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Planning application for Hethersett Paddock – objections by 20 August

Back in February we highlighted the consultation evening for the proposed development of 25 houses on Hethersett Paddock off Queen’s Road http://hethersett-ourway.org.uk/2014/02/08/consultation-on-more-development-in-hethersett/. The development obviously raises concerns over the impact of additional traffic on Queen’s Road and Great Melton Road, … Continue reading

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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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