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South Norfolk, England Newswire

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  1. Business leaders and MPs welcome vision for A11 'technology corridor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Evening News

    MPs and business leaders have hailed the "once-in-a-generation" chance to turn the dualled A11 into a technology corridor, bringing a half-billion pound boost and thousands of jobs to the region. A report commissioned by councils along the route identifies the potential for the area to become a centre for innovation and technology, particularly related to engineering, agriculture and manufacturing.

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  2. Has your hometown made the list of the happiest places?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Southern FM

    Psst! Are you happy? We mean REALLY happy? Well, new research could reveal that where you live may just affect your state of contentment levels, with certain places in the country scoring much higher on the well being chart than others... The good people at the Office of National Statistics have been very busy bees recently. Buzzing up and down this great land of ours, to find out exactly where we're most and least pleased with our lot.

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  3. South Norfolk MP says custom build register rollout 'great news' for self buildersRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Diss Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon has warmly welcomed the government's announcement that local councils must keep a register of aspiring self and custom builders who want to build their dream home.

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  4. Search is on for South Norfolk's best independent retailerRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Diss Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Launching on Monday, the South Norfolk Retailer Awards is part of the district council's initiative to support their market towns of Diss, Harleston, Wymondham and Loddon.

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  5. Get voting for your favourite retailer in the South Norfolk Retailer AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Eastern Daily Press

    The search is on to find the best independent retailer in south Norfolk with people in Diss, Harleston and Wymondham asked to vote for their favourite shops. The South Norfolk Retailer Awards will be launched by South Norfolk Council on February 7 and they are being supported by the Mercury.

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  6. Easton to more than double in size as 890 homes bid is approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Eastern Daily Press

    A bid to build 890 homes in Easton, which would more than double the size of the village, has been approved. Last year an application from a consortium of landowners, including Easton and Otley College, the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association, the Norwich Diocesan Board of Finance and the Rampton Property Trust, to build 907 new homes was approved by South Norfolk Council's planning committee.

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  7. A 75,000 play area in Wymondham to be relocated, councillors decide - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Eastern Daily Press

    A 75,000 play area in Wymondham to be relocated, councillors decide - to the tune of a further A 60,000 Wymondham Town Council last night approved a proposal to move the playscape on King's Head Meadow to Browick Road, to the tune of a further A 60,000. It comes after those living behind the park claimed anti-social behaviour and the noise of children had damaged their quality of life.

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  8. Panel vetoes Norfolk police precept freeze planRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Bury Free Press

    Norfolk's police and crime panel has vetoed proposals to freeze the amount of council tax given to the county's force. The decision, which was taken at a meeting in Norwich this morning, came after nearly two-thirds of county residents backed a tax increase in a public consultation.

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  9. Biggest increase in council tax for five years on cards for people in NorwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Eastern Daily Press

    More than A 50 a year could be added to city bills for Band D properties and just over A 42 for a Band B home, if Norfolk County Council, Norwich City Council and Norfolk's Police and Crime Commissioner all up their share of the tax. Norfolk County Council is considering a 3.99pc increase in its share, of which 2pc would go towards a new precept ring-fenced to pay for adult social care.

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  10. Two members of same Norfolk family die from brain aneurism within days of each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Eastern Daily Press

    Valerie Gedge lost her husband Keith last year and has now received a posthumous organ donor award. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY His nephew, David Walker, had been on the register for most of his adult life - and when he died suddenly from a brain aneurism, Mr Gedge was inspired to put his own name down.

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  11. Unanimous opposition to Costessey homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Eastern Daily Press

    More than 200 people came together in solidarity against new homes in the "green lung" separating Old and New Costessey last night. At Breckland Hall, town councillors voted unanimously to reject the plans for 83 new houses in the Tud valley, on grounds including flooding, danger to wildlife and "flaws" in the design.

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  12. Attleborough festival pulls together resources for boosting wellbeingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Eastern Daily Press

    A Wellbeing Festival for mental health across south Norfolk is held at the Connaught Hall in Attleborough, hosted by the ABCD Project which is run by SOuth Norfolk CCG it brings together all the services available to people. During the project, the ABCD team launched its own We Can Wellbeing Awards, giving 250 to people hoping to promote wellbeing through a new initiative.

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  13. IVF 'lottery' for infertile couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Newsday

    About 50,000 women undergo IVF treatment in the UK every year, with just under half receiving funding from the NHS. After a year of struggling to conceive, Samantha and David Peace from Chelmsford, in Essex, asked doctors for help to start a family.

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  14. 650 new homes to be built on edge of NorwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Evening News

    A community is today facing up to news that a controversial homes scheme on the edge of Norwich has been given the go-ahead. The proposal to build 650 homes in Cringleford had been turned down more than 18 months ago amid fierce opposition, but has now been approved following an appeal.

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  15. A11 corridor of powerRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Bury Free Press

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Councils and other stakeholders between Newmarket and Norwich are being asked if they want to go ahead with an A11 Technology Corridor to help attract funding which consultants claim could bring 708,000sq m more industrial and commercial floorspace with the potential for 14,900 jobs to the area.

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  16. Easton could more than double in size as fresh bid put forward to build 907 homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Evening News

    The village, near Norwich, currently has around 600 homes, and a planning application for 907 new homes was approved by South Norfolk Council's planning committee last year. But the plans, for land north and south of Dereham Road, were given the green light subject to conditions including a section 106 agreement.

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  17. A11 technology corridor boost for Norfolk and Suffolk to be launched in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Eastern Daily Press

    Busy route...The dual A11 cariageway at Red Lodge before traffic is narrowed to a single carriageway at the Barton Mills roundabout. Photograph: KEITH MINDHAM STORY BY MARTIN BARSBY, BURY.

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  18. South Norfolk CCG will not cut hearing services "for the time being"Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Diss Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The CCG held a consultation for the proposed cut in the service, which would have seen over 50s with mild hearing loss no longer able to access Hearing Services through NHS contracted providers, in the wake of "significant financial challenges."

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  19. South Norfolk tenants among first in country subject to new government pilot schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Diss Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox.

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  20. Diss 142 homes bid recommended for refusalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Eastern Daily Press

    A proposal to build up to 142 houses in Diss has been recommended for refusal after concerns about the impact of the town's infrastructure and road safety, were not addressed. In November Persimmon Homes submitted a planning application to build the homes- which included 40 affordable houses - on arable farmland to the north of Frenze Hall Lane.

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