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Diss-based artists Gary and Jo Hincks are set to show their playful side with an exhibition featuring artworks inspired by Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and Norwich Castle collections.

Train services between Ipswich and Norwich were disrupted in the summer after a train hit engineering equipment left on the line by team employed by Network Rail, it has emerged.

In 1978 a small company with one truck took a job to transport Bob Marley to Ibiza. Forty years on the iconic black and gold lettered trucks of Transam Trucking can now be seen at gigs and festivals across Europe.

A level crossing was the scene of tragedy as a London to Norwich train crashed into a car, leaving the male driver dead.

A popular garage is closing after serving its community for nearly 40 years.

A range of Norfolk beers is appearing on the shelves in Tesco.

People on the high street of a Norfolk town got an amazing up close view of nature in the raw in the aftermath of a sparrowhawk swooping on a white pigeon.

Police are investigating the sudden death of a woman in her 60s in South Norfolk.

Hundreds of trade unionists marched through a Norfolk village to commemorate the longest strike in history.

Clear the air talks have been held after walkers were left unhappy by major works to improve access on a stretch of the Boudicca Way.

Lights in the sky, alien space craft, military cover-ups in the woods, they are the stuff of science fiction and conspiracy theories.

Train journeys between Norwich and London are suffering delays after an accident saw a level crossing damaged prompting speed reductions

An East Anglian audio visual retailer is expecting full-year results to come in ahead of expectations after an “encouraging” first half of the year.

A Great Yarmouth mechanic has reached the milestone of 40 years service with the same Norfolk dealership.

A thief posed as a customer looking for the perfect engagement ring before stealing the whole tray worth £25,000 from a Diss jewellers and making his getaway on a mountain bike, a court was told.

A cleaning company and a distribution centre are among the employers in the East of England who have failed to pay the national minimum wage.

Townsfolk will have a new sport to play if planning permission to build new courts and improve a sports ground are approved.

Police seized a tipper truck full of scrap when they found it wasn’t insured.

Thousands of people lined the sun-kissed streets of Diss today for the town’s annual carnival.

Two Greater Anglia trains have been cancelled this morning.

A generous couple made a special delivery by motorcycle convoy to express their gratitude for the care staff at a Norfolk hospital gave to their daughter.

A town councillor has stepped down just six weeks after the authority filled its vacant spots on the council.

An Afghanistan veteran who has overcome adversity to raise thousands of pounds for charity has been honoured with the highest civic honours a town council can bestow.

Residents of a Norfolk market town were honoured for their contributions to the community at the town’s annual meeting.

A new pub and restaurant is soon to open in heart of a historic South Norfolk market town.

Police are warning people across Norfolk to be on guard after reports of generators, chainsaws and pressure washers being sold from vans.

An inspirational veteran and double amputee is set to be honoured with the highest civic honours a town council can bestow upon an individual.

Commuters travelling by train between Norwich and London faced serious delays today due to signalling problems.

A Norfolk audio-visual and lighting equipment distributor is looking to the west for growth opportunities.

A regional accountancy firm has bolstered its presence in Suffolk through a merger with another practice.

Here’s a look at some of the things you’ll only know if you live in Diss or grew up in the town...

An offshore wind farm in Norfolk has awarded the first clutch of grants from a scheme designed to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.

The art of crafts is being celebrated during Makers’ Month at Norwich’s The Forum. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 highlights from the festival.

Some of north Norfolk’s most vulnerable members of society have gathered in Cromer to put their questions to their MP.

A collapsed estate agent franchise had debts of more 
than half a million pounds 
when it went under, documents reveal.

Adults with learning disabilities in Cromer can put their questions on national and local budget cuts to MP Norman Lamb at a special event.

More than 200 nimble-fingered sewing fans from all over the county helped make dresses, skirts and handbags for needy Ugandan girls, as part of a project run by Sheringham’s Lighthouse Community Church to support a school in the troubled country.

Motorists are being warned to only travel if absolutely necessary tonight with gusting winds creating snow drifts and impassable roads, particularly in rural areas.

There was disruption on the train line between London Liverpool Street and Norwich this afternoon due to a 9ft snowdrift.

Trains have been cancelled, flights delayed and roads blocked as snow sweeps the region.

Rail customers travelling between Diss and Norwich should expect delays on the line.

The collapse of the East Anglian franchise of an estate agency has led to the loss of 21 jobs, administrators have confirmed.

An East Anglian estate agency franchise has collapsed into insolvency with the immediate closure of eight branches.

Veterinary business CVS Group saw turnover soar in the latter half of 2017 after investing £30m in practices.

It is was project which saw more than £3m invested into the heart of a South Norfolk market town.

International Random Acts of Kindness Day is on Saturday, February 17, here’s how to find the kind in East Anglia

Police have confirmed a person has died after being hit by a train in Norwich.

Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals who were jailed in Norfolk courts in January.

Trains between London and Norwich are being cancelled this morning as a result of engineering work not having been completed on time

A councillor has resigned after a town decided to levy a 13.6pc increase in council tax against its residents this week.

Diss-based audio-visual equipment distributor Midwich is approaching the half-billion pound turnover mark after giving a improved trading update.

A man has been jailed after he pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods in relation to a string of burglaries in Norwich and Diss.

Can you spot the fuzz in this fuzzy snap?

Roads in a cluster of rural villages could be made more dangerous if more than 100 new homes are built in the area, residents have warned.

A South Norfolk radio station is launching a new show to champion the new music from local artists.

He has been the “solid rock” of the community for many years who has overseen a number of important changes, including helping to bring back his town’s Christmas lights.

Was Brockdish Hall the backdrop for a tragic tale which saw a Christmas bride entombed in a chest for 50 long and lonely years?

Holt Rugby Club will be maintaining a proud tradition when they stage their annual Boxing Day match at Bridge Road.

A business support organisation is bringing back a popular range of skills workshops for start-ups in Suffolk and Norfolk.

The chance to take home the finest and freshest centrepiece for Christmas dinner will bring hundreds of bidders to traditional poultry auctions across Norfolk this week.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car was in collision with a pub.

An audio-visual trade specialist in Norfolk is hitting the right notes after acquiring a £21m audio and lighting products distributor.

First snow comes and goes

Thursday, November 30, 2017

East Anglia has welcomed the first snowfall since last winter, but it is not expected to stick around.

Black Friday 2017 passed me by completely but apparently Britain’s online retailers won the battle for sales in the US-inspired event, with overall spending up on 2016 despite a drop in the number of shoppers visiting stores, writes Sheena Grant.

The country’s biggest vet services group, based in Diss, has warned customers they face higher prices as it struggles to recruit at its growing network of surgeries.

A new £54m chicken processing plant on the Norfolk/Suffolk border could create up to 400 jobs for the region.

Obituary: Trevor Heaton pays tribute to the remarkable Jeanne Le Surf, stalwart of Norfolk walkers for decades.

Police in South Norfolk are scanning the roads using the latest technology.

Youngsters from four Norfolk clubs have had the chance to play at the home of Aviva Premiership giants Leicester Tigers.

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital with serious chest injuries after colliding with a car.

An East Anglian technology firm has been presented with its second Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

A mother has hit out at police for not investigating her son’s death 13 years ago, as she is still searching for answers surrounding the tragedy.

Services to and from Norwich Railway Station have been disrupted this morning due to a fault a signalling system.

A staggered junction with a poor accident record will be turned into a roundabout on a major road south of Norwich.

These are the 13 criminals Norfolk Constabulary is currently appealing for help to trace in the county with crimes ranging from sexual assault to attempted murder.

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