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South Norfolk has ranked top in the county for dynamism amongst its businesses – but most of Norfolk comes in below the national average, according to a new study.

The couple behind a popular Norwich restaurant are turning their hands to the hotel world after buying a business in their home town.

London

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) had already revealed proposals to move its head office, where it employs 575 people, from Bircham Newton in north West Norfolk, with Peterborough the most likely destination.

Henry Bellingham

Independent shops in Breckland are fighting back against the national chains in an attempt to entice people back to their local high street.

William Nunn

An innovative new scheme to help independent shops in Norfolk fight back against multi-national chains is set to be launched.

William Nunn

An annual scheme offering grants of up to £5,000 to local charities and community groups has been launched by the Nottingham Building Society.

When Dominic Marriott found himself unemployed he decided to roll the dice.

Broadland District Council

Two new holiday cottage hire companies with Norfolk roots have been launched.

United Kingdom

Hundreds of jobs are to be axed at Prezzo after the restaurant chain agreed a restructuring plan that will see nearly 100 sites close.

It is an ambitious vision that could transform one of Norfolk’s market towns - and one which a councillor is determined to make happen.

Wales

Fashion retailer New Look has confirmed plans which will see it close 60 stores, including one at Gorleston.

United Kingdom

Amid challenging times for the high street a council has launched a rate relief scheme to encourage more retail firms into market towns.

Paul Claussen

Winning an EDP Business Award completed a remarkable turnaround for the team at Kickstart Norfolk. In the first of a series on our 2017 winners, MARK SHIELDS found out how they did it.

BT Openreach has launched its biggest recruitment drive ever, which will include 220 engineers to speed the roll-out of faster broadband in the region.

BT

Former employees of a Norfolk based removals firm have described their “shell shock” at being told their employers would close with immediate effect.

Shipdham

A removals firm which has been based in Norfolk for 30 years has announced it has stopped trading with immediate effect.

Norfolk

One surveyor values this seven-bedroom house at £600,000. Another says it is almost worthless; the strange case of RBS, a secret survey and the campaigner who will not give up.

Two housing associations are in discussions over a partnership to create East Anglia’s biggest housing group.

United Kingdom

A Norwich restaurant is set to close as its parent company launches a restructure amid tough conditions for the industry.

Italian restaurant chain Prezzo has confirmed it is to close 94 of its 302 eateries across the country.

Norwich

Village shops across the district have stayed open despite treacherous weather conditions, providing a lifeline to residents stuck in rural communities.

Post Office

Italian restaurant chain Prezzo could be the latest business to close sites after reports emerged of a restructuring plan.

Dereham

A village pub has provided a lifeline to its community following the temporary closure of a local shop.

Facebook

Staff plotting to help themselves to stock from a bankrupt shop, struggling firms viewed as money-making opportunities and a memo telling staff to let some customers “hang themselves”.

Norman Lamb

A Norfolk MP has called for the revival of a cross-party campaign group to push through vital upgrades to the A47 in the wake of two deaths on the road in recent days.

George Freeman

A home care company’s Norfolk branch is set to bring up to 20 new jobs over the next year after securing premises in Dereham.

Facebook

The transition from one-man band to a company seeking to grow fast can be a tricky one for staff but also for the business owner.

Residents have welcomed the reopening of a Post Office in a mid-Norfolk village.

Post Office

The search is on to find a local worthy cause to donate more than £500 to following fundraising efforts at a mid-Norfolk chip shop.

Its brand is synonymous with turkeys – but now Bernard Matthews is working with a different kind of animal.

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A Norfolk market town has celebrated the opening of a new cemetery after almost ten years of planning.

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A Norfolk market town has celebrated the opening of a new cemetery after almost ten years of planning.

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Warm winds from the Mediterranean have brought a blisteringly hot April day, with temperatures in the region about double what they normally are this time of year.

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It’s full steam ahead for the regeneration of a former RAF station near Fakenham with another 94 homes to be built on the site.

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In her latest column Dereham resident VICKI COCKERILL discusses the difficulties of being a parent to a son who has a life-threatening illness...

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