developers have launched a fresh bid to build 180 homes next to an ancient woodland rooted in folklore.

Residents are being invited to attend Breckland Council’s cabinet meetings as the authority takes them on the road.

We have heard of The Wrong Trousers and the “wrong kind of snow” - now we have the wrong bricks.

The idea of new settlements to provide new homes in Norfolk should not be dismissed, despite the frosty reception proposals for a garden town between Dereham and Fakenham received.

A one-day festival will see hundreds of people gather in Thetford to mark the 125th anniversary of the death of the last Sikh ruler.

Residents are being asked for their views on proposals to move a town’s parish boundary to include a major housing development.

A Bank Holiday weekend of family fun will see an area of Thetford transformed into a enormous sandpit.

A popular snooker hall which closed its doors earlier this year could be turned into flats.

Plans have been submitted to build a farm shop incorporating a cafe and butchery at a farm in Great Ellingham.

Football, rugby and tennis may still be popular choices of sport for young people in Norfolk, but those taking part in Breckland Council’s Kids Multi Sport Summer Camps have been able to try their hand at something slightly different.

Staff at Breckland Council have taken part in a cycling challenge inspired by Geraint Thomas’ Tour De France win to raise money for a local cancer charity.

Having worked in local media for almost two decades now (I know, looking at me you’d swear I was much older), I spend a lot of time thinking about our role in the community and how that impacts our coverage.

One reader says opposition to more housing developments isn’t due to Not In My Back Yard mentality but a desire to preserve a way of life. What do you think?

Tributes have been paid to a former council chairman and church warden after he died aged 96.

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that Guluzar Demiralay has applied in respect of DC’s Bar 1st floor 14-16 Market Place Dereham Norfolk NR19 2AL for the variation of a premises licence under the licensing act 2003

A new gym which allows 24 hour access will open in a town’s leisure complex.

A mid-Norfolk town has claimed back part of its land after being given the green light for a restricted byway.

A third consultation to gain the views of residents affected by parish boundary changes involving a major housing development has been recommended.

One reader thinks plans to build a new town in Norfolk haven’t been thought through. What do you think?

Building homes is rarely popular.

Plans for 15 new homes on the site of old agricultural buildings in North Lopham have been approved despite some local objections.

Breckland Council has approved plans to build 279 new homes in Dereham despite fierce opposition from residents, groups and councillors.

The big day has arrived - hundreds of people in South Norfolk will be celebrating everything there is to love about our county.

The Norfolk Day celebrations have begun at Breckland Council with the raising of the Norfolk flag.

A planning application for 4,000 homes has been submitted by a district council.

Breckland Council have announced they will be investing £1.5 million in a range of community projects.

News that a new 10,000 home garden town could be built in Norfolk has sparked a mixed reaction. DAN GRIMMER and DANIEL BENNETT report...

A town the size of Thetford could be built in mid Norfolk if new plans are realised, the EDP can reveal.

Breckland Council have named their main meeting room in honour of former council leader Cliff Jordan.

High-flying flags of St George, a possible big screen for the final and even a pledge to name new roads after players.

The launch of the Breckland Business Forum saw MP George Freeman declare that he believes the district could become the home of growing technology companies.

Almost £80,000 of taxpayers’ money has been spent on air travel by Norfolk County Council officers in the past three years - with the bulk of the flights for social workers to assess families overseas and to take children to visit their families.

City Hall in Norwich was illuminated blue and orange to mark a worldwide day to raise awareness of motor neurone disease.

A new outdoor venue has been launched to bring the a town’s community together to socialise and have fun.

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT AT: Land adjoining Redhill Residential Park, Redhill Lane, Watton IP25 6RE.

Two clouded leopards, ring-tailed lemurs and even a zebra. These are just some of the exotic animals being kept privately across Norfolk.

Co-operative Group Food Ltd

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Licensing Act 2003

As part of National Licensing Week (18-22 June), Breckland Council is showing local people why the work they do with licensees, operators and regulators in the area, is so vital.

A housing development in a Norfolk village, built on council-owned land, has hit a major milestone, after every home in their phase one build has been sold.

DROPOSED DEVELOPMENT at: Barn to the rear of Wood View, East Church Street, Kenninghall, Dereham, Norfolk NR16 2EP

Take notice that application is being made by: Mr Ian Womack C/O Lanpro Services

For planning permission to: Conversion of barn to two residential dwellings.

Local Planning Authority to whom the application is being submitted: Breckland Council, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, Norfolk

A landmark environmental centre, which helped to educate school children across the Norfolk about food, energy and transport, has suddenly announce it will close after nearly 20 years.

Flags have been flying at half-mast at County Hall and Breckland, as further tributes were paid to former Norfolk County Council leader Cliff Jordan.


Tributes were today continuing to be paid following the death of former Norfolk County Council leader Cliff Jordan.

But despite the idyllic nature of our forests and woodlands, they are being blighted by fly-tipping.

Communities in a mid-Norfolk town have issued a rallying cry to get its “dangerous” transport infrastructure right before it is too late.

The first phase of a major new development of 5,000 properties across the Thetford area has been given council approval - meaning hundreds of new homes built in a village.

A Breckland village is in line for a development of up to 40 homes, after councillors unanimously supported a planning application for land close to an existing new-build site.

Fears have been raised about how a town will cope with hundreds of new homes ahead of a meeting to discuss the first phase of a town’s 5,000 home development.

Application for a Variation of a Premises Licence NOTICE IS HEREBY given that SALLY JANE BISHOP has applied in respect of THE OX AND PLOUGH, Old Buckenham, Attleborough Norfolk. NR17 1RN

Application for a Premises Licence

Thursday, May 31, 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that Victoria Dawn King has applied in respect of The Lodge, North Tuddenham, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 3DJ for a Premises Licence under the Licensing Act 2003 to allow for sale of alcohol Monday -Sunday 7am - lam

Twenty five more dwellings in the settlement of Yaxham have been allowed after an appeal decision on May 14 by the Planning Inspectorate.

Notice of Application for a New Premises Licence Under Section 17 of The Licensing Act 2003

Application for a Variation of a Premises Licence NOTICE IS HEREBY given that East of England Co-operative Society has applied in respect of Co-op Foodstore, Old Swaffham Road, East Dereham, Norfolk NR19 2AZ

The launch of a project to help tackle unemployment in Thetford has seen the opening of a new training hub.

More than £200,000 of taxpayers’ money has been used to pay ‘golden hellos’ to attract staff to work at the region’s councils in the past two years.

A fast growing lottery launched by a Norfolk council could contribute up to £30,000 to charitable causes by the end of the year.

A £70m bid, which council leaders say would kick-start the building of more than 13,500 new homes to the north of Norwich, is entering a crucial period.

Breckland Council has elected Richard Duffield as its new chairman.

Community spirit was shown by residents, businesses and public figures as they took part in a town litter pick.

I always knew football fans take the sport seriously - but this week we found out just how much.

Controversial applications to build near to beauty spots in mid Norfolk are set to be considered by Breckland Council’s planning committee.

Thetford Jobcentre has relocated to enable people to obtain information about local services in one place.

Breckland Council’s Cabinet has drafted new measures to help improve air quality in Swaffham.

SALLY JANE BISHOP has applied in respect of THE OX AND PLOUGH Old Buckenham for the Variation of a Premises License under the Licensing Act 2003 to allow for the addition of an area of Church Green to the existing Premises License

Residents and businesses are being invited to join together to create the largest single town litter pick.

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