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The town clerk of Diss has slammed burglars who caused “wilful destruction” of council property and left a £2,000 repair bill.

Hundreds attend the opening of the new Diss Aldi store

Hundreds of shoppers queued early for a golden ticket as a new Aldi store opened its doors in Diss for the first time.

A motorcycle rider was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital with serious leg injuries following a crash on the A143 at Harleston.

Emergency services were called to a crash in Tibenham.

Burglars stole a Cannondale bike from the garage of a Dickleburgh property.

Picture by: Sonya Duncan

Plans to convert an historic village pub into a boutique B&B were rejected after a council heard not enough evidence had been provided the pub business was no longer viable.

Diss Town Council has been burgled

Police in Diss are investigating a burglary at the town council offices.

Crime

The town clerk of Diss has slammed burglars who caused “wilful destruction” of council property and left a £2,000 repair bill.

Burglars stole a Cannondale bike from the garage of a Dickleburgh property.

Screenshot from a Youtube video of dangerous driving on the A11. Picture: Supplied

Dashboard camera footage of a driver’s dangerous manoeuvre on the A11 has been described as “frightening” by the man who captured it.

Chief inspector Chris Spinks' road police team will be carrying out roadside checks in Norfolk and Suffolk in a bid to reduce crashes as the nights get darker.Photo: Bill Smith

Police will be carrying out roadside checks in Norfolk and Suffolk in a bid to reduce crashes as the nights get darker.

Police are investigating an arson at a farm in Winfarthing which has caused more than one millions pounds worth of damage.

Health

Monday, October 27, 2014

A health minister has urged NHS chiefs to ensure regular visitors are exempt from car parking fees after it emerged that Norfolk’s three main hospitals made more than £3m profit from charges last year.

Chris Ball, pharmacist at Hurn Chemist in Norwich, who is part of a new campaign urging patients to cut down on wasted medicines. Picture: Supplied

Patients have been urged to help save the NHS millions of pounds after it emerged that almost £5m was being lost every year in Norfolk through unused prescription medicines.

Norfolk Care Awards 2014. Pictured: Outstanding Achievement - Paul Goldsmith and Paul Scott.  Photo: Supplied

Do you know a carer who has gone beyond the call of duty?

Queen Elizabeth Hospital staff on strike. Picture: Ian Burt

Thousands of health workers went on strike today in protest at the Government’s controversial decision not to give them a 1pc pay rise, including midwives taking action for the first time in their history.

The cost of

The cost of patients missing appointments at Norfolk’s three main hospitals soared to an estimated £10m last year, according to new figures.

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Education

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Pupils from three primary schools showed off their operatic skills when they rehearsed an opera they had composed themselves.

Dickleburgh Primary School headteacher James Richards. Photo: Bill Smith

A village primary school has been forced to put back its start of term and create a makeshift classroom in nearby church rooms after building work was delayed due to concerns over the safety of pupils accessing the site.

University students are urged to sign up with a GP

With the beginning of term approaching, bringing a flurry of first year students, NHS England in East Anglia wants to stress the importance of registering with a local general practitioner (GP).

Business

Monday, October 13, 2014

East Anglia’s fastest growing medium-sized businesses have mounted combined sales of £3.9bn, according to new report underscoring their value to the local economy.

The Diss in View business exhibition event at the Park Hotel. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

An increased number of exhibitors showed off the best that Diss has to offer when they participated in an annual showcase for local businesses.

The King's Lynn branch of Phones 4U, with the shutters down today. Picture: Chris Bishop

Phones 4u is to go into administration - placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk - after network operator EE joined Vodafone in cutting ties with the retailer.

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Hundreds attend the opening of the new Diss Aldi store

Hundreds of shoppers queued early for a golden ticket as a new Aldi store opened its doors in Diss for the first time.

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The safe in Diss Council offices which was broken into.
Sarah Richards, Deputy Town Clerk

The town clerk of Diss has slammed burglars who caused “wilful destruction” of council property and left a £2,000 repair bill.

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A motorcycle rider was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital with serious leg injuries following a crash on the A143 at Harleston.

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Friday, July 4, 2014
Deputy leader of South Norfolk Council, Martin Wilby at Harleston public toilets.

The first self-cleaning toilet in South Norfolk is set to be opened in the autumn.

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Monday, October 18, 2010
A143 closed following accident

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road accident on the A143 last night.

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