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Police are trying to trace two men after a break-in at a chemist shop in Long Stratton.

The countdown is on to a time when dinosaurs will rule if not the Earth then at least the streets of Diss at the annual carnival.

Norfolk MP Keith Simpson joked he was "thinking of voting for his cat" as Theresa May's resignation signalled the start of a crowded leadership race within the Conservatives.

A medieval manor house dating to the early mid 15th century in 785 acres including prime farmland and agricultural buildings, goes on the market today.

A wide field of possible candidates to take over as Prime Minister has already emerged - including west Suffolk's Matt Hancock - in the wake of Theresa May's resignation announcement.

Its iconic sails had turned for more than 150 years, now one of the most picturesque landmarks in the Norfolk landscape is a major step closer to being fully restored to its original glory.

Firefighters were called to a blaze that engulfed a property in Diss.

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Diss Sport

Wed, 17:24

It is one of the world's fastest growing sports, tipped as a future Olympic event, and now a Norfolk sports club has looked to be first to take advantage of the boom in padel tennis.

Harleston Magpies Under-12s girls came agonisingly close to winning the National Championship at Nottingham, losing 1-0 to Sevenoaks in the final.

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.

Diss Events

The countdown is on to a time when dinosaurs will rule if not the Earth then at least the streets of Diss at the annual carnival.

Artist Caroline Somerville works from her studio and workshop overlooking fields of sheep and a small orchard in Rickinghall on the Norfolk/Suffolk border.

An award-winning wildlife filmmaker and photographer who has worked closely with Sir David Attenborough is visiting the Waveney valley to help launch a programme of events highlighting the decline of native insects and plants.

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.

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