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UPDATED: Tibenham road ‘completely blocked’ after two-car crash

The B1134 is closed after a two-car crash in Tibenham this afternoon.

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South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon

South Norfolk MP says Marston’s Diss appeal rejection an ‘early Christmas present’ to independent traders

South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon says Marston’s non-food retail unit appeal being dismissed is an “early Christmas present” for Diss’s independent traders.

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More than 100 attend heated public meeting over Harleston car parking

More than 100 people were present for a heated meeting between Redenhall with Harleston and South Norfolk Council as discussions over car parking in the town took place.

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Sheltered housing residents in Tacon Close, Eye, are concerned their services may be cut by Mid Suffolk District Council.

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Mid Suffolk social housing cuts to impact sheltered road in Eye

A long-standing sheltered accommodation street in Eye is one of many set to lose its designation, after district councillors green-lit major changes to local sheltered housing provisions.

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Becky May, a childminder, has launched a petition urging improved road safety measures to protect pedestrians walking to and from Roydon Primary School ANL-160712-113133009

Diss childminder petitions for improved road safety on route to Roydon school

A petition urging Norfolk County Council to introduce improved road safety provisions to protect children in Roydon is gaining momentum, with its creator describing a well-used route to school as “increasingly dangerous”.

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Bressingham silos plan ‘adds weight’ to calls for Diss A1066 improvements

Diss Town Council says it could have spoken up about a controversial development in Bressingham had it been consulted beforehand — but believes the proposal may also show the need for measures in its Neighbourhood Plan.

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Shops forced to move as sale of Bury St Edmunds centre progresses

A Bury St Edmunds shopping centre, which has been in administration for almost three years, is in the process of being sold.

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Harleston Town Council chairman brands district council behaviour “abysmal” as parking row intensifies

Redenhall with Harleston Town Council chairman Barry Woods says South Norfolk Council has behaved “abysmally” as the row over parking in the town intensifies.

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From left: Michelle Clarke, Kate Bambridge, Steve Poole, Angela Pugh and George Rockingham cut the ribbon to open the new PACT charity shop in Diss.

PACT animal sanctuary holds ‘great hopes’ for new Diss charity shop

The co-founder of a Norfolk-based animal sanctuary says he has ’great hopes’ for the charity’s new shop which opened in the Diss Market Place in the past week.

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Injuries after Diss accident

Motorcyclists suffer ‘multiple serious injuries’ after crash involving van in Diss

Two motorcyclists suffered “multiple serious injuries” after an accident involving a van in Diss on Sunday evening.

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Sally Blundell, of the Co-Op Funeral Service in Attleborough.

Co-Op launches new funeral services branch in Attleborough

East of England Co-Op has brought in a veteran funeral business operator as it launches a new funeral services branch in Attleborough.

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Train operator announces delay compensation extension, but campaigners say sort service out first

As passengers face a new round of fare rises, an East Anglia rail operator has pledged to extend its compensation scheme for late or cancelled services.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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JB Airguns with owner Jon Barber.

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Gunning for custom on the market

You are unlikely to find another stall like Jon Barber’s on other markets because he says there are only two or three mobile gun dealers in the UK.

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Confectionery baker Alice Hirons is branching out from The Tudor Bakehouse in Harleston to open a new business, called The Rustic Catering Company. ANL-161130-145512009

Harleston baker branches out from Tudor Bakehouse to start new catering shop

Aged only 22, Alice Hirons had already been at The Tudor Bakehouse in Harleston for six years, when she chose to branch out with a new sister company, now set to launch tomorrow amidst the day of seasonal festivities.

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Crash in Diss

Car crash in Diss

A car on its side has caused delays in Diss this afternoon.

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Christmas shopping to be made special in Diss as festive fayre set for return

Shops and cafes in the Diss Heritage Triangle area are to unite to create a “Christmas atmosphere” when a popular and successful festive market returns.

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Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Morrisons is bringing back Christmas carols to its stores after 15 years, after listening to its customers who said they preferred traditional songs to pop music.

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HARLESTON CAR PARKING: Town council reiterates ‘determination’ to support businesses and residents as public meeting announced

Redenhall with Harleston Town Council has reiterated its “determination” to support residents and businesses in the wake of proposals to introduce car parking charges in the town.

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Woman hospitalised

Woman hospitalised in three car crash in Stratton St Michael

A woman was hospitalised after a three vehicle crash in Stratton St Michael this morning.

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