Many soft play areas in Norfolk are set to remain closed, despite getting the Government go-ahead to reopen from Saturday.

Norfolk chef Charlie Hodson has announced he is opening a cheese room and delicatessen, sharing the best of Norfolk’s produce as well as his famous sausage rolls.

Cinemas in Norwich are gearing up to reopen again for the release of the new sci-fi film Tenet.

Conservationist Jake Fiennes has criticised day-trippers for leaving their rubbish on Holkham beach.

A Norwich businessman is hoping to open a zoo hosting exotic invertebrates from tarantulas to millipedes in the Norfolk countryside.

A seafood shop which has been operating in north Norfolk for more than 60 years is facing closure after being told to pay business rates – despite being closed since November.

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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The organiser of a petition against a shake-up to a roads network says he has welcomed its reopening, but remains frustrated picnic benches are still blocking off parking spaces.

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A charity which failed in its attempt to purchase a garden centre has said it is on the look out for a “failing business” to buy.


While Friday and Saturday nights might have been our go-to for a special meal out, coronavirus has started to tweak our habits.

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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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From Brancaster mussels to Cromer crab, Norfolk has some culinary delights for all to enjoy.

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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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An Emmy and Bafta nominated sound designer has swapped the studio for the kitchen in lockdown, supplying sourdough bread to businesses along the Norfolk coast.

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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 popular micropub that opened last Christmas is expanding after locals hailed it a success.

A north Norfolk brewery is celebrating winning a gold medal and two silvers at a prestigious national brewing competition.

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

The National Trust, which has stately homes across Norfolk, is making redundancies as it faces £200m losses this year.

An old thatched manor which dates to the 1500s with its own chapel is for sale in Bacton.

A town centre’s roads will reopen next week after petitions and protests from traders.

North Walsham

Norfolk is looking to market itself to Hollywood with the hope of cashing in on its scenery for use as film locations.

A charity shop which supports the volunteers who keep people safe on the sea is finally reopening its doors.


A Holt dog boutique is planning to mark its first anniversary by offering special treats for four-legged friends.

Tourists are turning to a Norfolk break over trips abroad, with the county’s hotels, campsites and guest houses seeing a surge in demand.

A boom in business at one garden centre has continued post-lockdown as families hold barbecues and plan garden projects.

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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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