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Thursday, January 17, 2019

A council knew of the terrible conditions inside a Thetford block of flats before new tenants, including four children and a baby moved in, it has emerged.

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Breckland District Council
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

A new £100,000 fund has been launched in Breckland to support local entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses in an effort to boost employment and training opportunities in the area.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Sunday, January 13, 2019

A leisure complex which cost a district council £8m to build is still not fully let more than two years after it opened.

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Breckland District Council
Thursday, January 10, 2019

A project is about to get underway to improve Thetford’s Butten Island and adjacent riverside to encourage more people to use it and combat the perception it is a haven for anti-social behaviour.

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Paul Claussen
Friday, December 21, 2018

Staff at a district council have raised over £2,000 for three different charities.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Plans for a new state-of-the-art police station in Swaffham, which will replace the existing station in the town as part of Norfolk Police’s 2020 vision, have been revealed.

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Simon Bailey
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The construction of a new ‘roundabout to nowhere’ which has cost taxpayers £1.5m has not led to any firm interest from businesses - despite being billed as the key to “unlock the full potential” of an employment site.

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Roy Brame
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Bags of rubbish alongside a barbeque and a vacuum were dumped by the side of the road in a Norfolk town.

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Breckland District Council
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A Norfolk council which voted unanimously to approve a draft local plan is facing criticism from a town council for “disappointing and worrying” issues.

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Breckland Council
Sunday, December 9, 2018

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.

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Norwich City Council
Friday, December 7, 2018

A Norfolk council voted unanimously to accept changes to its draft local plan which removed restrictions on development in the district’s rural areas, despite reluctance from ‘heavy hearted’ councillors.

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Bill Borrett
Friday, December 7, 2018

A new electoral ward created in Thetford has been named after a Celtic tribe who lived in the area, after councillors raised concerns of confusion.

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Terry Jermy
Friday, December 7, 2018

A councillor who raised questions about a council leader’s alleged ‘undisclosed personal connection’ to the previous owners of a multi-million pound golf club has resigned from the Conservative group.

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William Nunn
Friday, December 7, 2018

The leader of a council which repeatedly kept secret a decision about a multi-million pound golf club it bought has denied having an “undisclosed personal connection” with the club’s previous owners.

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William Nunn
Thursday, December 6, 2018

The future of a controversial contract which sees Norfolk planning decisions made by staff 450 miles away was today called into question by councillors.

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William Nunn
Monday, December 3, 2018

Breckland District Council is planning to raise the amount of council tax it gets in order to “maintain the council’s strong financial position” and “protect local services.”

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Breckland District Council
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Four new electric car charging points will be installed across Breckland in an effort to encourage more environmentally friendly ways of travel.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Breckland Council is looking for volunteers to help keep its community fridges going.

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Paul Claussen
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Plans to build 97 more homes on the Swan’s Nest site in Swaffham have been approved by Breckland Council’s Planning Committee.

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Norfolk County Council
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

A project designed to combat unemployment has successfully helped 12 people to find work.

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Charles Burrell Centre
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Residents have condemned a decision to cut down a row of trees to make way for a junction.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, October 4, 2018

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.

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Cliff Jordan
Thursday, October 4, 2018

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

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Denis Crawford
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

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

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Paul Claussen
Thursday, September 27, 2018

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

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Breckland Council
Thursday, September 20, 2018

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

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Martin Wilby
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

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

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Breckland Council

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