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Disused Old Buckenham barns could be converted to homes

A set of disused agricultural barns in Old Buckenham could be turned into houses, if planning permission is granted by Breckland Council.

VIDEO: Halloween Spooktacular launches seasonal celebrations in Diss

Diss received a special visit from a pair of larger-than-life guests during the Halloween Spooktacular event on Monday.

South Norfolk embraces Halloween Spooktacular

South Norfolk has embraced the seasonal spirit this week as the Halloween ‘Spooktacular’ brought a series of free themed activities to four market towns.

Free event in Gislingham aims to reduce fire risk this winter

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service are to offer free events next week in a bid to improve safety for homeowners with thatched roofs or chimneys as part of the Fire Kills Campaign.

LETTER: ‘Fed up with Mr Lambert’

I am fed up of hearing about Mr Lambert and the Chequers Inn at Bressingham.

COLUMN: In my view - ‘Why still turn back the clocks? Why not stay light for longer?’

There’s always been something really demoralising around this time of year, when you look out the window at 4pm and realise it’s already dark.

LETTER: ‘Still a haven’

Inspecting my grazing cattle on the banks of the River Waveney between Billingford and Scole every day, I am concerned at the alarmist tenor of your article about the condition of the river.

Woman treated after collision between car and bicycle in Diss

A woman was treated for a potential ankle injury this morning following a collision between a car and a bicycle.

UPDATE: A140 partially blocked after car crash in Brome

The A140 is partially blocked while recovery takes place after a two-vehicle collision in Brome.

UPDATED: More than 150 litres of fuel spilled across A143 at Stuston after collision

The A143 at Stuston has been closed after a collision saw more than 150 litres of fuel spilled across the road.

Workshop blaze battled in Brockdish

Fire crews were called to a workshop fire in Brockdish last night.

Police appeal for information after attempted burglary in Fersfield

Police are appealing for information after an attempted burglary at a property in Fersfield.

Madgett’s Walk repairs complete

Visitors were able to walk beside the famous Diss Mere along Madgett’s Walk for the first time in weeks on Friday after work to improve the landmark was completed “ahead of schedule” and “within budget.”

Police link three Diss burglaries

Norfolk Police are linking three burglaries that have taken place in Diss during October.

Fressingfield Scout Group celebrates cash injection from Norfolk business

1st Fressingfield Scout Group have been able to purchase a field kitchen for its 150 members after a £300 cash award from a Norfolk business.

South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon sees self build Bill given approval in principle

South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon has seen his Self Build and Custom Housebuilding Bill given approval in principle by the House of Commons.

Peters praised by police at crime fighters ceremony

A pair of watch scheme co-ordinators have been praised by the police at the National Farmers Union (NFU) Mutual East of England Country Crime Fighters Awards Ceremony.

Stradbroke youngster praises generosity as more than £1,000 raised in memory of Mike Readman

A youngster who staged charity events in memory of his former football coach hopes to double his initial £700 target.

BREAKING: Appeal thrown out on proposed Hempnall wind farm

A proposal to construct a wind farm in Hempnall has been dealt what a Norfolk MP describes as the “final blow” today after its appeal was thrown out by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles.

Roadworks cause Diss traffic delays

Vehicles tailbacks began on the B1077 through Diss on Tuesday as works began to install power cabling and a street cabinet.


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