Broadland District Council

Situated on a quiet country lane in rural Norfolk, this row of abandoned homes has sat empty since 2015.

Wroxham has become the latest village in Norfolk to adopt a neighbourhood plan to help shape its development.

“I appreciate that there is a national housing shortage, but this does not mean development at all costs.”

Climate change will come under the spotlight at a pair of public meetings, with people from across the political spectrum discussing the issues.

As the size of Norfolk grows, so too must the number of school places for its children. Bethany Whymark reports on a council vision for the future of schools.

A council is to explore ways to help hundreds of Norfolk homeowners who are being threatened with legal action unless they pay a company more than £600,000.

Controversial proposals for a petrol station and a drive-through KFC and Starbucks have been revived - a year after councillors turned down a previous scheme amid fears Norwich’s drinking water could be contaminated.

A bizarre, unfinished manifesto has been published to the website of one of Norfolk’s political groups.

MAKE NOTICE that East 1 of England Co-operative Society Limited has applied to Broadland District Council to vary a Premises Licence for the East of England Co-op, 90/92 Middletons Lane Hellesdon, Norwich, Norfolk

TAKE NOTICE that East of England Co-operative Society Limited has applied to Broadland District Council to vary a Premises Licence for the East of England Co-op, 12 Laundry Lane, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0XE.

A businessman who faced opposition from the county council leader has won the right to serve more than just pizza in a Norfolk village after councillors approved his bid.

A businessmen hoping to open a takeaway in a Norfolk village will today discover if his bid has been successful - despite objections from the leader of the county council.

A walk in the woods should be less of a messy minefield thanks to a new order and a doubling in fines aimed at ridding the countryside of dog mess.

A businessman hoping to open a takeaway in a Norfolk village has been met with a high profile objection from the leader of Norfolk County Council.

A company director is threatening hundreds of homeowners in a Norfolk village with legal action unless they agree to pay his firm more than £600,000 between them.

The derelict remains of Rackheath’s once-famous ‘golden gates’ could be repaired and reinstated under newly submitted plans.

A campaign offering help and advice on the legal disposal of waste is coming to Sprowston.

Plans for 22 new homes in Salhouse could still go ahead despite being refused by the council.

Activists from a climate change campaign group have demanded South Norfolk Council declare a climate emergency.

An 18th century Broads pub which has been empty since 2016 could be converted into new homes despite councillors refusing the plans.

Hundreds of people living in fuel poverty in Norfolk have benefited during the first six months of a multi-million pound scheme to tackle the problem.

Everyone has a view on traffic in Norwich and how it could be improved. But will the city’s transport system look very different in the years to come? As part of our Future of Norwich series, Dan Grimmer reports.

People living near a proposed hotel in an affluent part of Thorpe St Andrew have raised concern about the type of guest it might attract.

A company behind plans for a new care village in Thorpe St Andrew claims newts and bats will “prosper” if the development goes ahead.

A firm specialising in timber-framed buildings wants to build three new units on its site in Horsford.

A bitter dispute between a former coffee shop owner and villagers linked to a rival neighbouring café has come to an extraordinary end in court.

A bungalow will have to be demolished to make way for 69 new homes in a village near Norwich.

A London-based developer has today won an appeal to build 300 homes within a treasured woodland in Thorpe St Andrew.

A former cake shop in Coltishall could become a Chinese takeaway.

Time to get your race diary filled up with our running calendar featuring races across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.

A charity hoping to create a rehabilitation centre for Romanian rescue dogs has appealed a council decision to refuse its plans.

Controversial plans for a milling tower at the proposed food hub near Easton have been given the go-ahead - just 24 hours after the High Court quashed a previous approval.

A Wetherspoon’s pub on the outskirts of Norwich could be in line for a major expansion - which would see it increase by a third in size.

Owners of a picturesque miniature railway in Norfolk have been told they must wait until March to discover if their bid to take control of land around it can get back on track.

Pioneering women in Broadland who made valuable contributions to their community have been honoured at the launch of a council’s first blue plaque scheme.

The City of Norwich Aviation Museum says a boost in visitor numbers is behind plans to invest more than £30,000 in its facilities.

Only one council in Norfolk and Suffolk enforced new powers to fine rogue landlords last year, leading to criticisms local authorities are not doing enough to “root out crooks.”

A school’s bid to allow developers to build six homes on land it owns has been successful, despite local objections.

Plans for a new £10m care village at the end of a former railway line have been approved by councillors - despite contravening a number of planning guidelines.

A scheme which will bring more than 300 homes to the peripheries of Norwich Airport has been approved by councillors, after airport bosses withdrew their objections.

