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Friday, February 17, 2017
The team at Furnishaid is looking to set up a Men's Shed project.

A “man’s shed” is traditionally a place for hard-pressed chaps to get away from it all and immerse themselves in the joy of being practical and tinkering with tools.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
Yarmouth Marina Centre
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A fifth option is being scoped out for Great Yarmouth’s seafront Marina Centre as councillors “test the market” in the private sector.

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Graham Plant
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The annual Easter Fair in Great Yarmouth Market Place.
April 2015.

Picture: James Bass

The running of Great Yarmouth’s traditional Easter Fair could be handed over to the fairground operators as the borough council looks to make budget savings.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Trampoline park Jump celebrated its first birthday with a visit from Great Yarmouth  mayor Malcolm Bird and his wife Donna who are pictured with operations manager Claire Burrows and James Wilson.

A trampoline park marked its first birthday milestone today with free cake, party games, and a visit from a civic dignitary.

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Malcolm Bird
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

It’s an eerie exhibition that looks like something in the running for the prestigious Turner Prize.

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Darren Barker
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Sarah Ward and her husband James would like to thank the paramedics and midwives who helped deliver twins Evie Grace and Oliver George in two seperate locations.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Twins Evie and Oliver are preparing to go home together today after they were born hours apart and in separate locations.

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James Paget Hospital
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
A busy Yarmouth seafront on Good Friday.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Pleasure Beach boss Albert Jones is again bringing a landmark attraction to Great Yarmouth’s seafront in time for Easter.

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Albert Jones
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Psychic Alison Alden with some of the lip prints that she has read. She has challenged herself to do 100 readings to hone her skills.

A Great Yarmouth psychic is using lipstick prints to provide fun readings for clients looking for month-by-month snippets of insight.

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America
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Shop Local feature with Ben Melhado from Junx Clothing, Yarmouth.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A Great Yarmouth businessman has declared himself a cookery convert after appearing on hit dinner party show Come Dine With Me.

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Norwich
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Southtown Primary School Headteacher Elaine Glendinning next to the ongoing building work to the school.

Picture: James Bass

A primary school’s £1.99m transformation is being celebrated in the traditional way on Friday with a ribbon-cutting.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017
An exhibition of of old jumble is set to be suspended from the ceiling at St John's Church, Yarmouth. The former fisherman's church  has been bought by a preservation trust for £1.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Garlands of garbage are being strung across a Norfolk church in an unusual art installation using decades worth of junk and jumble

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Darren Barker
Monday, February 6, 2017
Some of the charity dancers that hotfooted it the the Lichfield Centre on Saturday.

Just a handful of people took up the challenge to dance non-stop in Southtown, Great Yarmouth, after a key contributor pulled out and announced the event had been cancelled.

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Monday, February 6, 2017
Picture PA Wire.

A desperate mother is scouring internet selling sites after break-in thieves stole bikes bought as Christmas presents for her two children.

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Great Yarmouth High School
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Terry Whittaker of Whittaker Carpets who has died at the age of 71. The family business will carry on with his wife, son and grandson at the helm.

A long-standing carpet retailer has lost his 11-year battle with cancer.

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Norfolk and Norwich Hospital
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Endeavour Rangers Hall on Nile Road, Gorleston. The former chapel has been sold and developers have submitted planning permisission to build three homes.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

For four decades it was the home of a busy band that was in demand across the borough for festivals and proud civic events.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Puppetteer Marcus Clarke is staging an exhibition of his embellished artworks which mingle seaside and chiildhood themes at Great Yarmouth Library from Monday.

An exhibition of “puppetised” seaside post cards opens in Great Yarmouth on Monday.

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Ireland
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
A rough sleeper outside Poundland under Market Gates in Great Yarnouth.  Photo: George Ryan

A rallying call has gone out for some 100 people to take part in a marathon dancing challenge to help the homeless.

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Great Yarmouth College
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Members of the Wide Angle Young Photographers group formed by Creative Collisions to offer their services to cultural and community organistions in Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass Photography

A new generation of society snappers is set to document the life of cultural and community organisations in and around Great Yarmouth.

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Sixth Form College
Monday, January 30, 2017
Pleasure Beach owner Albert Jones' proposed leisure complex called The Edge on wasteland next to the Pleasure Beach on South Denes.
Casino, Bowling Alley, Cinema, Hotel, Bars and Restaurant.

Picture: James Bass
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For: EDP News
Eastern Daily Press © 2010  (01603) 772434

Plans to redevelop wasteland in Great Yarmouth and build a hotel, casino, and leisure development go on display this afternoon.

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Albert Jones
Sunday, January 29, 2017
The Great Yarmouth branch of Macmillan was  treated to a civic reception in the mayor's parlour as a thankyou for their fundraising efforts over fifty golden years.

The big 5-0 is a milestone birthday that sees most people reflecting on where they have come from and what’s left to do.

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Malcolm Bird
Saturday, January 28, 2017
A photograph c1912 of the

A major touring exhibition about the ill-fated Titanic is set to dock at the Time and Tide Museum later this year, just as the epic disaster movie celebrates 20 years.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Pleasure Beach owner Albert Jones' proposed leisure complex called The Edge on wasteland next to the Pleasure Beach on South Denes.
Casino, Bowling Alley, Cinema, Hotel, Bars and Restaurant.

Picture: James Bass
Copy: 
For: EDP News
Eastern Daily Press © 2010  (01603) 772434

Luck could finally be on the side of ambitious plans for a hotel, casino, and leisure development in Great Yarmouth.

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Albert Jones
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
The River Yare approaching high tide in Great Yarmouth, at 8.30am on Friday 13th January 2017.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Complacency stemming from this month’s near-miss storm-surge could hamper evacuation plans in the future.

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Norfolk County Council
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Adriano Guedes. Photo credit: BBC Look East/PA Wire

The man who was evicted from hospital after a two year stay has gone on hunger strike.

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James Paget Hospital
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Caister Parish councillors celebrate being awarded £10,000 from the lottery  to create a cinema in the Council Hall.
Tony Baker and Peter Sleet with the cheque.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher.

A blockbuster premiere is coming to Caister with the launch of a new community cinema - and an appeal for volunteers to run it.

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Norwich
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Bradwell village sign.

Picture: James Bass

Heavy rain should no longer pose a flooding risk to people living in Bradwell blackspots once a £3m drainage scheme is complete.

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Graham Plant
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Charlie Trorey pictured with friend and associate nine time world champion Wayne Otto.

Karate master Charlie Trorey was a 6th Dan and a great inspiration to budding local martial artists across his network of nine clubs.

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Great Yarmouth
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Julie and Terry Earing (centre) are the new landlords of the Feathers pub in Gorleston. They will be running the business with help from family members Kelly, Lee, Alfie and Daniel King.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A couple who re-opened a Gorleston pub in dry-January have not had the quiet start they might have expected.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Cllr James Bensly and strategic planners Nick Fountain and David Glason help gather the public's views on a new masterplan which sets out a vision for Great Yarmouth.

A vision of what Great Yarmouth could look like in 2035 has been set out to shoppers as the council seeks their views.

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king street
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
The entrance to Caesars Bar on Marine Parade.

Picture: James Bass

An application has been submitted to planners to convert a seafront nightclub into flats.

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Charles Reynolds

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