Laurence Flatman, who spent all his working life at the world-famous Blooms nurseries, where he eventually rose to become a director.
The retailer had warned it was planning to make the move unless a buyer could be found.
The shop shut on December 11 and is likely to remain closed for the next few weeks.
Elaine Verhaag takes over Copydiss.
Bright, white shorts ... that’ll be Malcolm.
Get your tickets for this year's panto.
The under-threat Diss Cyclathon may yet be saved.
Local newspapers tread a tricky line at election time.
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Bird flu has been detected at a chicken farm in Mid Suffolk.
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Conversion of a prominent social club and office building in Diss can go ahead.
The station now aims to reach even more communities in south Norfolk and mid Suffolk.
How about putting signs with the start and finish dates, says reader.
Report praised staff for carefully planning and providing a high-quality curriculum.
It will not go ahead next year unless new organisers come forward.
Do you recognise anyone?
The retailer, which has been a staple on the high street since 1961, has gone into administration.
The two-storey motel would replace three holiday cabins in Old Bury Road.
Reader expresses sympathy for another town.