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Las Iguanas in Norwich, which is one of 91 restaurants to be closed by Casual Dining Group . Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Owners of restaurant chains to close 91 sites nationwide - including one in Norwich

A Norwich restaurant will close after the owners of three chains called in administrators.

Breydon Water Holiday Park is one of seven resorts in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk and Waveney that is set to reopen next week. Picture: Parkdean Resorts.

Parkdean Resorts prepares to reopen holiday parks

Gail Watling and her husband Ian run Reds Convenience Store. Photo: Gail Watling

Fears closure could ‘destroy street’ as traders urge council to rethink

The Forum completely empty during coronavirus lockdown. Picture: Brittany Woodman

The Forum in Norwich to reopen to the public

Stefan Gurney, executive director of Norwich BID, is not suprised Norwich ranks well in places most likely to recover in tourism from the effects of coronavirus. Pic: Archant

Tourism bosses welcome staycation boom set to hit Norfolk

The Trinagle Tavern in Lowestoft will reopen on July 4. Picture: Google Images

Updated How Lowestoft’s pubs are preparing to welcome back customers after lockdown

The Gorleston Palace cinema has introduced several measures to keep customers safe when it reopens. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Cinema delays re-opening date after projectors ‘go to sleep’

The Port of Felixstowe has been described as

Top 10 nations Suffolk and Norfolk export to revealed

The Wolfpack barber shop, in Gorleston, is preparing to open from July 4. Photo: Kane Kyriakides

By appointment only, and no small talk - hairdressers and barber shops reveal changes

Pub of the Week - The Orchard Gardens pub, North Walsham. Owner Alison Starling and manager Nick Garland.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

How pubs in North Walsham are getting ready to reopen

The Norwich Theatre Royal has cut 113 jobs. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

‘We’re heartbroken’: Stage stars share sadness over theatre job losses

Karolyn Hubbard, owner at Margo's in Bells Road in the window with the vintage cafe's takeaway menu. She has made the decision not to reopen on July 4 Picture: Margo's Lounge

‘Now is not the time’ – why these eateries will not be reopening yet

Facing their holiday to Tenerife being cancelled; Chris Humphries, 79 and his wife Valerie, 73. Pic: submitted

Couple’s woe after finding out holiday was scrapped after ‘reading it in the paper’

The kittiwake would be impacted by the Hornsea Three wind farm. Photo: Getty Images

Rare bird and village traffic fears delay world’s biggest wind farm

Philip Taylor, landlord, and his partner, Lynda Duckworth, bully-off in their car park converted into a hockey pitch beer garden, complete with goal, at the Kings Head at Loddon. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Pub owner transforms beer garden into hockey pitch

Former Lowestoft mayor Tod Sullivan paints the town red at the launch of a former British Heart Foundation campaign. PHOTO: Mick Howes

Charity will not reopen town centre store

North Walsham shops carry on under lockdown. Picture: Casey Cooper-Fiske

‘It will put shops out of business’ - town traders fury over road closures

Stanford Arms, Lowestoft. Owners David and Samantha Burd.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Pub owner slams ‘disastrous’ decision to reopen as he prepares for ‘whole new experience’

Chef Richard Bainbridge at a table outside his restaurant Benedicts in St Benedicts, where the council have refused  to allow him outside tables due to the zig-zag lines and pedestrian crossing, despite the road soon to be closed to traffic. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Chef excluded from al fresco seating plans due to crossing - despite road’s closure

Nicholas Lee, who runs Broadland Travel. Pic: submitted

Travel agents see demand soar for an escape from lockdown

Brandford's in Caister is working hard to make the restaurant as safe as possible with various measures including more outdoor space and table tennis bats to summon staff attention Picture: Branford's

‘The easy bit was being closed’ - seaside restaurant’s route to reopening on July 4

What will pubs be like when they reopen after lockdown? Picture: Getty

Video Everything you need to know about pubs reopening

Margaret Pooley in her shop Margaret's Doll World, at her home. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Woman who has spent decades fixing toys puts own ‘doll’s house’ on the market for £700,000

The East of England will play a massive part in achieving net zero emissions targets by 2050   Picture: Getty Images/istock photo

New website launched to follow East of England’s energy transition to a ‘cleaner, greener world’

Sarah Hamer, 51, new landlord at the Theatre Tavern in Great Yarmouth. Picture: Courtesy of Sarah Hamer.

Updated The Great Yarmouth pubs reopening on Saturday - and the ones that aren’t

The Business and Planning Bill will allow operators of licensed premises to apply for a “pavement licence” to put removable furniture outside    Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Ad Feature New Bill will allow licensed premises to offer al fresco dining

One of Vattenfall's windfarms. The Swedish energy giant has plans to build two more off the norfolk coast, called Boreas and Norfolk Vanguard. Pic: Robin Dawe/ Perfectly Clear Marketing

Huge offshore wind farm gets green light

The Southey Family have been working tirelessly in lockdown to get Burgh Hall ready for when guests return. Photo: Paul Southey

Restaurant gears up for Saturday reopening as lockdown transformation seen for the first time

Avon's glossy image may have been tarnished after they left customers fuming over failed deliveries following a cyber attack. Pic: Avon

Why Avon’s ‘not calling’: Firm suffers cyber attack leaving customers fuming

Jake Humphrey with George Bailey. Photo: Hannah Hutchins - 
www.hhutchins.com

Norfolk presenter gives support to UEA student’s glasses business

The Central Cinema in Fakenham has asked customers to help plan films for reopening. Picture: Colin Finch

Everything you need to know about Norfolk’s cinemas reopening

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Many people have made a number of big life decisions during this enforced ‘time out’, says Peter Sharkey.

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