John Lewis

Liz Nice says Olivia Colman was sweet to share her glory with her co stars Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz but maybe we Brits - and East Anglian types - don’t big ourselves up enough?

A new charity shop opening in a north Norfolk town next month has prompted an outcry after residents questioned whether the number of second hand shops was “killing the high street”.

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 Suffolk man has avoided going straight to jail for running a refund scam at John Lewis stores across the country.

Rates and rents are often blamed for killing the high street, but Iain Dale argues we need to make shopping on them more of an experience if they have any hope of surviving

The John Lewis Partnership has revealed it has appointed a private firm to carry out its maintenance work from now on, affecting 463 jobs – including those in Norwich.

Three of the biggest names on the high street have revealed shaky sales over the Christmas trading period.

Department store John Lewis received a festive boost thanks to last-gasp gifts bought as late as Christmas Eve.

Traditionally a day when servants received boxed gifts from their wealthy employers, Boxing Day is now best known for queues of shoppers and slashed prices.

A north Norfolk family business has won gold at a prestigious awards ceremony for a product which ensures both parents and newborns get to sleep like babies.

The parents of Premier League footballing twins Josh and Jacob Murphy have scored a dream goal for staff, by giving away a £7.5m restaurant business to the workers who made it a success.

Staff from John Lewis and Partners made a special delivery to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital to drop off presents for the smallest patients.

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They may not have had the multi-million pound budget of the likes of John Lewis but one Norfolk business has not let that stop them producing their own quirky Christmas film just as memorable as anything the national chains can do.

The parents of Premier League footballing twins Josh and Jacob Murphy have scored a dream goal for staff, by giving away a £7.5m restaurant business to the workers who made it a success.

Decided that 2018 is the year to over-haul your Christmas tree decorations? There are so many fantastic festive themes to choose from – here we check out the latest trends.

Sharon Griffiths says seeing some of the Royal Family recycling clothes by wearing outfits from years ago is refreshing and something they have in common with her

Walkers crisps, frozen mash, children’s shoes, and wine from John Lewis are a few of the many items which are being recalled. Check the list and make sure you don’t have these products in your home.

A Norfolk marketing agency which represents some of the county’s biggest brands says it has its sights set on growth after completing a merger with a London counterpart.

Despite gaining attention from across the country, Norfolk textiles firm IzziRainey has chosen the Norfolk Christmas Fair in Titteshall as the event to launch its Christmas collection.

We look back over past John Lewis’s previous Christmas television advertisements and give you the chance to vote for your own favourite. Will Sir Elton get your vote or is your heart melted by Buster the Boxer?

You told us what you would like to see in the place of House of Fraser in Norwich.

It’s the second time that John Lewis has used Your Song in its Christmas campaign, but this time the store has gone straight to source and employed Sir Elton. But is it Christmassy enough? Let me sit on the roof, kick off the moss and let you know.

Tinnitus affects one in five people in the UK. Charlotte Smith-Jarvis talks to one Norfolk woman who says more needs to be done to support sufferers.

This year, Lynne won’t be cooking Christmas dinner - oh joy, oh bliss

Running is experiencing a huge renaissance across the UK with pensioners in particular lacing up their trainers and pounding the pavements. Nick Richards investigates the boom in older runners

Raiding pensions provide Chancellors with easy money, says Peter Sharkey, but it’s much more difficult for them to pilfer from your ISA.

The fate of Debenhams is just the latest chapter in a story that has been playing out up and down the high street in recent years, writes business editor Mark Shields.

Alarm clocks are falling out of fashion while reusable coffee cups and Mulberry bags are on the rise thanks to Sir David Attenborough and the Duchess of Sussex respectively.

The most popular companies to work for in Britain have been revealed - including one with a Norwich link.

Womenswear chain Coast is the latest brand to collapse into administration, amid Britain’s high street crisis.

A new community cafe featuring reminiscence volunteers is being supported by Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT).

A father who froze to death, a 23-year-old found dead near Carrow Road - in the last year homeless people have died in places from cemeteries to hostels - but no one is counting them.

Norfolk and Waveney’s cancer charity, Big C, has announced growth for its retail division, which includes 13 charity shops in towns and communities across the region.

A radio presenter in Norfolk received death threats after being mistaken for a French rapper of the same name accused of inciting racial hatred.

Four people arrested in connection with a robbery in Norwich have been charged.

University of East Anglia graduate Katie Fisher loves social psychology, so much so that she is crafting a career out of it.

Four people have been arrested after a knifepoint robbery in Norwich city centre.

A 25-year-old who first trod the catwalk in Norwich is hoping to break into the modelling industry by being involved at London Fashion Week.

Their bright colours and bewitching designs have coaxed people into walking all over Norwich to track them down.

But now fans of the GoGo leverets will be able to find all 164 in one place.

Keen to live in an affordable brand-new home? Looking for a modern home within an easy commute of London? City Park West in Chelmsford is the answer – and ideal for first-time buyers taking their first steps towards home ownership.

Ciscoes is one of the few places in Norwich which residents will tell you: “You *have* to go to.”

It was 140 years ago when a Norfolk farmer’s boy by the name of Robert was thinking about moving to Norwich and running a small general drapers shop.

Mums recommend their favourite breastfeeding friendly cafes

With the big day now here, Mark Armstrong tells you all the information you need to make sure your Run Norwich race plan goes off without any hitches

Sports Direct and Southern Trains have been named among the most improved brands by UK consumers.

An institute measuring customer satisfaction across UK businesses has warned the more difficult retail environment will make customer service more important in the coming years.

Our Canaries A-Z has reached M for Mohican and other hairstyles. Head of sport Chris Lakey takes a look at some who carried it off, and some who, er, didn’t...

More than 22,000 people descended on Earlham Park over spring bank holiday weekend for Lets Rock Norwich and Sunday Sessions.

New festival Sunday Sessions is to draw thousands of music lovers to Earlham Park in Norwich today. Simon Parkin takes at look at who will be taking to the stage at Sunday Sessions.

A mother has put out an appeal on social media after her baby daughter’s much-loved toy was lost on a shopping trip.

A Norfolk-based gifts and grooming firm has grown from a bedroom business to span the globe – caring for beards in Dubai and moustaches in Japan.

It has taken a mere two and a bit years but finally I’ve done it. Anyone out there who finds sewing tasks easy will probably find it difficult to understand how the relatively straightforward task of covering an oblong of foam cushion with a piece of material could take so long. Put simply, it was because I didn’t know what I was doing.

It’s had several months to establish itself, but how will we rate The Surrey?

Ten years ago today, Lee Hannant was fighting for his life after being seriously injured in a horror road crash.

Credit card details may have been stolen from runners after a security breach in a payment system used by several East Anglian races.

A retired TV film editor from Blofield is helping the NHS deliver better treatments for the future by championing health research.

Members of a North Walsham zumba group braved the cold and snow on Saturday as they took part in a 5km conga through the Norwich city centre.

In honour of British Pie Week 2018, we visited Flaming Galah’s The Aussie Pie Stop.

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