Eleanor Pringle

Landlords are gritting their teeth following the health secretary’s refusal to confirm that pubs will be allowed to open this weekend.

Pubs across the county have begun drafting plans for how to keep up revenue without Eat Out to Help Out or warm summer weather driving the public through their doors.

Norwich’s Chapelfield shopping centre has submitted a planning application to change its name and signage as its owner Intu remains in administration.

With social distancing keeping workers away from their desks speculation is rife that the office romance is doomed.
But is this really the case?

There could be light at the end of the lockdown tunnel as the Prime Minister has revealed life could get “much closer to normal” by Christmas.

The Prime Minister has added detail to plans to be introduced from next week to prevent a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

The government is looking at imposing a nationwide curfew in the coming days in a bid to control the rise of the coronavirus infection rate.

One of East Anglia’s largest companies has said it has no regrets about how it navigated the coronavirus pandemic as it published revenue results of £302million for the six months to June 30.

Three teenagers have turned their lockdown fortunes around having lost their jobs before launching a wood-fired pizza business.

The Prince of Denmark pub in Norwich has reopened as a coffee and beer house with developments ongoing to convert some of the building into flats.

Primark has said its sales have beaten expectations since its stores reopened - despite being a bricks-and-mortar only retailer. 
Where many thousands of other businesses have seen the vast majority of their trade move online, Primark said that sales are “reassuring and encouraging”.

Norfolk and Waveney restaurants have claimed more than £5m back from the government thanks to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

A Romanian restaurant in Norwich has shut for good with its owners filing for liquidation.

A vehicle logistic firm which has been running for more than a decade has gone into administration.

An independently-distilled vodka made in the Norfolk countryside has been named as the best in the UK.

A ’topping out’ ceremony has been held at a new £5m research facility in Norwich which aims to enhance the region’s reputation for scientific innovation in the agri-food sector.

A Norwich tech-firm has been bought out in a multi-million pound deal by a San Francisco comparison site which serves 160 million people every year.

Businesses are being urged to sign up to a £2billion scheme aimed at getting people under the age of 24 back into work.

Norwich’s new bar has celebrated a bumper opening weekend with its tables selling out fast for the rest of the month.

The boss of Waitrose has split from delivery partner Ocado, saying it is a “big opportunity” as it looks to tempt customers on to its own platform.

The company that owns the Eastern Daily Press has agreed a change of ownership for the first in the newspaper’s history, 150 years after its founding in 1870.

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