Controversial plans to build a housing estate in a Norfolk village has seen developers bid to reduce the amount of affordable homes.
More than 3,700 homes in Norfolk have stood empty for more than six months, new figures have revealed, with the number increasing by almost 450 over the past year.
An overgrown plot of land could be redeveloped into a large care apartment complex.
A charity which protects Norfolk’s wildlife says a blueprint for where thousands of new homes could be built does not do enough to help the environment and tackle climate change.
A new roundabout, a major school extension and boosts for sports and recreation are among 13 projects sharing almost £5m thanks to a tax on developers.
A bid for four homes has been refused after an officer found it would be detrimental to a village’s character.
Plans have been submitted to renovate a redundant former theatre and turn it into an upmarket three-bedroom home.
Plans to build 150 new homes on the fringes of a Norfolk town have been turned down over fears of urbanising a “tranquil green area” - despite the threat of a judicial review.
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