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Former south Norfolk headteacher found guilty of string of child sex offences is found dead

A former headteacher of a former south Norfolk independent school found guilty of a string of child sex offences against pupils and awaiting sentence has been found dead.

Distinctive butterfly community bench stolen from Roydon

A distinctive butterfly bench installed following the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations has been stolen in Roydon.

Eye residents voice concerns over major residential development plans

Eye residents have expressed their concern over a development which could see up to 290 new homes built in the town.

Shop local tomorrow at free Eye event

About 24 stalls of hand-crafted items made by local people will be on offer in Eye tomorrow at a free event.

Falklands War hero speaking in Diss tomorrow to aid Fressingfield scouts

A decorated Falklands War hero will give a speech at Diss Corn Hall tomorrow as part of fundraising by a local scouts group.

‘Four to five’ males break into elderly woman’s home in Palgrave as she was about to go to bed

‘Four to five’ males broke into an elderly woman’s home in Palgrave as she was getting ready to go to bed last night.

Harleston firefighters raise charity cash with car cleaning

Harleston firefighters were using their hoses for a different cause at the weekend, washing cars to raise charity cash.

Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood gets behind ‘Shop ‘Til We Drop’ cycle ride in aid of former Diss resident David Bloomfield

A fundraising cycle ride for former Diss resident David Bloomfield has amazingly been backed by Rolling Stones band member Ronnie Wood.

Petition to keep Hopton surgery open gains over 1,000 signatures

A petition which has gained more than 1,000 signatures bidding to keep a doctors’ surgery in a Suffolk village will be presented to Matthew Hancock MP next week.

Painted parent fun at Withersdale Youth Club

Parents and children alike got into the ‘funny for money’ spirit at Withersdale Youth Club as they raised money on Red Nose Day.

Rail commuters’ patience thanks

Rail commuters between Norwich and London have been thanked for their patience after eight weekends of work on track and overhead line upgrades were completed.

European adventure awaits Diss street dancing group

A successful Diss street dance group are set to take the European and World stages this summer after another top performance at the weekend.

CLASS OF THE WEEK: St Edmund’s Primary School, Hoxne

Families and Faces has been the topic for the Reception pupils at St Edmund’s Primary School in Hoxne.

Happy birthday Quackers Club!

TODAY: Alice Leeder, 5, of Orchard Close, Attleborough.

Dickleburgh in mourning at loss of ‘proper copper’ and RBL branch chairman Mick Logan

There has been shock and sadness in Dickleburgh following the death of popular policeman and long-serving Royal British Legion (RBL) branch chairman Mick Logan.

Phone, laptop, TV and cash stolen in Hoxne burglary

An HP laptop, Samsung Galaxy mobile phone, cash and a 42-inch television have been stolen from a home in Hoxne.

Plans submitted for new industrial unit in Scole

A proposal to construct a new industrial building in Scole is currently seeking planning permission from South Norfolk Council.

Norfolk schools pitch in for tree planting project

Youngsters and community groups across south Norfolk are getting their hands dirty as part of a major nationwide tree-planting project.

Brave Scole girl Maisie leads fundraising efforts for cancer charity campaign

The family of a brave nine-year-old girl from Scole living with a brain tumour say they have been “overwhelmed” by the support in their campaign to raise awareness of the condition.

Illustrator Sophy Henn’s Diss trip for World Book Day

Illustrator Sophy Henn was at Diss Publishing Bookshop in Mere Street for World Book Day, signing copies of her latest book Pom Pom Gets the Grumps.

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