It is a heartening example of the great British seaside fighting back. As investment keeps flooding into Gorleston, dubbed “the new Southwold” by one entrepreneur, so do visitors of all ages. Stephen Pullinger reports.
The director of a branding agency, which has won a national award, has said a 90 minute train to the capital would help consolidate the Cambridge-London-Norwich triangle and make Norwich even more competitive as a creative hub.
A well-known local golfer has moved his sports shop into the centre of Norwich to see increased footfall – and, perhaps, to be closer to his son, who runs a fitness gym a couple of doors down the same street.
Proposals for grandparents to take unpaid time off work to look after grandchildren could help working parents and better include the older generation in society – but might be a problem for employers, business people in Norfolk have said.
The bright purple and lime green colour scheme of a new insurance brokers at Sheringham has divided local opinion, with some people describing it as “tremendous” and others saying it should be re-painted in shades more “in keeping” with an historic seaside town.
Southwold-based brewer and distiller Adnams has unveiled a new look for its international award-winning Copper House Gin – the first of its spirits to undergo a brand makeover since the company began distilling four years ago.