Thursday, July 12, 2018

A Norfolk haulier has become the latest to join the Europe-wide freight network Palletways.

The launch of the Breckland Business Forum saw MP George Freeman declare that he believes the district could become the home of growing technology companies.

George Freeman

As a business owner, your ultimate goal is highly likely to be to have more people spending money with you – this means you need to start by building a customer base.

A new business forum is being launched to help bring together the small and large businesses across the Breckland district.

George Freeman

A Norfolk MP found out about the positive effect Brexit is having on international business for a company in her constituency.

Elizabeth Truss

One of the largest investments on a single site in Norfolk in a decade, made by a homegrown pet food producer, is starting to reap rewards.


The future availability of migrant labour is an urgent concern for East Anglian businesses – particularly food growers, who have urged ministers to remove obstacles to recruiting the seasonal European workers they rely on to pick their crops.

Some men are quite partial to pottering around in their shed with drills and spanners, but Kenneth Mockford has taken his shed-tinkering to another level. The 54 year-old engineer has been shutting himself away inside his garden shed “from dawn until dusk” since April 25 in order to build the world’s first F-35B Lightning jet simulator for public use.

United Kingdom

The new boss of a major East Anglian holiday resort has revealed its £10m investment plan for the next year.


Website and restaurant guide SquareMeal has revealed the UK’s favourite places to eat following votes from thousands of its readers, as well as bloggers and local foodies.

United Kingdom

Business owners are being encouraged to help offenders get a foothold in the job market to drive down the £15bn annual bill which reoffending incurs for the country.


While many businesses are bemoaning the trade barriers which Brexit could cause, a logistics company off the A11 has found a silver lining.


Jamie Brown, head of knowledge and development at Archant, introduces Local Impact.

How to improve wellbeing in the workplace was the focus of an annual employment conference which was held during Mental Health Awareness Week.

United Kingdom

A new website has been launched by Norfolk County Council, geared towards making apprenticeships more accessible in the county.

Norfolk County Council

The owner of one of the region’s largest estates has continued to grow his and his family’s fortune to put him on the cusp of breaking into East Anglia’s exclusive billionaire bracket.

A law firm with offices in Thetford and King’s Lynn has raised £5,200 for charity through a will-writing campaign.


Filling station owners in Norfolk have raised their fears over the rising price of petrol.

Eastern Daily Press

An East Anglian manufacturer which has worked on equipment for Robbie Williams and Disney says it has chopped its waste in half by retraining staff.

European Union

They are shows which delight millions of television viewers week in, week out.


A former Royal Air Force sniper has set his sights on business success – by putting to use the skills learned in his military career.


A campaign to halve unemployment in young people across Breckland and West Norfolk has been launched.

Elizabeth Truss

An engineering firm has invested £120,000 in new machinery to improve its productivity after receiving a growth grant.

South Norfolk has ranked top in the county for dynamism amongst its businesses – but most of Norfolk comes in below the national average, according to a new study.

United Kingdom

Five Norfolk care homes will be among the first in the country to use a new app to collect feedback.


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Friday, July 13, 2018

Communities across Suffolk and Norfolk may hear and see an increase in US Air Force jets in the sky.

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Ministry of Defence

A new coffee shop has opened its doors in the hope it can help the community in more ways than one.

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The former principal of a Breckland school has joined the senior leadership team at the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust.

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University of East Anglia

A beautiful country house and its gardens will open to the public to raise money for the British Red Cross.

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Yesterday, 07:37

A lengthy spell of good weather could be coming to an end next week with rain and thunder forecast for Norfolk.

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