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Scam warning after false HMRC calls in Suffolk

Suffolk Police have warned of a telephone scam following reports this week that a number of residents have been contacted by a caller claiming to be from the tax office, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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Harleston. General views of the high street and town.

Council insists parking offers ‘non-negotiable’ as Harleston must make decision by end of October

South Norfolk Council has insisted its position on car parking in Harleston is ‘non-negotiable’.

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Greater Anglia train at Diss railway station. Picture: Andrew Martin.

Diss rail commuters delayed after person struck by train

Rail commuters in Diss found themselves facing delays of up to 70 minutes yesterday evening – after a person was struck by a train in Ingatestone.

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South Norfolk Police are appealing for the publics help to identify two men in the Diss area. Picture: South Norfolk Police.

Police appeal for identity of two men following burglary in Diss

South Norfolk Police are appealing for the public’s help to identify two men in the Diss area.

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Kenton paedophile jailed after sex with 14-year-old

A Suffolk man who performed a sex act with a girl of 14 after watching child porn on his computer was today jailed for six years and nine months.

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Pulham Market, Norfolk. Flowers and tributes at the scene of the crash in Pulham Market, where three teenagers Kyle Warren, 17, Billy Hines, 16, and Dominic O�"Neill, 18, died following the accident on April 6 on Tivetshall Road just outside the village.   Picture: MARK BULLIMORE PHOTOGRAPHY

Charity game in Diss will celebrate lives of teens killed in Pulham Market crash

Friends and family of three teens killed in a car accident in Pulham Market earlier this year will come together to celebrate their lives at a memorial football match at Diss Town FC on Thursday, September 28.

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Charles Wilson and Matt Purling will cycle from Lands End to Norwich Cathedral later this month. Submitted picture.

Eye and Scottow pair to brave Land’s End to Norwich cycle for charities

Two men will brave a gruelling cycle from Land’s End to Norwich Cathedral to raise money for homeless charity Emmaus Norfolk and Waveney and the British Heart Foundation.

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Harleston. General views of the high street and town.

Auditions opening for Harleston Player’s production of Around The World in 80 Days

Aspiring amateur actors and actresses have the chance to be in the Harleston Player’s latest production, Around The World in 80 Days.

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Emma Poppenborg and Wagobera Christopher.

‘I can’t stress enough what a huge support the community has been’ – Emma’s annual jumble sale returns to Wortham next month

The founder of a charity to support young people in Uganda says she will be returning to the country next year to see the inspiration behind the organisation.

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Police close road.

BREAKING: Road closure after cars collide in Harleston

Police, fire and ambulance services have been called to Harleston after two cars collided.

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The new plant at Snetterton.

Breckland Council chairman says local economy will be boosted as Snetterton Renewable Energy Plant opens

The chairman of Breckland Council says the local economy will be boosted after a new renewable energy plant in Snetterton was formally opened last Thursday.

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Occold, Suffolk. The Beaconsfield Arms in Occold has re-opened pictured are Leigh Linnett and Peter McSloy who are running the pub.   Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Raise a glass: The Beaconsfield Arms reopens in Occold

After working for 40 years in construction, Peter McSloy decided to follow his ambition and buy the The Beaconsfield Arms in Occold, near Eye.

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Road closure in Aslacton

Aslacton braced for five-day road closure for ‘major’ work

There will be a road closure in Aslacton for five days next month as Norfolk County Council carries out “major carriageway reconstruction works”.

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The roadshow visits Diss later this year

Roadshow heading to Norfolk and Suffolk to boost the region’s businesses

Free business roadshows are set to offer advice and funding support to small-to-medium enterprises across Norfolk and Suffolk this autumn.

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John and Jean Rhall celebrate their 65th wedding anniverary. Submitted picture.

Couple in Diss reveal the secret of a happy marriage on 65th anniversary

A Diss couple reflected on their “wonderful life together” as they celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary today.

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Society chairman, Greta Sturgeon, won the Silver Challenge Plate for best decorative exhibit at the Early Autumn Show. Submitted picture.

Entries flourish at Diss & District Horticultural Society’s autumn show

Things blossomed at the Diss & District Horticultural Society Early autumn show as dahlias and chrysanthemums were among the entries to be judged.

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Christine Brennan and her book, Metfield: Tales From a Suffolk Village 1928-2017. Submitted pictures.

Metfield woman explores village’s past with new book

A Metfield woman is to turn back the clock with a new book about the village’s past.

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The A1066 in Diss.

Concerns about traffic, school places and rat running? Residents encouraged to have their say as Diss and District Neighbourhood Plan progresses

Local residents are being encouraged to get their irks off their chest this Friday and Saturday in Diss Market Place.

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Cat of the Week - Puss Puss.

CATS OF THE WEEK: Ginge and Puss Puss

This handsome couple are best friends, who came together from their previous home so would very much like a new life together.

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A new Greater Anglia Class 170208 train

Rail strike looms across Greater Anglia in guards dispute

The rail union RMT today confirmed its Greater Anglia members will take two days of strike action over the potential extension of driver only operation.

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