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A Norfolk showjumper who suffered a heart attack and his prizewinning horse that has overcome a rare form of cancer have proved themselves comeback kings.

Planners have recommended that controversial plans to build modern flats overlooking Diss Mere be approved despite obections from heritage watchdogs.

People living in Norfolk have been warned about a council tax scam offering them a refund.

Burglars used an overgrown area of wasteland to break into a Diss camping business and carry off full gas bottles.

Channel 5 producers are on the lookout for Norfolk's most troublesome toddlers for a new TV show.

Police investigating the overnight theft of a Land Rover in Eye are appealing for information.

An Eye D-Day veteran's Normandy story has been included in the publicity for a new £2 coin to mark the 75th anniversary of the beach landings.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The Great British Cycling Festival comes to Norfolk this June, offering fun, free activities and everyone is invited to share in the action of this exciting spectacle.

Harleston Town have appointed Nicky Howell and Nathan Stone as joint managers after the club were unsuccessful in their appeal against relegation to the Anglian Combination Premier Division.

There were contrasting finishes in the Diss Cycling Club's road races at North Lopham, with the men's race won by Matt Day after a long solo break, while the women's race saw Becky Ridge prevail in the tightest of sprints.

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Channel 5 producers are on the lookout for Norfolk's most troublesome toddlers for a new TV show.

Philip Ridley's dark comedy Radiant Vermin is being performed in Diss as part of a limited number of shows in Norfolk and Suffolk.

A Norfolk vocal group are set to make their debut at Diss Corn Hall with a show telling the story of Doo-Wop.

The Christmas panto season may seem a long way off but plans are already taking shape for the Diss show with talented local youngsters getting the chance to star.

For such a little instrument, the humble ukulele seems to be making an awful lot of noise these days. And this weekend it's the star of the Diss Ukulele Day.

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