Publication: Diss Mercury

First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

First bricks laid at Diss’ new “resident-friendly” care home

Building work has started on a new £6million 60-bed care home in Diss to help deal with the needs of the area’s growing elderly population, creating more than 70 full and part-time jobs.The Greensleeves Homes Trust, which provides care for older people, ... [Published Diss Mercury - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Norfolk man proposes during London Marathon... and she doesn’t run a mile!

Anyone who plucks up enough courage to ask the question: “Will you marry me?” always hopes their partner won’t run a mile.So when Karl Walker proved he was most definitely in it for the long run by proposing to his sweetheart Tracy Orfanakos while in ... [Published Diss Mercury - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Play in Barking and Dagenham explores ‘Soldiers of colour’ in First World War

»Discover the secret history of the First World War with an interactive performance next week.On Tuesday, April 22, at Barking Learning Centre, and again on Thursday, April 24, at Dagenham Library, theatre group District 6 will stage the ‘Contribution ... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Westlife star Shane Filan to play Rochester

Former boyband frontman lines up castle concertShane Filan, the lead singer of one the world’s biggest-ever boybands, will be performing at the Castle Concerts in Rochester.The former Westlife frontman will be in Medway in July as part of his first solo ... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Find Me a Family: Can you give Drifter a second chance in life?

World Horse Welfare Drifter is a two-year-old black cob filly who is looking for a loving new home with an experienced horseperson.Drifter came into the care of World Horse Welfare Hall Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre as part of a very large welfare case ... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Social Welfare
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Burglars break into south Norfolk home

Burglars carried out an untidy search of a Hempnall home after forcing open a rear window.The incident happened between 1.30pm on April 11 and 7.15pm on April 13 in Fairstead Lane.Anyone with information in relation to the incident should phone DC Roland ... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Find Me a Family: Can you give Amber a loving home?

The best things do not always come in small packages, as one-year-old Great Dane cross Amber shows perfectly.However with such a size comes an amazing amount of love and affection to give to the right family.Kate Brewster, Dogs Trust Snetterton supporter ... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Dogs Trust, Great Dane
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers give south Norfolk villages a spring clean

Regular visitors to two villages may have noticed a difference at the start of this week.The fly-tipped rubbish and litter that had previously been strewn across Palgrave and Dickleburgh had disappeared thanks to the efforts of villagers who had gathered ... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon welcomes turbine decision

A south Norfolk MP has welcomed a decision that communities secretary Eric Pickles should have the final say on plans to build three wind turbines near a village.Richard Bacon was pleased to receive a letter from planning minister Kris Hopkins confirming ... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Child amputees to benefit from Norfolk woman’s London Marathon run with sister

Child amputees in Liberia are set to benefit from the marathon efforts of Victoria Bacon and her sister Sarah Hope.The wife of South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon and her twin have raised about £30,000 to help children in need after they completed the London ... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Play to honour couple who fought for justice in the Burston school strike

From around the country money flowed toward the small Norfolk village, and every donation was marked by a brick. Put together the bricks of Burston created a building that stands as a monument to a married couple’s defiance, their pupils’ eagerness to ... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

North Norfolk residents concerns over cuts to 496 London commuter route

A group of residents from north Norfolk have spoken of their disappointment after a London commuter route was cut by the National Express earlier this year.Collection points at Holt, Fakenham, Sheringham and Cromer were scrapped from the 496 Victoria ... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 08 2014]

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Westlife star Shane Filan to play Rochester [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 17 2014]
Burglars break into south Norfolk home [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 16 2014]
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Volunteers give south Norfolk villages a spring... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 15 2014]
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Play to honour couple who fought for justice in... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 13 2014]
North Norfolk residents concerns over cuts to 4... [Published Diss Mercury - Apr 08 2014]
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Norfolk Dixieland Jazz Band concerts in Skeyton [Published Diss Mercury - Mar 28 2014]
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Elton John tribute act on Cromer Pier [Published Diss Mercury - Mar 26 2014]
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Action to remove poor teaching at Diss High Sch... [Published Diss Mercury - Mar 25 2014]
New engineering centre at Old Buckenham Airfield [Published Diss Mercury - Mar 25 2014]
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