South Norfolk, England

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  1. Help is at hand for those in Norfolk who want to build their homesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Eastern Daily Press

    Aspiring home builders will be able to turn to their council for help in finding a plot of land, under plans outlined by the government. Housing minister and Norfolk MP Brandon Lewis yesterday published a blueprint for a Right to Build, as South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon told the Commons that making it easier for people to get land and build their own home would help ease the housing crisis facing Britain.

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  2. Midterm elections are a good chance for voting officials to fix wait timesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    We'll head to the polls in a couple of weeks to select a U.S. senator, congressmen and - in some cities - council and school board members. Long lines have plagued precincts in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach and elsewhere around the commonwealth during presidential contests.

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  3. Community groups receive thousands in South Norfolk Council fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Diss Today

    Diss, Norfolk. Diss On View Business forum at the Park Hotel - Alastair Baker and Rachel Hillier of Diss First Responders ENGANL00120130923121043 Dozens of community groups and services benefitted from a share of almost 15,000 in South Norfolk Council grant funding over the past month.

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  4. Allowing people to build their own home will help ease the housing crisis, Norfolk MP tells CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Evening News

    Making it easier for people to get land and build their own home would help ease the housing crisis facing Britain, a Conservative MP has told the Commons. Richard Bacon, presenting his Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Bill, drew comparisons with Germany where potential homebuilders can buy land from local authorities.

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  5. Self-build bill clears first hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hampshire Chronicle

    Proposals aiming to make it easier for people to get land and build their own home has cleared its first Commons hurdle. The Government and Labour-backed Richard Bacon's Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Bill at second reading, with the plans hoping to ease Britain's housing crisis by making it easier for people to buy land from local authorities.

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  6. Richard Bacon MP has presented a Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Bill to the CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blackburn Citizen

    Making it easier for people to get land and build their own home would help ease the housing crisis facing Britain, a Conservative MP has told the Commons. Richard Bacon, presenting his Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Bill, drew comparisons with Germany where potential homebuilders can buy land from local authorities.

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  7. UPDATED: Diss Promotional Services closure sees 77 job lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Diss Today

    Marketing and fulfilment company Diss Promotional Services, which has been in the town for 35 years, released a statement explaining that it ceased trading because of "increasingly adverse trading conditions". Based in Owen Road, off Vinces Road, Diss Promotional Services' statement said: "A few difficult years in increasingly adverse trading conditions, followed by a major client loss in 2013, has resulted in a financially unsustainable position.

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  8. More than 5,000 patients join medical research in Norfolk and SuffolkRead the original story

    Thursday | Evening News

    More than 5,000 patients in Norfolk and Suffolk took part in GP-organised medical research opportunities last year, according to a new report. A total of 5,870 members of the public were recruited to take part in research studies in GP practices and NHS community care organisations in Norfolk and Suffolk during 2013/14.

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  9. Patients urged to help the NHS save millions of pounds in Norfolk by cutting medicines wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Evening News

    Chris Ball, pharmacist at Hurn Chemist in Norwich, who is part of a new campaign urging patients to cut down on wasted medicines. Picture: Supplied Patients have been urged to help save the NHS millions of pounds after it emerged that almost 5m was being lost every year in Norfolk through unused prescription medicines.

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  10. Diss free parking announced for lead up to ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Diss Today

    A free parking initiative in Diss planned for the weekends leading up to Christmas promises to increase shopper footfall and allow local businesses to reap the benefits. South Norfolk Council announced this week that parking charges will be waived in select car parks throughout the town on November 29 and December 6, 13 and 20, in order to encourage visitors to do their Christmas shopping.

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  11. Richard Bacon calls for local views on Diss A1066 traffic bottleneckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Diss Today

    Diss, Norfolk. Diss On View at the Park Hotel - opened by Richard Bacon MP with Ed Nottingham and Mike Bardwell ENGANL00120120708103654 South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon is calling on Diss residents, businesses and visitors to give him their views on the town's most notorious traffic blackspot.

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  12. Next step for Wymondham Area Action Plan as inspector starts planning hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Evening News

    John Fuller, South Norfolk District Council leader, speaks before at the official opening of the new permanent Travellers site at Brooks Green, Mangreen.; Photo: Denise Bradley; Copy: Sarah Brealey; For: EDP/EN; A Archant Photographic 2010; 01603 772434 The hearing will see him clarify and seek additional information on any issues relating to the soundness of the South Norfolk Council document, which has earmarked at least 2,200 new homes for the town before 2026. John Fuller, leader of the council, said: "We need a plan to control development for which there is proven to the places where there are sufficient facilities and to safeguard sensitive landscapes and the spaces between settlements.

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  13. Campaigners rejoice as developers withdraw bid to build homes on Hethersett paddockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Evening News

    A planning application has been submitted to build 30 homes on a wildlife haven in the centre of hethersett known locally as the paddock. Resident James Utting what's planners to rethink the development.

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  14. Record low figure for empty homes in south NorfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Diss Today

    South Norfolk Council says there are now fewer empty or derelict properties within the district than there have been in the area's entire known history. The council announced this week that over the last four years, 163 properties that had been left empty or abandoned for a six-month period or longer have been either re-developed, sold on to new owners or put back into use by the existing owners.

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  15. Proposals for 800 homes in Cringleford set for approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Evening News

    An aerial view of the site at Newfound Farm, Cringleford, where Barratt Homes wants to build 800 homes. Photo by Mike Page.

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  16. South Norfolk motor enthusiasts visit Italian Job movie sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Eastern Daily Press

    Roger Youngs , Mick Sadler and Julian Buck, , all took park in the recent Bangers 4 Ben road trip. Three motor enthusiasts visited sights from the iconic film the Italian Job when they travelled to Turin in a banger to raise money for charity.

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  17. Former MP, now peer, raises prospect of locals paying extra A 10 a year to improve careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Eastern Daily Press

    The Hartismere Health and Care building in Eye was officially re-opened in 2012 by Lord Framlingham. Households should be asked to pay an extra 10 a year or 1 a week to improve care at a small rural community hospitals, a former Suffolk MP has claimed.

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  18. Solar farm plans approved despite objections from south Norfolk residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Eastern Daily Press

    A new solar farm to provide power for 4,242 homes has been approved despite concerns over the impact of the plan on the countryside and the loss of agricultural land. South Norfolk Council's development management committee agreed to applicant Mark Dickinson's proposal to site the solar panels on land south of Hall Farm in Bungay Road, Tasburgh despite 16 residents objecting.

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  19. Tasburgh 74-acre solar farm plan gets go-aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Diss Today

    A solar farm development on a 74-acre site in Tasburgh has been given the green light by South Norfolk Council. The 15 mw development, set for land south of Hall Farm, will provide enough energy for more than 4,200 homes.

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  20. COLUMN: Richard Bacon MP - The passion for Diss' heritage has led to funding successRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Diss Today

    Diss, Norfolk. Diss On View at the Park Hotel - opened by Richard Bacon MP with Ed Nottingham and Mike Bardwell ENGANL00120120708103654 I couldn't start this month's column without first congratulating the Diss Heritage Partnership for securing A 1.65 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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