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Thursday, July 20, 2017
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Nottingham Building Society has secured the future of 50 jobs by announcing it is to open seven branches in towns where its rival Norwich and Peterborough Building Society (N&P) is withdrawing.

WH Smith has plans to open a shop in Dereham.

Breckland Council

Norfolk’s countryside is now home to more so-called ‘mega-farms’ than anywhere else in the country thanks to a boom in intensive poultry production, we can reveal today.

Environment Agency

Despite rearing free-range turkeys for nearly 50 years there was a first for Godwick Turkeys at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show.

A new crop nutrition company has celebrated the official opening of its factory with hundreds of invited guests.

Fakenham

The £11m sale of an “extensive and outstanding” Norfolk farm is a rare opportunity which could attract international interest, said property agents.

New life is being breathed into the former Job Centre on Dereham’s High Street as new head office for a healthcare provider, potentially bringing jobs to the town.

Care Quality Commission

A tenfold increase in home deliveries has prompted a Norfolk haulier to instil a stronger customer service ethos in its drivers.

European Union

Fresh calls have been made for the incoming government to focus on Norfolk’s infrastructure needs to unlock the county’s economic potential.

United Kingdom

A team of fertiliser industry veterans with 120 years of collective experience has launched a new crop nutrition company in Norfolk.

A fresh drive to promote local businesses in Fakenham has begun following the closure of a voluntary group.

A worker with learning difficulties has described how he was dismissed from Bernard Matthews after 35 years.

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