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HM Coastguard is calling for people to stay safe and avoid coastal areas during Storm Doris.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The Coastguard is warning people to avoid coastal areas of Norfolk amid predictions of gale-force winds from Storm Doris.

Aviva insurance has issued safety advice ahead of Storm Doris. Picture: ANTONY KELLY.

Homeowners and businesses are being advised to take basic precautions to protect themselves and their property ahead of severe weather warnings for Norfolk.

Met Office
The borough council has successfully prosecuted a man who illegally collected household waste without a licence. Picture: GYBC

A man has been fined for illegally collecting household waste without a licence.

Great Yarmouth
Police are appealing for information

Police are appealing for witnesses after a designer t-shirt was stolen from a clothes store in Great Yarmouth.

Every year around £4.7m worth of medicines is wasted, NHS figures suggest.  Ben Birchall/PA Wire

GPs and people across Norfolk and Waveney are being urged to support a campaign aimed at reducing the amount of medicines wasted each year.

NHS
Norfolk is expected to experience high winds on Thursday.   Picture: James Bass

Storm Doris could bring gale-force winds to north Norfolk coastal areas tomorrow.

Met Office
The plans for Hemsby lifeboat station
Supplied by Hemsby Lifeboat

Major plans to improve a lifeboat station on the Norfolk coast are about to be sent into the council which will have the ultimate decision on approving the scheme.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

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Great Yarmouth Sport

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Martyn Sinclair
Recent aerial footage used for analysis & filmed by @skyvertical by drone. Picture: Skyverticle

Once limited to the world of science-fiction, James Bond or wildlife shows like Planet Earth, drones are becoming a far more common sight.

Match sponsor was vice-chairman Mick Payne and he awarded the Batemans man of the match to Kyle Ingram. Photo: David Hardy.

Gorleston got back to winning ways with two penalties helping them to a 3-0 home victory over Thetford in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division on Tuesday.

Great Yarmouth-Broadland II could not have started better at the weekend before losing 33-5 to local rivals Lowestoft & Yarmouth II.

Winterton Cricket Club wants you to play

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Winterton Cricket Club would love to hear from you.

Phoenix youngster Jack rises to the occasion

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Left to right: William, Jack, Billy and Samuel.

Five-year-old Jack Moore surprised his parents and instructors when he competed in the East of England Karate Championships in Clacton at the weekend.

United Kingdom

Great Yarmouth Events

Seachange mardis gras. Photo: Seachange

Seachange Arts, revive their Mardi Gras event this week (Tuesday, February 28) at the Drill House on York Road.

king street
Oasis who have inspired Noasis who are appearing in Great Yarmouth on March 11. Zak Hussein/PA Wire

The energy of the Manchester music scene is coming to Great Yarmouth next month.

Manchester
Oulton Broad Dragon Boat Festival 2016

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Businesses, clubs and organisations from across the region have been getting their teams together for this year’s East Anglian Dragon Boat Festival.

A group of volunteers have set up a mobile soup kitchen that is now operationg in Yarmouth.
David Cosby, Gary Ward, Victoria Seabright, Jake Filby and Diane Haworth.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A group which runs a soup kitchen to help the homeless is holding a rummage sale to raise vital funds.

Dizzy O'Dare, Seachange's resident company

A pair of new street arts shows from Great Yarmouth artists and performers have been commissioned as part of a prestigious national consortium.

United Kingdom

Norfolk Entertainment

Seachange mardis gras. Photo: Seachange

Seachange Arts, revive their Mardi Gras event this week (Tuesday, February 28) at the Drill House on York Road.

king street
The Spikedrivers. Picture: Chris Gill

A day of blues - laced with fun, history and audience participation - is being staged in north Norfolk.

Oasis who have inspired Noasis who are appearing in Great Yarmouth on March 11. Zak Hussein/PA Wire

The energy of the Manchester music scene is coming to Great Yarmouth next month.

Manchester
Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes is set to a new score arranged by Terry Davies, using the mesmerising music Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann. Picture: Submitted

Matthew Bourne picks of the celebrated film composer’s music featured in and that inspired his adaptation of the classic Powell and Pressburger ballet film in our special Spotify playlist.

New York
Pupils from Worstead Pre-School during at visit to Dinosaur Adventure park. Picture: WORSTEAD PRE-SCHOOL

Children from Worstead Pre-school had a Jurassic time at the Dinosaur Adventure Park.

US Federal Reserve

Norfolk Sport

Action from Snowflake Sailing Club. Picture: IAN SYMONDS

Snowflake Sailing Club held a single 90-minute race for all classes with the Dugdale Memorial Trophy up for grabs for the winning boat after handicaps had been applied.

Dave Horton-Jones with youngsters from the Wymondham Judo Club. Picture: WYMONDHAM JUDO CLUB

Youngsters have had a martial arts master class from an expert at the Wymondham Judo Club.

It was second against third as Wensum D played Dynamic Rams A in Premier B of the Norwich and District League.

Norfolk County
Gary Setchell has left King's Lynn Town after seven years at the club's helm. Picture: Simon Moore/Focus Images

King’s Lynn Town will announced their new manager tomorrow – as fans, supporters are reporters alike took to Twitter to have their say on Gary Setchell’s sacking late on Tuesday night.

Gary Setchell
Gary Setchell has left King's Lynn Town. Picture: TIM SMITH

King’s Lynn Town manager Gary Setchell has left the club, it has been confirmed.

Gary Setchell

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