A farm has been given the go-ahead for a solar array to lower its carbon footprint and cut its energy costs.

Sedgeford Hall Estate has been given planning permission to install panels in a field off Fring Road at Sedgeford, near Heacham.

It said in a planning statement: "The Sedgeford Hall Estate is committed to reducing its energy usage in turn moving towards a low-carbon business.

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"Owing to the nature of business, which in part is arable farming, electricity consumption is one of the largest contributors to their carbon and energy footprint."

It adds the "small-scale" array will not alter views from the surrounding landscape.

The panels, which will cover an area of 562 sqm in a corner of a field,  will help "alleviate increasing electricity prices".