Latest Diss Mercury News


This group of firefighters has found an innovative way of putting out a safety message for the festive season.

A controversial bid to build 22 houses in a village has been deferred by councillors for road safety issues to be discussed.

Clayton Hudson

From the Mousehold Heath Norwich skyline to the houses of Sheringham stretched out under Beeston Bump, there’s plenty of iconic views in Norfolk.


Two homes in the south Norfolk village of Old Buckenham have been targeted by thieves within a week of each other.

Train passengers between Norwich and London have been hit by delays and a cancellation this morning.


A pair of music lovers are gearing up to stage a fundraising night at a Diss pub.


An appeal to help our vulnerable elderly to stay warm this winter has raised almost £20,000.

Norfolk Community Foundation

More News »

Diss Sport

Monday, November 28, 2016
St Mary's Church

Family and friends have gathered to bid farewell one of Diss’s true characters - Des Tebble.

The Anglian Combination and Thurlow Nunn Leagues are guaranteed representation in the last four of the Norfolk Senior Cup after the quarter-final draw was made.

Premier Division

A student from Diss has just been called up by a national football team.

United Kingdom

Harleston Town will be looking for revenge as well as the chance for some Norfolk Senior Cup glory this afternoon.

Diss Events

A pair of music lovers are gearing up to stage a fundraising night at a Diss pub.


He wore a flat cap and gaudy chain, carried a fake cigar and he was out to sell, sell, sell.

You’d have to be a right plonker to miss out on an auction like this.

It was a love that sent shock waves from the dreaming spires of Oxford to the remote villages of Africa.

Basil Abbott

Jimmy Carr and Hal Cruttenden bring their latest shows and a host of faboutires and upcoming talent feature in comedy nights. SIMON PARKIN picks what not to miss this week.

Diss Rugby Club

Norfolk Entertainment

An Oscar Wilde inspired comedy, Russian drama and The Twelve Days of Christmas also amongst theatre presents.


Where to unwrap some Christmas laughter with a series of special festive comedy nights in Norfolk and Suffolk this week.

Russell Howard

From outer space to the fine city, celebrated Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield will be visiting Waterstones on Castle Street in Norwich this month.

David Bowie

A creative grandmother is hoping to promote the great outdoors for children in a comical new book.

A pair of music lovers are gearing up to stage a fundraising night at a Diss pub.


Norfolk Sport

The sunny, winter weather brought out the best from Norfolk’s cross country runners. And there will be a new name on the senior men’s trophy.


Rising Norfolk MMA star Andre Goncalves has vowed to put on a show on his return to the cage this weekend.

Scotland international Rob Taylor has been announced as Norfolk County Cricket Club’s new professional for next season.

Chris Brown

Twenty years ago, Cedric Anselin was playing alongside Zinedine Zidane for Bordeaux in the UEFA Cup final against Bayern Munich.

Exciting Suffolk fighter Corrin Eaton is taking inspiration from a visit to the world’s greatest gladiatorial arena as he prepares to set foot back in the cage this weekend.


Kids Talk


Click here to view
the Kids Talk


Great Days Out


Click here to view
the Great Days Out


Most Read

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 9°C


Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Diss Mercury e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Norfolk's trusted business finder