Saturday, October 20, 2018
Barry Hester

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

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

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.


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.


The prospect of aircraft once again taking to the skies from the former RAF Coltishall base has moved a step nearer, after council bosses agreed to lease a hangar to a company which wants to test planes there.

Norfolk County Council

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

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.


A businesswoman opening a new home furnishings shop in North Walsham has expressed confidence in the town’s future.


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 independent holiday lettings firm in Norfolk has marked the end of a record-breaking summer with the opening of a new office.

‘Every time you spend money, you’re casting a vote for the world you want’.

Paston College

The refurbishment of the fire-ravaged Ingham Swan will not be completed until the new year, its owners have confirmed, dashing their hopes of having the business back on its feet by Christmas.


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

A former ironmongers in a historic building in the heart of Aylsham could be turned into a restaurant and rooms for overnight stays.


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


A Norfolk-based home care company has celebrated their 10 year anniversary with 100% satisfaction ratings from staff and customers alike.

West Norfolk

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.


Concerns have been raised over a council’s £2.2m commitment to a controversial business zone scheme offering reduced rates for companies involved in the offshore energy sector.

Nigel Dixon

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.


A Norfolk attraction is stoking up its engines after announcing ambitious plans to invest £4 million into a new interactive children’s experience.

North Norfolk District Council

Two craft beer entrepreneurs have spoken of the impact that a £176,000 European grant has had on their business – and urged other rural firms to apply for a share of the remaining £2.8m.

Norfolk County Council

Anglian Water has revealed how it wants to spend £6.5bn to protect the region’s water supplies in the coming years. Business editor Mark Shields takes a look at five things we learned from the plan.

United Kingdom

The mayor of Cromer has welcomed a controversial new chain coffee shop to the town, saying there’s enough business to go around.

David Pritchard

What began as an understandable parental warning has developed into a unique online platform scheduled to launch next month. Thanks in part to the Eastern Daily Press.

Eastern Daily Press

A north Norfolk networking group will be hosting its next event at one of the district’s most active estates.

North Norfolk District Council

The business park at the former RAF Coltishall site has passed the milestone of 500 employees.

Royal Air Force

A boatbuilder and repairer is looking to create a “one-stop shop” for boating in north Norfolk after moving to new premises.


The owner of a north Norfolk deli has said the shellfish shortage is affecting her business.

Holt firm Thurlow Nunn has won a regional award recognising its work with the Motability car scheme.

North Norfolk has been hit by a crab shortage as fishermen say they are struggling to keep up with demand.

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Initial plans have been drawn up to build a ‘gated community’ made up of 62 retirement apartments in Sheringham.

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North Norfolk District Council
Saturday, October 20, 2018

A viewing platform to admire the stunning views will form part of a new children’s play and leisure area at an under-used park.

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North Norfolk District Council

The funeral of 20-year-old student Jess Fairweather will take place on Tuesday, October 30.

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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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Met Office
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Government figures reveal a third of all properties bought in north Norfolk in 2017-18 were second homes. JESSICA FRANK-KEYES looks into the effect this rise has had on the area’s coastal communities

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