Eleanor Pringle Reporter email@example.com @EleanorMPringle East of England unemployment dips, but more men are out of work Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Unemployment in the East of England has dropped slightly, falling by 1,000 to stand at 100,000 in the last quarter. East of England among regions hit as UK loses 14 high street shops a day Friday, November 9, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Retailers are battling the worst trading conditions in five years, with high street shops closing at a rate of about 14 a day in the first half of this year, a study reveals. Primark reports sales drop as a result of bad weather Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Budget fashion retailer Primark has seen sales drop in 2018, saying bad weather has hindered sales. Video Adverts from Ford, Nissan and Fiat banned for encouraging reckless driving Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Adverts for Ford, Nissan and Fiat Chrysler have been banned for endorsing irresponsible driving. New Anglia LEP reveals further £500,000 funding pot for Norfolk and Suffolk revenue projects Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Just a week after announcing a £19m fund for Norfolk and Suffolk businesses, the New Anglia LEP has announced it has a further £500,000 to invest in revenue projects in the region. Video Debenhams reportedly looking to close third of UK stores Monday, October 22, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Department store Debenhams could shut a third of its 166 UK stores according to new reports. Superdry is the latest big-name brand to be hit with high street woes Monday, October 15, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Clothing brand Superdry has warned that its full year performance will be impacted by the warm weather this summer, as well as additional foreign exchange costs. Good news for cake lovers: Patisserie Valerie saved from collapse thanks to £20m loan Friday, October 12, 2018 Eleanor Pringle firstname.lastname@example.org Patisserie Valerie has been saved from collapsing into administration thanks to a £20m loan offering from the company’s major stakeholder. Regis and Supercuts salon owners seek rent restructure from landlords Friday, October 12, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Regis UK Limited, which owns Regis Salons and Supercuts, has applied for a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), asking for a lease restructure of its 220 salons. Patisserie Valerie’s finance chief arrested overnight, with chain on the brink of collapse Friday, October 12, 2018 Eleanor Pringle The owner of Patisserie Valerie has revealed that Chris Marsh, who was suspended from his role as finance chief earlier this week, was arrested by police last night and released on bail. Clothing brand Coast collapses into administration, putting 300 jobs at risk Friday, October 12, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Womenswear chain Coast is the latest brand to collapse into administration, amid Britain’s high street crisis. Patisserie Valerie suspends shares - and finance chief - after discovery of potentially fraudulent account activity Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Eleanor Pringle The owner of cafe chain Patisserie Valerie has suspended its shares following the discovery of potentially frauduent account irregularities. Fresh drive to improve trade between East Anglia and South West with air links Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Eleanor Pringle The potential to improve trade between East Anglia and the South West of England is being explored by business leaders following an event held in partnership by two regional transport hubs. Pret a Manger to start printing full ingredients lists from next month Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Pret a Manger will now be printing a full list of ingredients and allergens on its products after a teenager died from an allergic reaction to one of the chain’s sandwiches. Owners of Revolution bars and Revolucion de Cuba see loss of £3.6m so far this year Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Revolution Bars - which operates both Revolution and Revolucion de Cuba brands - has seen a £3.6m loss for the year to June 30, compared with a £5.1m profit last year. Aldi announce 130 store openings over the next two years Monday, October 1, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Aldi will open 130 new stores in the UK over the next two years, after sales hit a record high in 2017. Hit-and-run ‘weasel’ with 11 previous driving bans left 87-year-old injured in road Saturday, September 29, 2018 Eleanor Pringle A driver who knocked down a great-grandfather and left him for dead in the road has been jailed for 15 months. Sainsbury’s and Asda could be forced to sell 500 stores to push through merger Thursday, September 27, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Sainsbury’s and Asda have been warned by the competition watchdog that their proposed merge is on thin ice after investigations revealed their supermarkets overlapped in 463 areas. National Apprenticeship Awards mark rising stars in East Anglia’s business world Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Apprentices making waves in their companies have been recognised at The National Apprenticeship awards, with Norfolk women bagging two of the top prizes. Small business federation sets out biggest challenges facing high street retailers Thursday, September 6, 2018 Eleanor Pringle A manifesto setting out how the government can better support the nation’s high-street businesses has been met with some scepticism from retailers. Stolen pellet guns discovered in Brandon by member of the public Sunday, August 12, 2018 Eleanor Pringle A number of pellet guns and pyrotechnic equipment have been discovered in a paddock in Brandon, after they were reported stolen last month. Eastern region features in top five for highest amount of drink-drive related casualties Sunday, August 12, 2018 Eleanor Pringle The East of England is in one of the top five regions in the UK which has had the highest amount of drink-driving related casualties in recent years, new reports have shown. White Stuff opens in Southwold ready for scorching summer Thursday, July 19, 2018 Eleanor Pringle White Stuff has opened in Southwold with storming success, thanks to their four day beach event which saw hundreds visit the shop/ Center Parcs see 156% rise in bookings since the end of the World Cup Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Holiday group Center Parcs says it has seen a 156% increase in its bookings since the end of the football World Cup. Employment in the East of England continues to sit amongst UK’s best rates Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Eleanor Pringle The East of England has continued its streak as having one of the lowest rates of unemployment in the country, with its workforce working some of the longest hours in an increasingly larger jobs market. Man charged with murder of Lowestoft’s Scotty Tarrant named Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Eleanor Pringle The man charged with murdering Lowestoft man Scotty Tarrant has been named as Steven Butcher. Prime Minister offers “deepest condolences” to family of Summer Grant and Ava-May Littleboy Wednesday, July 4, 2018 Eleanor Pringle Prime Minister Theresa May has offered her, and the Houses of Parliaments’, condolences to the families of Summer Grant and Ava-May Littleboy following the tragic events of this weekend. Dog deaths across Suffolk and Norfolk coastline confirmed as Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Eleanor Pringle A spate of dog deaths around the Suffolk and Norfolk coasts are likely to have been caused by the animals eating shellfish contaminated with a toxin which is 1,000 times more potent than cyanide.