Broadland District Council

An exhibition will be part of a week-long series of events in Broadland to mark the centenary of the First World War.

Historic England has raised concern over proposals for 30 new homes next to the remains of a 15th century lodge in Drayton.

Proposals to introduce new orders that will see fines for dog fouling offenders double are set to be decided next week.

Two thousand pigs could be moved near to a Norfolk village as part of plans for a new rearing facility.

Hundreds of homes could be built near Thorpe St Andrew as new plans emerge for land next to the Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR).

A private outdoor swimming pool in Sprowston could be made available to the public.

More than 400 runners took part in the 10th annual Marriott’s Way 10km race.

A dog-lover hoping to “revolutionise kennel care” has lodged a bid to build a new haven for hounds.

A supermarket has bid for permission to serve alcohol at any hour - but claims it is solely for the last gasp Christmas dash.

A family in Weston Longville could be without a home after losing an appeal for their Gypsy and Traveller pitch.

A Norwich taxi firm set up in the 1980s has been listed for sale for almost £500,000.

Neighbours to a Norfolk farm told councillors they fear for their ability to sleep, ahead of a decision to allow a new refrigerated potato storage box on the site.

Plans for a new processing plant which will preserve elements of the production of Colman’s Mustard in Norfolk have been given the go-ahead.

Developers have been told more than 200 homes can be built on land running alongside the Northern Distributor Road.

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

More than 200 homes could be built on land parallel to the Norwich Northern Distributor Road, with councillors set to decide on the proposals next week.

Campaigners, developers and councillors have been told they may have to wait until 2019 to discover the fate of a woodland site near Norwich - having already sweated on it for four months.

A care home issued with a closure notice last month has unveiled a change of direction, as it looks to restore its reputation.

Dog owners who fail to clean up after their pets could soon be facing tougher fines, as one of the region’s councils looks to crack down on the issue.

A free wellbeing fair in Old Catton will provide people with advice on everything from cooking nutritious meals to avoiding scams.

An investment management firm is looking to build up to 500 new homes near Thorpe St Andrew.

People will have the chance to learn more about sheltered housing at an open day in Blofield next week.

Sixty-five new homes could be built on the southern fringe of Horsford.

A parish council has agreed to fund legal 
advice to help protect a church in Easton from controversial plans to widen a nearby road.

A Christian group is to soon have a new place to call home, after approval was given to build a church close to the Postwick Hub.

A new office and workshop could be built at Broadland Business Park.

Broadland District Council has raised the Red Ensign flag at its Thorpe Lodge offices to mark Merchant Navy Day.

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.

Councillors will decide next week whether members of a Christian community will have a new place to worship in the Broadland area.

One reader thinks that the council’s continued spending on the NDR (Broadland Northway) could result in the public paying the price. What do you think?

A family fun day featuring activities and entertainment from around the world is being held at Catton Park next month.

Nominations are open for the annual Broadland Community at Heart Awards.

A road on a proposed 84-home estate in Horsford could be named after a well-known village cricketer who died in 2016.

Parliament is in recess. But, as Norwich North MP Chloe Smith explains in her monthly column, that does not mean politicians put their feet up

Production of Colman’s Mustard could partly relocate from Norwich to a new “state-of-the-art” facility in Honingham.

People living in a village on the outskirts of Norwich have come up with a blueprint to help control where homes are built in the years ahead.

A public consultation has opened into an application to build one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms off the north Norfolk coast.

More than 150 homes are to be built on land parallel to the Broadland Northway, after a bid was approved by councillors.

Plans to develop a building yard into 11 new homes in a Broadland village have been refused by councillors.

It is a way of life that has existed in Norfolk for hundreds of years. But many Travellers and Gypsies still feel as though they are not welcome here. Luke Powell reports.

They are among the first things visitors to Norfolk think of when they come to the county and one of the crown jewels of the region.

Sky lanterns may soon be a thing of the past in the Norwich area, along with the mass release of balloons.

A call will be made tonight for Norwich City Council to ban sky lanterns, amid heightened fears they could spark fires during the hot spell.

A keen boater has turned his hobby into a business.

Almost 200 locations where thousands of new homes and jobs could be built in Norwich, Broadland and South Norfolk have been mooted.

Recent weeks have seen several violent crimes on the streets of Norwich. Here, in her monthly column, Norwich North MP CHLOE SMITH outlines what is being done to tackle the issue

A new Co-op food store and a care village could be built on the old station yard site in Reepham.

A Salhouse coffee shop which was at the centre of a bitter village rivalry with a neighbouring cafe could be turned into a home.

Pupils from Hall School in Old Catton took part in everything from cricket to seated volleyball for their annual sports day.

A Norfolk entrepreneur is cleaning up after starting his own company.

A bid to expand the factory of a well-known Norfolk business could create more than 400 
new jobs.

