Search
9 minutes ago

A classic of American theatre is set to be toured to theatre and villages halls by an acclaimed local theatre company.

Read more
University of East Anglia
Yesterday, 17:59

A Norfolk village shop that stocks a range of tipples that puts many supermarkets to shame has been named the best off licence in the country.

Read more
Post Office
Yesterday, 11:51

It was at the heart of the Harleston community for 30 years, and now a petition to save the former Apollo Club from the bulldozers and re-open it as a community church has attracted hundreds of signatures.

Read more
Diss
Saturday, March 23, 2019

An annual event that celebrates everything about South Norfolk is set to receive a £12,000 funding boost from the Arts Council.

Read more
Keith Kiddie
Saturday, March 23, 2019

Walkers will undertake a 36-mile trek from Diss to Norwich as part of a fundraising effort by a woman who has fought back from cancer.

Read more
Norfolk and Norwich Hospital
Saturday, March 23, 2019

Work to repair the pavement in a South Norfolk village will see the road closed and traffic diverted.

Read more
Friday, March 22, 2019

Diss has a reputation as sleepy, with a slower pace of life. With the Mere providing a picturesque backdrop, low crime rate, good schools and historic market streets it is easy to think things have not changed.

Read more
Friday, March 22, 2019

Market towns across the country are facing pressures on the high street and Diss has not escaped online competition, changing shopping trends and rising rents and rates.

Read more
Friday, March 22, 2019

Diss in many ways is a quintessential market town, shaped by the agricultural land and villages around and traders and tradesmen responding to local needs.

Read more
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hopes of a new swimming pool and leisure centre being built in Diss have been raised following improvements in Wymondham and Long Stratton.

Read more
Graham Minshull
Thursday, March 21, 2019

The uncertain future of a Norfolk town’s public toilets has finally been resolved with it set to be refurbished after being saved following a public outcry.

Read more
Julian Mason
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Street lights in Diss are set to be replaced with energy efficient LED lamps using smart technology as part of a deal done with Suffolk County Council.

Read more
Trevor Wenman
Thursday, March 21, 2019

A steam engine of a type that was once a regular sight throughout East Anglia is to return to Norfolk next month when it hauls a passenger excursion from London Liverpool Street.

Read more
United Kingdom
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Works by some of the finest East Anglia ceramicists, along with studio master potters, feature in the first exhibition dedicated solely to ceramics at Diss Corn Hall.

Read more
Norfolk
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Motorists are facing continued disruption on the A140 amid a series of roadwork projects and the construction of a new slip road into the controversial new Scole service area.

Read more
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

A driver escaped serious injury when a people carrier flipped over on a rural road close to the border between Norfolk and Suffolk.

Read more
Renault
Monday, March 18, 2019

Police are appealing for help in their hunt for a woman who is wanted for recall to prison.

Read more
Norfolk Police
Thursday, March 14, 2019

The social enterprise behind Norwich’s Cafe Britannia is in talks to redevelop Long Stratton’s public toilet building into a takeaway, deli and retail unit.

Read more
South Norfolk Council
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A project to repair and thatch the roof of a historic Norfolk village church and celebrate its history has been awarded almost £100,000 in lottery funding.

Read more
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Norfolk is about to get a new town added to the map when the villagers of Long Stratton officially become townsfolk.

Read more
South Norfolk Council
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Firefighters from Norfolk and Suffolk were called to a house fire caused by a wood burner.

Read more
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Motorists are facing further action after being stopped in Diss town centre as part of police activity.

Read more
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Plans to build 148 homes and a new primary school in a village that had drawn more than 250 objections have been withdrawn by developers.

Read more
John Fuller
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The dangers posed to young people of copycat knife crime was raised at a public meeting held in Diss that followed an incident involving gangs in the town.

Read more
Monday, March 11, 2019

Plans to build 110 new homes on a chicken farm have been put on hold while developers hold meetings with council planners.

Read more
Monday, March 11, 2019

Norfolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable will be answering questions from the public at a meeting in Diss tonight.

Read more
Lorne Green
Sunday, March 10, 2019

A Norfolk village is to explore ways of installing a life-saving defibrillator after the death of a clergyman who suffered a heart attack while cycling.

Read more
Sunday, March 10, 2019

Plans to build 148 homes and a new primary school in a village that had drawn more than 250 objections have been withdrawn by developers.

Read more
John Fuller
Saturday, March 9, 2019

As part of a new series of reports on the towns and villages in our region, this newspaper is looking in depth into what makes Diss special and what needs to be improved.

Read more
Saturday, March 9, 2019

Police are looking for rogue drivers in a series of Norfolk villages today and have already made a number of stops.

Read more
Norfolk police

Most Read

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 2°C

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Diss Mercury e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Diss Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View