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Saturday, August 17, 2019

The politician dubbed 'Baroness Thrift' is preparing to downsize from her Norfolk home of 30 years. Caroline Culot spoke exclusively to Baroness Patricia Rawlings about politics, Hollywood stars and the Queen Mother

Up and down the country, pubs are closing, as costs rise and numbers of punters dwindle. In some corners, though, optimism remains. Lauren Cope reports.

A national retailer with more than 130 stores has opened its first branch in the county.

A Norfolk bus driver who decorated his vehicle on a jungle theme and dresses up like Crocodile Dundee is going down a storm with passengers.

Two multi-million pound haulage businesses have joined forces after a share buyout - creating a partnership worth more than £475m.

There is perhaps nothing more British than fish and chips. Now one Norfolk town appears to be staking a claim to be the region's capital for the popular dish. ABIGAIL NICHOLSON reports...

Two Norfolk eateries have been shortlisted in the fight to be named the best fish and chip shop in the country.

Up to 25 new jobs could be created as part of a business' £1.5m drive to continue expanding its operations.

One of the most impressive buildings on the Holkham estate has been given a makeover by owner Lady Leicester to look more romantic as weddings there are on the rise.

A pair of 'meddling' men from a Norfolk village have transformed an unwanted truck into a replica of an iconic kids TV favourite.

Work has got underway on a pavement resurfacing scheme in Dereham which will see a key road in the town shut for about four weeks.

Norfolk Trading Standards has issued a scam warning after reports of fake emails claiming to be from the TV Licensing.

A unit in Dereham which has been empty since a long-standing business closed its doors, will be home to a new charity shop.

MP George Freeman has delivered a rallying cry to the region to carve out a bright future for itself by claiming "no one in London cares about Norfolk".

A company boss is driving extra trade to his tourism venue after unveiling a new free shuttle bus service.

Work is well underway on a new business park - but it is still unclear who will be moving in.

An area of land which has been derelict for more than 10 years after one of Norfolk's largest employers closed could finally be redeveloped for housing.

It is one of Britain's most well-known brands - and now Norfolk's contribution to the blackcurrant drink Ribena will be celebrating all that is great about the berry.

The closure of a Jewson branch in Dereham and the possible redevelopment of the site for housing have been met with a mixed reaction from local people.

From long hours and abuse to dietary demands and the cost of butter - café and restaurants owners across Norfolk have shed light on challenges of life in the kitchen.

Iceland has issued a recall of chicken dippers after it became alerted to the possible presence of plastic.

The region's rail travellers are facing new charges as pay-and-display meters are being put in at a host of stations.

Britvic PLC is recalling some bottles of Robinsons Fruit Shoot due to a choking risk.

A scam warning has been issued by Norfolk Trading Standards after reports of cold calls delivering a recorded message claiming to be from Ofcom.

House prices have highlighted a stark divide in wealth along the Norfolk coast, with one end home to the most expensive homes in the county - and the other to the cheapest.

A taste of Asia will be making its way to mid-Norfolk next month with the arrival of shisha pipes at a Dereham pub.

A new music shop is set to hit all the right notes when it opens in Dereham next month.

People living in Norfolk have been warned about a council tax scam offering them a refund.

Businesses and artists based at a former Second World War airbase are facing an uncertain future amid plans to sell off their workspaces.

A butcher who has worked in the trade since starting as a Saturday boy is planning to retire and move to Scotland with his wife.

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