Tag: Norfolk

New owner of Norfolk family attraction Pettitts aims for seasonal expansion

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Michael Abbott, the new owner of Pettitts Animal Adventure Park in Reedham, is aiming for the perfect balance: building on the successful formula of the park, while opening it up to much brighter future.   The new owner of a popular family attraction in the heart of the Norfolk Broads has a rather special affection for his latest purchase and is...

Cromer operators show fightingspirit after seaside ‘lockdown’

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Business for many amusements and other retail outlets in Norfolk’s seaside resort of Cromer was put on hold this weekend, due to disruption after their annual carnival week, but many of the town’s attractions refused to let it get them down. Harry Woodward, an amusement arcade owner in Cromer, urged visitors to the town that the disturbance shouldn’t affect their...

New report reveals Brexit threat to east coast’s positivity

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Tourism businesses on the east coast are feeling largely positive about the season ahead. But with the spectre of Brexit looming on the horizon, they are worried about the years beyond it.   A survey of tourism and leisure businesses in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex has revealed that a healthy majority expect to see further growth over the next two years. Firms...

Norfolk seaside resorts face council tax threat

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Holiday park property owners in the Borough of Great Yarmouth will pay increased council tax bills from 1 April, with many stating their seaside staycation homes are no longer affordable.   The seaside economy of Norfolk’s coastline has been put at risk by Great Yarmouth Borough Council as holiday park property owners take stock of increased council tax bills. A decision by...