The landlord of a village pub blighted by the junction it sits on says councillors have passed up on the answer to his all prayers.

Close to 100 new homes are to be built on the outskirts of Norwich after the project received the approval of councillors.

Fly-tippers are getting away with dumping hundreds of tonnes of waste across Norfolk, with just a handful of perpetrators being caught.

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.

Two major housing developments which could add more than 170 homes to the Norwich area go before councillors next week - with both recommended for approval.

At least 16 dogs are reported to have been taken ill after eating rat poison at a Broads car park.

Notice is hereby given that the Secretary of State has accepted an application by Orsted Hornsea Project Three (UK) Ltd of 5 Howick Place, London, SW1 P 1 WG (“the Applicant”) for a Development Consent Order under the Planning Act 2008. The Application (Reference No. EN010080) was submitted by the Applicant to the Secretary of State do the Planning Inspectorate on 14 May 2018 and was accepted on 8 June 2018.

A dog owner has put up warning signs after four dogs she was out walking with are believed to have eaten rat poison by a Broads car park.

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

A further 3,000 homes in Broadland will be able to recycle their leftover food from next week - with areas such as Hellesdon, Dussindale and Old Catton added to collection route.

A new budget supermarket on the outskirts of Norwich, first touted two years ago, could open by the end of the year.



The new leader of Broadland District Council looks likely to be Shaun Vincent, after the councillor was elected leader of the district’s Conservative group.

People are being asked what they would want to see in a new recycling centre, as council bosses search for a replacement site for when Mile Cross tip closes.

A plan to create a rehabilitation centre for Romanian rescue dogs in need of new forever homes has been shut down by councillors, amid fears they could kill unborn sheep.

In my work, I have some simple goals.

A road link between the A47 and the newly-opened £205m Broadland Northway must get moving soon - otherwise the county could be “still talking about it in 30 years’ time”.

The new leader of Norfolk County Council will continue to lead his own district council until his successor is found.

Romanian dogs suffering from “behavioural issues” could be moved to a property in Marsham for rehabilitation.

A celebration of rural churches and communities that was hailed a success last year is returning over three months rather than just one.

After a Norwich man went to drastic measures to try and quell his rat problem, it appears he is not alone in being blighted by the rodents.

The new leader of Norfolk County Council has been elected today.

A garden centre’s plans to expand the retail offering on its site in Taverham could be put on hold due to concerns from council officers.

The team behind Norfolk’s first community pub and shop business have been honoured by the Queen.

The long term welfare of a species of bat could determine whether a decision to reject a planning application for 300 homes on an area of woodland is overturned.

Businesses in Broadland could be in line for rate discounts, if councillors agree to proposals next week.

A vision for a new taxi firm promising a zero-emissions service has moved a step closer to becoming a reality.

Questions have been asked over why land refused for a 300-home development was designated as part of a county wildlife site.

An eco-friendly taxi firm promising a zero emissions drive is awaiting a decision over whether it will be granted a private hire vehicle licence.

The new leader of Norfolk County Council will be elected next week, hours after the Conservative group votes on who should lead their group.

Pop Up Pictures Limited Has applied to Broadland District Council for a Premises Licence For the Catton Park, Oak Lane, Old Catton The licensable activities proposed to carry on or from the premises Regulated Entertainment and supply / sale of alcohol.

Work to make Norfolk a dementia-friendly county is ongoing, and two district councils are the latest groups to stand up and make their claims to become Dementia Friendly Communities. We find out what they’re up to during Dementia Action Week.

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.


It took less than a minute for councillors to bin plans for a new waste facility near Norwich Airport, after being told the project was not viable.

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.

The leader of Broadland District Council has been re-elected to the role for the eighth year in a row.

Pupils at Hevingham Primary School were treated to an commemorative assembly with a sparkle.

After a decade of planning, negotiations are under way with the first potential occupants of a new business park at Easton which aims to create 2,000 jobs and add millions to Norfolk’s food economy.

It looks good enough to eat - a fairytale cottage designed to look like crumbly biscuit cake with icing on the top!

People’s views are wanted on proposals for more than 500 new homes at White House Farm in Sprowston.

A community fridge has opened in Thorpe St Andrew in a bid to cut down on food waste.

More than 20 homes are to be built in a Broadland village, after councillors gave the project its clearance.

1 NORFOLK FARM SHOP AND DELI LTD Has applied to Broadland District Council for a Premises Licence For the The Chimes, Market Place, Reepham NR10 411

Local community groups, clubs and parish councils attended an information evening for advice on organising community get-togethers.

Nelson was one of the divisions where a seat went from Green to Labour two years ago.

Travellers have moved onto the site a former hospital in Drayton.

Your views have been sought on what should be done with a historic former ironmongers in the heart of Aylsham.

Nineteen new homes could be built on a window and door workshop site in Horsford, near Norwich.

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