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Yesterday, 14:17

Firefighters have been called out Diss town centre this afternoon to attend an incident in the British Heart Foundation charity shop in Mere Street.

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Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Train services between on the Norwich to London and Cambridge lines are returning to normal after engineers fixed a track fault.

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Poundland shop,  Photo credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Poundland has confirmed plans to open a new store in Diss.

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Diss theft from vehicle appeal

Norfolk police are appealing for information following the theft of number plates from a car in Diss.

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Frankie Philips with his design and members of schol staff

A pupil at Harleston Primary School has won £200 for his school in a national competition by demonstrating his knowledge of the importance of getting your five a day.

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The new Diss mayor Julian Mason

Diss Town Council has appointed a new mayor of the town.

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Harleston Young Farmers row, cycle and run thousands of miles to raise money for Cancer Research from the HYF clubhouse.

Young farmers in Harleston have completed a gruelling fundraising challenge to raise money for a Norfolk cancer charity.

Norfolk

Crime

Thursday, May 21, 2015

An elderly couple in Barningham, near Thetford, have been left extremely distressed after they were targeted by distraction burglars who stole cash and jewellery.

Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

A minibus and a van have been stolen in burglaries in Burston, near Diss.

Ford
Police are appealing for information

Tools have been stolen from a white Ford Transit van while it was parked at West Way in Tacolneston.

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The aftermath of the Barrow burglary

A gang of burglars could be behind 80 house break-ins across Suffolk and south Norfolk in the last five months, detectives believe.

Vindaloo and Tarka with their previous ducklings.

Five pet ducks have been stolen from a back garden in Wortham.

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Health

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Norwich

The mother of a little boy who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukaemia just before Christmas has told how she has been “overwhelmed” by the support of family, friends and even strangers through the darkest days of his illness.

Diss Leisure Centre
Picture by: Sonya Duncan

The results of a £150,000 makeover will be unveiled on Monday when Diss Leisure Centre opens its doors to the public.

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Around 80 toddlers are admitted to accident and emergency units in hospitals in Norfolk and Waveney each month

Around 80 toddlers are admitted to accident and emergency units at hospitals in Norfolk and Waveney with injuries each month, new figures have revealed.

Norfolk County Council
Carol Mellows suffered a broken neck after a fundraising parachute jump went wrong, she wants to thank the air ambulance without whom she would have been in a wheelchair now.

A mother-of-three who broke her neck in a cancer charity sky dive, after beating the disease herself, has thanked the crews she says stopped her from living life in a wheelchair.

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Education

Thu, 16:30
Harleston

A pupil at Harleston Primary School has won £200 for his school in a national competition by demonstrating his knowledge of the importance of getting your five a day.

East Harling Primary School

Parents whose children missed out on a place at their village primary school have been told a second reception class will be introduced to make room for them.

Norfolk County Council
East Harling Primary School

The parents of five children who missed out on their first choice primary school have called on decision-makers to do what they can to avoid disrupting their education.

Norfolk County Council
Headteacher Karen Sewell says that the school's report has many positives.

A junior school in Diss has been told it is in need of improvement following an Ofsted inspection.

Business

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Norwich

To succeed in a turbulent marketplace, even a business steeped in tradition cannot afford to rely solely on its hard-won reputation – it must adapt, evolve and overcome. And nowhere is that more true than at agricultural animal feed supplier Duffields.

Members of the Diss Business Forum

The Diss Business Forum has launched an membership incentives scheme aimed at encouraging more local companies to do business together.

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TRO putting up Lucozade display at London marathon expo

A global events company based in Norfolk has undertaken its biggest recruitment drive in 15 years after winning prestigious new contracts.

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Yesterday, 11:44
Poundland shop,  Photo credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Poundland has confirmed plans to open a new store in Diss.

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Yesterday, 11:03
Diss theft from vehicle appeal

Norfolk police are appealing for information following the theft of number plates from a car in Diss.

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Norfolk police
Thu, 16:30
Frankie Philips with his design and members of schol staff

A pupil at Harleston Primary School has won £200 for his school in a national competition by demonstrating his knowledge of the importance of getting your five a day.

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Harleston
Yesterday, 14:17
Firefighters at Mere Street in Diss

Firefighters have been called out Diss town centre this afternoon to attend an incident in the British Heart Foundation charity shop in Mere Street.

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Yesterday, 11:59
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Train services between on the Norwich to London and Cambridge lines are returning to normal after engineers fixed a track fault.

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