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A community will soon be jumping for joy when a popular children’s play area reopens with new owners and a host of new additions.
Poultry farmers are being urged to be on the alert as experts warn the risk of a bird flu outbreak has increased.
Staff from a community radio station conquered a sponsored cycle to raise funds for two good causes.
A tenant suffering with asthma has been left “mentally drained” by what he claims is a lack of action over mould growing in his new-build home.
Two of south Norfolk’s cultural gems have received a crucial cash boost to help offset the financial implications of the coronavirus crisis.
Live theatre is finally returning to a popular venue which was left struggling in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
A loyal shop worker is set to retire following 35 years in the job she joined straight from school.
A town’s popular soft play area could be brought back, after a pair of dads with “big plans” put in a bid to takeover the business.
A town centre supermarket is set to reopen following refurbishment work.
A Norfolk teenager has become one of the country’s youngest town councillors.
A shop worker’s teeth were knocked out as he was punched and kicked in the head during a late-night robbery.
A south Norfolk leisure centre has reopened for the first time since closing amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A man in his 40s died after his car collided with a telegraph pole.
A non-league club opted to play its latest FA Cup match despite a player from a recent opponent testing positive for coronavirus.
A theatre left struggling during the coronavirus crisis is set to hold its first outdoor show since lockdown was introduced.
After three years of trying for a baby, Courtney and Kevin Hazlewood were “heartbroken” when doctors told them they would not be able to conceive naturally.
People are being invited to have their say on the future of a south Norfolk town and its surrounding villages.
A man has been taken to hospital following an incident which saw him become “seriously unwell”.
Car parking charges are to return at council-owned facilities from this weekend.
Families and businesses have reacted with sadness to the news their town’s annual Christmas lights switch-on has been cancelled.
A south Norfolk town has cancelled its annual Christmas lights switch-on.
Residents living in and around a Norfolk town are experiencing low water pressure or no water at all this morning after a burst main.
A beloved local radio station has been recognised for its efforts to keep people informed and entertained during the coronavirus pandemic.
A stroke survivor is using a blog to document his long road to recovery and help others going through the same life-changing experience.
A local radio station is celebrating after a crucial cash injection helped prolong its survival.
Parking will be suspended and temporary lights put in place on a town centre road while roadworks take place.
Firefighters battled a blaze in the loft space of a bungalow in Westhall, Stradbroke.
The boss of a struggling entertainment venue has welcomed news of government funding aimed at rescuing the endangered arts industry.
A Norfolk war veteran and double amputee is set to take part in a 72-mile walking challenge in a bid to raise money for cancer charities.
A man has been charged with assault after three people were spat at in the centre of a Norfolk town.
A chip van which has been in a Norfolk town since 1921 has been turning heads and “tickling” the community after its owners came up with an ingenious way to serve customers while socially distancing.
Alcohol may have impaired the ability of a cyclist who died in a crash to ride safely, an inquest has heard.
It’s Independent Bookshop Week from June 20-27 and bookshops are reopening to browsers and buyers after months of keeping us reading with online and phone orders
A struggling entertainment venue has received almost £35,000 in emergency funding to help ensure its survival.
Shoppers and business owners in Diss were in high spirits as non-essential shops opened for the first time since lockdown began.
An auction house is set to hold its first on-site sale since coronavirus lockdown restrictions were introduced in March.
A theatre boss has detailed the challenges of the coronavirus crisis and revealed plans for life after lockdown.
A letter written by Norfolk’s Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is expected to sell for up to £3,500 at auction.
An auction house forced to cancel its first every auction due to the coronavirus has announced its return.
Tributes have been paid to a “warmed-hearted, loving” 31-year-old who died after being diagnosed with coronavirus.
A 78-year-old cyclist has been inspired by Captain Tom Moore to take on the 2.6 Challenge for a hospice close to his heart.
A knife-wielding robber burst into a high street shop and demanded cash and cigarettes.
More than £20,000 has been generated for a town’s economy during the lockdown by a business group that promotes local companies.
A town’s cemetery, boardwalk and gardens have been closed to maintain social distancing in keeping with coronavirus guidelines.
One of Norfolk’s oldest auction houses has cancelled auctions for the first time in more than 150 years due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Two of the region’s main zoos are appealing for help to feed their animals and pay staff after their income dried up because of coronavirus.
A student is hoping to bring issues affecting young people to the forefront as she stands for parliament.
A popular carnival and funday has been called off due to uncertainty over the coronovirus outbreak.
Communities are coming together to help those in need during the coronavirus outbreak.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to following an early hours burglary.
A coffee shop has re-opened in a town’s high street following a £96,000 refurbishment.
The tick tock of a familar clock has returned to a village pub which was saved by a community group.
A man has been jailed for eight weeks after being caught red-handed by police attempting to force open a safe at a coffee shop.
