South Norfolk Council

Two massive new tomato greenhouses will "send out a message" that Norfolk and Suffolk are ripe for more agri-food investment and job creation, said business leaders.

Plans for the long-awaited £31m bypass at Long Stratton have moved a step closer with local communities being consulted on the details ahead of modified plans being submitted.

An archway into a town centre car park could soon be equipped with spikes and netting, as the council looks to vanquish a feathered foe.

Fears of a picturesque river valley being lost forever have been heard by the planning inspector who will decide whether 83 homes can be built on it.

Hopes of a new swimming pool and leisure centre being built in Diss have been raised following improvements in Wymondham and Long Stratton.

The uncertain future of a Norfolk town's public toilets has finally been resolved with it set to be refurbished after being saved following a public outcry.

Street lights in Diss are set to be replaced with energy efficient LED lamps using smart technology as part of a deal done with Suffolk County Council.

Controversial plans to build more than 80 homes on the River Tud Valley could be revived at appeal.

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

The social enterprise behind Norwich's Cafe Britannia is in talks to redevelop Long Stratton's public toilet building into a takeaway, deli and retail unit.

Norfolk is about to get a new town added to the map when the villagers of Long Stratton officially become townsfolk.

Plans to build 148 homes and a new primary school in a village that had drawn more than 250 objections have been withdrawn by developers.

Plans to build 148 homes and a new primary school in a village that had drawn more than 250 objections have been withdrawn by developers.

The finishing touches are still being completed but the first visitors have had a first glimpse inside the major £2 million expansion and improvement to a Norfolk town leisure centre.

A traveller mother-of-four has won a fight to build her home on a meadow despite a barrage of complaints from villagers.

An ambitious double winning Norfolk football club has scored another major goal in its development plans after being granted permission to install floodlights.

Plans have been submitted to more than double the size of a shop in Diss despite the pressures facing high street retailers.

Work on new £588,000 community sports pavilion in Long Stratton is set to start replacing a demolished old timber building that had been home to sports clubs since 1969.

More than 900 people collected almost 2,000 bags of rubbish and recycling in a record number of litter picks in 2018.

A mum-of-four who wants to turn part of a village meadow into a traveller site for her family has been met with fierce opposition.

Long awaited work on a housing development, described as "an eyesore" by villagers, has been delayed just days before it was due to begin.

Council tax bills are to rise by 3.4pc in South Norfolk, with a council leader insisting: "You are always better off with the Conservatives."

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

An inaugural awards show has celebrated the variety and success of businesses in the south of Norfolk.

Two new tipples 'ice cider' and 'spicy fire cider vinegar' made by the Harleston Cider Co have just scooped an award.

A food enthusiast who spent years selling food at music festivals is to turn a former delicatessen in Harleston into a café specialising in vegan food.

An empty building which once housed a town's last remaining bank could be turned into a cafe.

It is almost 170 years since the first public toilet was opened in the UK. Yet in many parts it has become harder to spend a penny because of the closure of council-run toilets.

Parish councillors in Long Stratton have launched a community petition over controversial plans to turn public toilets into shops.

Taxi companies could be forced to install CCTV under measures to bring licensing laws that differ widely across Norfolk up to date.

PREMISES: Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, Costessey

Notice is hereby given that the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association has applied to South Norfolk Council on 25 January 2019 to vary a premises licence under the Licensing Act 2003.

Campaigners have hit out at politicians for their lack of action in carrying out long-awaited improvements to a train station branded "outdated and discriminatory" by disabled passengers.

Gym-goers will from next month be staying fit in gleaming new surroundings after the opening date was revealed for a Norfolk town leisure centre that has undergone a major £2 million renovation.

A family's bid to build a garden home for their elderly mother has turned to disaster after a company they paid £43,000 left the job incomplete and with a litany of problems.

Fears that the 'slab' of planned modern apartments overlooking Diss Mere will tower over an award-winning community garden have seen the town council and a heritage watchdog object.

A woman's dream home turned into a nightmare after her shower was flooded with faeces and her toilets constantly flushed - leaving her facing huge water bills.

TAKE NOTICE that Glen Lodge Bawburgh Ltd Has applied to South Norfolk Council to vary a Premises Licence/Club Certificate For the Glen Lodge, Marlingford Road, Bawburgh

A petition launched by shopkeepers fed up of town centre parking woes has gained hundreds of signatures.

Plans for a station bus link could cause more problems for residents than solutions, councillors have said.

A home builder has been given permission to more than halve the number of affordable homes across a twin development - in what has been described as a "regrettable" decision.

A major pub chain has been knocked back in its latest attempt to develop land around one of its Norfolk locations.

A national pub chain's will discover whether its latest bid to build a hotel and retail development on the outskirts of a Norfolk town has been a success today.

Revived plans for storage and workman's toilets at Diss cemetery that had drawn opposition from neighbouring residents have been withdrawn for a second time.

A bid to more than halve the level of affordable housing provided with a residential development looks set to succeed.

Plans to turn a meadow into an outdoor fitness obstacle course have been approved by planners but with conditions to prevent noise and disruption to local residents.

that I Michael Anthony Chappell t/a The Apiary Harleston Has applied to South Norfolk Council for a Premises Licence For the 3 The Thoroughfare, Harleston, 1P20 9AH Statement of the licensable activities proposed.

Planners have refused permission for a complex of new retirement homes to be built in the grounds of Ashwellthorpe Hall.

Electric vehicle charging points have been switched on at car parks in Long Stratton and Wymondham with drivers being offered the chance to power up for free until the end of March.

Residents in a small South Norfolk village have branded plans to build a multi-million pound industrial site on its doorstep 'arrogant and inappropriate'.

