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THIEVES STEAL EXPENSIVE TOOLS Police are searching for thieves, who have stolen a load of expensive tools from a business at Bressingham. The tools are said to be worth several thousand pounds and were taken by burglars who forced their way into a property in the village early yesterday. Police are appealing for any witnesses […]

BREXIT IN NORFOLK DEBATE DELAYED UNTIL NEXT YEAR A report on how Norfolk is likely to be affected by Brexit has been put on hold. Norfolk county councillors were due to debate the report on the likely impact of Britain leaving the EU, but the discussion has now been delayed, because of the changing situation […]

CROWDS TURN OUT FOR THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS It’s estimated that up to two thousand people turned up to watch this year’s Christmas lights switch-on in Diss. The switch-on ceremony was the finale of a day of festivities, which included contributions from carol singers, live music performers, a magician, and the cast of the Dick Whittington […]

THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN NORFOLK WITH DIABETES HITS A NEW HIGH The number of people with diabetes in the Norfolk and Waveney health area has gone over 50,000. It’s the first time that the figure has climbed so high, with a warning that it could be much more.  The Diabetes UK charity points out that […]

COUNCIL TO FIGHT AGAINST PLANS FOR NEW HOMES Councillors in Eye say that they’ll continue to fight against plans to build 126 new homes on the outskirts of the town. Plans for the development on 14 acres of land between Tuffs Road and Maple Way have been re-submitted to Mid Suffolk council.  The town council say […]

WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER SHOP-LIFTING IN DISS TOWN CENTRE Police have arrested a woman following the theft of goods, worth £2,000, in Diss town centre. The woman, from Great Yarmouth, was arrested in connection with shoplifting offences at two stores in Mere Street on November 8th.  Products, worth £1,200, were taken from Boots, while medication, worth £800, […]

WOMAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH SHOP THEFTS Police have arrested a woman following a series of shoplifting offences in Diss town centre. The woman, from Great Yarmouth, was arrested in connection with the theft of products, worth a total of £2,000, from two shops in Mere Street on November 8th.  Products, worth £1,200, were taken from […]

NOISE RESTRICTIONS SET FOR MUSIC EVENT NEXT SUMMER Diss town councillors are looking to bring in new measures to reduce any problems caused by a major outdoor music event in the town next summer. It’s understood the councillors are keen to take action, after criticism from people living nearby about this year’s Gig In The […]

POLICE SEARCH FOR SHOPLIFTERS A police search is continuing, after goods worth £2,000 were stolen from shops in Diss town centre. Two shoplifters escaped with beauty products and slimming pills from the Boots and Holland & Barrett shops in Mere Street.  Anyone with information about the incident on Thursday, November 8th, should call 101. COUNCIL TAX […]

GAS GOES BACK ON FOR MANY HOMES IN EYE Many homes and businesses in the Eye area have had their gas supply turned back on, after being cut off earlier in the week. Gas engineers had restored gas, by early this afternoon, to over 700 of the more than 800 affected properties. They’re now re-visiting […]