TRAFFIC INFORMATION: Works will see Diss road closed for eight weeks in January

Frenze Hall Lane in Diss will be subject to roadworks for eight weeks from next month – resulting in a temporary road closure.

MDEP-09-12-2017-021 Christina and Amy Lewis help with the planting

PICTURES: Community out in force as social enterprise branches out in Roydon

The words ‘Roydon’ and ‘community’ have been appearing in the same sentence fairly regularly in the Diss Express in recent weeks.

A car has crashed into the Garboldisham Fox Inn, causing some damage. 

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

‘There was a huge bang and a crash’ recalls Garboldisham Fox committee director after car hits historic pub

Drinkers at a Norfolk pub celebrating a year since its opening are counting their lucky stars after a car smashed into the building.

There will be a ten-day closure on the Norwich to London line over Christmas. Photo: Network Rail.

Norwich to London line set for a 10-day closure over the festive period

Rail passengers on the Norwich to London line – which passes through the Diss Express area – are being urged to check their journeys this Christmas with more works planned.

Attlleborough Academy students were given a live and interactive lesson on the importance of road safety. Pictured is presenter and accident victim Thomas Semmons, Attleborough Sixth Form volunteer Elliott Lascelles and two members of the emrecency services from #Impact.

‘Moving’ lesson on road safety for Attleborough Academy Sixth Form students

Students at a Norfolk sixth form were “deeply moved” after being given a live and interactive lesson on the importance of road safety.

Stephen Fenby, managing director, Midwich Group. Submitted photo.

Latest purchase from Diss’s Midwich is a ‘sound’ acquisition

Midwich, one of Diss’s largest employers, has continued its run of purchases after acquiring Sound Technology.

John Taylor, author of I Will Find You.

Five-star tale author to sign books in Diss this weekend

A Cambridge author will visit Diss in December to sign copies of his latest book – which has garnered rave reviews on Amazon.

Commodore Matt Harrison OBE Royal Navy, Lee Storer (MD AD), Toni-Anne Storer (Operations Manager) Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire James Buxton and Colonel Tom Redgate 7th Infantry Brigade. Photo: Tan Enness.

Attleborough firm ‘proud’ to receive prestigious award from the Ministry of Defence

The managing director of an Attleborough firm says he was proud after they received an Armed Forces Covenant Silver Employer Recognition Scheme award from the Ministry of Defence.

MDEP-16-11-2016-031 Broad Street Car Park Harleston

Counting the cost of parking: How did your council fare?

The subject of car parking is nothing new for residents in the Diss Express area – but new figures have revealed that councils are paying the price to provide parking.

Long Stratton, Norfolk. South Norfolk Council Offices in Long Stratton

Broadband boost for South Norfolk homes

A Norwich-based company has been chosen to help homes and businesses in South Norfolk not covered by the Better Broadband for Norfolk Scheme.

Crown Chicken Kenninghall are expanding their site with �13M investment.

Nearly 400 jobs could be created as Cranswick reveals plans for £54 million chicken processing plant in Eye

Hundreds of new jobs are set to be created in the Diss Express area after plans for a new £54 million chicken processing plant in Eye were unveiled.

An early artist's impression of what Eye's new library could look like. CREDIT: Concertus.

Early drawings show what Eye’s brand new library could look like

This is what Eye’s brand new library may look like – and your views are being sought.


National furniture company founded in Mellis goes into administration

A national furniture company which originated in Mellis nearly 40 years ago has gone into administration.

Photo of Graham Leitch, MD of Palletline, presenting Service Award to Anglia Freight team. From left to right, Douglas Shawcross (Managing Dirtector), Abby Holden (HR Director), Graham Leitch (MD, Palletline), Stacey Marcks (Network Compliance Manager), Pete Holden (Network Director). PICTURE: James Crockford.

Suffolk’s Anglia Freight delivering big successes in 2017

A family-run Suffolk logistics business is celebrating after delivering some big successes in 2017.

Kevin Mackie, owner, Old Forge Car Sales Diss

Full speed ahead for self-made businessman as new garage opens in Diss

Kevin Mackie has always had the drive to sell cars.

Police news.

Police appeal for help to trace large vehicle after crash in Stradbroke

Police are appealing for help to trace a large vehicle after a crash in Stradbroke which left one person with an arm injury.

Mid Suffolk District Council offices

Mid Suffolk District Council plans to borrow £60 million to develop land, according to report

Mid Suffolk District Council has declined to comment on reports the council is planning to borrow £60 million to buy and develop land near Stowmarket.

United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May, with Paul Farmer (left), Mind Chief Executive, and Lord Dennis Stevenson,  visits Chapel Green School build site, Norfolk, for mental health visit. �Crown.

Prime Minister Theresa May has high praise for construction firm on visit to new school in Old Buckenham

Prime Minister Theresa May has praised a construction and infrastructure firm’s approach to mental health during a visit to Norfolk last week.

Bullock Fair Close

East of England Co-operative to the rescue after deal sees parking remain free at point of use in Harleston

Car parking in Harleston will remain free at the point of use – after the East of England Co-operative agreed to pay £30,000 a year to a new, long-term lease for the next 10 years.

From left: From left, Jonathan Edge of C andK Meats, Sandra Irvine (ASDA) and Chris Burrows of C and K Meats. Picture: Matthew Usher.

BUSINESS: C and K Meats of Eye steaking reputation on further growth after successful 2017

An Eye meat firm, which is set for a record-breaking year, is celebrating after being recognised for its ongoing success.

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