Introducing the finalists in the Investing in Future Growth category of the Norfolk Business Awards 2018, sponsored by JDC Corporate Finance – and what our judges thought of them.

A woman involved in a crash which closed the A47 for about six hours has described her shock after her boyfriend had to be airlifted to hospital.

A child has been taken to hospital after a car rolled over on its side in a two-vehicle crash.

Switching to electric cars is a ‘chicken and egg’ situation in this area for, despite a good uptake, many drivers are put off by a lack of public charging infrastructure. Motoring editor Andy Russell visited an experience day to help motorists find out more.

The outcome of MG Car Club series will be decided at Snetterton this weekend with several drivers able to take the title away from current leader Neil Fowler.

Police are investigating what happened during a single vehicle collision involving a car falling into a ditch on the A47 on Sunday night.

A prolific burglar who stole more than £25,000 worth of goods has been described as “determined and vindictive” by police.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of excess alcohol after a serious road crash on a rural Norfolk road.

A would-be burglar made two farcical failed attempts to break into an Aldi store, including attaching a cable to a stolen car and trying to force open the doors.

The greater top speed of Phil Reed’s Mitsubishi Evo was sufficient to overcome the challenge of Kevin Jones as the pair fought over the fastest lap time in the Time Attack series at Snetterton.

Fresh from a double podium, while guesting in the Mini Challenge series, Dan Zelos’ confidence was high as he travelled to the penultimate round of the Renault Clio Cup series.

Honours were evenly shared out in the British Truck Racing Championship races at Snetterton in Division One with four different winners while Luke Garrett missed out on a hat-trick of Division Two wins when his front brakes caught fire.

A man been arrested following reports of a car being driven erratically and crashing into other vehicles.

Police seized a BMW after discovering the driver behind the wheel did not hold a licence.

A dealer who played a “significant role” in a county line drug network has been jailed after being caught out in an undercover police operation.

A man from Waveney who stole a BMW X5 and a Range Rover Sport after taking the ignition keys during a burglary has had his sentencing hearing adjourned.

Police are appealing for information after a BMW was stolen.

Robert Hollyman used all his local knowledge to secure victory in the Aston Martin Intermarque race at Snetterton on Saturday after forcing the leading BMW M3 into a late race error.

Norfolk-born Robert Hollyman will be looking to resume his winning streak on his former home circuit of Snetterton this Saturday by taking victory in the AMOC Intermarque race.

Newcomer Beacon Downe dominated the Citroen 2CV 24 Hour race at Snetterton, having taken control of the event at one-third distance before running out winners by 11 laps.

Part of Norwich’s former cattle market site is to be turned into a Porsche car dealership.

Volkswagen’s third-generation Touareg may be the ‘budget buy’ of the upmarket Volkswagen Group SUVs but it has a premium feel, inviting interior and a host of hi-tech kit says Tom Wiltshire.

Enthusiasts of classic saloons will be well catered for at Snetterton this weekend with cars from the 1960s to the noughties battling it out at the Norfolk venue.

The summer heatwave may have abated, but the British Touring Car Championship action at Snetterton was typically scorching with Matt Neal taking the double points 60th Anniversary finale while Tom Ingram stole the series lead.

The British Touring Car Championship will celebrated its 60th anniversary at Snetterton this weekend with a double length, double points 60-mile Diamond Double finale on Sunday.

A 68-year-old man caught driving a BMW while more than six times the limit for cocaine with almost five grams of the drug on him claimed he had “got in with the wrong crowd”.

A man has been arrested in connection with multiple vehicle break-ins.

Eight vehicles - including an Audi RS4 and a BMW - have been broken into at a Norwich car park.

A man has been charged with the burglary of two cars and an attempted burglary at a supermarket.

Gareth Downing secured the two GT Cup sprint race wins at Snetterton on Saturday, but failed to secure the hat-trick on Sunday as the pairing of Nigel Hudson and Adam Wilcox swept by in their Aston Martin GT3.

A major business organisation has claimed firms are running out of patience over the lack of progress in the Brexit talks.

Police are appealing for help to trace a young man who is missing in Cromer.

Two people have been taken to hospital after a car flipped over in a ‘serious collision’ close to Center Parcs in Elveden.

BMW’s new X2 heralds a new chapter in its SUV success story, combining a bold new design direction and dynamic driving appeal, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

A former police officer turned fraudster will have to pay almost £200,000 to his victims who have been waiting for years to get their money back.

A driver who knocked a motorcyclist off his bike, leaving him with a suspected fractured pelvis, has told how he is “so very sorry”.

A lucky woman turned a holiday to Egypt into the trip of a lifetime after winning a supercar and £20,000 in cash at the airport.

Norfolk police have pulled over an uninsured driver in the Great Yarmouth area just three days after his previous car was seized.

British Superbike champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital after crashing during testing at Snetterton on Thursday.

Two cars were stolen after a house was broken into in Gisleham, near Lowestoft.

Cambridgeshire Mini Miglia racers Lee Deegan and Rupert Deeth squabbled over victory in Sunday’s event with Deegan taking a narrow victory to follow up his success in Saturday’s shortened event.

Two cars have been stolen after a property was burgled in Blofield.