City councillors are to give their verdict over routes to connect the Norwich Northern Distributor Road to the A47 - with officers urging them to back all options, except one.

A housing scheme looking to place more than 300 homes close to Norwich International Airport is due to be decided this week - plans which attracted safety fears from airport bosses.

Plans which could see overnight flights serve Norwich International Airport should not be allowed to take-off, councillors have argued.

The fate of a treasured woodland areas on the edge of Norwich remains hanging in the balance, with a decision over its future again delayed.

A councillor who has served his community for more than 40 years will be campaigning to a new set of voters this May.

Legal action could be taken against a group of travellers who have moved onto council-owned land at Postwick.

A Thorpe End man placed on a curfew over the festive break after falsely claiming £36,000 in benefits has had his hearing to claw back some of the cash pushed back to a later date.

The development of six new homes in Taverham will fund major repair work to a neighbouring school’s Grade II listed building

The summer of 2018 was one of the hottest on record, bringing a sweltering spell and a real buzz to the region.

Thanks for reporting on the strange proceedings held at Broadland District Council in regard to the Local Development Order (LDO) and related planning issues.

A bookcase maker fears his business could close after being ordered to clear out £5,000 of stock from his property.

Airport bosses have raised fears that a development of more than 300 homes could put flight safety at risk - but the plans have been recommended for approval.

Plans for a new care village in the Broadland market town have been recommended for approval by council officers.

Two men who were hospitalised after a suspected carbon monoxide leak at an Indian restaurant have been detained by immigration enforcement.

Decisions on contentious issues surrounding the proposed food hub at Easton have been branded “disgusting” by opponents, who are taking the matter to the High Court.

A “dangerous” new roundabout in Horsford has left people fearful of exiting their driveways.

The leader of Norfolk County Council has said he is open to a revival of the devolution debate - two years after a previous deal was taken off the table.

Broadland District Council says it will not challenge a decision to quash approved plans for a new processing plant near Easton.

An approved new viewing platform at a Broads beauty spot has been criticised for not being wheelchair accessible at its highest point.

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 selection of the region’s most selfless and committed individuals gathered on Wednesday evening at The Halls in Norwich for the EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2018.

The Broads Authority has been forced to apologise and a developer ordered to halt work over the redevelopment of a vacant office block in Thorpe St Andrew.

Following a major £1.2m upgrade, a community centre in the outskirts of Norwich will be officially opened to the public.

The region’s most hard working, caring, and talented individuals were celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony this evening.

A pensioner with cancer has described how he cleared a ditch of fly-tipped rubbish after the council said there were too many brambles and it wasn’t safe for them to do it.

Five parishes have seen shadows cast over the future of their street lighting provisions - with discussions ongoing over who manages them.

It is a derelict, fire-hit site that has been sitting empty for a decade in Thorpe St Andrew.

Members of a Blofield conservation group are preparing to defend an under-threat woodland they planted more than 30 years ago.

A judicial review could halt plans to preserve Norfolk’s link to the production of Colman’s Mustard.

Great thinkers of the next generation have been working hard to protect the environment and reduce waste.

A new business park – said to be four times larger than any other in Norwich – could create thousands of jobs and contribute more than £100m to the local economy.

A church council has been accused of taking the “easy option” after leaving Thorpe St Andrew taxpayers with a repair bill of up to £100,000.

Taxpayers could be left with a £100,000 bill to repair a church-owned wall that collapsed in Thorpe St Andrew.

A large dead deer was left to rot for three weeks in the middle of a busy road before it was removed.

Patients in Norwich are being encouraged to take part in one of the growing number of parkrun events in the county as part of a drive to get them fighting fit instead of fighting illness.

The issue of a 30ft-deep hole which has closed a Hellesdon park is to be discussed by parish councillors this evening.

A man who made false benefit claims of £36,000 has been given a suspended jail term and a curfew meaning he will have to miss nights out over the festive period.

Landlords will have the chance to learn about changes to the law and business expansion opportunities at an event in Thorpe St Andrew.

The replacement for the tip where people in Norwich take their rubbish and recycling could be built next to the Norwich Northern Distributor Road.

A carer, a young environmentalist, a promising wheelchair tennis player and a retired teacher are just some of the people named as winners at Broadland Council’s Community at Heart Awards.

A public park has been closed amid safety fears around a 30ft-deep hole.

There are five days left to nominate an ‘invaluable’ hero or heroine for Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2018.

A new budget supermarket near Norwich is due to open next month.

Police have raised safety concerns over a bid for a new mile-long footpath on the edge of Norwich.

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.

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