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Eye Council agrees to ‘intelligent’ lights

Almost £50,000 of improvements have been given the go ahead in Eye to solve an “ongoing” lighting problem.

Could Diss be twinned with French town of Céret?

An historic commune in southern France, known for its ancient traditions, prosperous vineyards and being an area of choice for artists including the world-revered Pablo Picasso, could potentially be twinned with Diss in the future.

Obituary - Mrs Edith Marshall Shepherd

Eye Gospel Centre was filled for the funeral service for Edith Marshall Shepherd who regularly worshipped there for many years. The Rev David Steere officiated and Mary Last was organist.

CLASS OF THE WEEK: Wortham Primary School

The 15 new reception children, who join the Year 1 pupils at the school to form the Bumblebee Class, are this week’s Class of the Week.

LETTER: Remember Ernest in Scole

Ernest Seaman was born in 9 Derby Street, Heigham, Norwich, on August 16, 1893, and a short time later his father died when his mother moved to Scole where she married a Mr S Palmer.

Syleham church seeks descendants of World War soldiers for memorial service

A new war memorial project in Syleham has issued an open invitation to descendants of local men who gave their lives in the two World Wars.

Campaign for Eye Airfield memorial starts

Residents of a north Suffolk town are pulling together in an effort to raise a war memorial to the men who served at its airfield during the Second World War.

Happy birthday Quackers Club!

TODAY: Oliver Oldridge, 2, of Grove End, Stradbroke; Billy George Buck, 10, of Fisher Road, Diss; Spencer Thompson, 9, of Uplands Way, Diss.

LETTER: Can you help last-living relative of Eye artist Robert Mendham?

I would like to thank the town council of Eye, the Mayor and the clerk for the wonderful Heritage weekend events, which included the formal opening of my great-great grandfather Robert Mendham’s family portrait paintings, which I donated to the refurbished chamber.

Old Buckenham Parish Council form working party in wake of school planning application

A working party has been set up at a south Norfolk parish council amid concerns with an application for a proposed 110-child special needs school that would replace one in Attleborough.

Diss Amnesty Group represented at rally

The local Diss Group of Amnesty had a stall at the Burston Strike School Rally providing information about the Stop Torture campaign having postcards to send to the authorities in their country to ask for justice.

Long Stratton Cygnet House development plan advances to next stage

A major development proposal for a site in Long Stratton that has stood empty for five years looks set to come to fruition after South Norfolk Council formally agreed a plan of action earlier this week.

Dedicated Duncan scoops award

A former Diss High School student is celebrating after being named Apprentice of the Year at the Service Dealer Awards in Windsor.

Diss slimmer wins district award after reaching weight loss milestone

A woman from Diss who shed over five stone in sixteen months has told others they must have the desire to make the change for themselves after winning Slimming World’s District Woman of the Year 2014.

Grant to give young people in Norfolk a filmmaking opportunity

An arts charity based in the Diss Express area is offering another course in film production following the award of a grant.

Eye Opportunity Group celebrates 30th anniversary

The Eye Opportunity Group held a huge celebration at an afternoon garden party last month in honour of its 30th anniversary.

Fairchild’s tea rooms is Diss Express Café of the Year 2014

A traditional tea rooms in Diss which has been open for a little more than eight weeks has been crowned Café of the Year 2014.

Celebrations are pitch perfect

The South Norfolk Youth Symphonic Band’s 40th celebrations took place in Diss on Saturday evening when 140 ex members and officials attended a celebration party at the DYCC in Diss. On the Sunday a ‘play-in‘ was held at the DYCC featuring 80 old and new members,playing favourites from the past from 10am to 5pm. with a barbecue.

Old Buckenham unveils village hall cinema

Organisers of Old Buckenham’s sound and projection project saw the fruits of their labour at the village hall’s first cinema screening.

Diss home care provider expands services and offers jobs

An in-home care provider is set to benefit the local community by offering employment opportunities while expanding the reach of their services.


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