Welcome to the official website of Diss Town Council
Promoting the historic Norfolk market town of Diss in the heart of East Anglia. We hope you enjoy your visit.
We aim to provide a one-stop shop of information for all visitors to our site. Find out about the history of Diss, what the town has to offer, the roles and responsibilities of the Town Council as well as ‘what’s on’ in Diss.
Do you support a small council tax increase to support the Heritage Triangle Project?
Diss Town council has agreed to contribute £200,000 towards the Heritage Triangle Project by taking out a capital loan. The Council would be responsible for replacing the Corn Hall roof within the next few years as well as carrying out other urgent repairs, estimated to cost between £400,000 and £500,000. Investing £200,000 will leverage a further £2.8m investment in Diss. Loan repayments are likely to result in an increase in council tax by up to £9.38 per year.
What do you think? Do you support this increase? Please complete our short online survey here or contact us.
Find out more about the Heritage Triangle Project here.
Diss Matters - Winter 2014
For news on the Heritage Triangle Project, Remembrance commemorations, CCTV and much more Click here to view a copy of the latest Diss Matters publication from Diss Town Council.
Welcome to new Town Councillor Joe Aiken
At the Full Council meeting held on 19th November, Councillors resolved to co-opt Mr Aiken to fill the Council's current vacancy. Councillors look forward to working with Councillor Aiken, who brings with him experience in project management and supporting community events. Having lived in Diss for the majority of his life, Joe has a keen interest in the town and sees being part of the Council "an opportunity to support, discuss and be involved in shaping the future of his home town".
Christmas Week Market
As the Friday market during Christmas week falls on Boxing Day, the Christmas week market will be held on Tuesday 23rd December.
Free Parking This Christmas
To support our market town retail businesses this Christmas, South Norfolk District Council are offering FREE parking in SNC Car Parks on the last 4 Saturdays before Christmas in our market town car parks.
The Saturdays to which this applies are Saturday 29th November, Saturday 6th December, Saturday 13th December and Saturday 20th December.
SNC Car parks in Diss are: Park Road, Chapel Street Lower, Chapel Street Upper, Church Street, Weavers Court, Mount Street, Shelfanger Road East, Shelfanger Road West.
Age UK Norfolk
Make your new years resolution to become a volunteer, click here
Annual Report 2014
Unfortunately due to a printing error, the Financial Summary on page 4 of the 2014 Annual Report is incorrect. Please follow this link for the Replacement Financial Summary 2014.
DissFuture survey You "had your say".
Take a look at the results here.
What's at Diss Youth & Community Centre - find out here.
Christmas Week Market
Location: Market Place, Diss
Vandals caused £200 worth of damage to a vehicle in Harleston at the weekend, causing police to appeal for information.
One of the recurring concerns of this area, it seems, is how infrastructure and services can keep up with the pace of population growth.
Redgrave rockers Walkway will support the legendary Status Quo next summer.
News provided by dissexpress.co.uk