LOCAL NEWS UPDATE 06/11/2018
Written by Tristan Bishop-Smith on 6 November, 2018
DICKLEBURGH MAN MAY HAVE TAKEN HIS LIFE ON AN “IMPULSE”
An inquest has heard that a Dickleburgh man “seemed to have acted impulsively”, when he took his own life last June.
28 year old Joshua Lawson, of Norwich Road, was found by police hanging from a tree at All Saint’s Church, near his home. His partner had called police after he’d left home, following an argument.
The coroner, Yvonne Blake said that she wasn’t sure that Mr Lawson had fully understood what he was doing in taking his life, as levels of alcohol and cocaine had been found in his blood.
INQUEST OPENS ON BUILDER FOUND AT PLAYING FIELDS
An inquest has opened on a Tibenham builder whose body was found at playing-fields in a South Norfolk village.
53 year-old Steven Rouse, of Long Road, was found near Bunwell village hall, on October 26th. The inquest has been adjourned until mid January for inquiries, although cause of death was said to be hanging.
BOOK ON OLD DISS SET TO BE PUBLISHED
A unique book is to be published later this month detailing the history of the Heritage Triangle area in Diss.
The book has taken five years to produce and goes back centuries to offer information on traders and businesses in the area. Co-author Peter Hyde says that the Triangle has changed little since medieval times, with many of the listed buildings retaining their original features and layouts.
OCCOLD YOUNG POETS WIN AGAIN
Occold primary school has scored a double in a county-wide competition for poetry.
The school has won the Suffolk Young Poets competition for the second year running. Over 1,500 poems were entered this year, from children of all ages in the county.
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