People searching for Diss on Google Maps could be forgiven for being confused after being presented with a main image that shows mountains, a wide river and a suspension bridge.

Motorists faced disruption after emergency services dealt with a road accident and a vehicle on fire on the A11 within the space of half an hour.

The prospect of unearthing hidden artefacts is luring metal detecting tourists from America to pay thousands of pounds to join treasure hunting tours of Norfolk.

One of Norfolk’s biggest schools has retained its ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted but has been told to do more to address persistent absences by pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

A man has been released pending further investigations after being arrested on suspicion of hare coursing in South Norfolk following a tip-off from a member of the public.

The organiser who has pulled the plug on a summer music festival planned for a Norfolk town said the event could return in 2020 if issues over the hiring of a park could be settled.

From the tools that generations have worked the land with to the story of rural poverty and hardship, the agricultural past of South Norfolk is being explored in a series of events and exhibitions.

A former scientist turned children’s author has seen her first book scoop a prestigious national prize given to titles that find innovative ways to inspire youngsters about science.

Firefighters called to a fire that broke out in a pressure washer faced fears it could spread to nearby diesel.

Schools and community groups in South Norfolk are being urged to join a district wide spring clean.

Repairs to a railway bridge near Diss station and two weeks of resurfacing work will see two roads in South Norfolk closed to traffic.

Concerns that a new pedestrian crossing on the busiest road in Diss is too dark are set to be investigated by highways engineers just two months after it was installed.

A witness has described a crash involving four cars and a bus that closed a notorious stretch of road on the Norfolk-Suffolk border for six hours.

Plans to build a £200m gas-fired power station on the A140 close to the Norfolk-Suffolk border have been put on hold following an EU court ruling.

A care home in Hoxne has retained a rating of ‘good’ from the Care Quality Commission.

Christmas and New Year are memories but January blues need not kick in - even if it is claimed to be the most depressing month of the year.

Wetherspoons has revealed how the small size of its new pub means that a planned extension to the floating boardwalk on Diss Mere is vital to the project.

A project is about to get underway to improve Thetford’s Butten Island and adjacent riverside to encourage more people to use it and combat the perception it is a haven for anti-social behaviour.

Diss Town Council has solved the problem of the sudden decision of its leader to step down by replacing him with two roles — deputy leader and deputy mayor.

Concerns over the future of a historic green space saw dozens of people pack into a meeting to voice their opposition to controversial proposals to build retirement bungalows.

Households in Diss will have to fork out more for their council tax this year after the town council agreed to increase its share of the bill after taking over responsibility for street lights and public toilets.

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