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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary in Diss.

A property in Sunnyside was broken into sometime between 12.30pm and 2.10pm on Monday 15 August 2016. Electrical items have then been stolen from within the address.

Anyone with information should contact DC Mike Larkin at Norwich CID on 101.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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SNC has recently posted some further dates and locations for residents to deposit hazardous waste.  They will be found within the Parish Council News section of this site.


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There are only a few days left to submit your photos for the Pigeon Post Photo Competition. Closing date – Wednesday 31st August. See the rules and download an entry form from the Pigeon Post page on the village web site. If you have problems with printing your picture contact Pigeon Post – we may be able to help. You have to live or work in Starston to enter.


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Does anyone recognise this little Tiger? He was found all alone on Starston Glebe Meadow after the Teddy Bears’ Picnic yesterday. If you know who he belongs to please call Michael on 01379 852318 so we can get him back to his owner

Tiger from Teddy Bears Picnic

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Starston’s annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic is nearly here. Come along to the Glebe Meadow on Sunday 21st August from 2.00 pm onwards and enjoy the fun. There’ll be giant games, craft activities and a bouncy obstacle course. Uncle Milo will be telling stories and Mad Science will be doing live shows full of sparks and slime. Entry and most activities are absolutely free, though we do make a small charge for tea and cake. Be there and bring your bear.

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There is only 3 weeks to go to the deadline for submitting photos for the Pigeon Post Photo Competition. The closing date is 31st August.

Entry forms can be downloaded from the Pigeon Post page on this web site where you can also see the Rules.

Don’t miss out – get your picture in now.

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All the tickets for the Arcelia concert in the Jubilee Hall on Thursday 11th August have now gone. We do have a waiting list in case of returns so if you would like to go on the list please contact Michael Bartlett on 10379 852318

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Starston Bee Group will be at the Fete on 6 August at The Old Rectory.  There will be live bees to see in the Observation Hive, and plenty of Glebe Meadow honey for sale.  Come and see us!



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If you would like to use this village facility during the school holidays, please contact Peter Grimble, 852819 or Ann Leitch, 423387 for access. Enjoy!

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On Thursday 11th August the professional music group, Arcelia, will be giving a performance in Starston Jubilee Hall.

Describing themselves as ‘honest artists singing our lives’, Arcelia has built up a loyal following of music fans in their native Kent and in London. Tickets cost £10 and are available from Michael Bartlett (Phone 852318) and must be booked in advance as there is only room for 35 people.  You can read more about Arcelia and hear an extract from their music on their web site: http://www.arcelia.co.uk/Arcelia

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