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Fines handed out following lockdown house party

Fines handed out following lockdown house party

Fines handed out following lockdown house party

08 March 2021

Fixed penalty notices for breaking lockdown rules were handed out by police after they were called out to a birthday party last week.


Twins, 10, take it upon themselves to sort out village's litter problems

Twins, 10, take it upon themselves to sort out village's litter problems

Twins, 10, take it upon themselves to sort out village's litter problems

05 March 2021

Armed with a pair of litter-pickers and bin bags, twins Nancy and Fletcher Hutton have spent their lockdown cleaning up their village.


Officials praise 'fantastic' response to last month's coronavirus testing roll-out

Officials praise 'fantastic' response to last month's coronavirus testing roll-out

Officials praise 'fantastic' response to last month's coronavirus testing roll-out

02 March 2021

Officials have praised the response to the testing roll-out in Diss and Roydon last month, which saw eight out of ten people turn up to get tested.


Police warn south Norfolk residents following cold callers in the area

Police warn south Norfolk residents following cold callers in the area

Police warn south Norfolk residents following cold callers in the area

01 March 2021

Residents in south Norfolk are being urged to be vigilant following reports of suspected cold callers operating in the area.


Sitting pretty in bid to nail 300km run

Sitting pretty in bid to nail 300km run

Sitting pretty in bid to nail 300km run

27 February 2021

A trio of running novices will be hitting the road to cover 300km in March to raise money for charity.


Star cyclist is on the road to success

Star cyclist is on the road to success

Star cyclist is on the road to success

23 February 2021

An 11-year-old star cyclist has been sponsored for the second year running by a local business.


More than 5,000 people arrive for Covid testing in Diss on Friday

More than 5,000 people arrive for Covid testing in Diss on Friday

More than 5,000 people arrive for Covid testing in Diss on Friday

21 February 2021

More than 5,000 people arrived for testing on Friday, following the emergence of the South African coronavirus strain in the region earlier this week.


Leisure centre staff scrub-up to volunteer at hospital to help with Covid battle

Leisure centre staff scrub-up to volunteer at hospital to help with Covid battle

Leisure centre staff scrub-up to volunteer at hospital to help with Covid battle

20 February 2021

Staff at Diss and Long Stratton leisure centres have joined the front line in the battle against coronavirus by volunteering at a nearby hospital.


Debut author dreaming big in new novel

Debut author dreaming big in new novel

Debut author dreaming big in new novel

20 February 2021

An author has released her debut novel, which delves into a fantasy world full of animals and magic.


Covid testing centres to open in Eye, Framlingham, and Debenham

Covid testing centres to open in Eye, Framlingham, and Debenham

Covid testing centres to open in Eye, Framlingham, and Debenham

19 February 2021

Dates and locations have been announced for testing centres in a number of towns and villages in Suffolk.


Community heroes honoured for sterling efforts

Community heroes honoured for sterling efforts

Community heroes honoured for sterling efforts

19 February 2021

Members of a town's community have been thanked for their ongoing efforts to support others.


Toddler with heart condition climbs staircase 125 times in Captain Tom-esque fundraiser

Toddler with heart condition climbs staircase 125 times in Captain Tom-esque fundraiser

Toddler with heart condition climbs staircase 125 times in Captain Tom-esque fundraiser

19 February 2021

Phineas Bennett, who was born with six heart defects, has been fundraising for a children’s heart charity by climbing the set of stairs at his home.


Family brave freezing cold swim every day of February

Family brave freezing cold swim every day of February

Family brave freezing cold swim every day of February

16 February 2021

The Buchers are bracing the sub-zero February weather by going for ice cold swims every day for the entire month.


Burston Crown landlord sculpts impressive crocodile out of snow

Burston Crown landlord sculpts impressive crocodile out of snow

Burston Crown landlord sculpts impressive crocodile out of snow

15 February 2021

Residents were chomping at the bit to catch a glimpse of the snow creature sat outside the Burston Crown last week.


TV presenter rescues three vehicles, including an ambulance, during heavy snowfall

TV presenter rescues three vehicles, including an ambulance, during heavy snowfall

TV presenter rescues three vehicles, including an ambulance, during heavy snowfall

15 February 2021

BBC presenter and Harleston resident Mark Thompson found his work cut out for him as he embarked on a rescue mission last week.


Couple, self isolating in a caravan for a year, celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Couple, self isolating in a caravan for a year, celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Couple, self isolating in a caravan for a year, celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

13 February 2021

The Colegates are celebrating their 60th anniversary this week.


Widower pays tribute to Diss mother-of-two who died following battle with sepsis

Widower pays tribute to Diss mother-of-two who died following battle with sepsis

Widower pays tribute to Diss mother-of-two who died following battle with sepsis

09 February 2021

Maria Skilleter was a well-known figure in Diss, having worked at Morrisons on Victoria Road for nearly 30 years.


Stephen Fry offers message of support to Diss school students

Stephen Fry offers message of support to Diss school students

Stephen Fry offers message of support to Diss school students

07 February 2021

The Norfolk-based actor shared some personal advice for the current lockdown


MP reveals NHS plans for vaccine centres in Diss, Harleston, and Eye – accuses health service of 'spreading fear'

MP reveals NHS plans for vaccine centres in Diss, Harleston, and Eye – accuses health service of 'spreading fear'

MP reveals NHS plans for vaccine centres in Diss, Harleston, and Eye – accuses health service of 'spreading fear'

05 February 2021

Richard Bacon has revealed plans he learned in meetings with top NHS officials.


Revealed: how much diners in Norfolk and Suffolk claimed on the Eat Out to Help Out scheme

Revealed: how much diners in Norfolk and Suffolk claimed on the Eat Out to Help Out scheme

Revealed: how much diners in Norfolk and Suffolk claimed on the Eat Out to Help Out scheme

05 February 2021

HMRC have released the figures on how much people claimed in half-priced food in January


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