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Diss, Palgrave and Eye runners complete London Marathon, but Scole’s Duncan Slater pulls out after injury

Marathon runners from the Diss Express area have helped raise thousands of pounds for charity, by putting their bodies through their paces at Sunday’s Virgin Money London Marathon.

Megan and Dennis O’Connell of Eye celebrate 60 years of marriage

A Diss couple have celebrated their diamond wedding, with a river cruise in the Netherlands.

SLIDESHOW: Framlingham Country Fair and Suffolk Food, Drink and Music Festival

Thousands flocked to Framlingham College at the weekend for the Framlingham Country Fair and the Suffolk Food, Drink and Music Festival.

Village pulls together for “Trash Bash”

Last week saw the residents of Dickleburgh take to the streets for a monumental spring clean of their village.

Waveney archaeology group gets Heritage Lottery Funding for war memorial project

A project aiming to uncover hidden memorials from the First World War across the Waveney Valley is set to go ahead after support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Aldi parking plan recommended refusal by council

Aldi’s plans to reduce the number of car parking spaces at their new store in Mere Street have been recommended refusal by Diss Town Council’s Planning Committee.

Police appeal following Hempnall burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Hempnall, near Long Stratton.

Mendlesham plant appeal now to be heard in public

The appeal over a £100 million straw-fired power station in Mendlesham is set to be heard in public following a U-turn from the Planning Inspectorate.

Diss mayor Neil Howard launches new-build care home project at groundbreaking ceremony

Diss mayor Neil Howard has officially launched a project for a new-build care home for older people in the town at a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday.

Tea with the Queen a highlight for Eye diamond couple John and Vera Harber

A card from the Queen congratulating John and Vera Harber on 60 years of marriage was not the only contact with royalty they have had over the years.

PG’s Tips with Pete Gillings: ‘Time for us to celebrate St George like the Irish celebrate St Patrick’

I’ve just survived my 20th St Patrick’s Day in America and boy do they celebrate it in style. I’m sure there’s nowhere on earth that does it better.

Obituary: Sherlock Holmes author Ross Husband, of Pulham St Mary

“It is exciting and little bewildering too”, Ross Husband told the Diss Express last year, on being given permission by the Conan Doyle family to pen a further six novels in the Sherlock Holmes canon.

Framlingham College students solve the mystery of Mr Tinker

Who killed the headmaster of ‘Saxstead College’, Mr Tinker?

Special delivery for departing Rachel

A special presentation took place at Wortham Post Office on Monday to Wortham resident Rachel Garnham who is retiring after 25 years as Post Office counter assistant.

Mid Suffolk house prices more than ten times the average wage

House prices are getting further beyond the reach of average earners in Mid Suffolk, the National Housing Federation is warning.

Diss pathfinder role in early help scheme to solve family troubles

Diss is to be a starting point for a new initiative to bring quick help to families who need support.

Auction of Ed Sheeran’s clothes raises more than £6,300 for EACH

An auction of singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran’s clothes has raised more than £6,300 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

Starston playwright’s Chimerica enjoys further success at Olivier Awards

A play written by Starston’s Lucy Kirkwood has enjoyed further success at the Olivier Awards on Sunday.

Eric Pickles to make final decision on Upper Vaunces wind farm plans

The final decision on a three turbine wind farm on agricultural land in four parishes will be taken by communities secretary Eric Pickles, ministers have confirmed.

Growing Diss food empire expands to Harleston, with Eye to follow

When Yusuf Karakas followed his brother from Turkey to UK, it was with the intention of studying technical English.

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