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Friday, March 15, 2019

Profits at pub chain JD Wetherspoon have tumbled by almost 20% as a result of rising labour costs.

A kebab shop is appealing against its zero food hygiene rating.

Forest Heath District Council

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.

Town residents were dismayed to find just two stalls at a market yesterday.

After countless hours spent crafting their dream wedding, the plans of many brides and grooms have been thrown into disarray this week.

A Norfolk mum said she was disgusted after McDonald’s served her three-year-old daughter raw chicken.

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

Work from home in luxury at this property for sale offering stylish offices with fitted kitchens, a pool and even a hot tub to relax in at the end of the day.

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.

United Kingdom

Finalists for the Thetford Business Awards which are recognising business excellence in the town have been announced.

Stuart Wright

Ad Feature ISAs: a simple way to save

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

Ad Feature Investing in Rightmove’s common sense

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.

Ad Feature Use or lose your cash ISA

Friday, February 15, 2019

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

Peter Sharkey

Businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk looking to gain greater insight into physical and digital marketing are being offered a free information session, courtesy of Archant.

West Suffolk College

Hundreds of prospective brides and bridgrooms in Norfolk could find themselves proposed to - with a Poundland engagement ring.


Finance columnist Peter Sharkey on why investing needn’t be too complicated.

Peter Sharkey

A couple who swapped working in the diamond industry in Botswana for running a village shop in South Norfolk have been nominated in prestigious rural business awards.

Post Office

A Norfolk garden centre restaurant is celebrating being named the best in England after coming second in UK-wide awards.

United Kingdom

Rent-to-own company BrightHouse has announced that one of its Norfolk stores will be among 30 shops which will shut.

king street

One is famous for its university and punting, the other its castle, two cathedrals and Alan Partridge.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Ad Feature Why managing your investments is crucial

Friday, February 1, 2019

Having your investments actively managed can pay dividends, says financial expert Pete Sharkey

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

It’s the perfect house for Halloween but would you buy this converted chapel for sale near Diss which has a graveyard on the front lawn?

Retail giant Tesco is reportedly considering thousands of job losses as part of a bid to bring down costs.


Ad Feature How to solve your credit card anxieties

Friday, January 25, 2019

Older homeowners have a solution for credit card quandary, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

Peter Sharkey

If a business idea worked in the past, there’s every chance it’ll work again, says Peter Sharkey.

Peter Sharkey

A new £100,000 fund has been launched in Breckland to support local entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses in an effort to boost employment and training opportunities in the area.

Norfolk Community Foundation

In the latest stumble of the British high street, fashion retailer New Look has issued a profit warning.

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