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A great grandmother has some heartfelt advice for anyone contemplating retirement in their 60s – don’t do it.

Plans to shut a busy post office in the market town of Diss have sparked an online petition.

Graham Minshull

One of Norfolk’s biggest attractions stars in the new series of the television show Salvage Hunters.

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.

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Just three schools in Norfolk and Suffolk are deemed to be under-performing by the government, in revised GCSE league tables which saw both counties rank in the top half of the country.

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

Crime

Tue, 10:38

A car, a motorcycle and power tools were stolen in four separate incidents across south Norfolk.

A wanted man who had links to the Diss area was arrested in the town last night, police have confirmed.

Jewellery was stolen during a burglary in Scole in south Norfolk.

Police are appealing for information after a burglary at a property in Diss.

Norfolk police are appealing for help from members of the public to help trace a man who is wanted for breaching his prison license.

Norfolk police

Health

The installation of a life-saving piece of equipment by the Rotary Club of Diss and District has been praised.

Graham Minshull

Baby boys born in South Norfolk can expect to live three years longer than those born a few miles away in Great Yarmouth, according to new figures showing stark differences in life expectancy.

Italy

At the start of our mental health campaign a year ago we hoped to help reduce stigma attached to mental health illnesses and to get people talking about it.

Norwich

Norfolk residents are being asked to help prevent the spread of Norovirus as winter approaches.

United Kingdom

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Education

Yesterday, 09:30

Just three schools in Norfolk and Suffolk are deemed to be under-performing by the government, in revised GCSE league tables which saw both counties rank in the top half of the country.

She has become an integral part of school life, from reception classroom assistant to running the cycling proficiency training but after 18 years Emma Anderson-Brown has decided to bid farewell to Wicklewood Primary School.

Wymondham College

Five students from Diss High School Sixth Form have organised a charity auction to raise money for EACH and Cancer Research UK.

Diss High School

Four pupils have swapped school books for speed guns to take part in a road speed check in the Suffolk town of Eye.

Suffolk County Council

School’s Ofsted joy

Saturday, November 26, 2016

There is a party mood at a village primary school after it was rated good by inspectors – two years after it was told it required improvements.

Business

Wed, 18:07
EDP

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

A company which supplied potatoes to the likes of Walkers and Kettle Foods has been put into administration, with the loss of 20 jobs.

Europe

Pet food manufacturer Natures Menu expects to create up to 50 new jobs over the next two years as it ramps up production with its new £11m factory.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

A veterinary group is aiming to continue its rapid expansion through acquisition as it attempts to build a Dutch section of its business.

Top 100

Two senior executives have resigned their post from Saffron Housing Trust, just weeks after the association was criticised by a watchdog for poor governance.

Long Stratton

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Plans to shut a busy post office in the market town of Diss have sparked an online petition.

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Graham Minshull
Yesterday, 14:57

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.

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Yesterday, 12:54

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

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United Kingdom
Yesterday, 08:15

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

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Norfolk County Council
Wed, 13:52

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

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