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National furniture company founded in Mellis to axe 112 jobs in ‘wind down’

12 December 2017
National furniture company founded in Mellis to axe 112 jobs in ‘wind down’

National furniture company founded in Mellis to axe 112 jobs in ‘wind down’

12 December 2017

A national furniture company, originating in Mellis nearly 40 years ago, has announced it will lose more 112 jobs as part of an ‘orderly wind down’ after going into administration.


Police warn residents to be vigilant after 110 heating oil thefts in Norfolk

08 December 2017
Police warn residents to be vigilant after 110 heating oil thefts in Norfolk

Police warn residents to be vigilant after 110 heating oil thefts in Norfolk

08 December 2017

Norfolk Police are urging residents to be vigilant after more than 110 heating oil thefts reported in 2017.


Children encouraged to get involved with Diss’ winter fayre and lantern procession on Sunday

07 December 2017
Children encouraged to get involved with Diss’ winter fayre and lantern procession on Sunday

Children encouraged to get involved with Diss’ winter fayre and lantern procession on Sunday

07 December 2017

An illuminating festive event is set to be held in the historical centre of a south Norfolk market town this Sunday.


Diss and District Rotary Club donates a bench to new wildlife garden in Heritage Triangle

06 December 2017
Diss and District Rotary Club donates a bench to new wildlife garden in Heritage Triangle

Diss and District Rotary Club donates a bench to new wildlife garden in Heritage Triangle

06 December 2017

There was no sitting down on the job for Diss and District Rotary Club as they donated a bench to the new wildlife garden in the Heritage Triangle, in Diss.


Diss-based charity and housing provider finds success in Christmas gift boxes appeal

06 December 2017
Diss-based charity and housing provider finds success in Christmas gift boxes appeal

Diss-based charity and housing provider finds success in Christmas gift boxes appeal

06 December 2017

Supporters of Solo Housing gathered to create something extra special for the festive season – 100 gift boxes full of items donated by local businesses and individuals.


Race is on to raise funds to keep treasure found in Winfarthing in the county

05 December 2017
Race is on to raise funds to keep treasure found in Winfarthing in the county

Race is on to raise funds to keep treasure found in Winfarthing in the county

05 December 2017

Nationally significant treasure more than 1,300 years old is now at the centre of a fundraising appeal to keep the find in the county.


Discovery leads Suffolk duo to open pop-up shop in Diss offering veneers and vintage items

05 December 2017
Discovery leads Suffolk duo to open pop-up shop in Diss offering veneers and vintage items

Discovery leads Suffolk duo to open pop-up shop in Diss offering veneers and vintage items

05 December 2017

When well-preserved Edwardian veneers were rescued, it offered a Suffolk duo the chance to set up their own pop-up shop with a very vintage feel.


Readers react to closure of NatWest branch in Diss

05 December 2017
Readers react to closure of NatWest branch in Diss

Readers react to closure of NatWest branch in Diss

05 December 2017

Readers of the Diss Express have been vocal in their reaction to the closure of the NatWest branch in Mere Street.


Suffolk businessman to drive up money for charities in epic roadtrip to Greece

05 December 2017
Suffolk businessman to drive up money for charities in epic roadtrip to Greece

Suffolk businessman to drive up money for charities in epic roadtrip to Greece

05 December 2017

A Suffolk businessman, who survived a heart attack 30 years ago, has pledged to complete a lifetime ambition – to do a 2,000 mile classic car road trip and raise thousands.


Almost 500 firearms surrendered to police in Norfolk and Suffolk last month

01 December 2017
Almost 500 firearms surrendered to police in Norfolk and Suffolk last month

Almost 500 firearms surrendered to police in Norfolk and Suffolk last month

01 December 2017

Almost 500 firearms were handed in to police forces in Norfolk and Suffolk in a surrender last month.


Paralympian Sean Rose gives motivation to sponsored students at Roydon Primary School

01 December 2017
Paralympian Sean Rose gives motivation to sponsored students at Roydon Primary School

Paralympian Sean Rose gives motivation to sponsored students at Roydon Primary School

01 December 2017

On the first bitter morning of December, young students fought off the winter blues with a helping hand from paralympian Sean Rose.


NatWest in Diss to close after customers choose to go digital

01 December 2017
NatWest in Diss to close after customers choose to go digital

NatWest in Diss to close after customers choose to go digital

01 December 2017

NatWest has announced its branch in Diss will be closing its doors next year after a change in how people use the bank’s services.


Fitness coach puts Long Stratton into spin to raise money for charity

28 November 2017
Fitness coach puts Long Stratton into spin to raise money for charity

Fitness coach puts Long Stratton into spin to raise money for charity

28 November 2017

Ali Buck has been in a spin raising more than £500 for a good cause.


Roydon girl guides lend a helping hand at Waveney foodbank

28 November 2017
Roydon girl guides lend a helping hand at Waveney foodbank

Roydon girl guides lend a helping hand at Waveney foodbank

28 November 2017

The 1st Roydon Girl Guides have been busy helping those in need within the local community.


Attleborough Academy Sixth Form builds bridges as students tackle construction challenge

28 November 2017
Attleborough Academy Sixth Form builds bridges as students tackle construction challenge

Attleborough Academy Sixth Form builds bridges as students tackle construction challenge

28 November 2017


Nominations for Suffolk’s Youth Parliament now open

27 November 2017
Nominations for Suffolk’s Youth Parliament now open

Nominations for Suffolk’s Youth Parliament now open

27 November 2017

Young people with a thirst for politics now have the ideal opportunity to get involved as nominations for Suffolk’s Youth Parliament are now open.


Sold: Community group successful in purchasing Cross Keys pub in Redgrave

27 November 2017
Sold: Community group successful in purchasing Cross Keys pub in Redgrave

Sold: Community group successful in purchasing Cross Keys pub in Redgrave

27 November 2017

It has been a battle that has raged on for several months, but now a community group have successfully purchased a Suffolk village pub.


Residents vote in favour of Attleborough’s Neighbourhood Plan in referendum vote

24 November 2017
Residents vote in favour of Attleborough’s Neighbourhood Plan in referendum vote

Residents vote in favour of Attleborough’s Neighbourhood Plan in referendum vote

24 November 2017

It has been revealed that more than 90 per cent of voters who turned out yesterday voted to back a Norfolk town’s neighbourhood plan.


Stylish graduate Chloe becomes Diss’ latest fashion business owner

24 November 2017
Stylish graduate Chloe becomes Diss’ latest fashion business owner

Stylish graduate Chloe becomes Diss’ latest fashion business owner

24 November 2017

Opening a clothing shop in a Norfolk market town isn’t the obvious career trajectory for a graduate fresh out of university – but for Chloe Howard it was a chance to follow her passion.


East Coast Hospice charity shop in Diss closed down

24 November 2017
East Coast Hospice charity shop in Diss closed down

East Coast Hospice charity shop in Diss closed down

24 November 2017

A charity shop in Diss has been suddenly closed down by its head office – despite originally set to close in January next year.


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