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The organisation behind ambitious plans to create a community wildlife garden in Diss is urging people to vote for it to receive funding which could help towards completing the project.


The Northern Lights could be visible in Norfolk tonight.

A community football club is facing closure after a devastating arson attack.

Norfolk County Council says 392 schools in Norfolk currently have asbestos on their premises.

County Council

An urgent call is today being made to stop hundreds of public telephones – many of them the classic red box – disappearing from the region’s towns and villages.


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Diss Sport

Saturday, October 15, 2016
Thurlow Nunn League

Harleston Town manager Adam Gusterson is looking forward to seeing how his all-conquering side cope with their biggest test of the season so far.

London 2NE: Diss 30 Old Cooperians 15

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Following last week’s poor display at Romford, Diss returned to Mackenders to register their most accomplished performance of the season so far against morning leaders Old Cooperians.

John Laurie

A new junior rugby competition which rewards teams for their supporters’ good behaviour has begun its first run at Diss.


Norfolk Entertainment

Variety has been the spice of life for Cromer Pier general manager Jo Artherton.

Two top actors, renowned for a host of stage hits and TV shows, are set to star in the first UK revival of award-winning musical, La Cage Aux Folles.

United Kingdom

The Great British Bake Off bids its final farewell to the Beeb tonight, as finalists Andrew, Jane and Candice battle it out to win the show. From bingate to salty rum babas, Lynne Mortimer reflects on the best moments of the BAFTA award-winnning programme.


The search is on to find some local professional actors to star in The Garage’s festive show for young children.


Take That fans are today eagerly trying to get tickets for the band’s new tour which includes a date in Norwich.

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Norfolk Sport

A young martial artist is celebrating success in an international competition.


Anthony Ogogo faces a long spell on the sidelines after it was revealed he sustained a broken eye socket BEFORE the first professional defeat of his career at the weekend.

Lee Stevenson’s third goal of the season ensured a fourth draw in five games for King’s Lynn Town at Stratford Town’s DCS Stadium.

Lynn Town

Both sides drew a blank in this mid-table clash at Aldiss Park, writes Rene Kendal.

Neil Richmond’s brace helped secure the points for Tilbury to leapfrog Norwich United in ninth, writes Norman Bygrave.

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