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Norfolk companies and director sentenced over deaths of four Stanton and Rickinghall men

A Norfolk company that owned the site where four labourers were crushed to death under 13 tonnes of steel has today been fined £500,000.

Fressingfield, Suffolk. Fressingfield is facing development of over 100 homes in the village. 


Fears ‘pretty’ Fressingfield ‘could be changed forever’ with overdevelopment

The parish council and residents of Fressingfield have expressed their concern over 123 homes potentially being built in their community.

Fire in Harleston

Cooking fire tackled in Harleston

A crew from Harleston was called to tackle a cooking fire in the town yesterday afternoon.

Pony rescued in South Lopham

Pony rescued from South Lopham ditch

Firefighters rescued a pony trapped in a South Lopham ditch yesterday afternoon.

Aerial view around the European Parliament. Photo: European Union

READER LETTER: Response to my immigration concerns was amusing – if somewhat condescending

I found Mark Smith’s “tongue-in-cheek” advice to me quite amusing, if somewhat condescending (Letters, May 19).


Weybread accountant to pay £300,000 in damages

An accountant from Weybread has been ordered to pay more than £300,000 to a family by the High Court.

Potholes in Horham, 2017. Submitted photo.

Horham going potty over pothole problem

A north Suffolk village is going potty over potholes.

Jenny and Clive Aylett, owners of Wortwell Hall Barn, with their Hidden Gem award.

Wortwell bed-and-breakfast recognised with national ‘Hidden Gem’ award

Owners of a picturesque B&B in south Norfolk have been recognised with a national accolade celebrating independent businesses in the hospitality trade.

The Bell Inn in Rickinghall is celebrating one year in business after re-opening under its current management. They will be opened  a new play area at the pub, with management and staff at the ribbon cutting.

Rickinghall’s Bell Inn aiming to be community hub after celebrating one year in business

The managers of the Bell Inn in Rickinghall have set their sights on making the pub a hub of the community, after celebrating one year in business.

Man arrested in Brockdish

Man arrested after car collides with parked vehicles in Brockdish

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car ploughed into three parked vehicles in Brockdish last night.

Crime in Hempnall

Appeal for information after burglary and damage caused in Hempnall

Police are appealing for information after two crimes in Hempnall.

Appeal for pedestrian after collision

Appeal to trace pedestrian after collision in Attleborough

Police are seeking for help in tracing a woman who was involved in a road accident in Attleborough at the weekend.

Police stock

Jewellery stolen in Roydon burglary

Jewellery has been stolen during a burglary in Roydon.

The Diss Parish of St Henry Morse receives the Livesimply award. Submitted photo.

Diss church becomes just 25th to receive award after efforts to become more sustainable

A Catholic church in Diss has become just the 25th parish in the country to receive an award given in recognition of its commitment to live more sustainably.

Roadworks in New Buckenham

TRAVEL INFORMATION: New Buckenham road to close for three days to allow for works

Roadworks on the B1113 in New Buckenham are due to start on Tuesday, May 30 – enforcing a road closure for three days.

Elizabeth Truss.

ELECTION 2017: Conservatives look to boost already big majorities in South West Norfolk, Bury St Edmunds, and West Suffolk

Arguably three of the safest Conservative seats fall in the Diss Express patch – Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, and South West Norfolk.

Diss Post Office

READER LETTER: Is Post Office safe with our MP’s voting record?

At last week’s public meeting Richard Bacon was very vocal about his opposition to the proposed closure of Diss Post Office and the privatisation of Royal Mail.

Diss , Norfolk. Mere Street in Diss

Motorists booked after being caught driving down Mere Street

Three motorists have been punished just days after the town council and the police issued a plea for drivers to stop using Mere Street, Diss, as a through road.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

Power tools stolen in Roydon burglary

Police are appealing for information after a shed was broken into in Roydon.


Family pays tribute to man killed in Besthorpe accident who ‘did his best for everyone’

The family of a man who died in an industrial accident in Besthorpe have paid tribute to him – describing him as someone who “did his best for everyone”.

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