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Saturday, April 20, 2019

It’s the business travel firm you’ve never heard. CAROLINE CULOT spoke to Adam Knights, MD at ATPI.

A cat café which will be the first of its kind in Norfolk is set to offer visitors endless amounts of feline affection when it opens later on this summer.

Each year millions of pounds of taxpayers’ cash is given to businesses to create new jobs and boost the Norfolk economy.

Just months after it opened Taco Bell in Great Yarmouth is looking to expand.

Keen shoppers looking to find the perfect bargain will soon have a new charity superstore to browse around.

The saga of Debenhams’s demise has come to its conclusion with the company being placed into administration.

Who doesn’t love to treat themselves to a hot drink and a slice of cake after a long stroll along the beach?

Businesses hit by roadworks which took place next to the road they trade on say they are only just recovering from a “disastrous” few months. One business owner in Northgate Street, Great Yarmouth, said he was days away from closing before he was bailed out by a friend.

Woodforde’s Brewery has landed a deal to see its products launched into 24 more Tesco stores.

High street giant Debenhams has entered administration.

Debenhams has refused a lifeline from Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley, which would have saved the chain from a now likely administration.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

There are few barriers to making a simple ISA investment, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Three pitches in East Anglia have won a chunk of funding totalling £230,000 to boost the visitor economy and offshore energy sector.

Norfolk drivers have suffered the highest hike in diesel prices in the past month compared with any other place in the country.

Four years after it closed its doors Great Yarmouth’s much-loved M&S is set to re-open on Saturday - as a gallery.

How does Norwich or Thetford rank for ‘retail therapy’ compared with the rest of the UK? A new league table has some surprising results.

People buying a house in Norfolk can expect to pay on average, eight times their annual salary, in line with the rest of the UK. But which area of our county is the least affordable?

Residents living in a block of council flats in a town centre could save themselves £700 a year in energy bills after plans to install an energy efficient coating around their homes were submitted.

Not so long ago ‘hot and cold’ water was billed as a selling point and you were kicked out by your seaside landlady after breakfast, and not allowed home ‘til dinner.

With the constant back-and-forth at Westminster it’s become easy to forget Brexit should have happened this week.

Lidl has launched its Too Good To Waste boxes nationwide with 5kg of fruit and vegetables for just £1.50.

Mike Ashley has revealed he is considering paying double for shares in Debenhams, in his bid to take over the chain.

Great Yarmouth

It is a £28m Norfolk business which makes 120 tons of pasta a day – and now the boss wants to take on the Italians. CAROLINE CULOT met Gordon Chetwood, managing director of Pasta Foods.


East Anglian company launches boxes filled with everything you need for the ultimate breakfast at home...or on holiday.


The opening date of a £7.5m seafront hotel has been pushed back due to strong winds which have swept through the Norfolk coast over the last couple of weeks.

Albert Jones

A charity shop which has been rehoming dogs and rasing money for animal shelters for 16 years is set to close.

For Peter Sharkey, an informative journey on the East Anglian Express was a good chance for a financial chat.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

A block of 27 apartments, located in a prime position on a popular seafront, is set to be auctioned off next month.


A council has revised plans for a seafront development after its proposals were met with fierce opposition from traders and residents in a seaside town.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Fortnite has saved retailer Game Digital from posting a poor set of results for the first half of the year.

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