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Conservative Giles Orpen-Smellie to become Norfolk's next Police and Crime Commissioner

08 May 2021
Conservative Giles Orpen-Smellie to become Norfolk's next Police and Crime Commissioner

Conservative Giles Orpen-Smellie to become Norfolk's next Police and Crime Commissioner

08 May 2021

His win rounds off a succesful weekend for the Conservatives, following the count for the County Council elections yesterday.


Ballot counting begins for Norfolk Police and Crime and Commissioner

08 May 2021
Ballot counting begins for Norfolk Police and Crime and Commissioner

Ballot counting begins for Norfolk Police and Crime and Commissioner

08 May 2021

Results on who will be the county's next police and crime commissioner is expected this afternoon.


Radio station looks at expansion with green light for additional studio

08 May 2021
Radio station looks at expansion with green light for additional studio

Radio station looks at expansion with green light for additional studio

08 May 2021

Plans are under way to create a walk-in satellite studio as part of an expansion project by a local community radio station.


Alison Thomas holds her Long Stratton seat at Norfolk County Council elections

07 May 2021
Alison Thomas holds her Long Stratton seat at Norfolk County Council elections

Alison Thomas holds her Long Stratton seat at Norfolk County Council elections

07 May 2021

Councillor Thomas' marks a home sweep for Conservatives across the Diss Express area.


Breaking: Keith Kiddie wins Diss and Roydon

07 May 2021
Breaking: Keith Kiddie wins Diss and Roydon

Breaking: Keith Kiddie wins Diss and Roydon

07 May 2021

Councillor Kiddie has held his seat at the 2021 local elections.


Local elections: Ballot count for Diss and Roydon begins

07 May 2021
Local elections: Ballot count for Diss and Roydon begins

Local elections: Ballot count for Diss and Roydon begins

07 May 2021

Almost 3,000 ballots were cast by residents in Diss and Roydon.


WATCH: Diss and Roydon election candidates speak ahead of ballot count

07 May 2021
WATCH: Diss and Roydon election candidates speak ahead of ballot count

WATCH: Diss and Roydon election candidates speak ahead of ballot count

07 May 2021

Election candidates for the Diss and Roydon seat have spoken ahead of the ballot count, which is expected to begin at 2pm.


LIVE: Ballots being verified ahead of Norfolk County Council election result

07 May 2021
LIVE: Ballots being verified ahead of Norfolk County Council election result

LIVE: Ballots being verified ahead of Norfolk County Council election result

07 May 2021

Ballots are currently being verified at Norfolk Showground to determine the winners and losers of the county council elections.


Freddie, five, invited to cut ribbon for the return of Kuzma the tiger

07 May 2021
Freddie, five, invited to cut ribbon for the return of Kuzma the tiger

Freddie, five, invited to cut ribbon for the return of Kuzma the tiger

07 May 2021

Freddie was invited to welcome the return of Kuzma after the zoo’s boss overheard his disappointment at seeing the empty enclosure weeks earlier.


Brass band put on a show outside care home to celebrate resident's 100th birthday

06 May 2021
Brass band put on a show outside care home to celebrate resident's 100th birthday

Brass band put on a show outside care home to celebrate resident's 100th birthday

06 May 2021

A six-piece brass band staged a surprise performance outside a care home to celebrate a resident’s 100th birthday last week.


Town council issues full apology to councillors after 'malicious campaign' to remove them from their positions

05 May 2021
Town council issues full apology to councillors after 'malicious campaign' to remove them from their positions

Town council issues full apology to councillors after 'malicious campaign' to remove them from their positions

05 May 2021

In an unreserved apology, the council admitted to “procedural impropriety and complete disregard to due process".


Developments do not infringe planning policies, says council

03 May 2021
Developments do not infringe planning policies, says council

Developments do not infringe planning policies, says council

03 May 2021

A district council has responded to residents voicing their opposition to housing developments they believe are encroaching on local green spaces.


Infrastructure will be crucial to our recovery, says MP

30 April 2021
Infrastructure will be crucial to our recovery, says MP

Infrastructure will be crucial to our recovery, says MP

30 April 2021

“We need to build back better, and that’s going to involve investment in infrastructure, broadband and housing," Richard Bacon has claimed.


Tributes paid to Laura Turner-Hewitt, a year on from her death to coronavirus

27 April 2021
Tributes paid to Laura Turner-Hewitt, a year on from her death to coronavirus

Tributes paid to Laura Turner-Hewitt, a year on from her death to coronavirus

27 April 2021

At the time of her death, Miss Turner-Hewitt was believed to be one of the youngest people in East Anglia to die from the virus.


Outcry as land cleared for housing and trees felled at beauty spot

26 April 2021
Outcry as land cleared for housing and trees felled at beauty spot

Outcry as land cleared for housing and trees felled at beauty spot

26 April 2021

People have voiced their opposition to a series of new housing developments at a picturesque site in Diss.


Controversial plans to build KFC and Starbucks in rural Suffolk are refused

19 April 2021
Controversial plans to build KFC and Starbucks in rural Suffolk are refused

Controversial plans to build KFC and Starbucks in rural Suffolk are refused

19 April 2021

The application was rejected today, citing the threat of an increased flood risk if they were to go ahead.


Former window cleaner opens the UK's first Indian deli

19 April 2021
Former window cleaner opens the UK's first Indian deli

Former window cleaner opens the UK's first Indian deli

19 April 2021

Philip Mitchell has opened a delicatessen serving traditional, slow-cooked Indian cuisine – which he claims is the first of its kind in the country.


Schoolgirl wins regional mental health bookmark competition

18 April 2021
Schoolgirl wins regional mental health bookmark competition

Schoolgirl wins regional mental health bookmark competition

18 April 2021

Sophie Cutting’s bookmark design – addressing mental health problems in children – has been crowned the winner of a county-wide competition.


One of town's oldest employers leaves after half a century

16 April 2021
One of town's oldest employers leaves after half a century

One of town's oldest employers leaves after half a century

16 April 2021

The company will be leaving Diss after more than 50 years in the town.


Schoolboy, 11, recognised by Professional Darts Corporation after becoming one of the youngest people to hit nine-dart finish

16 April 2021
Schoolboy, 11, recognised by Professional Darts Corporation after becoming one of the youngest people to hit nine-dart finish

Schoolboy, 11, recognised by Professional Darts Corporation after becoming one of the youngest people to hit nine-dart finish

16 April 2021

The PDC has sent Harvey Stringer a nine-dart pin – usually reserved for players who hit a nine-darter in a professional game.


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