South Norfolk Council

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.

Landlords facing fines of up to £30,000 for failing to comply with new rules governing multiple occupancy houses are being offered an amnesty if they apply for a licence before the end of this month.

Residents have submitted more than 230 objections to a planning application to build 148 homes in Norfolk.

A 21-metre broadband mast to be built in the south Norfolk countryside has been approved by planners despite objections that it would be a blot on the landscape.

Survey results have revealed which Norfolk district has the fittest residents.

Gym-goers have been given a glimpse of what to expect from a major £2m expansion and improvement to a Norfolk town leisure centre.

Two Norfolk MPs have visited the site of the county’s new children’s hospice.

Households are being warned they may need to change the day they put out their brown bin for collection.

Plans to build an eco-house close to Dickleburgh Moor have been refused because the development would have been out of keeping with the open nature of the location.

New plans have been submitted for a storage building and workman’s toilets at a Norfolk cemetery despite previous proposals being dropped amid public opposition.

Plans have been approved to restore an imposing Grade II listed building that once served as a post office and bank back into a single eight bedroom family house.

Plans to expand the base of heritage car manufacturer Lotus into a global destination for motoring fans will create 20 new jobs, it has been revealed.

Plans to build a house on stilts on the banks of the river between Norfolk and Suffolk have been revived a year after being rejected by planners.

People could soon be being put through their paces on an outdoor boot camp if plans to convert a meadow near Hethersett into an assault course are approved.

A Beccles pub has been named as the best in the area after seeing off fiercy competition, just a year after reopening.

One of the region’s largest suppliers of farming equipment has set its sights on a south Norfolk village for a new headquarters.

Public birthday celebrations could become an annual occurrence for Norfolk car maker Lotus as it seeks views on its recent 70th anniversary event.

TAKE NOTICE Viorel Jan Antohi Has applied to South Norfolk Council for a Premises Licence For the The Mere Shop, 36D Mere Street, Diss Statement of the licensable activities proposed. Sale of Alcohol

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

The longest-serving councillor in the history of Norfolk County Council has died.

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

Three super-fast bus routes, cleaner buses and smart ticketing could be on the way to Norwich after the city was shortlisted to get a share of £840m of government cash.

The owners of a former burial ground could revive plans to build on the land despite bodies remaining in the ground.

A parish council has branded as ‘reckless and irresponsible’ plans for pedestrians to share the road with traffic around a blind bend leading to and from a new housing estate.

Planners are investigating whether the Diocese of Norwich breached planning rules when it chopped down trees in a Norfolk village.

A new battery storage facility on the outskirts of Norwich could supply the city with electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers if given the go ahead.

It is supposed to be a peaceful religious retreat hidden away within the Norfolk Broads.

An environmental campaign group has expressed concern over the proposed phasing of Norwich Rugby Club’s move to a university.

Plans to build 52 new homes on two fields at the edge of Long Stratton have been rejected by councillors despite being recommended for approval.

Recycling banks designed to stop cooking oil and other fats going unnecessarily down the drain causing fatbergs are to be removed due to people dumping hazardous items.

Work to build a new JD Wetherspoon pub next to Diss Mere may not start this year after the national chain submitted revised plans.

Roadworks don’t usually raise a smile but a warning to motorists about resurfacing in a Norfolk town has left residents chuckling.

Plans to demolish the disused building of a former veterinary practice and build bungalows have been submitted to South Norfolk Council.

Two bin lorries and five vans owned by South Norfolk Council were driven for three months without MoTs - because of a typing error.

From stately rooms in grand houses to steam engines and our industrial heritage, a diverse range of South Norfolk attractions are to throw open their doors during this year’s Heritage Open Days.

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.

Up to 148 homes and a new primary school could be built in a village south of Norwich.

People fed up with feral chickens have today launched ‘Operation Chicken’ in an attempting to catch some of the 200 plus birds which have taken over the streets around their Norfolk homes.

Plans to rebuild part of a Grade II listed Norfolk mansion that was damaged by a wartime bomb have been approved by planners.

Plans to build five solar-powered eco-houses complete with their own allotments and orchard have been turned down as being out of keeping with a Norfolk village.

Plans for 148 homes and a school which residents have called “immoral” have been submitted to South Norfolk Council.

Work has started on a £1.2m improvement project for a South Norfolk park.

Plans have been submitted to restore an imposing Grade II listed building that once served as a post office and bank back to a family house.

A choir is running a competition for school children as part of centenary celebrations for the end of the First World War.

A Norfolk village plans to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War by adding the names of two men to its war memorial.

TAKE NOTICE that Mr. M Francis Has applied to South Norfolk Council for a Premises Licence For the Wymondham Sports Bar & Club, 1 Town Green, Wymondham. Statement of the licensable activities proposed.

The saga over the Diss chickens has taken another twist after a resident in the area raised health concerns and said her estate was being “overrun” by them.

Chickens living in a market town housing estate in Norfolk have hit the headlines, but as their numbers continue to rise residents are asking “what will happen to our chickens?”.

Two digital trails that enable people to discover more about Wymondham’s past have been downloaded by more than a thousand people in two months.

After several months of deliberation councillors in Costessey have come to a decision over the future of a town’s street lights.

The owner of a boarding kennels where the incessant barking and howling of dogs became a serious nuisance will have to cut the number of animals kept there.

A lifeguard programme set-up in South Norfolk has proved a success after youngster learnt valuable life lessons.

Some youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds do not get a chance to enjoy some of the simple things in life like going swimming.

A house builder with permission to develop land near Wymondham has applied to cut the number of affordable homes in the project.

A Norfolk town has been able to order a defibrillator after a community group donation.

Plans have been submitted to rebuild part of a Grade II listed Norfolk mansion that was damaged by a wartime bomb.

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

A recycling event will be returning to a Norfolk village after it proved to be a success.

A Norfolk town is set to keep its town centre public toilet block after it was saved from demolition.

A country park will be the backdrop for a world record attempt this Norfolk Day.

The first ever Norfolk Day is set to take place on Friday, July 27 with businesses and communities hosting hundreds of events across the county.

Michele O’Keefe Has applied to South Norfolk Council for a Premises Licence For the Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, Costessey, Norwich, Norfolk NR5 OTT

Statement of the licensable activities proposed. Adult entertainment areas - Sale of alcohol All Showgraound - Live & recorded music, films & dance shows

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

A play area which has sparked debate in a town for years is to be fenced off, as part of a bid to reduce noise pollution and anti-social behaviour.

Proposals for a new multi-storey car park close to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital return to committee today.

A group of children will be representing Norfolk at a special concert commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War.

People in Norfolk are being encouraged to dress up as hares in order to help break one of the more unusual world records.

A woman has highlighted how railings to stop cyclists in parks ‘make life even tougher’ for wheelchair users.

A pensioner fears he will have to give up his flock of 50 racing pigeons after a housing association said he can not move them to his new home.

Almost 3,000 new homes were completed in Norfolk last year, new figures have revealed, but there were parts of the county where fewer were constructed than the year before.

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

Plans have been submitted for the final stage of the restoration of a historic Norfolk ice house that is now home to rare hibernating bats.

A residents’ group say they have “grave concerns” over plans for up to 170 new homes in their village - over fears the site has previously been used for burying infected cows.

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Saturday, July 7, 2018

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