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Breckland Council chairman says local economy will be boosted as Snetterton Renewable Energy Plant opens

The chairman of Breckland Council says the local economy will be boosted after a new renewable energy plant in Snetterton was formally opened last Thursday.

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Road closure in Aslacton

Aslacton braced for five-day road closure for ‘major’ work

There will be a road closure in Aslacton for five days next month as Norfolk County Council carries out “major carriageway reconstruction works”.

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The roadshow visits Diss later this year

Roadshow heading to Norfolk and Suffolk to boost the region’s businesses

Free business roadshows are set to offer advice and funding support to small-to-medium enterprises across Norfolk and Suffolk this autumn.

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A new Greater Anglia Class 170208 train

Rail strike looms across Greater Anglia in guards dispute

The rail union RMT today confirmed its Greater Anglia members will take two days of strike action over the potential extension of driver only operation.

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Harleston Carpets and Flooring,Harleston. Richard Joselyn, owner,  is opening a new carpet and flooring shop in Harleston, pictured with Paula Bland.

Time, place, and people right for Harleston businessman to roll out new carpet shop

The thought of reopening a shop had been nagging Richard Joselyn for years – but he believes he is in the right place, at the right time, with the right people to roll out a carpet store once again.

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A still from the dashcam footage of the near-miss, which happened on the A143 at Harleston earlier this year. Photo: South Norfolk Police / @SouthNorfPollice

WATCH: Driver disqualified after near ‘fatal’ accident with two police cars on the A143 at Harleston

This is the moment a pair of police officers had just moments to react to avoid a near fatal collision at Harleston.

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PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Dutch deal looks like sound business for Diss-based Midwich

A Diss company has acquired a majority stake in a specialist distributor of audio visual and lighting solutions in the Netherlands.

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MDEP-09-09-2017-062 Jeremy and Kay Mullis

Couple now living in Botesdale old people’s home after parking invoice ‘nightmare’

A couple have found themselves living in a Botesdale old people’s home after an invoice from a carpark overseer turned their lives into a “nightmare”.

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Cambridgeshire man jailed following fatal and “completely avoidable” crash in Mendlesham after blacking out behind the wheel

A lorry driver who caused the death of a motorist after blacking out behind the wheel in Mendlesham has been jailed.

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Andrew Newby wants to start a bus users' group in Harleston.




Picture: Mecha Morton

All aboard! Harleston man’s mission to end bus woes

For some, social media is for posting, liking, tweeting ... and videos of cats. But, for one man in Harleston, it could be the answer to the town’s bus troubles.

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PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Diss employer Midwich announces double digit revenue growth for the first six months of 2017

One of Diss’ biggest employers has posted double digit revenue growth following acquisitions in both the UK and abroad.

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Diss Christmas Lights Switch-On, 2015.

Shoppers can give the Diss Christmas Lights Team bags of help

The team behind Diss’ Christmas lights says it is a case of “every little helps” after it was chosen as one of the supported causes by the Tesco Bags of Help scheme.

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All eight of Taylor Wimpey East Anglias Site Managers are delighted with their recent NHBC Pride in the Job Quality Award. Submitted picture.

Attleborough site manager for East Anglian house building company wins industry award

Eight site managers – including one from Attleborough – working for an East Anglian house building company have been recognised for their dedication to building high-quality homes.

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Accident in Attleborough

Car overturns in A11 crash at Attleborough

A car overturned and ended up in a hedge after a crash on the A11 at Attleborough this morning.

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David Woodard, of Diss, completed the Network Rail apprenticeship scheme last year. Submitted photo.

Diss apprentice hopes his experience will put people on right track for next career choice

A Diss apprentice is hoping his experience will help put people on the right track for their next career move.

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PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Attleborough car park to close for improvement works

An Attleborough car park will close for the best part of a week later this month to allow for improvement work to take place.

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Thwaite village sign. Picture: Mark Bullimore.

UPDATED: Suffolk County Council reviews Stoke Ash and Thwaite bus timetable changes

Suffolk County Council has decided to review proposed changes to local bus services following a ‘number of concerns’ from residents and parish councils.

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Karen Bromley is launching a new book, Free Your Mind, Change Your Life.


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South Norfolk hypnotherapist on a mission to help others with her new book

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MDEP-16-11-2016-028 Broad Street Car Park Harleston

District authority says Harleston car parks are not for sale

South Norfolk Council says the car parks in Harleston are not for sale as residents prepare to have their say on their future.

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