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A Norfolk village shop that stocks a range of tipples that puts many supermarkets to shame has been named the best off licence in the country.

Motorists are facing disruption as a major road resurfacing scheme delayed due to adverse weather conditions is finally set to go ahead.

It beat off competition from 11,500 other village stores and post offices across the country, and now the owners are looking forward to a bumper summer season.

Postmasters who were accused of stealing from the Post Office have won a major legal victory.

Gable House, in Blofield, is currently on the market for £1.1million with Savills.

Rural communities across west Norfolk will be visited by a mobile post office.

Villagers have hailed as “the end of an era” a rural post office’s move into the modern era.

The long-awaited return of a full time post office for a Norfolk town has finally arrived despite more than a week of delays.

A pair of rare Second World War medals that were awarded to honour a woman’s courage and devoted duty during the “constant” threat of enemy air attacks have sold at auction.

The grandson of a soldier who served in the Royal Norfolk Regiment has celebrated victory after recapturing a treasured collection of bravery awards.

Two Norfolk newsagents have won a prestigious national award.

People in the East of England could save up to £6,660 every year, according to new research.

An iconic pier’s future has been secured for another year following a generous donation.

The long-awaited reopening of a town’s post office has been postponed on the day of its expected return.

Two friends have organised a sponsored walk at the Blickling Estate in memory of their husbands who died of rare forms of cancer.

After more than six months of waiting a Norfolk town has finally welcomed back a post office to its high street.

A son has admitted stealing more than £6,000 from his elderly mother who had dementia to pay off “mounting debt”.

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis on things to remember before travelling out of Brexit Britain.

David Wilson Homes in Poringland is offering Norfolk buyers the chance to secure their dream home – and a £5,000 gift card to spend on decor at John Lewis.

A couple who swapped working in the diamond industry in Botswana for running a village shop in South Norfolk have been nominated in prestigious rural business awards.

She was honoured for her “courage” and devoted duty during the “constant threat” of enemy air attacks.

It’s not everyone’s cup of tea to be in a garden centre on a blustery January Sunday, especially as nobody is outside looking at plants and everyone is packed into the restaurant instead. That was the case at Green Pastures, just outside Bergh Apton, to the south of Norwich.

An 89-year-old pensioner found himself summoned to court for non-payment of council tax after a £1,056 cheque paid in at the Post Office was stolen by a cashier.

Cancer can be a scary topic, but in a bid to demystify the illness and make information about it more accessible a bus staffed by cancer specialists is coming to Norfolk.

A couple are settling in to their new surroundings in north Norfolk after taking over a village store and post office.

A village Post Office is in line for a major transformation into a convenient store which will see its opening hours significantly extended.

The date of the long-awaited re-opening of a Norfolk town’s Post Office has been officially confirmed.

Villagers face a two mile walk to send their cards this Christmas - because Royal Mail is yet to replace their only post box.

Tributes have poured in to a stalwart of the Great Yarmouth borough after he died following a short term illness.

And what do you buy the woman who has everything? James Marston speculates about the Royals’ Norfolk Christmas

Good old Auntie is at it again with another rebranding, which has certainly caused Paul Barnes reason for concern

A man has been caught trespassing inside a vacant 19th century property in Norwich city centre.

The town of Great Yarmouth is set for a weekend of festive celebration as fireworks and late night shopping mark the start of four weeks of Christmas fun.

Snap, snap, the 21st century taking a picture is part of everyday life. A century ago a photograph was something special. Derek James takes a stroll down memory lane.

An angler was fined after fishing without a rod licence and obstructing an Environment Agency officer at a lake in Norfolk.

More than £1million in cash for key projects in north Suffolk has moved a step closer after getting the council’s backing.

After nearly six months without a Post Office, the people of Watton will finally have somewhere to send their parcels from when the new Post Office opens in Watton Edwards News.

More than 200 new sites have been put forward for potential development as part of the next phase of shaping the future of the Greater Norwich area.

A Norfolk town will finally have a post office again after nearly six months without one when Watton Post Office reopens later this year.

Plans have been approved to restore an imposing Grade II listed building that once served as a post office and bank back into a single eight bedroom family house.

Bank branches across the country have been closing at an alarming rate, leaving people struggling to access the financial services they rely on. The national picture is being mirrored in the region and Wells is the latest town to be hit. DAN BENNETT reports...

If you are looking for a period house overlooking a green in a village that has managed to retain a community with a shop, public house, school and even its own garage, this is the home for you. Property editor Caroline Culot went to visit the utterly adorable Old Post Office, Aldborough, for sale for a guide price of £445,000.

The former magistrates court and post office buildings in Lowestoft could see a medical centre and new business opportunities for the town after their new owners were revealed.

A long-running concert band is set to perform in north Norfolk to help raise money for the RNLI.

