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United Kingdom

Great Yarmouth businesses are being invited to a series of two-day training courses being held to help companies grow their business.

Companies in the east’s energy industry have been reassured that the door remains open to government agreeing a support package for the sector, in a deal which would make the region a national exemplar.

Energy industry workers have revealed their frustration at the delays and problems caused by cancellations of flights linking the country’s biggest power hubs.

United Kingdom

Norfolk will be celebrating its trading relationships with the Netherlands as a special guest visits the county this week.

University of East Anglia

Making a career change can be a daunting process.

Central England Co-operative has celebrated its highest performing colleagues at its Leading Brilliance Awards.

An East Anglian department store chain which announced the closure of one of its premises this week is still performing well despite a “challenging” trading environment, according to its chairman.

Lowestoft

Bolting specialists Gee-Force Hydraulics is consolidating its operations in Gorleston by bringing new jobs to its base after celebrating its busiest quarter.

Could you be the Business of the Decade? That’s the opportunity offered to top-performing Great Yarmouth businesses as the Spirit of Enterprise Awards marks its 10th anniversary with the introduction of a special award.

Trevor Wainwright

A hobby has blossomed into a business opportunity for an enterprising Gorleston woman.

Monarch Airlines has gone into administration and has cancelled around 300,000 future bookings.

United Kingdom

An ambitious vision to create 88,000 jobs, boost the Norfolk and Suffolk’s economy by £17.5bn and encourage 30,000 new businesses has been unveiled.

Norfolk County Council

Dramatic falls in the costs of offshore wind projects have moved the industry closer to a potentially subsidy-free future - which energy experts believe could unlock further projects in the region.

Simon Gray

Coastal regeneration will be on the agenda as development sites across Norfolk and Suffolk are showcased for potential investors at a national housing conference this week.

A menswear retailer with stores across Norfolk and Suffolk has gone into administration, leaving suit-hire customers facing uncertainty.

United Kingdom

Thriving businesses are invited to step into the spotlight by entering the Spirit of Enterprise Awards 2017.

Businesses will have access to a wealth of advice and opportunities at a free business surgery at Beacon Park in Gorleston.

Norfolk County Council

The scale of the damage done to jobs in the oil and gas industry as a result of low oil prices has been revealed in a sector report.

Simon Gray

More jobs than expected were lost in the oil and gas sector last year but there are “tentative signs” investor confidence is starting to return, according to a new report.

European Union

He’s a Norfolk hero whose legacy has recently sparked controversy.

United Kingdom

A golf day raised more than £3,500 for the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) with 18 teams taking part.

Gorleston Golf Club

A commercial painting and decorating business has closed with debts of £160,000, with administrators pointing to cashflow pressures.

Great Yarmouth

The prominent city centre site of a former department store in Norwich remains boarded up, a year after the business folded.

Ten offshore workers had to be rescued from a normally unattended platform off the Norfolk coast following a gas leak.

A Norfolk boatbuilder has secured a £3m contract to design and build three pilot boats to operate in UK waters.

United Kingdom

An 18-year-old has been introduced to the world of offshore energy through an industry internship programme.

Great Yarmouth

Offshore services group Gardline has been snapped up by a Dutch company in a multi-million pound deal, ending nearly 50 years as a family business.

Top 100

An east coast car dealership has seen its margins squeezed amid challenging trading conditions.

Ford

A training provider has offered reassurance in case GCSE grades are not what you expected.

Gorleston

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A teenage girl was left alarmed and distressed after a driver made inappropriate comments towards her as she was standing at a bus stop in Gorleston.

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Yesterday, 15:06

The region’s newest cinema is putting the finishing touches together for its grand opening.

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