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Details of some of the projects we have funded. Please click on the relevant title for more information.

Dereham Pedestrian Signage

The project commissioned a wayfinding study to undertake a full town centre.

Thetford Murals

Improvements to key town centre buildings to enhance the visitor and shopper experience

Breckland Parkrun

Parkrun UK are working with Watton to organise free weekly 5km timed runs

Swaffham Buttercross

Renovation of the Iconic Buttercross which includes new lighting, street furniture, electric sockets for market stalls and free Wi-Fi

Swaffham & Watton Market Stalls

Watton and Swaffham Town Councils have joined forces to purchase ten market stalls.

The Glutton

Breckland Council's Glutton machine keeps the district clean, tidy and attractive for visitors and residents. This innovative machine acts as a vacuum cleaner for local streets, sucking up rubbish as it goes along

Butten Island

A project is now underway to improve Thetford's Butten Island and adjacent riverside to encourage more people to use it and combat the perception it is a haven for anti-social behaviour

Thetford Events "On the Green"

Events "On the Green" have been organised and promoted including Friday Night Music Night, Pop-up beach, Abba Tribute/sing-a-long, Afternoon Tea, Festival Thetford and Punjab plus many more


Use our immersive 360° videos to virtually transport yourself into Breckland and explore our towns, attractions, heritage, and places of interest, places to stay or eat and make better decisions on which places you want to visit for real.


An online 'virtual' shop window for ordering and purchasing high street goods and services

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Information on how to apply for funding from Breckland Council's Market Towns Initiative partnership

Last updated: 18/06/2020 09:40:24