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Homebase has confirmed the 42 stores it wants to close as part of a restructure that puts 1,500 jobs at risk - and it includes the Ipswich branch.

A once-popular pub has come under fire amid concerns it is a blight on one of north Norfolk’s most picturesque villages - ahead of plans to reopen.

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Troubled DIY chain Homebase is set to reveal plans which will close around a quarter of its stores and threaten more than 1,000 jobs, according to reports.

United Kingdom

A Norfolk-based flower and seed breeder is set to bolster its presence in Asian and US markets after a takeover by the Dutch company Syngenta.

Dereham

It was once the shocking scene of a devastating fire.

George Acheson

A public consultation has opened into an application to build one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms off the north Norfolk coast.

Broadland District Council

A former roads policing officer has taken the wheel at a Dereham-based traffic safety firm – part of a management change which will also give ownership of the company to its 25 employees.

Norfolk County Council

Norfolk businesses have just three weeks to enter the Great British High Street Awards.

A group of travel agents from Norfolk have picked up their paintbrushes to decorate a sensory room for adults with learning and physical disabilities.

Thetford

A loyalty scheme to promote the quality of Norfolk produce to the county’s shoppers is being launched today, on Norfolk Day.

Norfolk Day 2018

Jamie Brown of Archant’s Local Impact programme examines how you can make your business stand out from the crowd.

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When Rob Scott started his cabin business he did not plan to have one display site – let alone three.

Dereham

Norfolk Day has gripped the county and businesses, big and small, are getting behind the major celebration. Reporter Sophie Wyllie reports on the variety of events being put on across the county and why businesses are backing the big day.

BBC

Spain got a taste of the best of Norfolk’s beers as a group of brewers joined a cask force at a trade mission in Valencia.

The launch of the Breckland Business Forum saw MP George Freeman declare that he believes the district could become the home of growing technology companies.

George Freeman

As a business owner, your ultimate goal is highly likely to be to have more people spending money with you – this means you need to start by building a customer base.

A new business forum is being launched to help bring together the small and large businesses across the Breckland district.

George Freeman

An energy firm hoping to build a wind farm off the coast of north Norfolk has been criticised for ignoring concerns before submitting a planning application.

North Norfolk District Council

It opened under a blaze of publicity, but a branch of the family electricals firm Adcocks is closing in Dereham.

Dereham

The benefits of swimming are widely known.

Surrey

More than 130 jobs are at risk after a Norfolk retailer became the latest to announce plans to close stores due to a slump in sales.

United Kingdom

Businesses can learn how to save money and avoid costly marketing and advertising mistakes at a networking event.

Wales

The mayor of a mid-Norfolk market town has described the closure of its WHSmith Local as a “great loss”.

Hilary Bushell

The collapse of construction giant Carillion and a million-pound financial dispute have been blamed for the failure of a flooring company.

Peterborough

High Street franchise WH Smith Local in Dereham announced today it would be closing its doors for good.

A village shop in the heart of rural Norfolk has been saved from closure by a pair of budding entrepreneurs.

Website and restaurant guide SquareMeal has revealed the UK’s favourite places to eat following votes from thousands of its readers, as well as bloggers and local foodies.

United Kingdom

The Australian owner of Homebase has put an end to its “disastrous” foray into British retail by selling the DIY chain for just £1.

United Kingdom

There’s still a fair way to go – but bosses at the new-look Royal Norwich Golf Club say they are on course to deliver one of Norfolk’s most ambitious new sporting venues.

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Jamie Brown, head of knowledge and development at Archant, introduces Local Impact.

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Yesterday, 10:36

A record number of people have registered to take part in the Dereham 5k run on Sunday August 19, with over 500 entering the race.

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United Kingdom
Yesterday, 15:08

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have had their say on their GP surgeries in a wide-ranging survey.

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The Crown pub and restaurant has been closed after a kitchen fire this morning.

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A loving daughter has dedicated a new website that remembers fallen heroes to a Norfolk man whose passion was researching past wars.

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