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Family’s anger as mental health trust misses target

Family’s anger as mental health trust misses target

A man, whose 81-year-old mother-in-law died in 2019 during a 200-mile journey to find her a suitable bed, claims the trust is not fit for purpose.


Community garden opened in honour of respected parish clerk

Community garden opened in honour of respected parish clerk

A community garden project which has opened will serve as “an endearing and enduring legacy” to a much-loved villager.


Honoured mayor pledges to repay trust of council

Honoured mayor pledges to repay trust of council

Members of the public came to celebrate the appointment of Mayor Eric Taylor earlier this month.


Musician makes most of his past to inspire new single

Musician makes most of his past to inspire new single

A Harleston musician hopes his new track will encourage others to push their boundaries and face down adversity.


GP surgery given six months to improve or face closure

GP surgery given six months to improve or face closure

The surgery has been placed under special measures after a report highlighted a multitude of safety issues.


Dozens of vehicles stopped in Diss as part of major police operation

Dozens of vehicles stopped in Diss as part of major police operation

More than 50 vehicles were stopped by police in Diss on Friday as part of a multi-agency operation to reduce road casualties and disrupt criminality.


Mum answers call after surge in demand for sign language classes in town

Mum answers call after surge in demand for sign language classes in town

A mother-of-one is doing her bit to support the deaf community in south Norfolk by bringing sign language classes to the district.


Trio of mums encouraging people to shake off lockdown weight

Trio of mums encouraging people to shake off lockdown weight

Three mums are encouraging people to shake off the pounds they put on during lockdown, as they prepare to relaunch their weight loss groups.


Tax hike ‘not enough’ to fix social care crisis, claims Council boss

Tax hike ‘not enough’ to fix social care crisis, claims Council boss

The Government’s new health and social care tax to pay for reforms to the NHS and care sector, may not be enough, a senior figure has warned.


Councils unite in opposition to retirement complex plan

Councils unite in opposition to retirement complex plan

Councillors have argued against planning approval for a retirement village, urging that “the future is the children and younger people in the town”.

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Funeral home releases 'Cooking For One' recipe book to help people dealing with grief

Funeral home releases 'Cooking For One' recipe book to help people dealing with grief

The book features dishes aimed at solo diners who have recently lost a loved one.


Shoppers stunned as bridal procession makes its way through high street

Shoppers stunned as bridal procession makes its way through high street

Shoppers could not believe their eyes this week as a tractor made its way down the high street – towing a bride and her bridesmaids.


Efforts made around Diss to help Afghan refugee crisis

Efforts made around Diss to help Afghan refugee crisis

Local authorities and business owners have pledged to support Afghan refugees fleeing from the Taliban.


New school year, new school rules: What to expect in the classroom post-lockdown

New school year, new school rules: What to expect in the classroom post-lockdown

School life to feel more like it used to as social distancing rules ease


Mother-of-two dies of coronavirus despite being double jabbed

Mother-of-two dies of coronavirus despite being double jabbed

Tributes have been paid to Jacqui Walker, a mother-of-two who died after contracting coronavirus.


Best friends reunited after more than 76 years

Best friends reunited after more than 76 years

Two childhood best friends, who had not seen each other in 76 years, struggled to hold back the tears as they were reunited this week.


Ex-butcher carves out new career in a galaxy not far away

Ex-butcher carves out new career in a galaxy not far away

Following the death of his father, John Blake decided to open his own gift store – dedicating his time to their shared passion for science fiction.


Pub picks up award thanks to online customer reviews

Pub picks up award thanks to online customer reviews

The Greyhound Pub has picked up an award in recognition of its exceptional online ratings over the past 12 months.


Carpet business reach milestone after grandson, 23, appointed managing director

Carpet business reach milestone after grandson, 23, appointed managing director

A carpet business has reached a monumental milestone after its new managing director became the third generation of his family to hold the position.


Gym staff take on mammoth 24-hour workout for charity

Gym staff take on mammoth 24-hour workout for charity

Two gym employees undertook a mammoth 24-hour workout challenge last week, with a little bit of help from their customers.