Post Office

A village near Great Yarmouth has temporarily lost its Tesco Express Store and Post Office branch due to refurbishment work.

Lloyds Banking Group is to axe another 15 branches as is presses ahead with efforts to restructure the business.

Derek James tells the story of Prince of Wales Road , Norwich, which is now the clubbing capital of the region attracting thousands of people out for a good time.

An MP has slammed post office officials for lack of action after a town’s only post office has remained closed for eight weeks.

A manifesto setting out how the government can better support the nation’s high-street businesses has been met with some scepticism from retailers.

Due to last year’s ‘Town Trail’ competition being so popular, the Stalham Town Council organised and supported, another similar event, but with windmills being the theme. (Last year was Wherries).

Plans have been submitted to restore an imposing Grade II listed building that once served as a post office and bank back to a family house.

Another town has been left without a high street bank after Barclays announced they would be closing their branch in Halesworth.

Video: Man armed with gun hits worker in shop raid

Thursday, August 16, 2018

A man armed with a gun hit a shop worker after he stormed a boutique store but left empty handed.

If you’ve always fancied running a post office, now’s your chance as one is for sale along with a general store for £165,000 on Hunstanton’s High Street.

A man from Reedham has spent years compiling footage and photos to produce a film documenting the history of his village.

A couple who met and fell in love during the Second World War have celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary.

A Salhouse coffee shop which was at the centre of a bitter village rivalry with a neighbouring cafe could be turned into a home.

A Norfolk town has had its Post Office restored through a temporary mobile service.

Hardwick House, one of the city’s most architecturally stunning buildings, is losing its main tenant after Savills announced today it is relocating to a new office a few streets away.

Don’t throw away that phone directory, says Mike Hicks.

The hard working team at a popular post office branch have been honoured with a national award.

It was a pirate’s life for a team of swashbucklers at an opening event on the North Norfolk coast.

The owners of a popular post office have admitted they were “really pleased” after being nominated for a prestigious national award.

A new mobile service has been introduced to 10 rural communities which have faced Post Office closures.

A plot of land in Attleborough is in line for a development of more than 40 homes, after councillors granted outline planning permission to the project.

The owner of an independent shop in one of Norfolk’s most picturesque market towns has made a heartfelt apology to its customers on announcing the store’s imminent closure.

A Norfolk MP is calling on the Post Office to explain why a branch has had to temporarily close.

A councillor has condemned the closure of a town’s Post Office as “unthinkable” after residents received a letter stating the store would shut down temporarily.

A controversial parking payment system installed in Norwich has been slammed for discriminating against people who do not have mobile phones.

Councillors in a Norfolk market town have met with bank representatives in an effort to mitigate the effects of a planned closure.

Gardening enthusiasts and artists of Dersingham have joined forces once more to create the annual Dersingham Open Gardens and Art Trail.

One of north Norfolk’s favourite community shops is due to undergo a transformation which aims to bring low supermarket prices into the heart of the community.

One year after a south Norfolk post office was amongst a number of branches threatened with closure, an MP is calling for “imaginative solutions” to keep it open.

Police are currently on scene at a mid-Norfolk town after thieves are believed to have stolen a cash point.

A man and two teenagers have been charged in connection with four ram raids, including one in Norfolk.

A post office in King’s Lynn is set to move a few doors up the road into a new site.

Brave residents had bricks thrown at their houses as they tried to stop a gang of burglars making off with a cash machine during an early morning ram raid.

A post office has been targeted by ram raiders overnight who stole the cash machine and made off in a black vehicle.

A market town is going to be left with just one bank, after a branch announced it will be closing this year.

Pet lovers could be in for a treat – and at the same time help raise money for the restoration of a lifeboat and to build a heritage centre in a village by the sea.

A judge praised the “true grit” shown by a 75-year-old postmistress held-up in a rural post office raid after he jailed one of the robbers for five years.

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A man has been cleared of robbing a 75-year-old postmistress in an armed raid on a rural post office.

A second village shop was targeted by a gang in the early hours of today.

A jury has been sent home for the weekend in the trial of a man charged with carrying out an armed robbery on a rural Norfolk post office.

A man accused of robbing Surlingham Post Office told a jury he “would not condone someone doing that” to his local shop.

A man arrested over the armed robbery of Surlingham Post Office was found hiding in a house in Cringleford after police initially went to the address to investigate a burglary, a jury heard.

ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) is developing two offshore windfarm projects known as East Anglia TWO and East Anglia ONE North

People in a Norfolk village have paid a special tribute to their well loved “Postman Pat.”

A terrified 75-year-old postmistress was threatened with a hand drill that she thought was a gun during a raid by two men on a rural post office, a court heard.

A new independent café has opened its doors to customers in Norwich.

Village shops across the district have stayed open despite treacherous weather conditions, providing a lifeline to residents stuck in rural communities.

A man armed with an imitation handgun burst into a rural Norfolk post office and robbed the postmistress of cash and postal orders, a court heard.

Through our fantastic Sports for Schools promotion we are helping to inspire a next generation of young athletes and encouraging children to lead happier and healthier lives.

There is just over a week left to spend the old style paper £10 notes before they cease to be legal tender.

A police officer, who made efforts to ensure his ex-wife’s divorce solicitor received a harsher punishment for a driving offence, claimed today he should not have been dismissed from the force for “gross misconduct”.

Undeniably one of the Cromer’s greatest accomplishments is the thriving and diverse businesses that line the seafront town’s streets.

A former Beirut hostage will join forces with a popular chamber choir to deliver a special Spring concert later this year.

A post office in Great Yarmouth has been temporarily closed.

The Post Office in Stalham will be undergoing a major modernisation this month in a move to make the branch more accessible for residents.

Councils in Norfolk have played down fears of disruption to local services following suggestions of financial difficulties at outsourcing giant Capita.

Chris McGuire begins his new monthly column on family life.

Hot on the heels of last week’s column on the need for millennials to start saving on a regular basis came news that the UK’s pension pot, currently worth around £25 billion, is projected to run dry by 2035.

Residents have welcomed the reopening of a Post Office in a mid-Norfolk village.

A village has been left without one of its post boxes for the best part of two months, after it was knocked down by a car.

One of Norwich’s landmark buildings, Hardwick House, is on the market and an offer has already been made close to the £1.6million price tag.

The Sheringham Post Office is advising their customers to get packages away by 1pm today before the shop closes for refurbishment.

A little over a year after being bought by a multinational tech group, a Norfolk design agency has seen its revenues and team grow and is predicting that trend to continue.

One reader had a lengthy visit to the Post Office last week.

Post offices that shut at lunchtime on Saturdays are not serving their customers’ needs, says Rachel Moore. And as for banks...

Sheringham Post Office is to close for two weeks in January for refurbishment works aimed at turning it into a ‘main’ branch.

Bungay, Southwold. Diss, Halesworth. Banks are closing down everywhere. But we can live without them, can’t we, says James Marston

It started out as a battle for customers between two rival cafés in a seemingly quiet Norfolk village.

An organisation which aims to provide homes for people in Wells is preparing to send out a survey that will assess the level of demand for affordable housing.

Gerald Moores believes supernatural forces transformed his ailing Ford Prefect when he sold it to car dealer and heavyweight wrestling champion Big Les!

More than 800 people glided out onto the real ice rink during its first three days of opening in Great Yarmouth town centre. And delighted council bosses say footfall during the town’s Christmas Fayre was up this year with record attendance at the Christmas lights switch-on and fireworks on Friday night

A number of artists will be opening up their studios to the public to show off their artwork over tea and cakes.

A village shop has proved it can battle with the biggest names in retail after winning a national award.

Two men who have kept a community motoring for 50 years have been given a special award.

A Norwich bar is seeking permission to play music in its courtyard throughout the week until 10pm.

Multi-platinum rockers Toploader are sure to have audiences Dancing in the Moonlight as they top the live music bill at the Heveningham Hall fireworks display.

The Lowestoft branch of a popular bank is set to close temporarily.

Campaigners trying to stop customers at a Norwich shopping centre being charged for parking are hoping the removal of a camera and power equipment is a significant step in their fight.

An annual spectacular will return next month, with a display that promises to be “bigger and better than before.”

It was a family affair for a man from Drayton as four generations came together to celebrate his 100th birthday.

The landlord of The Cellar House in Eaton has praised the actions of firefighters for swiftly containing a fire that broke out at the pub in the early hours of this morning.

Some of the UK’s biggest broadband providers have ranked the poorest for customer service failings such as poor speeds and connection dropouts.

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