People will soon be given their say over a blueprint which would see at least 1,200 new homes scattered among villages across part of Norfolk.

South Norfolk Council has drawn up potential locations in the district for new homes to be built between now and 2038.

Almost 50 villages are included in the South Norfolk Village Clusters Housing Allocations Plan, including Brooke, Pulham St Mary and Woodton.

The council's cabinet has approved the proposals, but consultation with the public will be carried out before the proposals are submitted to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities for independent examination.

If approved, the document will be used to help decide the outcome of future planning applications for the villages.

That consultation will start next week and run to March 6.

Diss Mercury: Lisa NealLisa Neal (Image: Archant)

Lisa Neal, the council's portfolio holder for stronger economy, said: "We want to look after the people who live in South Norfolk today while planning for the people who want to come and live here in the future."

From January 23, people can have their say at