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One of Norfolk’s best-known retailers insists it is optimistic about the future, despite being squeezed by rising costs.

A Norfolk company which supplied the Royal household at Sandringham for 40 years has gone out of business.

Norwich

It started with an ambitious dream to bring the world of theatre to the doorsteps of children in rural north Norfolk.

Europe

Dereham Shopping Centre which includes the shops QD, Wilkinsons and Sports Direct has been put up for sale for £9.5m.

North Norfolk’s MP has called into question the district council’s decision to press ahead with plans to spend more than £2m on a controversial business zone targeted at the offshore energy sector.

Richard Price

A restaurant in Norfolk, which has been praised for its homemade pies, has featured in a top pubs to visit list.

United Kingdom

It has had something of a colourful past, but when a former market town hotel appeared at auction it proved there was still life left in it yet when it sold for £400,000.

John

Ad Feature How pension raids make ISAs more appealing

Friday, October 26, 2018

Raiding pensions provide Chancellors with easy money, says Peter Sharkey, but it’s much more difficult for them to pilfer from your ISA.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

The second North Norfolk Business Awards, which celebrate the best businesses in the region, are now open for entries - and businesses are being encouraged to put themselves forward to win one of the prestigious titles.

Gresham's School

Norfolk and Waveney have lost around 50 bank and building society branches in the past four years, figures have revealed.

Margaret Dewsbury

Ad Feature How to save for a long period of travel

Friday, October 19, 2018

Saving for a prolonged period of travel is essential, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey. And now might just be the best time to go.

Charles

Energy firm Vattenfall have invited the public to give their views on the impact of one of the world’s largest wind farms, to be built off the north Norfolk coast.

Breckland District Council

Sometimes life can throw up unexpected obstacles, and families with poorly children will know all too well the struggles many can face.

Ad Feature Could a £40 test help you to save?

Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.

NHS

A new scheme which aims to save hundreds of litres of paint and create new employment is set to open its doors in mid-Norfolk later this month.

Harry Clarke

It first opened its doors as a pub in the heart of a mid-Norfolk village thirty years ago.

Donna-Louise Bishop

Controversial plans to redevelop Great Yarmouth’s historic Market Place have been revealed.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Work to build a new £1m business centre in Dereham is finally under way, more than a decade after it was originally due to start.

Breckland Council

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey says a building disaster in Bulgaria and HS2 are good metaphors for avoiding bad financial plans

European Union

It has gone by the same name for more than four decades.

Facebook

Alarm bells are ringing for international haulage firms, who are having a “very, very tough time” due to the looming potential of a no-deal Brexit in six months time.

European Union

Banks are closing across the region as customers are directed towards online banking and mobile apps. What does this mean for rural areas being left with no banks? MARC BETTS investigates.

Norwich

This week our financial columnist looks at how pensions fare across the globe – and which country is the wealthiest when it comes to their state pension

Google

Beer will sail into glasses at a King’s Lynn hotel in a new partnership that harks back to the days of seagoing merchant network the Hanseatic League.

United Kingdom

In this week’s column, financial expert Peter Sharkey discusses how investors might be able to retain more of what is theirs.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Following an extended summer break, Peter Sharkey returns with his popular personal finance column – and some good news for millennials.

BBC

A series of free workshops aims to give businesses across Norfolk and Suffolk the skills they need to survive and thrive in the online world.

Google

Concerns have been raised over a council’s £2.2m commitment to a controversial business zone scheme offering reduced rates for companies involved in the offshore energy sector.

Richard Price

Archant’s Digital Decoded workshops offer a no-nonsense guide to SEO and more. Jamie Brown explains what you’ll learn at the free sessions.

Google

A Norfolk attraction is stoking up its engines after announcing ambitious plans to invest £4 million into a new interactive children’s experience.

North Norfolk District Council

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A soldier from Fakenham who died during the First World War has been honoured in a special ceremony in France.

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The A47 has reopened between Easton and Honingham after being closed for around seven hours due to a lorry carrying 600 turkeys overturning.

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Thousands of people across mid and north Norfolk paid their respects to those who fought for peace - as the region fell silent to mark the centenary of Armistice Day.

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The Archbishop of Cantebury, Justin Welby, was given a warm welcome on his return to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham.

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Graham James
Yesterday, 17:09

The leader of a Norfolk council has spoken about a lack of mental health services in the area and said he “can’t imagine” what families who have lost sons to suicide are feeling.

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