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. 


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".


Madgett's Walk Makeover

The Town Council's projects to stablise the Mere bank at Madgett's Walk and improve drainage from the Mere have been completed ahead of schedule and within budget.  Click here for the full story.


Christmas Lights Switch-on event - Saturday 29th November

For full details click here


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.


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 Lights Switch on event
Date: 29/11/2014 ~ 29/11/2014
Time: 15:00 ~ 18:00
Location: Market Place, Diss

Town Mayors Christmas Carol Concert - SOLD OUT
Date: 02/12/2014
Location: Corn Hall

WEEE Give & Take Electrical Event
Date: 09/12/2014
Time: 09:00 ~ 15:00
Location: Diss Youth & Community Centre

Local News

Duchess of Cambridge helps to launch new Norfolk hospice to replace Quidenham

The Duchess of Cambridge helped give East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices’ (EACH) appeal to replace the Quidenham hospice with a purpose-built facility the best possible start on Tuesday.

Christmas tree back afloat on Diss Mere

A major feature of the festive season in Diss braved the poor weather conditions at the weekend to stand tall once again.

Co-op set to invest 1.6 million in new village store, creating 35 jobs

After going more than a year without a village store, Stradbroke now faces the prospect of two after the East of England Co-operative confirmed plans to invest £1.6 million into building a new shop and creating 35 jobs.

News provided by dissexpress.co.uk

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