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Yesterday, 06:30

It’s not all doom and gloom on the high street in Great Yarmouth.

A hotel easing out of lockdown has given regular guests a taste of the “new normal” and raised £2,000 for good causes.

A final call is being made to businesses that haven’t yet claimed their Covid-19 Government grant.

Queues formed outside restaurants, cafés and pubs as diners flocked to grab a discounted dinner under the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, which launched on Monday in a bid to boost the industry. Our reporters enjoyed a taste of the bargains on offer.

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Parking on a high street has been restored after barriers placed on the road to allow room for social distancing were removed.

Gorleston

More than £32m will be invested in projects across Norfolk and Suffolk to create more than 1,000 new jobs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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A new map shows every independent restaurant, café and pub taking part in the government’s Eat Out to Help Out money-off scheme.

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A restaurant at Potters Resort has closed down due to the impact of coronavirus - with the owner stating some “tough decisions” will have to be made for the family-run holiday business to survive.

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Nearly 4000 restaurants across the East of England will cut diners’ bills by as much as 50pc, as the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme officially opens for business today.

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A restaurant at Potters Resort has closed down due to the impact of coronavirus - with the owner stating some “tough decisions” will have to be made for the family-run holiday business to survive.

Phones have been ringing incessantly at a circus on the coast after the government’s U-turn over lockdown easing.

Great Yarmouth

Prime minister Boris Johnson has announced a halt to the easing of lockdown restrictions.

An appetite for staycationing has seen beach huts from Gorleston to sunny Hunny rented out all summer - and agents say they even have waiting lists for buyers

A £2.2m package has been launched to support tourist businesses in Norfolk as they aim to lure back visitors following the coronavirus crisis.

A circus says it will be the first theatre in Britain to reopen under lockdown easing when it stages a socially distanced performance on Saturday (August 1).

We’re struggling but surviving - that is the message from Great Yarmouth’s traders as they adapt to the demands of the new normal.

Geo-data specialists are set to scan the East Anglian sea bed in a deal worth £55m.

Insight Energy

A wind farm off the East Anglian coast is now fully operational.

A quayside pub is celebrating a new era with a shiny, jewel-encrusted, logo and a growing food offer.

Diners can now find out which restaurants are taking part in the government’s Eat Out to Help scheme, which launches next week.

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This home set in gardens of more than one acre off a Norfolk broad is for sale for £1.25 million.

A seaside theatre is raising the curtain on a series of mid-week movies as lockdown is eased.

Summer is in full swing on the Norfolk Broads as boat and holiday operators see such a surge in visitors there are “not enough boats”.

One of Great Yarmouth’s most famous seafront attractions is hoping its nighttime sessions will take off as the six-week holiday gets under way.

Slowly but surely customers are returning to Norfolk’s high streets – but there are fears the improvements in footfall could take a hit when mask must be worn in shops.

Shopkeepers have mixed feelings about “policing” mask-wearing among customers, with some arguing it is “too big an ask” for small independent stores.

The owner of a well-known electrical store is closing its doors after 52 years in business.

A seaside village is calling on people not to align themselves with a bid to boycott its attractions, declaring it welcomes tourists “with open arms.”

A shop with a three bedroom flat above it could be sold at an online auction next week.

Great Yarmouth

Despite many bars, nonessential shops and restaurants reopening at the start of the month many of Norfolk’s favourites spots are yet to throw open their doors.

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