Saturday, October 20, 2018
Margaret Dewsbury

Norfolk and Waveney have lost around 50 bank and building society branches in the past four years, figures have revealed.

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Saving for a prolonged period of travel is essential, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey. And now might just be the best time to go.

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East Anglian builders merchant Ridgeons has been bought in a multi-million pound deal.

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Plans to accelerate the growth of a business area close to a Norfolk racing circuit will go before councillors next week.


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Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.


Banham Poultry is looking to take on 100 new workers, just days after a rescue deal that saved the jobs of its 1,000 employees.

Banham Poultry

The purchase of troubled firm Banham Poultry on Friday night has been hailed as a ‘fantastic’ outcome by Attleborough councillors.

Tony Perkins

After a few tense days of negotiation the new owner of Banham Poultry was announced on Friday.

Banham Poultry

Banham Poultry’s future in Norfolk has been secured after a major chicken producer swooped in to buy it.

George Freeman

Banham Poultry’s rescue deal with Chesterfield Poultry was welcomed by Norfolk politicians who hailed the “positive announcement” to secure the company’s 1,000-strong workforce.

Banham Poultry

The future of Banham Poultry in Norfolk is on the verge of being secured as a deal with new owners edges towards completion.

George Freeman

A Norfolk-made product will feature in an ITV series celebrating British manufacturing, which will air next week.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey says a building disaster in Bulgaria and HS2 are good metaphors for avoiding bad financial plans

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Veteran Norfolk chicken producer Bernard Matthews has unveiled itself as one party bidding to buy Banham Poultry.

Banham Poultry

The bank at the centre of the wrangle over Banham Poultry’s future insists it is working to protect the jobs of more than 1,000 workers.

Chris Starkie

Public birthday celebrations could become an annual occurrence for Norfolk car maker Lotus as it seeks views on its recent 70th anniversary event.

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Banham Poultry has been a centrepiece of East Anglia’s vital poultry industry for more than 50 years – but its current problems follow a difficult period for the company.

Banham Poultry

Business and council leaders have pledged their support to Norfolk’s Banham Poultry as the struggling firm searches for a buyer.

Chris Starkie

Crucial talks to secure the future of one of Norfolk’s biggest employers begin on Wednesday morning, as doubts hang over the jobs of 1,000 workers.

Chris Starkie

One of Norfolk’s biggest employers is reportedly on the brink of administration, putting the jobs of more than 1,000 workers at risk, according to an MP.

George Freeman

Banks are closing across the region as customers are directed towards online banking and mobile apps. What does this mean for rural areas being left with no banks? MARC BETTS investigates.


Legendary Norfolk carmaker Lotus has today unveiled plans for a new multi-million pound expansion which aims to transform its Hethel site into a global destination for fans.

This week our financial columnist looks at how pensions fare across the globe – and which country is the wealthiest when it comes to their state pension


The son of Lotus founder Colin Chapman says his father would be proud to see the famous marque celebrating its 70th anniversary this weekend in such a strong position.

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From humble beginnings to worldwide fame, the history of Lotus is long and varied.

A Norfolk car maker has launched an international search for the first vehicle built under its name.

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In this week’s column, financial expert Peter Sharkey discusses how investors might be able to retain more of what is theirs.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Following an extended summer break, Peter Sharkey returns with his popular personal finance column – and some good news for millennials.


While countries including the US are quibbling with China over trade, one Norfolk toy maker is having unprecedented success in Asia’s biggest market.


A management coach who moved her consultancy from Scotland to Norfolk has cemented her place in the business community after being accepted as a mentor on a coaching scheme.

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Friday, October 19, 2018

A flashing 20mph warning sign is to be installed outside a Norfolk school that has seen householders campaign against traffic problems.

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Police are appealing for help to trace a man who went missing from Thetford earlier this week.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

When Naomi Adie was medically discharged from the Royal Air Force (RAF) she had no idea what direction her life would take.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Lost children in a dark forest, a wicked uncle blinded by greed and a story passed down through generations. Weird Norfolk investigates the Babes in the Wood.

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