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Friday, April 12, 2019

A popular tearoom which was forced to close last month has re-opened under new management.

A conservatory firm which collapsed with £760,000 of debt is being chased for thousands of pounds by customers.

Norwich and Norfolk Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has announced its winner for the ‘pub of the year’ award.

Forensic expert Diane Ivory worked on some of Britain’s biggest murder cases but now her job no longer gives her nightmares.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

There are few barriers to making a simple ISA investment, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Norfolk drivers have suffered the highest hike in diesel prices in the past month compared with any other place in the country.

Acid attack victims will be saved from blindness and life-changing burns as a result of a Norwich innovation.

A Chinese food firm given £600,000 of public cash to transform an empty warehouse into a dumpling factory has blamed Brexit for never completing the project.

Lidl has launched its Too Good To Waste boxes nationwide with 5kg of fruit and vegetables for just £1.50.

Several small businesses in Breckland have been given a cash boost after winning a share of a £100,000 grant fund.

Breckland Council

For Peter Sharkey, an informative journey on the East Anglian Express was a good chance for a financial chat.

Peter Sharkey

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.

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A conservatory firm has collapsed leaving hundreds of thousands of pounds in debt.

Figures have revealed how much profit former council tenants have made through selling their homes under the government’s Right to Buy scheme - in a handful of cases just weeks after the purchase.

Parish councils in areas affected by construction traffic if the world’s biggest offshore wind farm is given the go-ahead have shared their concerns.

New research has revealed that there are now more than 1000 ISA millionaires in Britain, says Peter Sharkey.

Peter Sharkey

Staff at John Lewis have seen their bonuses cut for the sixth year in a row, reducing the celebrated bonus to 3% of annual salary.


A Norfolk distillery is toasting a boom in interest in whiskies that has seen investors flocking to put their money into rare bottles and casks.

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A popular tearoom in a Norfolk town is closing down.


A handful of Norfolk’s best-loved attractions have been shortlisted in the East of England category for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Awards for 2019.

University of East Anglia

Lotus are looking to demolish a Second World War watchtower to create a clubhouse.

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Saving with an ISA needn’t be complicated, says Peter Sharkey – in fact, it’s as easy as ABC.

Peter Sharkey

Profits at motoring giant Lotus have stalled in the fifth year of the company’s turnaround.


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Monday, February 25, 2019

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey reveals what it means to have an “economic moat”...

Peter Sharkey

Taking the kids with you on a shopping trip to the supermarket is enough to drive you off your trolley but now you can give them their very own but will it end in chaos in the aisles?


Do you fancy running this pretty tearoom? This one’s for sale in East Harling but you do need to buy the house too, for sale for £695,000.

Forbes has recognised two former Norfolk students in a list of Europe’s most influential young businesspeople.

Wymondham College

It’s a long way from NASA but a Norfolk field could provide the launch pad for a rocket made by a man hoping to train people to go to ‘infinity and beyond.’

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An inaugural awards show has celebrated the variety and success of businesses in the south of Norfolk.

Michael Edney

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Investing in uncertain times can pay longer-term dividends, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

Peter Sharkey

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