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Yesterday, 18:21
London

Flashing fireworks will burst across the skies over Great Yarmouth as the resort prepares for its summer season of weekly displays.

The Venetian Waterways in Great Yarmouth are to be filled with model boats this weekend ahead of the next phase of a major facelift for the attraction.

Students are tackling traditional old farm buildings in Bulgaria as they hone their conservation skills.

Built a bewildering 500 years ago the oldest house in Gorleston is still at the cutting edge of local life - as a hairdressers.

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A car club has presented the crew of a volunteer lifeboat station with a cheque for £1,000.

An energy services company based in Great Yarmouth has welcomed the chief executive of Oil and Gas UK to its newly opened centre of excellence.

United Kingdom

Editor David Powles explains the story behind the first ever Norfolk Day.

Crime

Yesterday, 12:43

A van driver 14 times the legal limit for ketamine and a man on cocaine with three children under five in the car.

An increase in the anti-social use of motorcycles and mopeds across the borough of Great Yarmouth has seen police issue a plea to youngsters to act responsibly.

Great Yarmouth

A man who threatened to “smash” a taxi driver’s face in if he did not hand over the keys after being charged a £12 fare has been jailed.

Stephen Holt

Police have said no further action will be taken against a Great Yarmouth man after he was arrested in an incident which saw armed officers deployed.

A police officer whose new role is to keep the community updated on issues across Great Yarmouth has enlisted social media to help him spread the word.

Health

Yesterday, 13:48
United Kingdom

Cancer kills more people in Norfolk than any other condition.

Two Gorleston medical practices have announced plans to merge in a bid to improve services and meet increasing demand.

Care Quality Commission

Ever wanted to know what happens behind the scenes in a busy hospital pharmacy?

Nearly a quarter of all the beds for mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk are currently closed, it can be revealed.

Suffolk Foundation Trust

There was a sad end of an era at a hospital this afternoon when a charity closed its shop and ward trolley services after more than 30 years.

James Paget University Hospital

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Education

Yesterday, 17:58

Students are tackling traditional old farm buildings in Bulgaria as they hone their conservation skills.

A High Court judge has dismissed a bid for a judicial review into the merger of two Great Yarmouth high schools.

Trafalgar College

Schools and children can showcase their favourite places to read through a special Norfolk Day contest.

BBC

Campaigners will find out today if their legal challenge over the merger of two Great Yarmouth high schools will succeed in the High Court.

Trafalgar College

An annual bursary supporting the future of talented young musicians has ensured students at a Gorleston school can continue to pursue their musical dreams.

Rotary Club

Business

Yesterday, 14:20
United Kingdom

An energy services company based in Great Yarmouth has welcomed the chief executive of Oil and Gas UK to its newly opened centre of excellence.

An East Anglian department store chain says business will continue “as usual” after a competitor dropped its bid to take over its shops.

A young engineering business offering services to the renewable energy sector has added a big new contract to its portfolio.

Great Yarmouth

Management buy-out at Richards Dry Dock Engineering Ltd and Alicat Workboats at Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth

A careers fair held at Great Yarmouth Minster has been hailed a success by organisers.

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Mon, 21:37

Police have deployed a drone to help armed officers make an arrest in Great Yarmouth this evening.

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Tue, 16:22

A woman is trying to locate the owner of a present she found at a bus stop in Great Yarmouth.

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Yesterday, 11:14

Alarm clocks were not necessary for many people in the Great Yarmouth area this morning, with the “incredibly loud” sound of aircraft providing quite the shock for some.

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Tue, 15:15

A supermarket chain will be turning off the tannoys and embracing a calmer atmosphere with a new weekly quiet hour.

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Yesterday, 12:19

A man and woman have appeared in court charged in connection with a £19,000 benefits fraud in Great Yarmouth.

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