PUBLISHED: 13:19 11 April 2019 | UPDATED: 13:19 11 April 2019 Daniel Hickey Gorleston Cliff Top festival fireworks. Archant A popular Norfolk seafront festival is facing a £6,000 shortfall after a day of rain last summer kept visitors away. Wrestlers at the Gorleston Cliff Top festival.The organisers of the Gorleston Cliff Top festival are calling on local businesses to get involved and support the event which takes place on July 27 and 28.The free to attend two-day festival has been going for more than 20 years, attracts over 100,000 visitors and is organised by a committee of local residents.However, the festival committee is struggling with a £6,000 shortfall following the decisions of some of the main sponsors of the past two years to move their support to other good causes.Last year tens of thousands of people attended the event on the Saturday despite strong winds, with a reduced attendance due to rain on the Sunday.Stephanie Mays, … [Read more...] about Festival facing £6,000 shortfall after Sunday wash out needs funding boost
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Interest in Singles’ Day sales skyrockets in VN An analysis conducted by online shopping aggregator iPrice found that Việt Nam’s interest in November 11 Singles’ Day sales skyrocketed this year. According to internet traffic data, the company discovered a huge jump of 210 per cent in the number of customers participating in the Singles Day sales in Việt Nam compared to the same time last year. By analysing Vietnamese search trends on Google, iPrice found that keyword searches for “November 11” began growing steadily nearly two weeks prior to the date, three times higher in search interest compared to the same period last year. In addition, Vietnamese consumers were now much more familiar with the November 11 tradition which originated from China, and excitedly look forward to it as an important annual promotion period. For the event, big merchants offered different promotions with discounts being the most popular, together with vouchers, flash … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 13/11
A report from the Hồ Chí Minh Securities Company shows that bank interest rates have risen by 0.46 percentage points for short-term loans since the end of last year to 7-9 per cent and to 9-12.5 per cent for medium- and long-term loans. — Photo vietnambiz.vn A report from the Hồ Chí Minh Securities Company shows that bank interest rates have risen by 0.46 percentage points for short-term loans since the end of last year to 7-9 per cent and to 9-12.5 per cent for medium- and long-term loans. The report named lenders such as Agribank, Military Bank, Sacombank, VP Bank and ACB as adjusting their rates upwards in the last two months. According to experts from the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s National Centre for Socio-economic Information and Forecast, inflation and exchange rates remain under control but are under great pressure, and so prudent monetary policies are needed to curb inflation, especially demand-pull inflation. They have … [Read more...] about Tight monetary policy: where can businesses find funds?
Thomas Peipert, Associated Press Published 9:18 am PST, Sunday, November 4, 2018 FILE - In this Friday, April 27, 2018, file photograph, teachers march during a rally at the State Capitol in Denver. The state's voters will decide in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6 whether to raise both individual and corporate income tax rates to fund public education in Colorado. less FILE - In this Friday, April 27, 2018, file photograph, teachers march during a rally at the State Capitol in Denver. The state's voters will decide in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6 whether to raise ... more Photo: David Zalubowski, AP FILE - In this Thursday, Nov.1, 2018, file photo, a sign at an intersection in Thornton, Colo., calls for voters to support Amendment 73, which would increase the state's individual income tax rate and corporate income tax rate to fund kindergarten through 12th grade. less FILE - In this … [Read more...] about Colorado voters considering tax hike to fund education