More than 1,000 people have already signed the petition launched last week to keep Costa Coffee off Cromer’s high street.
A petition against Costa Coffee opening in Cromer has been launched by the town’s business chamber.
The only visible hints on Monday of the trouble in Cromer over the weekend was a police van on Garden Street - and an eviction notice pinned to the Runton Road car park sign.
Cromer is today open for business after a weekend of “lockdown” triggered by intimidation and petty crime from visiting gangs.
North Norfolk District Council revealed it will do everything it can to prevent a repeat of the scenes which saw communities across the area placed into lockdown at the weekend.
Aggressive tactics by large corporations to swallow up independent stores will not be tolerated in Cromer, local business leaders have warned.
Fears that a lack of volunteers could force the closure of one of the best skateparks in north Norfolk have been allayed after the community jumped on board a public appeal to save it.
Protesters in north Norfolk have forced the district council to hold fire on controversial asset commercialisation plans.
It is regarded as the gem of the Norfolk coast and is a popular destination for visitors in the summer.
The Beach Hut sign was designed to drive shoppers to what is claimed is an often overlooked part of town.
It has given businesses in the town a voice for more than half a century.
One was the era of evacuees, ration books and GI brides the other a time of teenage rebellion, “peace and love” and Beatlemania.
Cromer could be the latest town to join North Norfolk’s annual 1940s weekend - to make it the biggest in the country.
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