A scheme helping developers sidestep paying millions towards local projects has again been lamented by one of the region's councils.

The organiser who has pulled the plug on a summer music festival planned for a Norfolk town said the event could return in 2020 if issues over the hiring of a park could be settled.

Schools and community groups in South Norfolk are being urged to join a district wide spring clean.

Concerns that a new pedestrian crossing on the busiest road in Diss is too dark are set to be investigated by highways engineers just two months after it was installed.

Wetherspoons has revealed how the small size of its new pub means that a planned extension to the floating boardwalk on Diss Mere is vital to the project.

A farm machinery firm has revealed its plans for a multi-million pound new rural headquarters - but it faces angry opposition from villagers over the "industrialisation" of the Norfolk countryside.

Households in Diss will have to fork out more for their council tax this year after the town council agreed to increase its share of the bill after taking over responsibility for street lights and public toilets.

The go-ahead has been given to changes that could see a toilet block turned into shops, a cafe or food takeaway despite concerns it could leave Long Stratton with a single unisex loo.

Former Norwich City captain Grant Holt will be guest of honour at the kick off of a new artificial football pitch in Wymondham.

A village that defeated a controversial bid for 52 new homes two years ago could be facing another battle as plans are lodged with the council.

The grim extent of Norfolk's litter problem has been highlighted as a pair of volunteers cleared 25kg of waste from a single country lay-by.

A village pub dating back to the 1700s looks set to be converted into houses, with council officers recommending the scheme go ahead.

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

The owner of a restaurant that was forced to close after a "severe" cockroach infestation that posed a risk to public health has pleaded with customers to give them another chance after it re-opened.

A glimpse of planned modern apartments that will give occupants a bird's-eye over Diss Mere has been revealed in new images of the proposed development.

A Norfolk town has experienced the third largest house price increase of towns across country in the past year, according to a new report.

The only elected members of the Broads Authority could be cast adrift as bosses look to trim the size of its board - in what has been described as "democracy in reverse".

Plans are underway to transform a former delicatessen in Harleston into a café specialising in vegan food.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, in accordance with the Gambling Act 2005, South Norfolk Council acting in its capacity as the Licensing Authority will publish its Statement of Policy on the 31 December 2018.

The deadline to nominate a South Norfolk business for an awards ceremony at Dunston Hall is closing in.

Occupants of new modern apartments would get a bird's-eye view over Diss Mere if plans to develop a plot of overgrown land sloping to the water's edge are approved.

A proposed hotel and retail units site is again being opposed by a town council due to its potential to harm to nearby businesses.

Community beer festivals in South Norfolk are being offered a grant to stage performances including theatre, comedy and poetry.

A real life mermaid is swimming her way to a South Norfolk town this Christmas.

Plans have been submitted that would pave the way for a public toilet block to be turned into a shop, cafe or takeaway.

A council which mistakenly allowed vans and bin lorries on the road for three months without valid MOTs has to date escaped punishment.

Controversial plans to turn an office into 24-hour funeral parlour and mortuary have been approved by councillors despite objections that the business was unsuitable for the location.

Around 1,000 sanitary products have been donated by local Co-ops stores to a South Norfolk scheme that supports women on low incomes that is celebrating its first year.

Concerns have been raised about a "confusing" planning application for almost 200 new homes in an expanding Norfolk village.

Electric car charging points are set to be installed in car parks across South Norfolk.

Proposals for new houses on fields in Tacolneston have been given the go-ahead by planners despite opposition from homeowners who fear it will add to problems with flooding.

South Norfolk has become the first rural district in East Anglia to offer every home and business access to broadband download speeds of at least 10Mbps, the district council have said.

Plans for an obstacle course close to the Thickthorn roundabout have been recommended for approval by council officers.

Plans to partially demolish a boarded up pub that Norfolk villagers fought to reopen has been refused.

Plans to demolish the disused building of a former veterinary practice and build bungalows have been given the go-ahead by South Norfolk Council.

Workers sweeping up the aftermath of autumn's leaves are appealing for households to let them know where pavements have been left ankle deep or dangerously slippery.

Illegal advertising trailers on main roads are being targeted in South Norfolk.

Voting in South Norfolk Council's Business Awards, celebrating the economic success of the district, is now open.

A £25m battery storage facility which could bring fast chargers for electric vehicles to the city has been given the go-ahead.

A modern house that would have been built on stilts beside the river on the border between Norfolk and Suffolk has been turned down because of its adverse impact on nearby listed buildings.

A Norfolk restaurant closed due to a cockroach infestation is to remain shut for the foreseeable future while ways to tackle the problem are assessed.

Plans to build new town council offices, costing more than £2 million, have been given the go ahead by Wymondham Town Council.

South Norfolk Council has launched a business awards campaign to celebrate the economic success of the district.

Affordable housing arrangements around two planning applications in the same village have been left up in the air, after one of the proposals was rejected.

One of the best known Norfolk-based brands can gear up to expand its base, after the first phase of its scheme was approved.

A housing development in a South Norfolk village that would include a community for older people as well as a hairdresser's and coffee shop have been approved.

Drivers passing through Mere Street to Victoria Road will be greeted by the sight of two soldiers in a field of poppies as of Tuesday, November 6.

The fate of a new multi-million pound end-of-life hospice next to a Norfolk hospital will be sealed today

Ambitious plans to transform the Lotus factory into a must-see destination for motor enthusiasts could be given the green light by councillors today.

A "severe" cockroach infestation which posed a risk to public health is behind the closure of a Norfolk restaurant.

A boarded up pub that Norfolk villagers have fought to reopen could be partially demolished under new plans submitted by its owner.

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