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Norfolk County Council rethink call on £52m cuts and savings
Terry Jermy
Council leaders are coming under renewed pressure to drop proposed cuts which would hit people with disabilities - after the government handed County Hall £9.5m of extra cash.
Thetford Town Council provides £25,000 for groups and charities
Terry Jermy
Community groups and charities in Thetford have been invited to apply for a share of £25,000 worth of funding made available by Thetford Town Council.
Cashless society drive 'damaging for rural Norfolk'
Terry Jermy
Rural communities across Norfolk are suffering from the rapid decline in the use of cash, councillors have warned.
Norfolk recycling centre closure plans blasted by critics
Terry Jermy
Controversial proposals to shut all of Norfolk's recycling centres once a week - and to force people to book appointments to dump rubbish - will increase fly-tipping, critics have warned.
Terry Jermy in South West Norfolk MP bid against Liz Truss
Terry Jermy
Terry Jermy, who represents Thetford at a district and county level, has entered the running to become the South West Norfolk MP candidate for the Labour Party.
Breckland Council provide details of pest reports in 2023
Mike Brindle
A Freedom of Information request has shown Thetford has had more reports of rats than any other town or village in Breckland in 2023.
Thetford hockey club turfed out by artificial pitch revamp
Chris Harvey
A thriving hockey club running for 40 years is to be turfed out from its home town prompting fears its junior team will be unable to survive.
Thetford's new housing prompts fear of identity crisis
Terry Jermy
It was once the ancient capital of East Anglia and is known as the jewel in Breckland's crown. But the historic market town of Thetford's rich heritage is under threat due to "bad management and neglect" according to one local councillor.
Thetford Abbey Estate land could be given away for free
Terry Jermy
Locals fear they may miss out on vital funds if a developer is spared from paying for land and community projects as part of a major revamp project. 
Thetford flats approved despite anti-social behaviour fears
Ann Blackbourn, Mike Brindle
A bid to build new flats in a Norfolk town centre has been approved despite mass objections from locals who fear it will lead to more anti-social behaviour.
Norfolk County Council could redraw County Farms boundaries
Terry Jermy
Thetford Abbey Estate revamp sparks school space fears
Terry Jermy
The row over controversial plans which could see thousands of homes on a Norfolk estate knocked down and replaced has intensified - with concerns over how schools would cope when hundreds of new houses are built.

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