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Consultation – proposed changes to requirement to improve roads – respond by 20 June

We were concerned this week to hear that Hethersett Land (the people granted planning permission to build on the land north of Hethersett) has submitted a “non-material amendment” to the conditions of the planning permission.  What does this mean? As usual, the … Continue reading

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Consultation on more development in Hethersett

We’ve received the following notification today about a “public consultation” about proposed development of 25 properties on the paddock on Queen’s Road in Hethersett. Let’s go along and find out more – potentially this puts further pressure on roads and … Continue reading

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Councillors for Hire?

Sadly in the same week as Hethersett received a Big Society award, this article appeared in The Telegraph as part of their investigation into Councillors for hire. To quote the article: “Indigo Public Affairs’s strategy for obtaining planning permission is … Continue reading

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Hethersett receives Prime Minister’s Big Society award!

As I may have mentioned before … I grew up in Hethersett from age 5 to 25 and moved back in recent years. So I am immensely proud of Hethersett for being the first village in the UK to receive … Continue reading

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Chairman of Hethersett Parish Council resigns over planning decision

Yesterday’s news was covered today in the Evening News and BBC. In a further frustrating development we read this afternoon in the EDP that Gary Wyatt, Chairman of the Hethersett Parish Council’s planning committee has resigned as a result of … Continue reading

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South Norfolk Council approves planning application

Unfortunately we have just heard that South Norfolk Council have approved the planning application by Hethersett Land. 8 voted in favour, 1 against, 1 abstention. This is obviously extremely disappointing news as it will no doubt affect all of us … Continue reading

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I’ve submitted my response – have you?

Consultation on the proposed Hethersett development locations closes on Friday so you’ll need to be quick. It’s pretty easy to respond. Register on the consultation site, if you haven’t already for the other consultations, then from the Hethersett section of … Continue reading

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Less than a week to have your say!

Feedback on the proposed locations for development in Hethersett closes on 26 October.  So make sure you email your feedback to lp@s-norfolk.gov.uk or complete the online form available as part of the consultation when you register. South Norfolk Council can … Continue reading

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“I remember when it was all fields round here”

It’s become a bit of an in-joke for my husband and I to say that to each other as we drive from Hethersett to Little Melton these days. Because that’s what we’ll all be saying in a few years time. … Continue reading

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Next phase of consultation on locations for development opens 3 September

South Norfolk Council has announced the next phase of consultation on where housing should go in South Norfolk and we’ll have an opportunity to comment on the Preferred sites for development between 3 September – 26 October. South Norfolk Council … Continue reading

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