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Norfolk police

Norfolk County Council leader Andrew Proctor discussed a range of key subjects in an interview with BBC Norfolk. Here is what he had to say:

Norfolk County Council failed to tell an elderly couple the cost of care they did not want, or need, leading them to rack up £10,000 worth of debt.

County Council

They say that dogs are a man’s best friend but for the canines at Dogs Trust’s Rehoming Centre in Snetterton many are still looking for a home.

Works to connect water mains to a new housing development will force the closure of a Diss road for four days.

Anglian Water

Tributes have been made to a champion classic motorcycle racer who died in Belgium last month.

Norfolk Coroner's Court

The saga over the Diss chickens has taken another twist after a resident in the area raised health concerns and said her estate was being “overrun” by them.

South Norfolk Council

Homes and businesses in rural parts of Norfolk are still suffering from a lack of 4G mobile phone coverage, according to latest figures from Ofcom.

Norman Lamb

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Diss Sport


The time has come to recognise the efforts of Norfolk’s most exceptional sportsmen and women.

Diss Town got back to winning ways after the midweek loss at Mulbarton with a tight victory at home to King’s Lynn Reserves on Saturday.

A youngster from Bunwell, near Attleborough, is hoping to continue his run of form after bouncing back from a 40mph head-on collision in his first BKC Karting Championship.

James Biggs is leading the local challenge at the English Amateur Championship, which is being staged on the Lancashire coast this week.

Diss Golf Club

Diss made it back to back victories at Rectory Meadow in the Premier Division of the Norfolk Alliance.

David Tooke

Diss Events

Touring theatre company DOT Productions are returning to give an outdoor performance Oscar Wilde’s classic A Woman of No Importance.


Diss Heritage Triangle is set to be transported back in time as classic cars and commercial vehicles fill the town centre.

There is a jam-packed programme of food and drink events taking place across the county this summer.


We have seen a hint of rain but with the sunny weather returning for the rest of the week here are just some activities to do with the kids in South Norfolk.

Long Stratton High School

Fresh from playing the Womad festival and appearing on Cerys Mathews BBC Radio 6 show, Texas band Whiskey Shivers play a special gig at the Burston Crown.


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