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Joe Hadden

Joe Hadden is a reporter for both the Diss Express and Suffolk News, covering parts of Norfolk and Suffolk for his role.

£2.6m sports centre revamp edges closer

18 October 2022
£2.6m sports centre revamp edges closer

£2.6m sports centre revamp edges closer

18 October 2022

Plans to deliver a multi-million pound expansion of a sports centre in Attleborough have been given the go-ahead.


Pokémon plays its cards right for Kieran's new venture

18 October 2022
Pokémon plays its cards right for Kieran's new venture

Pokémon plays its cards right for Kieran's new venture

18 October 2022

A 22-year-old is riding the wave of the latest Pokémon revival by launching his own collectables store.


Widower compiling wife's undiscovered poems after finding them in a writing bureau

16 October 2022
Widower compiling wife's undiscovered poems after finding them in a writing bureau

Widower compiling wife's undiscovered poems after finding them in a writing bureau

16 October 2022

Mike Stannard found a selection of his wife Mary’s poems lying around in a writing bureau – months after her death to lung cancer in April.


Volunteers return to river for mammoth litterpicking effort

15 October 2022
Volunteers return to river for mammoth litterpicking effort

Volunteers return to river for mammoth litterpicking effort

15 October 2022

Dozens of volunteers returned to Waveney last weekend as efforts to clear up the litter-infested river continue.


Mandatory housing measures put in place as bird flu cases soar

14 October 2022
Mandatory housing measures put in place as bird flu cases soar

Mandatory housing measures put in place as bird flu cases soar

14 October 2022

A rise in bird flu has seen mandatory housing measures put in place across Norfolk and Suffolk.


Science teacher would be "really drunk" during lessons, panel hears

13 October 2022
Science teacher would be "really drunk" during lessons, panel hears

Science teacher would be "really drunk" during lessons, panel hears

13 October 2022

Zara Merali would often be seen slurring her words and would sometimes leave pupils unattended for up to 10 minutes, a panel heard last month.


Man, 32, asked officers “why do you want to kill me?” before death

10 October 2022
Man, 32, asked officers “why do you want to kill me?” before death

Man, 32, asked officers “why do you want to kill me?” before death

10 October 2022

Krystian Kilkowski died at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital on August 11, his 32nd birthday, the day after being detained by police.


Stonemasons called in to lift mysterious slab at church

09 October 2022
Stonemasons called in to lift mysterious slab at church

Stonemasons called in to lift mysterious slab at church

09 October 2022

Stonemasons were called in to lift up a mysterious slab at a south Norfolk church and put to rest years of speculation.


Litterpickers collect enough waste to fill six bin bags from river

08 October 2022
Litterpickers collect enough waste to fill six bin bags from river

Litterpickers collect enough waste to fill six bin bags from river

08 October 2022

A Christmas tree, car bumper and 54 plastic bottles were discovered in the River Waveney by volunteers last week.


Campaigners slam Liz Truss for not weighing in on controversial pylon project

07 October 2022
Campaigners slam Liz Truss for not weighing in on controversial pylon project

Campaigners slam Liz Truss for not weighing in on controversial pylon project

07 October 2022

Campaigners have said the embattled PM is 'not bothered' enough to state her position on National Grid's East Anglia GREEN.


Council sets aside money for warm banks to open in Norfolk

06 October 2022
Council sets aside money for warm banks to open in Norfolk

Council sets aside money for warm banks to open in Norfolk

06 October 2022

Norfolk Community Council is preparing for 'Community Hot-Spots' – public buildings for freezing residents unable to keep the heating on at home.


Council pulls out all the stops to celebrate lollipop lady's 80th

04 October 2022
Council pulls out all the stops to celebrate lollipop lady's 80th

Council pulls out all the stops to celebrate lollipop lady's 80th

04 October 2022

A town’s longest serving lollipop lady has celebrated her 80th birthday – and has no plans to give up the job she loves just yet.


Shop and council in dispute over street music

03 October 2022
Shop and council in dispute over street music

Shop and council in dispute over street music

03 October 2022

A shop owner claims that South Norfolk Council told him to stop playing music into the street – but the council have insisted that is not the case.


Author's signing of new cybercrime novel coincides with wife's 40-year anniversary at bookstore

02 October 2022
Author's signing of new cybercrime novel coincides with wife's 40-year anniversary at bookstore

Author's signing of new cybercrime novel coincides with wife's 40-year anniversary at bookstore

02 October 2022

David and Sally Crawford will celebrate a special day for each of them at Diss Publishing this week.


Owners of Grade-II listed home shortlisted for national award after colossal two-year renovation project

01 October 2022
Owners of Grade-II listed home shortlisted for national award after colossal two-year renovation project

Owners of Grade-II listed home shortlisted for national award after colossal two-year renovation project

01 October 2022

Hannah and Ban Nairn have worked day in, day out to restore the historic cottage, which is believed to sit on the site of a 10th-century Saxon fort.


Shop owner brought to tears after waiting 11 hours to see Queen lying in state

30 September 2022
Shop owner brought to tears after waiting 11 hours to see Queen lying in state

Shop owner brought to tears after waiting 11 hours to see Queen lying in state

30 September 2022

Ravi Thirunavukkarasu made the long drive to London by himself to pay his respects to his beloved Queen Elizabeth.


Surveillance Zone in place following bird flu outbreak

29 September 2022
Surveillance Zone in place following bird flu outbreak

Surveillance Zone in place following bird flu outbreak

29 September 2022

Defra have warned poultry keepers to remain vigilant amidst a worrying rise of cases across the region.


Firewood and food vouchers offered up to help with cost of living crisis

27 September 2022
Firewood and food vouchers offered up to help with cost of living crisis

Firewood and food vouchers offered up to help with cost of living crisis

27 September 2022

Diss' largest business is offering up food vouchers and firewood to its staff to help with the cost of living crisis.


Artists exhibition pays subtle tribute to England Lionesses' Euros glory

26 September 2022
Artists exhibition pays subtle tribute to England Lionesses' Euros glory

Artists exhibition pays subtle tribute to England Lionesses' Euros glory

26 September 2022

An exhibition of Debbie Storey's work will be on display for the next three weeks.


Bishop blesses the launch of long-awaited school merger

25 September 2022
Bishop blesses the launch of long-awaited school merger

Bishop blesses the launch of long-awaited school merger

25 September 2022

The Bishop of Thetford led a special ceremony this week to mark the long-awaited launch of a town's new all-through school.


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