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A first-time voter extracted a promise to resign from all but one of North Norfolk’s would-be MPs tonight.

A man was hit in the face with a glass and assaulted with a pool ball after getting into a fight in a Gorleston pub.

Norfolk Police

A man was kicked in the head after being attacked in Great Yarmouth.

Norfolk Police
Alicat yard

Growing momentum in the offshore wind sector has been underlined by the second vessel launch in weeks by Great Yarmouth-based Alicat Workboats.

UKIP deputy leader Paul Nuttall joins local UKIP party members on the campaign trail in Gorleston-on-Sea

With political tensions near boiling point on the east coast, UKIP’s deputy leader brought the national campaign trail to Gorleston-on-Sea.

Brandon Lewis
Peter Johnson. 



Picture: James Bass

A former lifeboatman whose passion for seafaring span from restoring boats to racing yachts has died following a suspected heart attack.

James Paget University Hospital
The Wherry Yacht Charter Charitable Trust based at Wroxham. Boatbuilder Stephen Darke, left, and the Trust operations manager, Dean Howard, at the work at the bow of pleasure Wherry Hathor. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

An icon of the Broads will return to the water next month.

Rosa McMahon

Crime

Yesterday, 10:58
Norfolk Police

A man was kicked in the head after being attacked in Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council Elections 2014.
Votes being counted in the Town Hall.
Tom Andrews, UKIP.

Picture: James Bass

A UKIP councillor who spent hours in the police cells and then was given a caution for assaulting a member of another political group in Great Yarmouth says he has no regrets.

Great Yarmouth
Photo: Steve Adams

A BMW driver shouted abuse and ran a cyclist off the road in Gorleston.

Gorleston
Fly tipped rubbish in Lowestoft Road, Hopton on Sea

Fly-tippers have dumped fridges full of rubbish in a lay-by in Hopton-on-Sea.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council
The approach to Harfreys roundabout in Gorleston. Photo: Google Streetview

A driver’s window was smashed after an object was thrown at their car on the A12 at Gorleston.

Great Yarmouth

Health

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Norwich

A blind wrestler has triumphed in his first fight, giving him the spur he needs to take his love for the sport to the next stage.

Shrublands Health Centre on Magdalen Way, Gorleston.

Picture: James Bass

A rallying call has gone out to Gorleston residents to speak up for their doctors surgeries amid proposals to move them out of town.

Trevor Wainwright
The air ambulance in Great Yarmouth. Picture: Kilbrannan Guest House

Emergency services were called to Great Yarmouth after a woman suffered a cardiac arrest.

James Paget Hospital
Corrine Bryant after her skydive for East Coast Hospice

Fundraising for an independent hospice for Great Yarmouth and Waveney is going so well that plans are ahead of schedule.

Great Yarmouth
Around 80 toddlers are admitted to accident and emergency units in hospitals in Norfolk and Waveney each month

Around 80 toddlers are admitted to accident and emergency units at hospitals in Norfolk and Waveney with injuries each month, new figures have revealed.

Norfolk County Council

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Education

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Great Yarmouth

A Norfolk junior school has been removed from special measures two years after becoming an academy, while its sister school has achieved another ‘good’ Ofsted.

Parts of our region have some of the worst school absence rates in England.

The level of school attendance in parts of our region is among the worst in the country, according to figures which will raise fresh concerns about efforts to improve education standards.

Norfolk County Council
Ian Burchett is the principal of Trafalgar College in Great Yarmouth being brought forward by the Inspiration Trust

A new school for children who are on the autism spectrum is among three Norfolk free schools applications that have won government approval.

Norwich
Three new Norfolk free schools have been approved. Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The government has approved applications for three new free schools in Norfolk.

Norwich
Scenes from the CPRE schools conference at Fakenham Academy conference hall. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The impact of housing and tourism on rural Norfolk was the hot topic of conversation as youngsters from across the county came together to discuss rural issues and how they affect their communities.

Business

Yesterday, 09:33

Growing momentum in the offshore wind sector has been underlined by the second vessel launch in weeks by Great Yarmouth-based Alicat Workboats.

Richardson's has sold Summerfield to focus on Broads boating and two Hemsby parks. Pictured at the EDP Norfolk Tourism Awards 2014 are CEO Greg Munford, Paul Richardson and Shaun Lowthorpe Archant Norfolk Business Editor.

Park Resorts has bought its third property in the Great Yarmouth area, Summerfields Holiday Park, and announced rapid investment to upgrade the site and improve entertainment.

Councillor Tom Garrod opening the new Upton Community Shop next to the White Horse pub in the broadland village of Upton.
Voulnteers Mercia Lamb and Lindsay Latham raise a glass to the opening.

Picture: James Bass

When a community rallied to save a Norfolk Broads pub they had plans for a micro-brewery, camping pods and a fruit press.

Norfolk County Council
Home secretary Theresa May visiting Aid Industrial part of the 3 Sun Group on Harfreys Industrial Estate.

Picture: James Bass

Home secretary Theresa May praised the work of an offshore firm during a regional tour, which she hailed as “fascinating”.

Brandon Lewis

Shell to buy BG Group in £47bn deal

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Royal Dutch Shell has splashed out £47 billion for Britain’s BG Group in a move that could trigger a round of mega-mergers across the industry.

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Some of the audience for the Stalham hustings in Stalham Baptist Church. Picture: ALEX HURRELL

A first-time voter extracted a promise to resign from all but one of North Norfolk’s would-be MPs tonight.

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Wales
Yesterday, 13:28

A man was hit in the face with a glass and assaulted with a pool ball after getting into a fight in a Gorleston pub.

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Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 10:58

A man was kicked in the head after being attacked in Great Yarmouth.

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Norfolk Police
Mon, 10:13
Great Yarmouth Borough Council Elections 2014.
Votes being counted in the Town Hall.
Tom Andrews, UKIP.

Picture: James Bass

A UKIP councillor who spent hours in the police cells and then was given a caution for assaulting a member of another political group in Great Yarmouth says he has no regrets.

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Great Yarmouth
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Darren Sweeby was jailed for two years for conspiracy to steal. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

Three parking wardens are today starting jail sentences after scamming the public out of an estimated £34,000.

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