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The driver of a Jaguar suffered serious injuries after a crash involving three cars at a crossroads on a busy rural road in South Norfolk.

The public is being consulted on plans to permenantly ban motor vehicles from a section of Boudicca Way that has been used by 4x4 driving offroaders.

A growing nature reserve in south Norfolk has acquired more land which will help its owners manage habitats for the site’s treasured wildlife.

Forecasters have warned Norfolk should be prepared to be hit with the tail end of storm Hannah, which is set to bring thunder and winds of up to 70mph.

Police have moved to reassure people in Norfolk that the county remains one of the safest in the country, despite an increase in violent crime and sexual offences.

A fresh call for improved safety on Norfolk’s roads has been voiced after two motorcyclists died, and another was seriously injured, over the Easter weekend.

A Norfolk village community must wait with bated breath over refused plans for more than 50 new homes, which a planning inspector could revive.

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Diss Sport

Tue, 19:23

Diss Town completed their away games in Thurlow Nunn League Division One North with a 4-0 win at bottom-of-the-table Felixstowe & Walton United Reserves.

Diss Town slipped to a third successive defeat in Thurlow Nunn League Division One North on Friday evening when they were beaten 2-1 at home by Norwich CBS.

A traditional approach to time trials was in evidence at the Diss & District 25-mile events on the Bressingham to Thetford road which catered for classic bikes, tricycles, bikes on restricted gear and Two-Up teams.

Harleston Town maintained their lead at the top of the table with a second 1-0 derby league win of the season against Diss.

International athlete Joe Skipper claimed an impressive win in the Diss Duathlon organised by the Tri-Anglia Triathlon Club.

Diss Events

A play taking a fly-on-the-wall look at the private lives of a group of suffragettes is being performed at Diss Corn Hall.

Some of the most talented photographers in the region will be exhibiting their work next month at Wingfield Barns.

The Burgate Singers are set to return to Diss to perform Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Yeoman of The Guard at the Corn Hall.

From the UK’s largest inflatable park to a visit from Paddington Bear, there is plenty to keep all the family busy over the Easter Bank Holiday.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that we can’t seem to get enough of Jane Austen adaptations. And while the likes Pride & Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility are familiar on stage and screen, the latest coming to Diss is a staging of the less familiar Northanger Abbey.

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