Norfolk Business News

Policy
25/08/2017
Earlier in 2017 Norfolk County Council undertook a consultation to seek views on congestion issues in Great Yarmouth and to share the emerging preliminary proposals for a Third River Crossing in the town.   The consultation responses showed an overall support for the scheme, with the majority of...
Policy
25/08/2017
Around 4 in every 5 businesses have seen their costs increase this year through changes in employment legislation, according to a survey released today (Friday) by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). BCC’s annual workforce survey of over 1,400 businesses, including those in Norfolk, and held in...
Policy
18/08/2017
Norfolk Chamber, is working in partnership with New Anglia LEP, BITC and the Enterprise Advisor Network to support the work being done in the Norwich Opportunity Area to create greater engagement between business and schools.   The Norwich Opportunity Area is one of 12 Opportunity Areas in the UK...
Policy
18/08/2017
In Quarter 2, the outlook of companies in all sectors and locations across Norfolk, indicated that for many businesses growth was static at best, and at worst, beginning to slow. The Norfolk services sector saw domestic activity, employment and investment results weaken and the manufacturing sector...
Policy
17/08/2017
Buxton Road, Spixworth, will close to vehicles for two weeks from Monday 21 August for the tie-in and surfacing of the road realignment and bridge over the A1270 Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR). Pedestrians and cyclists will still be able to use the shared path along Buxton Road, which will...
Policy
17/08/2017
Norfolk’s young people are making important decisions about their future career based on their A Level results, released today (Thursday 17 August). We are confident their hard work will have paid off with excellent results, but employers also value personality and experience. Now, it is time to...
Policy
14/08/2017
The plans for the long-awaited £300m upgrade of the A47 have been revealed today (Monday 14 August), with the preferred routes for the various section improvements being confirmed. Highways England, who have been consulting over the details of the project, confirmed improvements for junctions and...
Policy
11/08/2017
Traffic lights on the A140 Cromer Road at the Norwich NDR junction construction site will be lifted for the opening weekend (12-13 August) of Cromer Carnival, which runs from Saturday 12 August to Friday 18th. Traffic lights will be needed on the A140 again next week, but only during the day. Where...
Policy
11/08/2017
DONG Energy is proposing to develop a new offshore wind farm (Hornsea Project Three) in the North Sea, off the North Norfolk Coast. The proposed wind farm will be capable of generating up to 2,400 MW of electricity, enough to meet the average daily needs of more than two million homes. They are...
Policy
11/08/2017
Drivers are warned to expect delays on the A140 into Norwich from the north today (Fri 11 August)  following the urgent reprogramming of work that will require two-way traffic lights from around 8.00am. Some of the work on the construction of the A140 Cromer Road/A1270 Norwich Northern Distributor...

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