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It was a successful cycling event, which saw hundreds of cyclists, young and old, descend on nine market towns and villages, and organises have confirmed the Diss Cyclathon will return this summer.

A treasure hunter has made a discovery of two weapons which date back to the Bronze Age.

United Kingdom

Just two schools in the county are classed as under-performing by the government, as final GCSE league tables confirm that Norfolk and Suffolk are sitting above the national average.

A major project to make Diss pedestrian-friendly and attract more visitors to the town will start in April, it has been revealed.

Norfolk County Council

Audio-visual trade specialist Midwich has upgraded its revenues and profit expectations in 2016 after a strong second half to the year.

EDP

A grandmother can now buy her granddaughter a trampoline after winning top prize on a scratchcard.

Charles

As a result of temperatures plummeting in the region last night parts of the Mere in Diss have been covered in sheets of ice.

Adrian Bloom

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Diss Sport

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Norwich

The NRF1 Podcast has complied some of its best bits of the 2016 season – just in time to while away the gap until the 2017 action gets under way.

England manager Gareth Southgate was on hand to offer some advice to Norfolk youngster Harry Whayman as he made a successful start to his English Colleges career.

United Kingdom

The NRF1 Podcast signs off for the 2016 season with its review of this year’s Formula One action.

Diss Events

Ripping poetry from the page to centre stage, Luke Wright is back to launch a new tour and tour-de-force

University of East Anglia

From dramas to musicals, family shows and dance, there are plenty of hot tickets for theatrical treats in 2017.

John

Norfolk Entertainment

The story of an unlikely friendship that develops between crime writer Agatha Christie and actress Margaret Rutherford during the filming of the first Miss Marple film is taking to the stage at the Maddermarket Theatre from tomorrow night.

Norwich

A new drama group for young people is starting in Norwich.

Norwich

One man’s extraordinary true-life odyssey - to locate the mother and brother he lost at the age of five - provides the inspiration for Garth Davis’ life-affirming drama.

India

They are famed for mimicking humans, but in a vocal twist Robin Taylor will be playing the part of a parrot in a much loved play.

The first ever production put on by the Norfolk Amateur Drama Society has been hailed as a fairytale success.

Norfolk Sport

Revolution is in the air at Potters Resort where the Just World Indoor Bowls Championships are well into their second week and the form book is being turned upside-down.

United Kingdom

Brooke have added a mixture of youth and experience to their ranks ahead of the new season.

Norfolk’s footballing community is being asked to help reverse the decline in the number of local clubs.

United Kingdom

The International Arena at Potters Resort in Hopton-on-Sea came alive when a couple of coach-loads of supporters turned up to cheer on their club-mates, James Rippey and Tony Webb, from Chelmsford and Hitchin respectively.

Australia

Lowestoft Town got back to winning ways in impressive fashion as two Jake Reed goals helped them to an impressive victory in Essex.

Ady Gallagher

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