Saturday's local football round-up

Stowmarket Town won their seventh game in a row in style while Framlingham Town put themselves two points from securing a historic promotion while Hadleigh failed to take advantage of Haverhill Borough's draw at the bottom end of the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division.
TOP TEAM: Under-10 Boys

Plenty to cheer about at Norfolk tournament

While none of their three under-10 teams were ultimately crowned champions, Harleston Magpies still had plenty to be positive about at Norfolk’s Mini Hockey event in Watton on Sunday.

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Mere's Mouth toilets. Picture: Mark Bullimore

Mere’s Mouth toilet block set to be demolished

The public toilet block at Mere’s Mouth in Diss looks set to be demolished.

WINNERS: Diss U-14s

Young Blues show character to triumph in the Shield contest

Diss Under-14s returned from the Colchester Festival with some silverware to show for their efforts.

STANDING FIRM: Andrew Bedwell was part of a defiant first-half defensive performance from Harleston Magpies

Fifth-placed Magpies sign off following an away loss


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ROUTINE WIN: Debenham celebrate one of their two goals against Cornard

Debenham defence looking solid ahead of derby date

Debenham LC may have some of the most potent attackers in the Thurlow Nunn League First Division, but manager Leon Moore has been particularly pleased with his defence in recent weeks.

Norwich City - Ed Seaman

Norwich City fan Ed Seaman’s column: How to measure progress?

If I had a pound for every time this Norwich City side had been called a ‘work in progress’, I would be a wealthy man.

Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Ipswich Town fan Dave Gooderham’s column: Entertainment key for new boss

This week it was Steven Gerrard’s turn.

SKIPPER: Liam Bryant

Walsham aiming for solid season following promotion

Consolidation is Walsham-le-Willows Cricket Club’s major aim this season, but captain Liam Bryant is backing his team to dish out a bloody nose or two along the way.

NEW ARRIVAL: Diss have a new overseas bowler

Meenhorst arrives as overseas player for Diss in 2018

Diss Cricket Club have marked their return to the Dipple & Conway Norfolk Cricket Alliance Premier Division with the signing of an exciting overseas bowler, writes Liam Apicella.

LEADING THE WAY: Adam Gusterson

Harleston’s title charge remains on course

It is shaping up to be a season to remember for Harleston Town manager Adam Gusterson.

DERBY DAY: Mel Aldis's Framlingham head to his former club Debenham at the weekend

Framlingham will rotate for derby clash

Mel Aldis is expecting no favours when his Framlingham Town side head to local rivals Debenham LC tomorrow (3pm), writes Liam Apicella.

STEPPING DOWN: Leigh Sitch will  not skipper Harleston Magpies Men's first team next season, but he will continue to feature in the role of player-assistant coach

Sitch relinquishes role as captain of Magpies

After more than a decade-long stint, Leigh Sitch has taken the decision to stand down as captain of Harleston Magpies Men’s first team.

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Fressinglfield residents are fed up of the village sewers overflowing.'''''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Fressingfield villagers fear old sewers will not cope

Worried villagers in Fressingfield are calling for action after sewers in the village overflowed for the fourth time in four months.

Alice Ryan and Samantha Nice celebrate Velvet's award win last night

Velvet and Cambridge Independent win top UK awards

Velvet magazine has been named the best in the UK.

GOOD WIN: Barnaby Chenery was among the tries for Diss Saracens

MATCH REPORT: Saracens too strong for Cottenham

Diss Saracens got revenge for their defeat earlier on the season by beating Cottenham 51-29 on Saturday.

Ordtek Ltd have secured new contracts in the USA and Taiwan  Pictured: Kate Grimley, Lee Gooderham, Robin Broadley, Ben Broadley, Lisa Baggaley and Henry McPartland     PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Diss bomb specialist secures deal to work overseas

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Police on the scene of a road traffic collision on Vitcoria Road, Diss.

UPDATE: Driver and passengers of flipped over car in Diss uninjured

A woman and three children walked away without injury from a road traffic collision in Diss.

Picture by Graeme Taplin. Courtesy of Diss Town Council and Diss & District Neighbourhood Planning Group

Diss and district survey reveals what public want most

The chairman of a Diss and district neighbourhood planning group says he has been encouraged by the response to a recent consultation on the future of the district.

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Review: Cilla The Musical, Theatre Royal Norwich

Review: Cilla, Theatre Royal Norwich

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