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A Harleston couple will be turning on their dazzling Christmas display to brighten up the festive season and raise cash for charity at the same time.

Years of work to create a dementia-friendly community have come to a head has a dementia cafe has been awarded a grant from The National Lottery.


As the advent countdown approaches, shops across Norwich are preparing to extend their opening hours ready for some of the busiest times of the year.

While shops on the high street may be struggling in this difficult economic climate, one graduate has taken the world of business head on as she opens a shop in Diss.


Two men who wore masks as they attacked a father and son in a Suffolk village have been jailed for a combined total of more than 20 years.

Ipswich Crown Court

Plans for a new discounted railcard for 26 to 30-year-olds will be trialled in East Anglia from next month.

Vodafone has restored signal to areas of South Norfolk after work to update a mast in the area failed.


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Diss Sport

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Barnes Print Central and South Norfolk League Division One leaders Longham visited previously unbeaten Watton Reserves and won 4-2.

Diss Town bowed out of the Norfolk Senior Cup after a brave fight against Dereham at Aldiss Park on Tuesday evening.

Diss Town

Scole faced a massive uphill battle to proceed in the Norfolk Senior Cup when they took on Thurlow Nunn Premier side Thetford Town at Mundford Road.

Thetford Town

Harleston Magpies maintained their unbeaten record in the East League Premier Division when they beat lowly Blueharts at Weybread.


After successive wins Diss U18 suffered the Wednesday night horror show for the second time this season as they went down 7-2 at Beccles Town U18.

Diss Events

A sweet new business will soon be opening its doors to satisfy the cravings of cake lovers in Norfolk.

As the winter months draw in, now is the perfect time to cosy up in the pub for a traditional Sunday roast. So loosen those belts because here are ten of our top choices for the ultimate weekend feast across Norfolk and Suffolk.


Counting down for the switching on of the Christmas lights is one of our many festive traditions, so don’t miss out with our guide to some of the events around Norfolk this coming season.

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Bonfire Night is upon us and many families will be hosting their bonfire parties and fireworks displays. Here are some of the best places to enjoy Guy Fawkes fun and see the skies light up.

Norwich City

If Christmas is all about sparkle, songs and a sprinkling of magic, then make sure you get your tickets for some of the best shows in the area.

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