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Health and Safety Executive will investigate if Corrie found at tip
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be working alongside police investigating the disappearance of Corrie McKeague if his remains are found at the Milton landfill site.

Harleston council bids to take over town’s car parks to keep free parking
A town council wants to take full responsibility for its car parks from South Norfolk Council in a bid to keep them free to visitors and residents in the town.

Weavers restaurant of Diss to cross 30-year milestone in business
The hospitality trade is a tough place to make a living – so the owners at Weavers Wine Bar and Eating House in Diss believe they are very lucky as they approach 30 years in business.

MEMORY LANE: Diss cycling trio to reunite for Cyclathon after 50 years
When Malcolm Chambers, Robin Briscoe and Graham Trudgill ride together in the Diss Cyclathon this summer, it will be almost 50 years since the trio’s last big day of cycling as students.

CPS refuses to accept pair’s guilty pleas on East Anglian burglaries
Two men have admitted conspiracy to burgle homes across Suffolk and Norfolk, but their plea was not accepted by the Crown Prosecution Service who say they committed 30.

Big boost for Harleston school library after receiving £400 grant
The librarian of a Harleston school says she cried with joy when he learned her library would be boosted by a £400 grant for new books.

‘We ran and locked ourselves in’ South Suffolk MP’s aid describes London terror attack
It should have been a time of celebration for staff of Lavenham Butchers on Wednesday, instead they got caught up in the terrorist attacks in Westminster.

Care home survey sings high praises of De Lucy House in Diss
A Diss care home is celebrating after being rated the most popular facility of its kind in East Anglia in a nationwide survey of care home residents, families and friends.

Travel back through Suffolk records online
You can now travel back in time online thanks to Suffolk Records Office.

Region’s politicians unite in horror at Westminster terror attack
MPs and councillors from across East Anglia’s political divide have spoken of their horror at yesterday’s terrorist attack in Westminster.

LONDON ATTACK: ‘You are always aware you are in an environment that may be a target’ - reaction from Central Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter
Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter says his thoughts are with the family of the police officer stabbed in this afternoon’s attack at Westminster.

Gislingham woman to go bald for two charities on 50th birthday, in memory of brother
Approaching her 50th birthday, Gislingham resident Kay Mollett felt it was important to make the occasion a fitting tribute to her brother, who sadly never made it to 50.

Acclaimed sculptor carves new logo into Diss Corn Hall as re-opening day approaches
An internationally-recognised sculptor has helped give Diss Corn Hall a new look, as the date of the venue’s long-awaited reopening gets closer.

LONDON ATTACK: ‘I heard someone shouting get away from the window’ — South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon recalls incident at Westminster
South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon says he and his staff are safe in Parliament after this afternoon’s attack at Westminster.

Local business forums and Archbishop Sancroft High School students get a flavour of Westminster after tour with South Norfolk MP
Members of Diss and Harleston Business Forums have been getting an insight into life at Westminster after they were given a tour of the Houses of Parliament by South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon on Monday.

Attleborough Academy students make the news in annual BBC School News Report
Students of Attleborough Academy quite literally made the news last week — creating stories in a newsroom-style environment in collaboration with the BBC.

New oil recycling banks installed in Diss, Harleston and Long Stratton
Five new oil recycling banks are now in place around south Norfolk, providing the district with an additional avenue for generating carbon neutral electricity.

Train driver who put safety of others before his own after Roudham crash is hailed a ‘hero’
The driver of a train which collided with a tractor in Roudham has been hailed as a “hero” for putting the safety of passengers above his own — despite being badly injured.

Pair hospitalised after A140 crash near Brome
A driver and passenger were taken to Ipswich Hospital after a crash on the A140 yesterday afternoon.

Elderly man hospitalised after fall in Diss
An elderly man has been taken to hospital after falling in Diss yesterday.

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