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Honest food labelling a ‘key opportunity’ after Brexit vote says Suffolk MP

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter believes honest food labelling for British farming and agriculture is one of the “key opportunities” to come out of Brexit.

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Petrol station at Morrisons in Diss “could run dry” if industrial action goes ahead, claims Unite

A union has warned petrol supplies at pumps at Morrisons in Diss “could run dry” should strike action take place over a dispute of a driver’s docked pay.

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Dr Dan Poulter meets with, Stephen Britt (Anchor Storage), Ben Moulton (Anglia Freight), Robert Bartrum (Bartrum Road Services) and Jim Mann (Permastore) at the A140 at Brome.

Progress in Suffolk MP’s bid to improve A140 junction at Brome

A meeting is to be held between Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter and Suffolk County Council to look at potential improvements on the A140 at Brome.

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Petition launched against plan to close and franchise Diss Post Office

A petition against the closure of the Diss Crown Post Office branch has been launched this week, with the founder claiming the level of service provided by a ‘retail partner’ will not match what is there now.

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Star Wars, paintball and zombies — Snetterton centre’s unique approach to team-building

Not too often will you hear the phrase ‘corporate team development’ uttered in the same breath as Star Wars, paintball guns or zombie hunting.

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Midwich of Diss expecting 18 per cent growth after strong performance overseas

Specialist technology distributor Midwich Ltd, one of the major employers in Diss, is anticipating pre-tax profits “comfortably ahead of its previous expectations”, following a strong performance last year.

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New owner for your Diss Express

The Diss Express is now under the new ownership of Iliffe Media.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Crash in Redgrave

Cars leave road in Redgrave crash

A Redgrave road was closed on Saturday after a two car crash.

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Man hurt in Harleston crash

A man was taken to hospital after a crash in Harleston yesterday afternoon.

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Two hurt in Wingfield crash

Motorists hospitalised as two cars end up in ditch in Wingfield

A pair of motorists were hospitalised after a crash in Wingfield yesterday morning.

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Diss, Norfolk. Business Manager Paul Head is celebrating 40 years as part of TW Gaze in Diss. 

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Diss TW Gaze business manager reflects on 40 years of service to company

After four decades at TW Gaze, witnessing countless changes to the work and the personnel, Paul Head really has seen it all.

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County ‘can’t’ balance its books - councillor

County ‘can’t’ balance its books - councillor

Norfolk County Council cannot balance its books, just weeks before it is due to set its budget, one of its members has warned.

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Diss Town Council’s portion of council tax bill to rise by 9.4 per cent

Diss residents will see their council tax payments to the town council increase by 9.4 per cent for the upcoming 2017/18 financial year.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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True grit: Norfolk prepares for big freeze

Norfolk County Council is encouraging people to keep a close eye on the weather forecast over the next few days and be ready to react, as stormy and wintry weather is expected to arrive in the county from tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon.

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UPDATE: Diss Post Office seeks retail partner, as branch is ‘not sustainable’

The Diss Post Office is seeking a retail partner to safeguard services in the town, stating the town’s current branch “will not be sustainable” going forward.

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Move to refloat Radio Caroline on AM for East Anglia

The former pirate station Radio Caroline is hoping to refloat on medium wave across East Anglia from its ship Ross Revenge.

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Diss Post Office set to shut as part of major changes nationwide

The Diss Post Office is set to shut as part of changes announced this morning, which will see 37 Crown offices closed and franchised around the nation.

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Michael Portillo’s ‘Middy’ visit to be broadcast on the BBC on Friday

Part of Suffolk’s rural history will be shown to a national audience on Friday night when the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway in Wetheringsett is showcased in the BBC’s Great British Railway Journeys.

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