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

A bid to pedestrianise a Norwich street to help its bars and restaurants has taken a new twist amid a protest to stop the move.

Cafe and bar owners across Great Yarmouth are feeling nervous and excited in equal measure about this weekend’s grand re-openings - with most admitting they have “no idea” what to expect.

Motorsport fans will be allowed to visit a popular Norfolk circuit for race meetings under new guidelines.

The Italian owner of Bishop’s in the Norwich Lanes is reopening in his 10th year – while helping those who can’t.

The owner of the English Whisky Co in Norfolk is running his distillery tours again.

Holiday parks operated by Parkdean Resorts will reopen from next week.

As a town’s restaurants and pubs prepare to reopen from July 4, landlords have been working hard to make sure their punters will be safe.

Traders on a city street set to be temporarily pedestrianised have hit out over the measures which they say are a “stab in the back”.

It has been closed to the public for more than three months but one of Norwich’s iconic buildings is set to reopen.

Tourism chiefs reckon the easing of lockdown will create the “ultimate staycation year” in the county with Norwich the big attraction.

Hosts to greet you, extended table service options and one-way systems will be just some of the temporary changes in place as pubs and restaurants make the final preparations ahead of reopening.

A coastal cinema has been forced to delay re-opening this Saturday after 14 weeks of inactivity “sent their projectors to sleep”.

Seven of the 10 biggest nations Suffolk and Norfolk firms export to are EU nations, data has revealed.

Split ends, dark roots, or a fade that’s faded - many of us are looking forward to getting our hair back under control as hairdressers and barbers reopen this weekend. EMILY THOMSON spoke with the professionals about what will be changing at the salon.

A town’s pubs are looking forward to pulling pints once more as they prepare to reopen.

The entertainment community say they are “heartbroken” after bosses at the Norwich Theatre Royal confirmed the venue would be losing more than half its staff.

As pubs and restaurants rush to open as soon as possible bringing in a raft of PPE, new working practices, and screens, some Norfolk eateries have decided it’s not for them.

A couple are among dozens whose long-awaited getaways to Tenerife from Norwich in September have been cancelled by tour operator TUI.

The East of England energy sector will be able to share its journey on the newly-launched Insight Energy website, as it strides towards net zero emissions by 2050.

A bid to build a huge offshore wind farm has been held up because of the impact it would have on an endangered bird and a mid-Norfolk village.

A hockey-mad landlord has transformed his pub’s carpark into a hockey pitch, fit with astroturf, a goal, and sticks to enforce two metres distance.

Landlords at pubs across Great Yarmouth and Gorleston are polishing taps and arranging tables, one-way systems and hand sanitizer stations as venues prepare to open again after three months of lockdown.

A town centre charity shop is to close their doors after almost 25 years.

Shop owners have reacted with fury after it was announced town centre roads would close for an unspecified amount of time from next Monday.

A coastal publican has slammed the decision to reopen venues while people are still dying, warning visiting your local will be a whole new experience.

A restaurateur has been left bewildered at being given no outdoor seating space due to a zebra crossing – despite cars being banned on the road.

Jamie Childs, senior associate in the planning team at Howes Percival, explains the legal changes which will allow food and drink businesses to offer dining from chairs and tables on the pavement.

Travel firms in Norfolk are seeing holiday bookings for home and abroad take flight – with discounts if you’re quick.

For restauranteur Tyrone Harold interpreting the government’s “ambiguous” guidance on what he can and can’t do ahead of July 4 has not been an exact science.

For the first time in three months, pubs will be able to open their doors to customers on July 4.

A lady who has put a smile on the faces of generations of children by mending their toys is now selling the home - and former workshop - where it all began.

At least one of three huge wind farm projects planned to be built off the Norfolk coast will go ahead.

Despite a number of setbacks to the grand plan for re-opening, the Southey family say they are thrilled to welcome back customers to their newly-refurbished leisure complex this Saturday.

Customers of Avon, one of the oldest cosmetic firms with dozens of reps in Norfolk, are demanding action over held-up orders.

A Norwich university student and designer has received the backing of a Norfolk television presenter as he launches a Kickstarter campaign to scale up production of his eyewear range.

Film lovers will be able to watch movies on the big screen from July 4 - here’s how Norfolk’s cinemas are preparing.

Businesses in Great Yarmouth could be eligible for grants of up to £25,000 as the borough council expands a financial assistance scheme for traders impacted by coronavirus.

Campaigners warn planned tax changes could leave thousands at risk of financial ruin and serious mental health problems as MPs prepare to debate a finance bill in parliament today.

A call has been made for Norwich City Council to consider closing some of its car parks in the years ahead - to encourage more people to cycle or walk into the city centre.

Baguette restaurant Upper Crust, which has an outlet in Norwich railway station, could be facing job cuts as it struggles to cope with the decline in travel.

Bosses at the Norwich Theatre Royal have said they are “heart-broken” at having to axe more than half their staff.

Norwich Theatre Royal is to cut 113 jobs in a desperate bid to secure its future.

Norwich’s Naked Wines saw revenue up 81pc for April and May after so much demand for deliveries it had to pause orders.

With post-Covid cashflow the number one issue for many businesses, now is the time for some judicious business tax planning, says Mary Schofield of Lovewell Blake.

A revamp for a Norwich superstore is due to take place in the autumn, after plans were given the go-ahead.

The planned date when one of Norwich’s cinemas will reopen following lockdown for coronavirus has been pushed back - because major film releases have been delayed.

The owner of a Norfolk banqueting firm who lost £20,000 in a week in lockdown is calling for action to avoid writing off the year.

More than three months ago, the country went into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Budget airline easyJet is considering cutting more than 700 pilot jobs and closing its bases in the eastern region.

Boris Johnson has unveiled his own New Deal in a bid to spark the economy. But East Anglia did not even get a mention.

As the government announced plans for pubs and restaurants to re-open from July 4, many in the leisure industry were left feeling in limbo. EMILY THOMSON caught up with three Thetford fitness instructors as they wait to get back in the gym.

A mum whose dream of opening her own shop was nearly dashed because of lockdown is finally starting up in the Norwich Lanes.

John Killet and Martin Mather, who run the Cheese Shed and Cheese Truckle on the Shepherds Business Park on Norwich Road, Lenwade, supply products to businesses across Norfolk.

A charitable organisation hopes to raise £800,000 to transform a former garden centre into a training and development centre for disadvantaged people.

An adult-only hotel in Norfolk is for sale for £425,000 because the owners say it is “too busy”.

It’s a nerve-wracking time for pub owners across Great Yarmouth - with most planning a delicate return to the “new normal” after three months behind closed doors.

A town’s high street has been hit with a bit of much-needed glamour, after welcoming a new bridal shop which promises to turn your dream wedding into a reality.

Pubs from Norwich to Burnham Market are to start serving beer brewed locally that’s made using barley grown on a country estate.

A popular landlord has retired after nearly a decade running a city centre pub.

People can fly direct to Tenerife and on to world-wide destinations from Norwich Airport after TUI and KLM resumed services.

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