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A community is being invited to help progress a plan which is set to shape the future of their town.

Five of the county’s MPs are among 20 who have written to Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham urging them not to push for a national lockdown - because it would harm Norfolk.

King’s Lynn Town Football Club is set for a welcome boost after an announcement that National League clubs will each receive a share of £10m to ease the financial impact of coronavirus restrictions.

Retail footfall across the East of England has continued to take a battering from the coronavirus pandemic – but is faring better than some other parts of the country.

East Anglian accountancy experts have questioned whether chancellor Rishi Sunak’s targeted scheme to help employers hit by the latest wave of coronavirus lockdown will work.

A Norfolk heritage railway is preparing to make major renovations to its track and rolling stock after receiving a “lifeline” cash-boost from the government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.

An education leader believes that a local college can pave the way to help revitalize Lowestoft’s post-Brexit fishing economy.

A sombre warning has been issued that a further 41,000 Norfolk people could be unemployed by the end of the year, as the impact of coronavirus continues to bite.

An East Anglian rooflight manufacturer expects to be creating more jobs after the company was bought out by its management team in a multi-million pound deal.

Disruption from the coronavirus outbreak and Brexit could complicate attempts to increase economic equality between UK regions including Great Yarmouth, a new study has said.

Forty new jobs will be up for grabs at a new Co-op supermarket in mid Norfolk.

Optimism is on the rise among the East of England business community – in spite of the challenges they face from the coronavirus crisis and job losses on the horizon.

A £2million plan to boost Suffolk’s economy and help businesses get back on their feet has been announced - with public leaders saying that supporting the county’s tourism industry is vital to its future.

An HR specialist is set to play a lead role in the Suffolk and Norfolk economy at “a tough point in time” for the region’s businesses.

Past recessions suggest Suffolk and Norfolk could escape the worst of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a business chief says as he steps down from a critical role for the counties’ economy.

A ‘no-deal’ Brexit would be “the final nail in the coffin” for many manufacturers in the East of England already struggling to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the sector has warned.

Two new ‘green’ jobs are being offered at a Norfolk council which aims to plant 110,000 trees in the next three years.

Economic output in the East of England is set to recover faster than the UK average in 2021, a study suggests.

The impact of coronavirus on jobs in Norfolk has been laid bare, as new figures showed the number of unemployed people claiming benefits in the county has increased by more than 11,000 in 12 months.

Ipswich high street footfall is returning to pre-pandemic activity levels much faster than in Norwich, figures suggest.

Families in Fenland face being locked into disadvantage for generations unless the issue of social mobility is urgently tackled, the Social Mobility Commission has warned.

A malt firm boss stressed the need for post-Brexit trade deals in Europe and around the world as trade secretary Liz Truss visited the business to underline her commitment to the UK food and farming industry.

A firm which makes anti-microbial coatings for plastics says initial signs of its effectiveness against certain viruses are looking promising.

A food packaging materials manufacturer is bucking the national trend by launching a “massive” recruitment drive.

East Anglian farmers fear they are facing some of their worst harvests since the great drought of 1976 as crops come in.

A £500,000 project to improve a train station’s parking facilities has begun.

People are being invited to have their say on the future of a south Norfolk town and its surrounding villages.

Fears are growing that some of the region’s cherished local railway lines could be axed because of dwindling passenger numbers in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

Business confidence and output is on the rise across the East of England - but there are worrying signs for jobs, a study suggests.

The first vessel to deliver fuel to a new fuel bunkering facility at a town port has arrived.

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