Search

Latest Great Yarmouth Mercury News

Yesterday, 19:36
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

A sudden downpour has led to a spate of flooding call-outs for Norfolk firefighters.

Beacon Park Enterprise Zone on the edge of Gorleston next to the A12.

Picture: James Bass

Now is your chance to have your voice heard on the future development of the borough, as the council has asked for input into its plan for the next 14 years.

Cllr Barry Coleman
Yarmouth foodbank has had to ration the food it hands out because of an increased demand for its help.

A foodbank has been so busy that it is having to ration what it gives out to people.

Salvation Army

A simulated evacuation of about 30 residents will take place next week to test emergency rest centre plans for a real flood – and people can help by volunteering as the would-be evacuees.

Ormiston Venture Academy
Shane Breadmore

There was joy this week for a Great Yarmouth man when he achieved his ambition of diving with sharks and a sea turtle at the resort’s Sea Life Centre.

Abellio have been awarded the franchise for the east's rail services. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A group for users of public transport in East Norfolk has called for Great Yarmouth’s railway station to be refurbished in the next franchise.

Department for Transport
The young woman was slashed across the face in a seemingly random attack in Great Yarmouth.

A pregnant young woman says she is too scared to leave her home after she was slashed across the face with a sharp object in a seemingly random attack.

More News »

Great Yarmouth Sport

Friday, August 26, 2016
Wayne Anderson
Jack Barber, left, in action for Fakenham Town on Saturday. Picture: TONY MILES

The players of Fakenham Town have another chance to secure their Clipbush Park future as Wayne Anderson prepares to wield the axe.

Connor Ingram, left, went so close to being Gorleston's hat-trick hero last night. Picture: DAVID HARDY

Gorleston continued their impressive start to the Premier Division season by beating Walsham-le-Willows 2-0.

Premier Division
Will there be more home celebrations like this in King's Lynn this evening? Picture: IAN BURT

A First Division derby is the pick of the night’s games in the Eastern Counties League.

Netherlands
Elmham'’s Olly Hall on his way to 20 to go with his 4-51 bowling stint. Picture: MIKE WYATT

The penultimate week of the Norfolk League season saw many promotion and relegation issues sorted, although not all, writes Mike Ridout.

Mike Ridout
Damian Hilton will be back in the dugout as Wroxham look to start a FA Cup adventure. Picture: WROXHAM FC

Wroxham, Dereham Town and Norwich United will be aiming to ensure Norfolk enjoys a far happier FA Cup return this afternoon.

Damian Hilton

Great Yarmouth Events

Hindu Temple at Tunstall. Worshipers at the temple, left to right, Vandana Khurana, Kiran Kumar, Paresh Patel and Sunita Nagpal.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

You may drive past it and wonder what’s going on now at the former pub on the side of the Acle Straight.

Tanya Lee Davis

Canadian funny woman Tanya Lee Davis headlines at the return of stand up comedy at St George’s Theatre in Great Yarmouth on Friday, September 9.

Edinburgh
Children at Great Yarmouth racecourse. Picture: Submitted

There’s a chance for kids to experience all the fun of the races for free this weekend.

Classical Reflection

Broadland Youth Choir are set to join stars of The Voice Classical Reflection in concert at Trimingham Parish Church.

United Kingdom
Hopton on Sea village sign.
The village of Hopton close to the Suffolk border.

Picture: James Bass

Roll up, roll up for Hopton’s 10th anniversary Summer Fete and Carnival on Sunday, August 21.

Greater Yarmouth Tourism

Norfolk Entertainment

The Grand Norwich Duck Race 2016. Photo: Mark Ivan Benfield.

There was quacking good fun on the River Wensum as several thousand people turned out to watch this year’s Grand Norwich Duck Race.

Broads Authority
The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra are doing Soundtrack Spectacular at Taverham Hall School. Pictured is conductor Steven Bell.

From Jurassic Park to ET, the magical music of film composer John Williams enchanted film fans at a special open air concert.

Emma Knights
Theatre Royal Open Day 2016,
Kate Tully, Abi Williams, Samuel Pochin.

From stepping out on the stage to taking a look at the dressing rooms, people of all ages had fun exploring Norwich Theatre Royal during the venue’s annual open day.

Norwich
Asylum art exhibition at The Undercroft, Norwich. Artist and curator Gennadiy Ivanov with some of his work.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

An innovative exhibition in Norwich is using art to explore ideas around asylum amd migration.

Emma Knights

Video: Is this Norwich’s youngest busker?

Friday, August 26, 2016
Is this Norwich's youngest busker? 11-year-old Jack Goodacre, performing in Norwich with his dad Tim.

Shoppers in the city centre couldn’t help but stop and listen as young Jack Goodacre took to the streets of Norwich today to perform some of his favourite songs, but little did they know, they were seeing a superstar in the making.

ITV
Greetings from...
Start your free vintage postcard collection today

Norfolk Sport

Jake Jessup made some vital stops, but Lowestoft Town were beaten 1-0 at Havant & Waterloorville.

Havant & Waterlooville 1

Rhys Logan was on target for Dereham) at Tilbury. 
Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Ten-man Dereham went down to a late winner in Essex.

US Federal Reserve
Rory Schlein says farewell to Stars fans tonight. Picture: Ian Burt

Rory Schlein will make his final appearance of the season for King’s Lynn tonight when the Stars head to Wolverhampton.

Robert Lambert
Lynn's Toby Hilliard was on target at Frome. Picture: Ian Burt

Frome Town 1 King’s Lynn Town 3

Lynn Town

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most Read

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 16°C

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up

On Active Service

cover

The faces and names
of the Men who
went to war

Read

Property search


e.g. Oxford or NW3
Powered by Zoopla

streetlife.com uniting neighbours in Great Yarmouth

Share information, opinions and advice with people in your area on the local social network, brought to you in association with the Great Yarmouth Mercury.

Join the conversation in Great Yarmouth >>
Join the conversation in Great Yarmouth >>

Local business directory

Norfolk's trusted business finder