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"It will not happen again", council bosses have pledged after an investigation uncovered the blunder which led to parents whose children had died being sent letters urging them to register for school places.

A pub given a one out of five food hygiene score and told to make major improvements has regained the top rating after addressing concerns.

Norfolk is at risk of being "left behind" during the transition to electric vehicles after the county council failed to apply for government funding for charging points, an MP has warned.

A landlady who swore she would never run another pub has turned around a traditional country watering hole to an overwhelming response from patrons.

Two swans that confused the A140 for a river were successfully relocated to a nature reserve after a rescue mission involving passing motorists and wildlife experts.

Police in Suffolk are reminding drivers of the crashes which need to be reported to them ahead of a predicted rise in accidents involving deer.

A Norfolk museum has said it will no longer be hosting petting zoos as part of its programme of events following changes to welfare rules.

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Harleston Magpies Ladies came out of their weekend double header with maximum points to move up to third in Division One South of the Investec National League.

Harleston Magpies Ladies are still looking for their first win in National League Division One South after going down 2-1 at Slough on Saturday.

Diss Events

Behold, the witching hour is almost upon us and there is plenty of terrifying adventure to scare you out of your wits across South Norfolk this Halloween. Here are some of the fun-packed highlights to send shivers down your spine…

Mock The Week regular and recent star of the new Live At The Apollo series, Gary Delaney is stopping off in Diss as part of an extended tour.

Whether your tipple is a pint or a locally crafted artisan spirit there will be plenty to raise a glass to as the beer and gin festival returns to Diss.

From farm to fork some of the region's best food producers will be showing off their tasty treats in Harleston this weekend.

Local musical talent is set to take over Bressingham Steam Museum for an event that raises thousands for children's charities.

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