LOCAL NEWS UPDATE 31/01/2020
Written by Mike Stewart on 3 February, 2020
MAN JAILED FOR COMPUTER SEX OFFENCES
A man from Eye has been jailed, following a nationwide police investigation into sex offences involving computers.
38 year old Tony Spencer, of Victoria Hill, has been given a 32-month sentence, having admitted nine counts of voyeurism, five of taking indecent photos of children, and 12 hacking offences. He was also put on the sex offenders’ register for life.
Among the offences, Spencer was said to have secretly filmed women and children in the changing rooms at Diss Leisure Centre between 2006 and 2011.
TREE CAUSES TRACK PROBLEMS
There have been problems for train travellers again today.
Journeys between Diss and Norwich have been delayed or cancelled from early this morning, after a tree fell on the main line, damaging overhead wires.
RESTAURANT CLOSES FOR MAJOR REVAMP
A Diss restaurant has closed down again, this time for a revamp a year or so after failing a hygiene inspection.
The Diss Tandoori has now closed, with plans for new investment to completely refurbish the building in Shelfanger Road. The restaurant was closed in late 2018 for three months as a risk to public health, after an inspection by council hygiene inspectors. An infestation of cockroaches was discovered in parts of the kitchen, resulting in a full clean being carried out.
CITY CHASE SURVIVAL AS TOWN TAKE ON RIVALS
Norwich City chase Premiership survival points at Newcastle tomorrow and will be looking to pull off a double against the home side.
Ipswich Town face another tough top six game as they try to get their League One title bid back in shape. They’re at Portman Road against Peterborough United, who are just behind them in fourth spot.
DISS WITH CHANCE TO CLIMB THE TABLE
Diss Town are away against lowly AFC Sudbury reserves, with a chance to move up from ninth after dropping off the pace recently.
Harleston are also away in the Anglian Combination Premier division. They need a win at Bradenham to move back into contention for the top two, having slipped to fourth. Scole United have a chance for a needed home win against next-to-bottom Blofield.
In rugby…Diss firsts, now in fifth place, face a tough game away at London 2 North East division leaders Norwich.