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Market traders in Great Yarmouth are set to benefit from a major funding boost from Europe through a project to help revitalise historic markets and boost their wider economy.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust has welcomed government’s 25 year environment plan saying it contained “some very encouraging words and ambitions for land and sea”.

Rising prices and struggles to recruit look set to be common themes in 2018 as businesses seek to come to terms with enduring uncertainty.

Opinion: Why it is never right to smack children

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Smacking a child is simply violence and must be banned, says Rachel Moore.

With the biggest cabinet beasts – Amber Rudd, Philip Hammond, Boris Johnson and David Davis – keeping their jobs this is a reshuffle that will not live long in the memory – apart from a few embarrassing gaffes.

A Norwich MP has suggested Brexit could be to blame for Unilever’s decision to shift some Colman’s work to Germany.

Britain’s Got Talent break-out star Daliso Chaponda is on debut tour, Sarah Millican returns, Richard Herring celebrates a milestone, rising stars Tom Allen and John Robins visit and David Baddiel brings his much acclaimed show.

New car sales fell by around 5.6% last year amid falling business and consumer confidence, according to the motor industry’s trade association.

Subsidies worth £3bn a year to UK farmers will continue until 2024 – and then be replaced by a system of payments rewarding farming practices which improve the countryside for wildlife.

One reader disagreed wholeheartedly with the comments made about Brexit by columnist Steven Downes.

The past 12 months have made for yet another turbulent year for businesses in East Anglia – but it’s not been without its successes. Business editor MARK SHIELDS looks back at some of the lessons we’ve learned in 2017.

Opinion: Which party will prosper in 2018?

Friday, December 29, 2017

The turn of the year is a time when plans are hatched, when hopes are high and optimism rules.

Most managers are anticipating a tough 2018 due to a struggle to recruit skilled staff and continuing uncertainty over Brexit, according to a new study.

An online wine merchant has brewed up plans to bolster its growth by jumping on the craft beer bandwagon.

Having to sack long-time ally and friend Damian Green was not how Theresa May wanted to end the year.

Workers at an aerospace engineering company based at Norwich Airport have more job security going into the new year after the firm signed a deal with one of Europe’s largest cargo flight operators.

Kevin Horne, chief executive of enterprise agency Nwes, ponders the upheavals of the past 12 months and their effects on local business.

London 2012 was all-too-easily-forgotten of example of what Britain does best: roll up its sleeves and get on with it. So can we bring that same spirit to Brexit, asks Anne Edwards.

Communities are being urged to apply for a share of £4.5m funding to develop projects in rural Norfolk and north Suffolk.

The faces on either sides of the chamber told the story.

Trouble could be building for East Anglia’s architecture industry if the rights of skilled workers are not secured in any Brexit deal, a sector body has warned.

Dangerous levels of powerful insecticides were found in two Norfolk rivers placing aquatic insects, fish and birds at risk, tests have revealed.

One reader believes everyone should accept Brexit and support our negotiators.

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has seen half year profits dented as the retailer flagged that sales in the UK fell following store closures, reduced online promotions and as a result of the Brexit hit pound.

High expectations among younger job seekers in the East of England in terms of pay and flexibility are making it hard for them to find suitable roles, according to a new survey.

Steve Coogan has said he was conflicted about addressing Brexit in a new series of Alan Partridge.

EU citizens living in Norfolk are to share their experiences of post-Brexit Britain at an event in Norwich.

A planning application outline has been submitted for a major new development in Swaffham which would include a new care home and medical facility.

A Norfolk MEP has donated a prize won by her pet to “less fortunate cats in Dereham”.

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