A 74-year-old shop helper escaped from a masked robber to raise the alarm - before bravely returning to the post office and locking himself and the owner behind a security screen.

As the witching hour draws closer, for many of us, thoughts turn to things that go bump in the night. Whether you’re looking for a ghoulish way to celebrate Halloween or suitably PG-friendly things to do with your tinies, here are 10 ways to celebrate the spookiest time of year in Norfolk.

A decade ago record shops were on their last legs but now they’re reappearing on the high street. Nick Richards spoke to author Graham Jones about how we fell in love with vinyl again.

Details of Great Yarmouth’s first ever Winter Festival have been released.

Shop owners in a community on the outskirts of Lowestoft have leapt to its defence after a national retailer announced it would not be renewing a store’s lease due to the area’s ‘demise’.

A town post office has taken the unusual step of moving into a tearooms.

People fear their town is “dying” after it was announced that one of its two banks is closing.

Norfolk police is looking to grow its ranks of special constables.

A village near Great Yarmouth has temporarily lost its Tesco Express Store and Post Office branch due to refurbishment work.

Lloyds Banking Group is to axe another 15 branches as is presses ahead with efforts to restructure the business.

Derek James tells the story of Prince of Wales Road , Norwich, which is now the clubbing capital of the region attracting thousands of people out for a good time.

An MP has slammed post office officials for lack of action after a town’s only post office has remained closed for eight weeks.

A manifesto setting out how the government can better support the nation’s high-street businesses has been met with some scepticism from retailers.

Due to last year’s ‘Town Trail’ competition being so popular, the Stalham Town Council organised and supported, another similar event, but with windmills being the theme. (Last year was Wherries).

Plans have been submitted to restore an imposing Grade II listed building that once served as a post office and bank back to a family house.

Another town has been left without a high street bank after Barclays announced they would be closing their branch in Halesworth.

A man armed with a gun hit a shop worker after he stormed a boutique store but left empty handed.

If you’ve always fancied running a post office, now’s your chance as one is for sale along with a general store for £165,000 on Hunstanton’s High Street.

A man from Reedham has spent years compiling footage and photos to produce a film documenting the history of his village.

A couple who met and fell in love during the Second World War have celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary.

A Salhouse coffee shop which was at the centre of a bitter village rivalry with a neighbouring cafe could be turned into a home.

A Norfolk town has had its Post Office restored through a temporary mobile service.

Hardwick House, one of the city’s most architecturally stunning buildings, is losing its main tenant after Savills announced today it is relocating to a new office a few streets away.

Don’t throw away that phone directory, says Mike Hicks.

The hard working team at a popular post office branch have been honoured with a national award.

It was a pirate’s life for a team of swashbucklers at an opening event on the North Norfolk coast.

The owners of a popular post office have admitted they were “really pleased” after being nominated for a prestigious national award.

A new mobile service has been introduced to 10 rural communities which have faced Post Office closures.

A plot of land in Attleborough is in line for a development of more than 40 homes, after councillors granted outline planning permission to the project.

The owner of an independent shop in one of Norfolk’s most picturesque market towns has made a heartfelt apology to its customers on announcing the store’s imminent closure.

A Norfolk MP is calling on the Post Office to explain why a branch has had to temporarily close.

A councillor has condemned the closure of a town’s Post Office as “unthinkable” after residents received a letter stating the store would shut down temporarily.

A controversial parking payment system installed in Norwich has been slammed for discriminating against people who do not have mobile phones.

Councillors in a Norfolk market town have met with bank representatives in an effort to mitigate the effects of a planned closure.

Gardening enthusiasts and artists of Dersingham have joined forces once more to create the annual Dersingham Open Gardens and Art Trail.

One of north Norfolk’s favourite community shops is due to undergo a transformation which aims to bring low supermarket prices into the heart of the community.

One year after a south Norfolk post office was amongst a number of branches threatened with closure, an MP is calling for “imaginative solutions” to keep it open.

Police are currently on scene at a mid-Norfolk town after thieves are believed to have stolen a cash point.

A man and two teenagers have been charged in connection with four ram raids, including one in Norfolk.

A post office in King’s Lynn is set to move a few doors up the road into a new site.

Brave residents had bricks thrown at their houses as they tried to stop a gang of burglars making off with a cash machine during an early morning ram raid.

A post office has been targeted by ram raiders overnight who stole the cash machine and made off in a black vehicle.

A market town is going to be left with just one bank, after a branch announced it will be closing this year.

Pet lovers could be in for a treat – and at the same time help raise money for the restoration of a lifeboat and to build a heritage centre in a village by the sea.

A judge praised the “true grit” shown by a 75-year-old postmistress held-up in a rural post office raid after he jailed one of the robbers for five years.

The gal Sheila has done it again... one of our most popular local authors who has written more than a dozen books about the people and places of Norfolk has come up with another cracker.

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