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Wintry weather set to sweep across the Diss Express area

Forecasters predict wintry showers are set to continue sweep across the Diss Express area tonight.

VIDEO: Diss resident Craig Morrison tackles marathon for illness that nearly killed him

Craig Morrison’s dad left his then-two-year-old meningitis-stricken son overnight in hospital without knowing if he would ever see him alive again.

Saffron Housing apply to build four homes at Diss garage site

Plans for a four-home development at a garage site in Diss have been submitted by Saffron Housing.

Police appeal after car collides with two 11-year-old boys in Diss

An appeal has been launched for a driver of a car thought to have collided with two pedestrians in Diss at the weekend to come forward.

Diss traders hoping for swift works following sudden road closure

Businesses in a prominent shopping street in Diss say they hope their usual trade will not be affected too seriously after the road had to suddenly close for emergency repair works.

Crews tackle roof fire at Diss commercial property

Firefighters have managed to quell a fire which caught alight at a commercial property in Diss earlier today.

South Norfolk Council launches skills project for unemployed youth

The next round of courses in South Norfolk Council’s £72,000 job skills project designed to encourage people aged 16-25 into work will commence on Monday, February 9.

Plans to make Hartismere Health and Care a health hub a step closer, says MP

Health minister and MP for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich Dr Dan Poulter says plans to make Hartismere Health and Care centre in Eye a health-hub for the Diss area have moved a step closer.

UPDATE: Two charged after yesterday’s armed raids in Long Stratton and Norwich

Two people have been charged following armed police raids of addresses in Long Stratton and Norwich yesterday morning.

Unique system to catch motorists on their mobile phones set for Diss test drive

A unique system to catch motorists using their mobile phones behind the wheel is set for a test drive in Diss and Thetford within the next few months.

Woman hospitalised after being kicked in the head by horse in Blo Norton

A woman has been taken to West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds after being kicked in the head by a horse in Blo Norton this afternoon.

Groundbreaking plan approved for Long Stratton including 1,800 new homes and bypass

A groundbreaking expansion for Long Stratton, which will see it double in size along with the building of a long-awaited bypass, has been approved by South Norfolk Council.

LETTER - ‘Rail crossing closures should not even be contemplated’

This is pure arrogance by the rail company to even contemplate the idea to close any crossings that people use, especially as these roads or tracks were there long before the railways.

COLUMN: Mrs Grumpy of Diss - Vandalism on mother’s car solved by savvy John

Mother’s car has been vandalised. A victim of inconsiderate little malicious entities with no conscience. It was no accident either.

BIG INTERVIEW: A rural tradition recorded for our future generations

Folk, travelling across the idyllic Suffolk countryside on a warm summer’s day on horse and cart, looking forward to a sing-song and a dance, as well as time to spend with friends over a pint of ale.

UPDATE: Road to close in Diss after gasworks pushed forward due to leak

A road that forms part of the Diss Heritage Triangle is expected to close for an extended period after scheduled repair works were suddenly brought forward today.

Cancer charity event to carry Harleston woman’s fundraising legacy

A workshop venue in Harleston is looking to continue the legacy left behind by a local arts and crafts hobbyist by holding a cancer charity fundraiser in her memory later this year.

UPDATE: Pulham Market traffic back to normal after burst water main repaired

Traffic in Pulham Market has returned to normal following the completion of repairs on a water main which burst this morning.

Stradbroke’s recently reopened Post Office opening hours to be reviewed following popularity

The opening hours of a recently re-opened Post Office in north Suffolk are set to be reviewed following its huge demand.

LETTER - ‘New public toilets in Harleston fail to harmonize’

The design of the new £100.000 public toilets on Bullock Fair car park in Harleston does not harmonize with any other buildings in the close proximity of it (Cost of Harleston’s new toilets revealed, January 23).

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