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Saturday, October 20, 2018
Norfolk County Council

Norfolk and Waveney have lost around 50 bank and building society branches in the past four years, figures have revealed.

Taxi users in Great Yarmouth could be paying more for journeys after the first price hike in five years was put forward.

James Paget University Hospital

Ad Feature: How to save for a long period of travel

Friday, October 19, 2018

Saving for a prolonged period of travel is essential, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey. And now might just be the best time to go.

European Union

A 200-strong delegation from the East of England’s energy industry will head to Westminster this month to reinforce to politicians the region’s importance to the sector and the UK economy.

Peter Aldous

A decision on the proposed design for the £2.7m redevelopment of Great Yarmouth’s historic town market has been delayed.

Energy firm Vattenfall have invited the public to give their views on the impact of one of the world’s largest wind farms, to be built off the north Norfolk coast.

Norwich

A trailblazing Norfolk firm is set to build a new state-of-the-art pilot boat for ABP Lowestoft.

United Kingdom

Businesses have been given an extension to enter the awards for the largest celebration of business in the Great Yarmouth borough.

Graham Plant

American fast food chain Taco Bell is launching in Great Yarmouth and now its location has been revealed.

Jonathan Newman

Cat lovers will be treated to bundles of affection and cuddles from Teddy, the therapy cat, as the UK’s first pop up cat cafe launches in Caister next week.

United Kingdom

Ad Feature: Could a £40 test help you to save?

Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.

NHS

Traders on the historic Great Yarmouth market have described their heartbreak at the council’s controversial plans to redevelop the market place.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Controversial plans to redevelop Great Yarmouth’s historic Market Place have been revealed.

Graham Plant

Time is running-out to enter the Spirit of Enterprise Awards.

Ad Feature: Financial planning: how to avoid mistakes

Friday, October 5, 2018

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey says a building disaster in Bulgaria and HS2 are good metaphors for avoiding bad financial plans

European Union

A Norfolk business has been featured in this year’s Parliamentary Review in the Highlighting best practice section, for the work it does as a social enterprise as well as being a software provider.

Great Yarmouth

A generation of jobs in Great Yarmouth’s energy industry has been secured after the town was chosen as the home base for two of the world’s largest offshore wind farms.

United Kingdom

Not-for-profit SMEs have just three weeks left to apply for grants of up to £7,500 with the aim of creating employability training courses for residents of Great Yarmouth.

United Kingdom

More than 20 jobs are at risk at an offshore engineering company based near Great Yarmouth – just five months after it opened an £8m new HQ.

Trevor Wainwright

Banks are closing across the region as customers are directed towards online banking and mobile apps. What does this mean for rural areas being left with no banks? MARC BETTS investigates.

Norwich

This week our financial columnist looks at how pensions fare across the globe – and which country is the wealthiest when it comes to their state pension

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

An energy services company has put a £250,000 vote of confidence into a Lowestoft industrial estate where it hopes to create a new business hub.

East Coast College

In this week’s column, financial expert Peter Sharkey discusses how investors might be able to retain more of what is theirs.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Following an extended summer break, Peter Sharkey returns with his popular personal finance column – and some good news for millennials.

BBC

A series of free workshops aims to give businesses across Norfolk and Suffolk the skills they need to survive and thrive in the online world.

Norwich

Archant’s Digital Decoded workshops offer a no-nonsense guide to SEO and more. Jamie Brown explains what you’ll learn at the free sessions.

Google

Two Norfolk clean-tech companies have teamed up on a project to advance the use of British battery technology.

United Kingdom

A bar has promised to make a quick comeback after being hit with zero food hygiene rating.

Businesses across the borough of Great Yarmouth are invited to showcase their achievements by entering the Spirit of Enterprise Awards 2018.

Graham Plant

Urban regeneration will take centre stage at a conference on the Norfolk coast where renowned designer Wayne Hemingway, rejuvenator of many UK seaside towns, will be sharing his expertise.

Jonathan Newman

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People in Norfolk and Waveney can expect a “shock to the system” this week as temperatures dip sharply after a spell of unseasonably warm weather.

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Adam Dury
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Due to resignalling work trains will be replaced by buses on the Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft line this week.

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Fly-tipping waste including a kitchen cabinet was among the rubbish picked up during a beach clean in Gorleston.

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BBC
12:05

Work has begun to restore and preserve a mill first built in the 1880s as efforts to use the site as an educational resource take shape.

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Martin Wilby

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