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Firefighters have been called out Diss town centre this afternoon to attend an incident in the British Heart Foundation charity shop in Mere Street.

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Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Train services between on the Norwich to London and Cambridge lines are returning to normal after engineers fixed a track fault.

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Poundland shop,  Photo credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Poundland has confirmed plans to open a new store in Diss.

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Diss theft from vehicle appeal

Norfolk police are appealing for information following the theft of number plates from a car in Diss.

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Frankie Philips with his design and members of schol staff

A pupil at Harleston Primary School has won £200 for his school in a national competition by demonstrating his knowledge of the importance of getting your five a day.

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The new Diss mayor Julian Mason

Diss Town Council has appointed a new mayor of the town.

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Harleston Young Farmers row, cycle and run thousands of miles to raise money for Cancer Research from the HYF clubhouse.

Young farmers in Harleston have completed a gruelling fundraising challenge to raise money for a Norfolk cancer charity.

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Diss Sport

Yesterday, 13:48

Six-year-old John Gaskin from Attleborough won gold at the prestigious Lincolnshire 9th Regional Championships in Grantham.

Mark Channell

Diss Town FC finished off the season with the news they had been awarded three awards from Norfolk FA.

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Sophie McKinna in action. Picture: Tony Payne

Sophie McKinna equalled her own county record on a day of outstanding performances at the Norfolk Athletics Championship at Lynnsport, in King’s Lynn.

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Clarke leads the way for Melton

Friday, May 22, 2015
Matt Clarke.

With events at Carrow Road again playing havoc with availability, Great Melton produced four commendable performances, topped by the first team’s stirring winning draw at home to Thetford.

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Diss Town's U13 to U15 age groups

Diss Town’s youth football teams rounded off the 2014-15 season with their presentation day held at Brewers Green Lane. The season was a great success again with all the teams doing well in their respective leagues.

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Diss Events

Ben Langley who is appearing in the Cromer Pier summer show.

June is just around the corner and so is Cromer’s legendary summer pier show.

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Norfolk Entertainment

Houghton Hall illuminated as part of LightScape: James Turrell at Houghton. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.

A flight up in the twilight sky as a boy is one of the first times American artist James Turrell remembers being fascinated by the magic of light – and from that sense of enchantment an impressive decades-long career in art has sprung.

Mundesley Festival manager Derek Kirk

A seaside entertainment festival is ploughing this year’s charity cash into a cause literally close to his heart.

The poster for the film The Goob which was filmed around Norfolk. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The Goob is an excellent film, both tense and absorbing, and deserves to be ranked alongside the best British indie films of recent years, such as Dead Man’s Shoes, Son of Rambow and My Summer of Love.

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The Radio 1 Big Weekend big clean up as the stage is taken down at Earlham Park. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The Big Weekend was a real success – and now it’s time for the big clean-up.

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Latitude Festival. Photo: Ben Kendall/PA Wire

An eclectic range of artists have been added to Latitude Festival’s line up for this year.

Norfolk Sport

Martham Girls football team at Serenity Hair and Beauty salon in Rollesby.
The team are there to have there hair and nails done as part of a pamper session.

The girls pretending to wash hair in the salon.

Picture: James Bass

A girls’ football team is showing the world that tough is the new beautiful – and some pampering is the perfect end-of-season treat.

Norfolk’s County Cup season comes to an end tonight when Schoolhouse take on El Sol in the Sunday Senior Cup final at Carrow Road tomorrow (7.30pm).

Billy Bird after winnign the vacant British Masters super-middleweight title in his last fight against Simon Henry. Photo : Steve Adams

Disappointed boxing promoters were forced to make an 11th hour decision to cancel tonight’s scheduled Norwich fight night.

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Dakota North and Niels-Kristian Iversen flying into turn one. Picture: Ian Burt

The depleted Stars did themselves proud tonight to stun the champions and maintain their 100pc home record in 2015.

Jordan Yong, right, has become a key figure at King's Lynn Town. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Defender Jordan Yong has become the latest player to commit his future to King’s Lynn Town.

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