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A new service station on the A140 has opened to motorists for the first time but with no sign of the planned drive-through McDonald's.

A village cricket match had to be abandoned after the air ambulance developed a fault while airlifting a woman who had suffered a heart attack.

A Norfolk garden designer has scooped a gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show for a special garden marking the centenary of education charity Montessori.

Firefighters from Norfolk and Suffolk were called in to deal with a blaze that broke out in the garage of a residential property in Eye.

A rare music box has sold for £26,000 after a Norfolk man's lifetime collection of mechanical music spanning more than 140 years went under the auction hammer.

Plans have been submitted that would see the upper floor of a town centre office building converted into apartments.

Police are trying to establish why an envelope containing cash was posted through a letterbox.

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Diss Sport

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Harleston Town says they will appeal against a decision which has seen them thrown out of the Thurlow Nunn First Division North.

Harleston Magpies Under-12 girls travel to Nottingham University at the weekend to play in the England Hockey National Finals.

Diss began their second straight season in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division with a tight home defeat against defending champions Fakenham.

It was a day that lives long in the memory of people in Diss — and 25 years since tiny Diss Town triumphed at Wembley is still extra special.

It is the most memorable day in the town's modern history, when the streets of Diss emptied to fill Wembley to see Diss Town lift the FA Vase trophy.

Diss Events

Some of the region's best folk musicians will be performing at a South Norfolk pub as part of the inaugural Burston with Folk.

Customers will get the chance to sample tipples from near and far in the first gin and beer festival being held at a historic pub on the Norfolk/Suffolk border.

A fascinating new history of Norfolk is a fitting tribute to author Chris Barringer, and the county he loved

Car enthusiasts will have another date to add to their diary as a classic car show returns for a third year after raising more than £50,000 for charity.

An Honest Gentleman, coming to Diss Corn Hall, is a light hearted and entertaining musical play that tells the story of Aylsham-born highwayman Thomas Easter.

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