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Hero airman who crashed and died in Harleston remembered – 100 years on

A Canadian airman, who died when his aircraft crashed in Harleston during the First World War, was remembered on the 100th anniversary of the incident.

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Vehicle seizure in Diss.

Driver with no insurance and revoked licence has vehicle seized by police in Diss

A driver has had their vehicle seized by police in Diss after they were found to have no insurance and a revoked licence.

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Diss Corn Hall. Photo: Mark Bullimore.

READER LETTERS: Reaction to 90th birthday party at Diss Corn Hall

Seating such a real let down

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Clare and Paul Mackmin. Clare's Game will take place on August 13 at Scole United FC.

Clare’s Game: friends and family to unite for charity football match in memory of Wortham woman

A charity football match will take place at Scole United FC in memory of a Wortham woman who died earlier this year.

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Long Stratton fire crew saves boy stuck in play equipment.

Three-year-old boy stuck in play equipment rescued by fire crew in Long Stratton

A three-year-old boy has been rescued after becoming stuck in play equipment in Manor Road, Long Stratton this morning.

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Brexit

READER LETTER: We should leave EU first before worrying about £350m a week NHS offer

I wish to respond to Sue Hardman (Letters, Diss Express, July 7) as it seems she, like so many people, believe the Government had reneged on the offer to invest £350 million per week into the NHS during the Brexit campaign.

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Man charged after Mendlesham crash.

Wisbech man charged after fatal Mendlesham crash

A 50-year-old man from Wisbech has been charged after a fatal crash on the A140 at Mendlesham on Tuesday.

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Chimney fire in Garboldisham.

Fire crew extinguishes chimney blaze in Garboldisham

A crew from Thetford have extinguished a chimney fire in Church Road, Garboldisham at about 4pm today.

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Man killed in Mendlesham crash named

Man killed in Mendlesham A140 crash named

A man who died after an accident in Mendlesham yesterday has been formally named as 43-year-old Colin Fisk from Kesgrave.

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A charity motorcycle ride, from Diss to Old Buckenham, has raised more than �1,800 for The Brain Tumour Charity. Submitted photo.

Burston man admits a tear or two was shed at ‘emotional’ charity motorbike ride for friend diagnosed with brain tumour

A Burston man who organised a charity motorbike ride after his friend was diagnosed with a brain tumour admits he shed a tear or two on an emotional day.

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Feline Care celebrates its Summer Open Day.

Feline Care’s summer open day in East Harling raises £4,485

Sunday saw Feline Care in East Harling celebrate its Summer Open Day with a mix of ukuleles and magic – raising £4,485 in the process.

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Fersfield, Norfolk. St Andrews Church, Fersfield. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

‘Unique’ experience with internationally-renowned musicians in Fersfield next month

A pair on internationally-renowned musicians who have recently made Fersfield their home are to give local youngsters a rare and unique experience next month.

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Waveney Valley Community First responders hold a free drop in event for the demonstration on how to use a defibrillator.

Responders give demonstrations after Wortwell pub successfully raises funds for defibrillator

It was all about saving lives on Tuesday night at the Wortwell Bell pub in Wortwell as the Waveney First Responders demonstrated how to use a defibrillators – after the pub’s owners fundraised for one to be installed.

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Norfolk and Waveney STP rated as advanced

‘Advanced’ rating for Norfolk and Waveney’s Sustainability and Transformation Plan

Norfolk and Waveney’s Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) has been rated as ‘advanced’ in a new national assessment of its progress.

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Specsavers in Mere Street, Diss raised money for the Royal National Insititute of Blind People with cakes and games.

Diss Specsavers holds a dot-themed day to raise money for RNIB

Cakes, games and prizes were all on offer as Specsavers in Mere Street, Diss, hosted a dot-themed day to raise funds for the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).

The theme of dots highlighted the importance of Braille on behalf of the RNIB, which support those with sight loss.

The day raised £288 for theRNIB.

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Car fire in Attleborough.

Fire crew tackles car fire in Attleborough

A fire crew from Attleborough have extinguished a car fire on enclosed ground in Dunnett Close this morning.

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David Ashworth

Permanent chief fire officer for Norfolk

Norfolk County Council has today announced the appointment of a new permanent chief fire officer (CFO) for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS).

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Mark Westley Photography Mid Suffolk District Council building in Needham Market.

READER LETTER: Mid Suffolk and Barbergh District Councils have failed in their housing policy

It is time for the leaders of Mid-Suffolk and Babergh district councils to openly admit the failings in their housing policy and set out what they will do to improve the situation.

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Accident

UPDATED: Man arrested following Mendlesham fatal collision

Police investigating a fatal road traffic collision in Mendlesham today have arrested a man in connection with the incident.

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Airshow returns to Old Buckenham.

Old Buckenham Airshow returns this weekend

The award-winning Old Buckenham Airshow will be landing at the village’s airfield this weekend.

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