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Residents condemn National Grid pylon plans at Parish Council meeting

Residents condemn National Grid pylon plans at Parish Council meeting

Residents condemn National Grid pylon plans at Parish Council meeting

26 May 2022

Residents and councillors slammed the 'breathtaking arrogance' of National Grid’s consultation process


Shock as painting hung up at family home for 60 years worth up to £50,000

Shock as painting hung up at family home for 60 years worth up to £50,000

Shock as painting hung up at family home for 60 years worth up to £50,000

21 May 2022

The painting, by 19th century French painter Jean Victor Louis Faure, had hung up at an unsuspecting family's home for almost six decades


Villagers express horror after Ukraine flags are spray painted in Nazi graffiti

Villagers express horror after Ukraine flags are spray painted in Nazi graffiti

Villagers express horror after Ukraine flags are spray painted in Nazi graffiti

20 May 2022

Council officials have branded the vandalism as "absolutely unacceptable"


Generous donation from charity sees defibrillator installed at high school

Generous donation from charity sees defibrillator installed at high school

Generous donation from charity sees defibrillator installed at high school

16 May 2022

A national charity has provided the defibrillator to offer potentially lifesaving help for students


Council commission flocking birds sculpture to go up in town centre

Council commission flocking birds sculpture to go up in town centre

Council commission flocking birds sculpture to go up in town centre

14 May 2022

The sculpture, named Flock, has been designed by London-based art collective toyStudio


Tributes paid to 'one of life's characters' Roger Browne following death last month

Tributes paid to 'one of life's characters' Roger Browne following death last month

Tributes paid to 'one of life's characters' Roger Browne following death last month

13 May 2022

Friends have shared their memories of the 78-year-old, who once booked none other than The Beatles to perform at the Corn Hall in Diss


Dad takes on 400-mile bike ride to raise funds for children’s hospice that cared for his son

Dad takes on 400-mile bike ride to raise funds for children’s hospice that cared for his son

Dad takes on 400-mile bike ride to raise funds for children’s hospice that cared for his son

12 May 2022

Ian Doe is preparing for an epic 400-mile bike ride to raise funds for the children’s hospice that cared for his son


Town’s only authentic Indian deli offers an up-close experience

Town’s only authentic Indian deli offers an up-close experience

Town’s only authentic Indian deli offers an up-close experience

10 May 2022

A year since opening his delicatessen, Philip Mitchell has learned that the appetite for traditional, slow-cooked Indian cuisine is bigger than ever


Primary school using golden retriever to help pupils' reading

Primary school using golden retriever to help pupils' reading

Primary school using golden retriever to help pupils' reading

03 May 2022

Riley, a two-year-old golden retriever, has has become a cherished reading companion for special education students


Mother of Covid victim critcizes MP for partygate defence

Mother of Covid victim critcizes MP for partygate defence

Mother of Covid victim critcizes MP for partygate defence

30 April 2022

Rachel Turner-Hewitt accused her MP of “not living in the real world” after he said that people were “bored” of the continued focus on partygate


Residents pick up Honoured Citizen Awards at annual town meeting

Residents pick up Honoured Citizen Awards at annual town meeting

Residents pick up Honoured Citizen Awards at annual town meeting

29 April 2022

Residents in Diss were recognised for their philanthropic work in the community during the annual town meeting this week


The cycle store of more than 100 years' history, which played a special role in the 1992 Olympics

The cycle store of more than 100 years' history, which played a special role in the 1992 Olympics

The cycle store of more than 100 years' history, which played a special role in the 1992 Olympics

28 April 2022

Few shops can trace their roots back 100 years, and even fewer have managed to stay in the family all that time


Radio station given blue plaque for efforts during Covid

Radio station given blue plaque for efforts during Covid

Radio station given blue plaque for efforts during Covid

26 April 2022

Volunteers at the Diss-based broadcaster have been the latest to receive a blue plaque for their work during the pandemic


Rare bottle of wine fetches more almost treble previous record at auction house

Rare bottle of wine fetches more almost treble previous record at auction house

Rare bottle of wine fetches more almost treble previous record at auction house

24 April 2022

Despite a stained label and part of the wax seal missing, the three-litre bottle of La Tache managed to fetch a mind-blowing sum at auction last week


Police appeal for help to trace man accused of killing 50 pigs in arson attack

Police appeal for help to trace man accused of killing 50 pigs in arson attack

Police appeal for help to trace man accused of killing 50 pigs in arson attack

22 April 2022

The 23-year-old is wanted for failing to appear at Crown Court this month


Outcry amongst residents after far-right nationalist group post flyers across town

Outcry amongst residents after far-right nationalist group post flyers across town

Outcry amongst residents after far-right nationalist group post flyers across town

21 April 2022

The leaflets, from far-right group Patriotic Alternative, have been branded 'unacceptable' by a local councillor


Record shop owner strikes gold after discovering extremely rare blues album

Record shop owner strikes gold after discovering extremely rare blues album

Record shop owner strikes gold after discovering extremely rare blues album

19 April 2022

William Porteous has struck gold after finding an extremely rare blues album in a box-full of old records


Diss resident selected to join Government's High Street Task Force

Diss resident selected to join Government's High Street Task Force

Diss resident selected to join Government's High Street Task Force

18 April 2022

A business leader from Diss has been tasked with boosting the country’s town centres while helping the transition to net-zero


Carpet fitters' heroic rescue of deer trapped in goal netting

Carpet fitters' heroic rescue of deer trapped in goal netting

Carpet fitters' heroic rescue of deer trapped in goal netting

15 April 2022

A pair of carpet fitters saw their day take an unexpected turn after they were called on to rescue a deer that had been trapped in some goal netting


Graphic designer offering a chance to put your pets on glassware

Graphic designer offering a chance to put your pets on glassware

Graphic designer offering a chance to put your pets on glassware

12 April 2022

Julian Peachment is offering the chance for people to do away with conventional pet memorials and put their animals on glassware instead


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