Eleanor Pringle

Marks and Spencer has announced it will be keeping stores open until midnight in the run up to Christmas.

Independent bars across the county have warned their future is teetering on a knife edge with droves set to close should they not reopen for Christmas.

Cineworld is reportedly considering cutting rents and permanently closing some UK cinemas after being hammered by the coronavirus pandemic.

Carbon emissions are down in the East of England by 14pc compared to the same time last year.

Norwich’s Naked Wines has seen demand balloon by 80pc during lockdown as shoppers turned to the internet as bars and pubs shut.

Ten scientists based in Norwich have been named among the most influential researchers on the planet.

Norwich’s economy is haemorrhaging millions of pounds in the run up to Christmas as a result of cancelled events, according to new research.

The future of Toby Carvery and All Bar One venues across East Anglia are uncertain as the chains’ owners has announced the closure of 20 sites.

If you’re looking to tick off a couple of items on your Christmas list while shopping with independent brands a new retail directory could help you find some inspiration.

The Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News wants to know what local shops could do to attract more customers.

East Anglia has been handed £215m by the government to pay the way through the country’s second lockdown – but policy makers have warned the sum will hardly touch the sides.

A café promising “over the top hot chocolates, milkshakes with cupcakes on top and freshly baked cakes” is set to open in Norwich.

While everything else has changed this year, one thing is still rock solid and steadfast – December 25 will still be Christmas day.

A hotelier scammed by a couple allegedly committing fraud across East Anglia has labelled them “scumbags” after being left hundreds of pounds out of pocket.

Caffe Nero is on the brink of insolvency as it is considers launching a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) putting 800 sites at risk.

A new café in the Golden Triangle led by a team of four food-loving best friends is aiming to open by the end of the year.

The finalists for the Norfolk Business Awards 2020 have been announced.

A new Asian street food-style kitchen has opened in the city centre selling everything from katsu chicken burgers to vegan Japanese fries.

A young man’s love of house plants has grown into a flourishing business during lockdown, with blooms being sent out across England and beyond.

The country stands on the precipice of a jobs catastrophe and those desperately trying to land their first role look set to be hit the hardest.

When you Google jewellery the top hits are Swarovski, Tiffany & Co and H Samuel – unfortunately algorithms don’t always favour our region’s independents.

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