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The founder of one of our region’s largest animal sanctuaries has passed away.

If there is one thing that defines the town of Diss it is the mysterious body of water known as the Mere.

Basil Abbott

A man has been questioned by police following the vandalism of a historic Suffolk town hall.

One of the UK’s top poets will be performing a free and sign language-interpreted gig at a Norfolk village pub next month.

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

Norfolk Police

A driver who struck a house with a horsebox and then gave false details to the owner told magistrates “I know what I did was wrong”.

Norwich Magistrates' Court

The end of March will mark the completion of a £3m five-year town project.

Diss Town Council

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Diss Sport

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Jack Tipple

The derby between Debenham Leisure Centre and Diss Town ended in a 1-1 draw, although the only real winner on the day was the wind which had a major effect on the play.

Harleston Magpies took the derby honours in the East League Premier Division when they beat Norwich City 3-1 at The Nest.


The NR F1 Podcast – taking Norfolk’s Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter – previews the 2019 season and Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Martin Brundle

Diss Town were beaten by the team directly above them in the Thurlow Nunn League Division One North table, despite leading at half-time.

Jack Tipple

An ambitious double winning Norfolk football club has scored another major goal in its development plans after being granted permission to install floodlights.

South Norfolk Council

Diss Events

Make sure to pack your marmalade sandwiches as Paddington train rides are coming to Norfolk this summer.

From the news strippers which were needed in Watton, to the headline which told the world about the parrot that “meows like a cat”, headlines from the Eastern Daily Press and its sister titles can reveal the more quirky aspects of Norfolk life.

Three best friends from Norfolk who are members of a motocross freestyle group are the subject of a new TV show.

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Dick Whittington, a pantomime with a hint of truth is this year’s production by Onward Players an integrated theatre group based in Harleston.

Archbishop Sancroft High School

Copper turned comedian, former Detective Sergeant Alfie Moore is bringing his latest show to Diss for what should be an arresting journey through the art and science of murder investigation.

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