Dodgeball, rounders and more on offer to youngsters in Attleborough during Easter holidays

Youngsters in Breckland are being encouraged to make the most of a programme of activities across the district during the Easter holidays.

MEMORY LANE: Diss cycling trio to reunite for Cyclathon after 50 years

MEMORY LANE: Diss cycling trio to reunite for Cyclathon after 50 years

When Malcolm Chambers, Robin Briscoe and Graham Trudgill ride together in the Diss Cyclathon this summer, it will be almost 50 years since the trio’s last big day of cycling as students.

Diss High School sixth-form school trip to Dorset, April 1984. Photo submitted by Peter Perkins.

MEMORY LANE: Putting names to faces of Diss High School students of 1984

In January, we shared a photo from Peter Perkins, a former deputy director of Diss High School’s sixth form centre.

Clean Bandit will be performing at Thetford Forest on July 2

Clean Bandit to play Thetford Forest gig in July

Clean Bandit are the final headline act to announce they will be performing at Thetford Forest this summer.

Dave Harris launched Harris's Hog Roast in October 2016. Submitted photo.

Redundancy gave Gislingham man ‘food for thought’ with new venture

A Gislingham man has battled back from the disappointment of redundancy to realise his dream of starting his own business.

Greggs in Mere Street, Diss.

Greggs in Diss reopens

The Greggs store in Diss has reopened after it voluntarily shut its doors over fears of a possible “rodent issue.”

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The new �5m distribution centre at Gressingham Foods in Redgrave. Submitted photo.

Surging duck sales sees Gressingham Foods open new £5m distribution centre at Redgrave site

‘Increasing duck sales’ has led Gressingham Foods to open a new £5m distribution centre at its site in Redgrave.

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

For many Brits there’s nothing better than a greasy, full English but with so much to include on the plate, what’s your must-have ingredient?

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MEMORY LANE - Diss High School Sixth Form visit to Dorset. April 1984.

MEMORY LANE: Throwback to Diss High School Sixth-Form of the 1980s

We are taking a look back into the activities of the Diss High School sixth-formers from the 1980s for this week’s Memory Lane — and we would like your help to identify them!

Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Lee Bye - Rhubarb Cranachan

From Yorkshire . . . with love

Our goose has well and truly been cooked, well the turkeys to be more precise. The chefs probably feel a little cooked too with the onslaught they soaked up over the last month. Who said it gets easier hey... another feather in their caps, another year ahead of us and another opportunity to push on.

South Norfolk is among the best districts in the country for food hygiene

South Norfolk is rated among the very best for food hygiene

Food hygiene standards at restaurants and cafes in South Norfolk are among the highest in the country, a study has revealed.

Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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Diss Town Council offices

Diss Town Council offices offering interim tourist information services

The Diss Town Council offices in Market Hill are providing interim tourist information services until renovations at the Corn Hall are complete.

Diss Fire Service Cadets.

MEMORY LANE: Blast from Diss Fire Service Cadets past

For this week’s Memory Lane, it is a blast from the past to a former contingent of the Diss Fire Service Cadets.

Diss High School in 1984 at an end of term special for Christmas ANL-160812-150338001

NOSTALGIA: Ex-Diss High sixth former Andrea Bennett amazed to see 1980s school photo

Two weeks ago we featured this old Diss High School picture sent in by former teacher Peter Perkins of sixth formers at an end of term Christmas ‘Uniform Day’ in 1984.

Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Two-thirds of motorists think the Government should introduce technology to disabled mobile phones in cars, according to new research.

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Lazy internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals.

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Young volunteers at the proposed site of the community wildlife garden in Diss. ANL-161223-162438001

Joy as Diss community wildlife garden project ‘bags’ £12,000 grant

A “great first step” has been reached in a bid to turn a Diss “wasteland” into a new community wildlife garden thanks to local shoppers.

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