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A scooter hire business which launched two years ago has expanded after moving into its new headquarters.

Discussions over plans to set up the UK’s first commercial seaweed farming operation off the coast of Wells are progressing positively, the town’s mayor has said.

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A Norfolk attraction famous for its Christmas show has got the planning thumbs up to build a major ‘interactive children’s experience.’

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Holkham Hall’s head gardener has shared his memories of working at the Norfolk stately home as he prepares to move on.

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Love gardening? How about a job looking after one of Norfolk’s most impressive landscapes? You are, however, probably going to need more than the trusty Flymo.


Profits at pub chain JD Wetherspoon have tumbled by almost 20% as a result of rising labour costs.


Figures have revealed how much profit former council tenants have made through selling their homes under the government’s Right to Buy scheme - in a handful of cases just weeks after the purchase.

He is a man who really does walk with dinosaurs. CAROLINE CULOT spoke to Adam Goymour, the 31-year-old company director at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure.


Excitement is growing following the announcement of plans to bring a popular high street chain to Dereham.

A new shop in a rural village which is aiming to act as a “saving grace” for local residents has been officially opened.

People in Norfolk have been warned over fraudulent text messages promising a council tax refund.

More than a dozen firms based on a rural business park are having to rely on generators because of an unpaid power bill, which could be as high as £370,000.

Parish councils in areas affected by construction traffic if the world’s biggest offshore wind farm is given the go-ahead have shared their concerns.

New research has revealed that there are now more than 1000 ISA millionaires in Britain, says Peter Sharkey.

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Planning hearings are set to be held into a project to build one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms - which could see the firm behind the scheme purchase a 50km corridor of countryside.


A mid Norfolk entrepreneur has spoken about how the problems facing those looking to start new businesses in a market town are damaging the high street.

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Saving with an ISA needn’t be complicated, says Peter Sharkey – in fact, it’s as easy as ABC.

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A new event which aims to promote and celebrate everything good about Fakenham is rapidly gaining support.

A new shop which is set to open in a Norfolk village is aiming to tackle the difficulties of accessing goods that those living rurally can often face.

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Boat builder Oyster Yachts, which almost went bust last year, was singled out for special praise at the North Norfolk Business Awards.

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey reveals what it means to have an “economic moat”...

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The new owner of Dereham’s Hollywood Cinema has spoken of his plans for the business and confirmed no jobs will be cut.


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Friday, February 15, 2019

Investing in uncertain times can pay longer-term dividends, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

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A Fakenham based lighting business which supplies over 30 jobs to the local area is celebrating its 30 year anniversary.

Students were given a chance to try some of Norfolk’s own tipples as brewers gave out free samples.

David Holliday

Finance columnist Peter Sharkey on why investing needn’t be too complicated.

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Bernard Matthews has suffered a suspected cyber security attack, with the account details of 200 employees being compromised.

Ad Feature Why managing your investments is crucial

Friday, February 1, 2019

Having your investments actively managed can pay dividends, says financial expert Pete Sharkey

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An established online arts and crafts supplier is embarking on a new adventure by opening its own shop.

Award-winning Norfolk businesses are listed alongside Michelin starred restaurants in the Oscars of the pub world.

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