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57 jobs at risk as struggling Frank Dale Foods of Bunwell seeks buyer

The jobs of 57 employees at a food firm in south Norfolk are now at risk, after its management made moves to appoint a liquidator, following a period of financial strife.

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Diss Business Forum AGM 2017 at the Park Hotel, Diss. From left: Kerry Kirby, Leigh Thurston, Harold Rackham, Edward Nottingham, Rachel Hillier from Diss First Responders, Chris Billson, Brian Bale, Leon Zaal and Annette Buzza. Photo: Wendy Aiken Photography.

New chairman wants to carry on ‘excellent’ work of Diss Business Forum

The newly-appointed chairman of the Diss Business Forum hopes to continue the “excellent” work of the group after taking on the role this month.

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North Lopham boxing author Ralph Oates.

North Lopham boxing author ready for round ten with upcoming release

A North Lopham boxing author is taking a trip down memory lane when he releases his tenth title later this year, chronicling the end of a 93-year wait for a British heavyweight champion.

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Two car crash in Attleborough

A road was partially blocked in Attleborough yesterday evening after two cars were involved in an accident.

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Job hunters roadshow arriving in Attleborough

Check out the local jobs market at a roadshow coming to Attleborough.

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Experienced international businessman and former ex-armed forces serviceman takes on new Attleborough role

An experienced international businessman and ex-armed forces serviceman will chair the meeting of an influential board in Attleborough for the first time next week after recently being appointed to the role.

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Crash in Hoxne

Car ends up in ditch in Hoxne

A woman was taken to hospital after her car left the road and ended up upside down in a ditch in Hoxne.

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Two hospitalised in Diss crash

Pair hospitalised in Diss crash

Victoria Road in Diss was closed for two hours on Sunday after a two car crash.

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Andrew Daniels with the picture presented to him for 25 years service at Howard Nurseries. Pictured are, from left, David Howard, Timothy Easton, Andrew Daniels and Christine Howard

Howard Nurseries in Wortham recognise plantsman Andrew’s 25 years service

Plantsman Andrew Daniels has been recognised for 25 years with Howard Nurseries in Wortham.

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Diss, Norfolk. Richard Ingate, an author and cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist/coach in Diss, who set to release a new book called Living Resilience (in a crazy world). 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Diss author’s bid to tackle stress

Think of stress. Does the image of a braces-wearing high flyer making millions come to mind?

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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.

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Diss Corn Hall interior renovations - Main Hall. Photo credit: Harry Moore.

Diss Corn Hall striving for ‘wow factor’, as renovations enter home stretch

As the Diss Corn Hall enters the home stretch of its huge two-year refurbishment project, its director says visitors will experience a “wow factor” when it finally re-opens in early May.

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Harleston, Norfolk Sue Read Shoes Ad Feature - pictured from left Audrey Addison, Rita Whymark, Sue Read, Maureen Rusted and Pat Gibbons

Harleston shop owner Sue Read retiring after 30 years — but brand will live on

Since 1987, the name Sue Read has been an ever-present fixture not only amongst the Harleston business community, but also on the streetscape of the town itself.

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Banham Zoo urges businesses to make voices heard on Brexit and key issues

Banham Zoo urges businesses to make voices heard on Brexit and key issues

Banham Zoo has encouraged fellow businesses in the tourism and leisure sector of East Anglian to make their voices heard in an annual survey.

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South Norfolk Engagement Officer Jim Squires.

Project which empowers Norfolk communities to tackle speeding turning tens years old

A community initiative tasked with reducing the speeds of drivers throughout villages and towns in Norfolk is turning ten years old.

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Wortwell Bell Pub

Wortwell Bell rings up a first as it gets connected

Wortwell Bell has rung up a first - it is the first community hub to go live in a Vodafone mobile phone signal initiative.

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Ordtek director Lee Gooderham with a bomb find

Wartime mines discovered with help of Diss specialists

Three wartime mines were discovered on a Danish offshore wind farm site, thanks to the help of a Diss firm.

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Jewson, Fair Green - Diss

Diss Jewson branch closure fuels re-development speculation at Fair Green

The closure of a Jewson store in Diss has fueled speculation that the site could make way for a new development – which Fair Green residents say could affect them.

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Rickinghall Co-op store re-opens after major refurbishment

Rickinghall Co-op store re-opens after major refurbishment

The Rickinghall Co-operative store re-opened its doors to customers at the end of last week, following a major scheme of refurbishments to modernise the shop’s interior.

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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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