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Kevin Hurst is a trainee reporter on the Bury Free Press and Suffolk News and has been with the company for more than five years.

‘Jonathan was a family man full of love and laughter’: family pay tribute to father-of-four killed in Earsham crash

29 February 2024
‘Jonathan was a family man full of love and laughter’: family pay tribute to father-of-four killed in Earsham crash

‘Jonathan was a family man full of love and laughter’: family pay tribute to father-of-four killed in Earsham crash

29 February 2024

The family of a father have paid tribute to him after the drink driver who killed him was jailed for nine years today.


‘Erratic’ drink driver who killed father-of-four in Earsham crash jailed

29 February 2024
‘Erratic’ drink driver who killed father-of-four in Earsham crash jailed

‘Erratic’ drink driver who killed father-of-four in Earsham crash jailed

29 February 2024

A drink driver who was more than three times over the limit and killed a 40-year-old when he veered into the opposite lane of traffic has been jailed.


Two-vehicle collision sees air ambulance attend and people rescued by fire crews

27 February 2024
Two-vehicle collision sees air ambulance attend and people rescued by fire crews

Two-vehicle collision sees air ambulance attend and people rescued by fire crews

27 February 2024

Emergency services are still at the scene of a two vehicle collision in Attleborough.


Wanted man arrested after two-month search by police

27 February 2024
Wanted man arrested after two-month search by police

Wanted man arrested after two-month search by police

27 February 2024

A wanted man from Norwich who had been on the run for about two months has finally been arrested by police.


Keepers welcome South American fur seals to Banham Zoo

27 February 2024
Keepers welcome South American fur seals to Banham Zoo

Keepers welcome South American fur seals to Banham Zoo

27 February 2024

A pair of South American fur seals are settling into their new surroundings at Banham Zoo.


All that jazz: World-class trumpeter set for Corn Hall show

22 February 2024
All that jazz: World-class trumpeter set for Corn Hall show

All that jazz: World-class trumpeter set for Corn Hall show

22 February 2024

An acclaimed singer and trumpeter with a world famous jazz band is set to make her first appearance in Diss next month.


Founder of funeral service celebrates 20 years of business

21 February 2024
Founder of funeral service celebrates 20 years of business

Founder of funeral service celebrates 20 years of business

21 February 2024

A highly respected funeral director is celebrating 20 years of compassionate service to the community.


Village primary school takes on three-day STEM challenges

20 February 2024
Village primary school takes on three-day STEM challenges

Village primary school takes on three-day STEM challenges

20 February 2024

Pupils from Occold Primary School have been learning the basics behind coding websites, creating apps and how the digestive system works.


AI technology offers families a glimpse of Norfolk’s real Masters of the Air

20 February 2024
AI technology offers families a glimpse of Norfolk’s real Masters of the Air

AI technology offers families a glimpse of Norfolk’s real Masters of the Air

20 February 2024

Artificial intelligence is set to make it easier for people to discover the experiences of their ancestors in Norfolk during the Second World War


Lights, Camera, Action!: Norfolk Film Office pilot is launched

19 February 2024
Lights, Camera, Action!: Norfolk Film Office pilot is launched

Lights, Camera, Action!: Norfolk Film Office pilot is launched

19 February 2024

Norfolk Screen has been awarded a two-year contract to become the official film office for the county.


High school uses TV shows for inspiration to raise £2,500 for EACH

19 February 2024
High school uses TV shows for inspiration to raise £2,500 for EACH

High school uses TV shows for inspiration to raise £2,500 for EACH

19 February 2024

Staff members were put through a series of weird and wonderful challenges as Diss High School raised £2,500 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.


Harleston Library celebrates 60 years of loaning page-turners

18 February 2024
Harleston Library celebrates 60 years of loaning page-turners

Harleston Library celebrates 60 years of loaning page-turners

18 February 2024

Book lovers were in their element in Harleston on Wednesday as the town’s library celebrated its 60th anniversary.


Town charging hub developer gives update on plans for site

18 February 2024
Town charging hub developer gives update on plans for site

Town charging hub developer gives update on plans for site

18 February 2024

The developer hoping to bring a £2 million electric vehicle charging hub to Diss gives an update on the situation.


Corn Hall exhibition honours Metfield-based artist

17 February 2024
Corn Hall exhibition honours Metfield-based artist

Corn Hall exhibition honours Metfield-based artist

17 February 2024

Diss Corn Hall welcomed visitors to its upper gallery this week to appreciate the work of a Metfield artist.


After a 51-year association, we bid farewell to Mere Quacks

17 February 2024
After a 51-year association, we bid farewell to Mere Quacks

After a 51-year association, we bid farewell to Mere Quacks

17 February 2024

The creator and artist of the highly-popular Mere Quacks, which has been part of the Diss Express for more than 50 years, has drawn his last.


Charlie the Shetland pony back to full health after trauma

16 February 2024
Charlie the Shetland pony back to full health after trauma

Charlie the Shetland pony back to full health after trauma

16 February 2024

A 26-year-old miniature pony, who was so thin that you could see his spine, ribs and hips, is doing well in the care of a horse sanctuary.


Police appeal after cyclist dies in town collision

16 February 2024
Police appeal after cyclist dies in town collision

Police appeal after cyclist dies in town collision

16 February 2024

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision involving a cyclist in Diss.


Motorcyclist dies in two-vehicle collision

16 February 2024
Motorcyclist dies in two-vehicle collision

Motorcyclist dies in two-vehicle collision

16 February 2024

A motorcyclist has died following a serious road traffic collision in Hoxne.


Town community fridge project forced to close after helpers verbally abused

16 February 2024
Town community fridge project forced to close after helpers verbally abused

Town community fridge project forced to close after helpers verbally abused

16 February 2024

A community initiative has been forced to close until further notice after volunteers were subjected to verbal abuse.


Police appeal after Tommy silhouette damaged in town

15 February 2024
Police appeal after Tommy silhouette damaged in town

Police appeal after Tommy silhouette damaged in town

15 February 2024

Police are appealing for witnesses after a memorial figure was damaged in Harleston.


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