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Monday, December 4, 2017
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A new building society branch is set to open in Dereham next week, taking over a premises formerly occupied by the Norwich & Peterborough Building Society.

Growing numbers of small businesses could help to fill the void left by hundreds of potential job losses in Norfolk, a county MP and senior government minister has said.

Workers who lost their jobs just weeks before Christmas have been offered a helping hand from a neighbouring manufacturer.

James Waters

NatWest is to close six branches across Norfolk and Suffolk next year due to “radical changes” in the way customers use its services.

Thetford

Convenience stores across the region could see delivery of their Christmas supplies put in jeopardy after the collapse of one of the UK’s biggest wholesalers.

James Waters

More than 120 people have been made redundant in Brandon after troubled wholesaler Palmer & Harvey went into administration.

Tesco

A popular family-run garden centre has officially opened its new cafe area after a major refurbishment.

Facebook

Phone users could be streaming video and using their favourite apps in even the worst 4G ‘not-spots’ in Norfolk and Suffolk in 18 months time, according to Vodafone.

The workforce of one of Thetford’s major employers will be given “every assistance”, community leaders have said, after Multiyork announced it had called in the administrators.

Roy Brame

A national furniture chain which has a store and its head office in Norfolk is looking for a buyer after calling in administrators.

United Kingdom

A Norfolk pet food producer is hoping to increase its market share in some of the industry’s newest sectors after opening a state-of-the-art £17m facility.

United Kingdom

The parent company of poultry giant 2 Sisters Food Group has reported a hit to margins and warned of the impact expected from a food safety scandal.

A major chain of pharmacies has announced plans to close up to 190 branches – prompting a Norfolk MP to warn about the health and social risks of losing the “lifeline” service.

Clive Lewis

LloydsPharmacy will close 190 stores across England due to changes in government policy, with its parent company blaming funding cuts and business rates for the move.

NHS

MPs will hear from the owner of the UK’s largest supplier of supermarket chicken today as part of an inquiry into allegations of food safety breaches.

Food Standards Agency

One of the region’s fastest-growing firms has ambitions to break £100m turnover within the next five years – by looking to homeowners keen to downsize.

Forest Heath District Council

Two Norfolk businesswomen have been recognised as some of the leading women in social enterprise.

An ambitious teenager with a passion for business has started his own creative agency.

Watton

East Anglia’s leading whisky distillery has toasted the opening of its new £400,000 restaurant and coffee house.

A Suffolk poultry plant is among more facilities owned by the UK’s biggest supplier of supermarket chicken to be inspected amid food safety and hygiene concerns within the company.

Food Standards Agency

Monarch Airlines has gone into administration and has cancelled around 300,000 future bookings.

United Kingdom

An investigation claims to have revealed a series of alleged breaches of food safety rules at a factory belonging to one of the largest suppliers of chicken to UK supermarkets.

European Union

A park home and lodge manufacturer near Thetford has been named in a list of influential companies, compiled by the London Stock Exchange Group, for the second consecutive year.

Thetford

A Norfolk spirits producer has named an award-winning chef from the county as its first brand ambassador.

Thetford

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