Family pays tribute to man killed in Besthorpe accident who ‘did his best for everyone’

The family of a man who died in an industrial accident in Besthorpe have paid tribute to him – describing him as someone who “did his best for everyone”.

MOVING ON: Ross Potter has left Diss after two seasons

Potter departs Diss Town

Diss Town are on the look out for a new manager after Ross Potter stepped down at the weekend.

East Anglian Air Ambulances EC145 T2 helicopter

Clothing banks launched in Diss and Garboldisham as charities team up

The East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) has teamed up with The Salvation Army to launch a new clothing bank collection scheme.

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Fire service news

Diss crew tackles blaze

A fire crew from Diss was called to tackle a fire in the town on Sunday evening.

Diss Organ Festival. Photo: Alan Smith.

READER LETTERS: High praise for inaugural Diss Organ Festival

Congratulations to Diss for the wonderful organ festival on Sunday, May 14.

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Burrows’ winning pigeon racing run halted

George and James Burrows’ winning start to the pigeon racing season has been halted in successive weekends, with Gary Hunt picking up his first win of the season on May 7.

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ANOTHER LOSS: Steve Hipwell, who scored a try, looks to make inroads into Lancashire territory

Hipwell gets his name on try-sheet again in defeat


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Diss Under-13s waltz into Spring Cup final

Diss Town Under-13s swept into the Spring Cup Final courtesy of a 7-0 win over Sprowston.

Jazz news

JAZZ MATTERS: Weekly round-up (May 19-26)

Chris Ingham previews the best jazz gigs around the region this week (May 19-26)

Whats on
Radio Caroline has a licence to broadcast on AM from its ship Ross Revenge

Ex-pirate Radio Caroline gets licence to broadcast to Suffolk

Former pirate radio station Radio Caroline has been granted a community radio licence to broadcast to Suffolk and north Essex on AM.

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Cooper and Tooke smash centuries in Diss’ victory


Oates helps club to finish third

Double Olympian Colin Oates returned to his roots when representing Kumo Judo Club in Division One of the Anglian Team League held at Breckland Leisure Centre on Sunday.

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Diss reaping the rewards of their fresh approach

A ‘relaxed atmosphere’ has been one of the leading factors behind Diss CC’s positive start to the new Cecil Amey Opticians Norfolk Cricket Alliance League Division One campaign.

STAR MAN: Garboldisham's Hogg

Hogg leads the way with bat and ball in Garby’s big win


Norfolk Meat Traders

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Banham abattoir under investigation over slaughter of horses

A south Norfolk abattoir is being investigated by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) over the killing of horses.

Peter Wright looks dismayed after fluffing his lines in the final. Picture: Lawrence Lustig

Premier League play-off heartbreak for wasteful Wright

Michael van Gerwen punished six missed match darts from Peter Wright as he retained the Betway Premier League title on a remarkable finale to the 2017 season at The O2 in London on Thursday.

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TOP SCORER: Matthew Bint on his way to scoring 39 runs in Old Bucks' victory

Old Bucks defend a low target


Sudbury MX Jason Morland winner Championship Class 
Picture: Anthony Ridge

Halstead’s Morland records a clear victory in round three

There were more thrills and surprises in round three of the G H Motorcycles/Husqvarna/ACU Eastern Solo Enduro Championship last Sunday at Foxborough Quarry Hare and Hounds Sible Hedingham Essex, organised by Sudbury Motorcycle Club.

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TOP TEAM: The Diss Otters

Otters collect a number of medals from Yarmouth event

Diss Otters returned from the Mini Meet gala organised by Great Yarmouth Swimming Club with a haul of 20 medals.

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