A stalwart of a renowned Norfolk plant nursery business and respected horticulturist who has a variety of flower named after him has died.
Wetherspoons is set to be granted a licence for its newest Norfolk pub after no-one lodged an objection.
A main post office is to be closed until next week after storm damage left the roof unstable.
An inquest is due to take place into the death of a man who was discovered in a Norfolk church yard.
The risk to customers of being hit by falling roof tiles following the Storm Ciara has seen the closure of a post office.
Measures to ease congestion at the town’s busiest junctions, pedestrian crossings and a major expansion of cycle paths are included in a new transport strategy for Diss.
A dental practice in a town with no places for new NHS patients is seeking to expand its facilities in a bid to address growing demand.
A woman in her 80s was almost conned out of thousands of pounds by a telephone scammer pretending to be a police officer.
Efforts to rid a housing estate of its flock of feral chickens has prompted national headlines including being featured on This Morning.
Work to repair drains that will see motorists facing disruption and temporary traffic lights along the busiest road in Diss has been delayed.
A local historian who has spent decades amassing a collection of Diss memorabilia has raised £2,520 for the Big C with his latest nostalgic calendar.
An Indian restaurant that suffered a cockroach infestation that posed a risk to public health has closed with its owner seeking new investors in a bid to completely revamp the dilapidated building.
A man has been jailed for using covert cameras to film women and young children getting changed at a leisure centre.
A rare first edition of the first vampire story published in English, 80 years before Dracula, has been sold at a Norfolk auction for £3,800.
Animal lovers have been warned they face being fined if they continue to feed a flock of feral chickens that live on a housing estate.
Motorists are face weekend delays travelling along the busiest road in Diss with temporary traffic lights for roadworks.
A brewery has applied to create an open air theatre following the success of its annual beer and Shakespeare festival.
Two men arrested after the theft of a large quantity of cash from a pensioner have spoken of their shock at being linked to the crime.
Shoppers have reacted with sadness to department store chain Beales going into administration putting the future of its Diss store at risk of permanent closure.
A choir that boasts 350 members who sing for their wellbeing has hit the high notes to help others by raising £13,652 for cancer research.
Department store chain Beales has collapsed into administration - putting the jobs of more than 1,000 people at risk.
Cameras are to be allowed to capture courtroom drama over a century after they were banned following a trial involving a notorious murderer and a woman from Norfolk.
Plans for a storage container park twice refused by planners over traffic safety concerns has been resubmitted.
A motorcyclist who died in crash with a car on the A140 has been named.
Motorists have been issued with warnings after a crackdown at a town centre junction close to where an accident left a woman with serious injuries.
Hundreds of homes and businesses have been left without power amid high winds that have disrupted supplies.
Hi-tech safety enforcement cameras that can identify vehicles jumping red lights are set to be installed at a level crossing where drivers have been killed and seriously injured.
Police investigations are on-going into a town centre crash that left a woman in her 70s with serious leg injuries.
Two men arrested in connection with a theft from a man in his 90s have been told that police will not be taking any further action against them.
Norfolk beauty blogger Samantha Last, who revealed she had weeks to live in an emotional final video, has died just 10 days after turning 50.
Emergency services attended the scene of a serious road traffic collision on the A140 at Dickleburgh.
The future of a post office at the heart of a Norfolk market town that has remained uncertain for three years appears to have been secured after a new operator has been found to run it on a franchise basis.
Developers seeking to build housing on the site of a former plant nursery are still facing local opposition despite scaling back the plans from 20 homes to just five.
What a difference a decade makes. As we enter the 2020s, winding the clock back 10 years reveals just how much Diss has changed.
Police have issued an order banning three people from entering Norfolk over suspected hare coursing.
A historic flint wall that collapsed into a park during protracted talks over its ownership is to be rebuilt but to a different design.
A formerly 32-stone councillor who once ate a sausage roll, steak slice and four chocolate bars for breakfast has halved his body weight in just 12 months.
People rough sleeping in cars, tents and outbuildings in rural areas of Norfolk are being offered extra help this winter.
Plans have been submitted to convert disused former agricultural buildings into a swimming pool and fitness studio for use by the “wider community”.
Wetherspoons has submitted a licensing application for its newest Norfolk pub.
An award winning cycling event that has raised more than £40,000 for charity has been saved after a new organiser was found.
A department store chain with sites across the county has put itself up for sale as it attempts to battle tough high street conditions.
Police have released a CCTV image of two men suspected of being behind the theft of cash from a man aged in his 90s.
The chance to bag a prize-winning fresh bird for the Christmas dinner table is set to bring hundreds of bidders to traditional festive poultry auctions across Norfolk.
While wet weather frustrates efforts to plant new crops, a Norfolk farm has taken advantage of the hiatus to test the best way to prevent soil compaction from heavy machines on fragile soils.
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