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a crash between a car and a bus in Gorleston.

A financial consultant from Norwich is celebrating after winning big in a luxury competition.

A car containing a mother and her two daughters flipped onto its side during rush hour this morning.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a driver was seriously injured in a collision on a busy road.

Kings Lynn’s Robert Sayell made good use of pole position in the third and final race of the F1000 Championship at Snetterton to take a commanding victory to back up his brace of second places in the earlier contests.

Part of Norwich’s former cattle market site could be turned into a Porsche car dealership, as a forerunner of further development in the area.

A drink driver has been jailed after he led police on a 22-mile chase from Great Yarmouth to Norwich reaching speeds of up to 90mph and crashed into a police car.

Lotus Europa-mounted Malcolm Johnson found American V8 power just too hot to handle in the Swinging Sixties Group 2 race at Snetterton.

There are nine races for the iconic Mazda MX5 sports car at Snetterton this weekend – with every one promising close and exciting entertainment with the result usually in doubt until metres from the chequered flag.

A 23-year-old footballer from Beccles was more than twice the drink-drive limit when he crashed into a tree, an inquest heard.

The Classic Sports Car Club provides some of the most entertaining racing seen at Snetterton, with full grids of classic sports and saloon cars plus a sprinkling of modern machinery to whet the appetite of all motorsport fans.

A series of raids carried out in parts of King’s Lynn and Swaffham in relation to the illegal importation of tobacco and money laundering has led to 19 arrests.

Car details have been released by police officers looking for a missing man who has links to Norfolk and East Anglia.

Hundreds of scooters whizzed through Norwich to deliver Easter eggs to children in hospital as part of an annual event.

Police have released shocking footage of a chase in which a driver hit speeds of up to 139mph.

Emergency services were at the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Lakenheath this morning.

Youngsters staying at the Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) this Easter will receive a special delivery thanks to the generosity of Norwich Scooter Club, Reed Global, Lind Motorrad and personnel from RAF Marham.

A man caught speeding at 114mph has been let off a six-month disqualification due to his poorly grandmother and career prospects.

Police officers stopping off for a break at McDonalds in Gillingham ended up catching a wanted man.

A car’s are no longer just about seeing and being seen – they are a distinctive ‘signature’ of a brand’s identity. Motoring editor Andy Russell says you’re no longer in the dark about what the car in front is.

A man who killed a “defenceless” father-of-two from Heacham with a kick to the head during a street fight has been jailed for five years.

A woman has died following a four vehicle crash on the A1066 in Garboldisham this morning.

A woman has died following a four vehicle crash on the A1066 in Garboldisham this morning.

A well-known East Anglian motor dealership has sold five high-end franchises to a US retailer.

Two cars were badly damaged after a multi-vehicle collision at a busy Lowestoft junction.

The air ambulance has been called to crash on the B1077 near Old Buckenham.

This is going to be another exciting year for new cars – motoring editor Andy Russell picks out a few of the cars he is looking forward to driving.

A woman was taken to hospital following a three-vehicle collision in Loddon.

As with most houses, the kitchen is our home’s focal point, a warm, welcoming room dotted with essential paraphernalia: phone chargers, details of dental appointments and the like.

A brave police officer who chased down five motorcyclists in a 150mph pursuit over four miles of the A47 has said the risk they posed to others left him no choice.

Five motorcyclists convicted of speeding at 140mph on the A47 will keep their licences for six months before a disqualification hearing can be held.

Two-car crash causes delays

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Motorists were diverted after a Norfolk road was temporarily closed following a two-car crash.

The managing director of a Suffolk haulage firm has received a driving ban for speeding on the A11.

Alfa Romeo’s first sport utility vehicle ever is certainly getting the legendary Italian car-maker new admirers but does it live up to its looks? Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out.

Hyundai launches its new i30 N hot-hatchback this week, debut model of its new performance range. Motoring editor Andy Russell puts it through its paces.

A motorist was forced off the A140 and across fields to try and escape a road rage driver who repeatedly pursued him.

A 48-year-old man has been given an 18 week suspended prison sentence and banned from the road for 18 months after pleading guilty to dangerous driving on the A140.

A teenage girl suffered minor injuries after she was involved in a collision with a car.

A prolific burglar who stole cars, jewellery, cash and mobile phones has been jailed for eight years.

Police are investigating whether an attempted ram raid in Diss was carried out by the same gang that raided cash points in Wells and Burnham.

Ram raiders smashed a stolen 4x4 through the doors of a supermarket in a bid to steal a cash machine.

Cameras installed outside his home a month ago caught intruders trying to break into a Littleport builder’s work van.

Emergency services attended an incident in Haddiscoe after a car came off the road and ended up in a ditch.

A police chase through Wymondham has ended with a vehicle crashing into a police car and the occupants fleeing.

Two people feared to be seriously hurt in a crash in north Suffolk overnight are recovering in hospital.

A man in his 50s suffered serious head and chest injuries when he was involved in a collision with a car in Thetford.

Police are re-appealing for a driver of a white van to come forward following a fatal road collision on the A47 in September.

A father who was caught speeding in north Norfolk after an early morning police chase has been banned from driving for a year.

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