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The ILB Seahorse IV was called to help. Picture: James Bass

A coastguard team and lifeboat crew were called after an upturned canoe was washed up in Great Yarmouth.

Former Claydon school pupil Jenny Oxborough, is concerend that time capules buried in the early 1970's will never be found once building work starts on the former school site.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A former pupil is hoping to dig up time capsules buried in the grounds of her old school before new homes are built.

James Chapman of Clarkes Farm in Martham, which has won the 2016 Norfolk Farm Business Competition.  Picture: James Bass

A commitment to diversification and a determination to make full use of every available resource has led a family farm near Great Yarmouth to win a coveted business title.

Norfolk County
Church Farm residential home in Hemsby.

Picture: James Bass

Urgent improvement is needed to improve food hygiene at a care home in Hemsby, according to a report.

Sunbeams play- which supports families who have children with autism has set up a new lego club. Parents getting to play table football.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A club for male carers and children and young people with autism held a football-themed session on Wednesday, where all got involved in Lego play and footie fun.

Travelodge at Beacon Park

A new Travelodge Hotel and trio of food outlets are being tipped as the answer to a key employer’s investment needs in Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council
The Manor Hotel, Mundesley.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

A mudslide at Mundesley, following torrential rain last night, sparked concern for 20 people in the clifftop Manor Hotel.

Tom FitzPatrick

Crime

Wed, 08:38
UN Court
Kevin Toye at Norwich Crown Court who has been charged with the manslaughter of his six-year-old son Baylee Varley. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The eyes of a child who died six years after he was allegedly shaken by his father showed evidence of “historic” damage, a court has heard.

Over 30 people were involved in a brawl in Hemsby.

A Gorleston man has been arrested after a fight involving 30 people broke out last weekend in Hemsby.

Norfolk Police
Daniel Barber has been jailed for six years after admitting the false imprisonment of a woman in Great Yarmouth. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

A woman who was convicted for her part in keeping a woman captive in a Great Yarmouth bedsit and the abduction of two young boys who were abused has been spared jail.

Yarmouth
Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

A dog walker was left in hospital with ankle injuries after he was assaulted in Great Yarmouth.

Kevin Toye at Norwich Crown Court who has been charged with the manslaughter of his six-year-old son Baylee Varley. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A boy died six years after suffering “catastrophic” injuries when he was allegedly forcibly shaken by his father who was “frustrated” and “angry” at his crying, a court has heard.

Norwich Crown Court

Health

Thursday, June 16, 2016
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Lucas Pontes, 8, from Great Yarmouth was diagnosed with a brain tumour in April 2015. Now his family have been told there is nothing doctors can do and he only has 12 months to live.

Lucas with sister Luana, 2.

The family of a boy diagnosed with a brain tumour have been told the “worst news” - their son has just 12 months to live.

James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

A hospital trust has been ordered to pay £1,000 to a patient who waited more than 10 months for medical treatment.

NHS
Norman Lamb MP is calling for the use of tasers on mental health patients to be banned. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A former Government minister is calling for a change in the law to prohibit tasers being used on mental health patients.

Norman Lamb
Members of Stalham First Responder Group which has been honoured with the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

They can be the difference between life and death, providing emergency care to critically ill patients. And now the vital work of Stalham First Responders have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.

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Protest against the closure of Greyfriars Medical centre, Yarmouth.

Figures used in an official report about the numbers using the Greyfriars Medical Clinic have been called into question by staff at the walk in centre.

NHS

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Education

Yesterday, 02:32
Great Yarmouth High School
Louise Jackson, new head at Great Yarmouth High School

Great Yarmouth High School has announced the appointment of Louise Jackson as its new permanent headteacher.

Rugby star Phil Vickery opens the new conservatory at Clement Lodge at Sidestrand Hall School with it's newly built conservatory funded by Wooden Spoon Children's Charity. 

Photo by Mark Bullimore

Former England rugby union captain Phil Vickery is to join youngsters at John Grant School tomorrow for the launch of its new and improved sensory room.

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Wroughton Junior School, Gorleston

Leaders and governors at a junior school have “presided over its decline”, according to a report by inspectors.

Tamsin Poulter will take over the reins at Cliff Park Ormiston Academy in September.

As one head steps into retirement another is preparing to take up the reins at a “success story” academy.

St Nicholas Priory Junior School, Great Yarmouth.

A primary school has moved to dispel child abduction rumours after an innocent incident was misconstrued.

Norfolk police

Business

Thursday, June 16, 2016
United Kingdom
ODE contract

ODE has installed a new pontoon and crane facilities on the Dudgeon Offshore wind farm base in Great Yarmouth.

HTL joins EIC

Thursday, June 16, 2016

HTL, an industry leading provider of controlled bolting, flange working and portable machine solutions has joined the EIC, the leading trade association for UK-registered companies that supply capital goods and services to the energy industries worldwide.

James Chadd, MD CIS

Conductor Installation Services Ltd (CIS), which provides hammer services to install conductors and drive piles, has been awarded its third consecutive Gold Medal for Occupational Health and Safety from the UK’s Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). CIS, which has a base in Great Yarmouth, completed its 11th consecutive year of operation without an accident or a Lost Time Incident.

Gavin Sherwood, Simmons Edeco

Great Yarmouth-based Simmons Edeco - a leading supplier of valve, wellhead and asset integrity maintenance and onshore drilling services to the global oil and gas industry, has appointed Gavin Sherwood to the newly-created position of business development manager for Simmons Edeco Europe Limited.

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Seacon presentation of cash to Hemsby Lifeboat

Seacon, part of TE Connectivity, welcomed the crew of Hemsby Lifeboat who visited the Great Yarmouth facility to give a presentation on the service they provide and also to receive a donation of computer equipment to expand their training facilities.

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Tue, 10:10
Accident on Fuller's Hill, Yarmouth between a car and a lorry.

Traffic was slow in Yarmouth this morning after an accident saw a car end up on its side near Fuller’s Hill.

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James Paget University Hospital
Wed, 14:58
The view from the top of Gorleston cliffs looking towards the Pier Hotel and Outer Harbour area of Great Yarmouth.  Picture: James Bass

A man was rescued this morning after he fell out of his mobility scooter and down the side of a cliff in Gorleston.

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James Paget University Hospital
Tue, 13:30
Aerial acrobatics by the Twister team launched the countdown to the Great Yarmouth Air Show 2017

Aircraft will dance in the skies over Great Yarmouth seafront for four days next summer as the resort hosts its first ever major airshow.

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Greater Yarmouth Tourism
Tue, 08:00
Picture: O J Spalding

A Norwich film-maker with roots in Yarmouth returned to the seaside town, to shoot the story of a single mum who finds she is pregnant again.

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Travelodge at Beacon Park

A new Travelodge Hotel and trio of food outlets are being tipped as the answer to a key employer’s investment needs in Great Yarmouth.

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council

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Travelodge at Beacon Park

A new Travelodge Hotel and trio of food outlets are being tipped as the answer to a key employer’s investment needs in Great Yarmouth.

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