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From meat-free curries to special Indian tea, a new Indian street food van has left people wanting more in Breckland.

More than £850million has been issued to keep Suffolk and Norfolk businesses afloat during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to latest figures.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

Suffolk firms are considering setting up subsidiary companies in EU nations to mitigate the impacts of Brexit, according to local business advisers.

European Union

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

Around 200 villagers have objected to the prospect of a new wedding venue on their doorstep due to fears over increased noise.

Chain bakery Greggs, with stores across Norfolk, is cutting 820 jobs.

The East of England Co-op is turning the spotlight on the plight of regional food poverty through its free Food Justice Conference held in association with Archant.

People in Norfolk were faced with running out of gas and electricity following a nationwide outage of Paypoint which has now been resolved.

New statistics have shown early signs of the impact the second national lockdown is having on where people in Norfolk are going.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A garden centre which has taken a £1m hit this year has turned its restaurant into a farm shop to attract customers looking for an alternative to supermarkets.

Thetford

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.

The number of people being admitted to Norfolk’s hospitals with coronavirus is continuing to rise, up to 127 from 107 a week ago.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

The chairman of a town council has been called on to resign after he told members of the public to “suck up and live with” a contract blunder which has cost the authority £15,000.

Thousands of jobs are at risk after Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home stores went into administration, placing question marks over the future of stores in Norfolk.

A council has been accused of “wasting” £1m of tax payers’ money after a building purchased by them seven years ago and given a costly revamp was given back to its previous owner - along with compensation.

Thetford

Chain discount store Home Bargains, with outlets across Norfolk and Waveney, has invested £1 million into opening another shop in Norwich.

Garden centres and bicycle shops are among businesses which are allowed to stay open during lockdown.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Sainsbury’s is to cut 3,500 jobs with the closure of 420 Argos outlets and all its meat, fish and deli counters.

As a second national lockdown approaches, people in Thetford havebeen reassured that support will be in place for those who need it.

Thetford

Hairdressers and barbers across Norfolk are feeling the strain ahead of a second lockdown - with some working 13 hour days to fit in clients before closing.

House buyers are gritting their teeth over the end of the stamp duty holiday which could cost them dear. But what’s it going to do to the Norfolk market?

Lockdown has seen orders rocket for a small business specialising in bespoke gift designs for people and pets, homeware, clothing and promotional merchandise.

Thetford

The factory at the centre of the county’s largest single coronavirus outbreak is to remain open.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Businesses and shoppers have been left “scared” and fearing for their livelihoods following a coronavirus outbreak at Cranswick Foods.

Watton

Almost 35,000 Norfolk workers were still on furlough after lockdown eased and the tourism sector battled to make up for lost ground, new figures reveal.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Burger King branches in Norfolk and Suffolk are offering free meals to school-age children during half term.

Two ex-military service men are opening a gym with the hopes of helping the community “smash” their fitness goals.

A pub has closed its doors for two weeks after a person tested positive for the coronavirus.

Thetford

Beleaguered tourism businesses hoping for a half-term boost are braced for lower numbers with tourists from parts of the country with higher levels of coronavirus being asked not to travel.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Trick or treating may be off the cards for youngsters this year, but a town’s sweet shop owner is making sure they don’t miss out on the fun.

Thetford

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