Category Archives: Planning

The latest planning news from Necton Parish Council

Breckland Local Plan submitted to Planning Inspectorate for consideration

Notification of submission of Breckland Local Plan and Policies Maps – The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012: Submission of documents and information to the Secretary of State (Regulation 22) In accordance with Regulation 22(3) of the … Continue reading

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Vanguard Wind Farm – Necton Parish Council’s response to Statutory Consultation

Necton Parish Council considered their response to the statutory pre-application consultation at their meeting on 04 December 2018.  It was agreed to engage within the consultation and provide comment on matters contained within the Preliminary Environment Impact Report, published by … Continue reading

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A new planning application for the Old Diner site

A new application for the old diner site has been received by Breckland Council and is now published via their planning application portal. The application is for a new petrol station/shop to be run by the Co-op and a new … Continue reading

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Breckland’s Local Plan – what it means for Necton

Breckland Council’s emerging Local Plan is in its ‘pre-submission’ period – where people are invited to consult on the ‘soundness’ of the plan.  Follow this link to read the full plan and associated documents. Following extensive consultation with residents of … Continue reading

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Breckland Local Plan: pre-submission publication & consultation

Breckland Local Plan Pre-submission Publication The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012: Publication of a Local Plan (Regulation 19) Following the Regulation 18 consultation of the Preferred Directions in January/February 2016 and the Preferred Site Options and … Continue reading

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The refined search area for Vattenfall sub-stations moves further away from Necton

On Wednesday evening (14 June 2017), Vattenfall delivered a presentation to representatives of Necton Parish Council of the collated findings from their last consultation event ahead of this information becoming public by the end of this week.  It was an … Continue reading

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Planning applications to be considered by Parish Council on 8 May, 7.30 pm

The following applications will be considered by the Parish Council at their May meeting, 8 May, 7.30 pm.  Members of the public are welcome to attend and share their comments with Council, before decisions are made. 3PL/2017/0487/HOU Mr & Mrs … Continue reading

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Breckland Local Plan, update from 3 February meeting

The (Breckland Council) Local Plan Working Group met on 3 February 2017 to consider and make recommendations on the next stages of the Local Plan.   Cllrs Matthews & Hayton and the Clerk represented the Parish Council at this meeting.  Cllr … Continue reading

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Update from Vattenfall on proposed Vanguard Wind Farm

Vattenfall narrows search area for underground onshore cable route ahead of ecological studies Vattenfall, the developer of a strategic Norfolk offshore wind farm, has revealed its latest thinking for the green energy scheme.  (see EDP, 26 January 2017) Local people … Continue reading

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Vanguard off-shore Wind Farm proposal

The Parish Council were informed in October of the opening of a public consultation by Vattenfall on a proposal to build one and maybe a second sub-station within a 3 KM radius of the existing National Grid station in the … Continue reading

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