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Yesterday, 17:06
St Catherine's Church

The Canaries’ colours are flying high above one Norfolk village in tribute to the team’s Premier League victory.

Scene of crash on A47 Acle Straight where a car rolled into a ditch and the man inside had to be pulled out.

A man pulled from an overturned car following a crash on the A47 Acle Straight remains in hospital with life threatening injuries.

Gary Van der Zanden and Jamie Brown launching the new Ben's Workforce scheme providing handymen help for the over-65s in north Norfolk. Picture: CHRISTAYLORPHOTO.CO.UK

A charity has set up a new handyman service for the over-65s in north Norfolk.

Norfolk County Council
Caister lifeboat flower show.
Christine Boggis  and Peter Walker looking at the floral displays.

Ship sails made of white gypsophila and blooming seabed scenes, there has been a floral theme at Caister Lifeboat station this bank holiday weekend.

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Joyland fun park on Marine Parade in Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass

There was a surprise attraction at a Great Yarmouth fun parks - when a swam of bees settled on Joyland’s historic Snails ride.

Great Yarmouth

Emergency services were called to a crash on the Acle Straight again this morning involving “several vehicles”.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service
Scott Fryer, retained firfighter, who helped at the scene of crash on A47 Acle Straight after a car overturned in a ditch and the man inside had to be pulled out.

Three friends who helped pull a man from a car following a crash on the A47 Acle Straight have been praised for their heroic efforts.

Rod Wells

Crime

Friday, May 22, 2015
Great Yarmouth

A charity group has been left saddened after vandals attacked its double-decker bus that is set to become a mobile outreach centre.

Norfolk police. Picture: James Bass.

A teenager was punched to the ground and cut with a knife when he was robbed by three men in Great Yarmouth.

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Rosie the Staffordshire bull terrier. Police are appealing for information after she was stolen following a break-in at her home in Great Yarmouth.

A pet dog has been reunited with her owners after going missing from her Great Yarmouth home.

The crash in Garrison Road, Great Yarmouth. Picture by: Rob Colman

A man who deliberately knocked down two pedestrians near a Norfolk court has been jailed for six years.

Great Yarmouth Magistrates Court
Norfolk police. Picture: James Bass.

A man suffered cuts and bleeding after being hit on the head by a robber who stole his mobile phone and wallet - but managed to get the items back after he chased the offender.

Norfolk Police

Health

Some of the riders in the Budget Bike Challenge raising money to help cancer victim Thomas Andrews, from Sutton. Picture: SUBMITTED

Friends of a young north Norfolk dad who is fighting cancer took to the roads in a motley collection of vehicles to help make his house more like a home.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
The Elms residential home on Elmgrove Road, Gorleston.

Picture: James Bass

The owner of a Norfolk care home that was visited seven times in a year has hailed the hard work of the manager and staff in addressing issues flagged up by inspectors.

Gorleston
Dr Ajay Kumar speaks out about NHS extreme wastage.

A well respected retired GP has added his voice to a chorus of concern about the state of the NHS saying patients lives are being put at risk by

A highly respected Norfolk GP has added his voice to a chorus of concern about the state of the NHS saying patients’ lives are being put at risk by “extreme wastage.”

NHS
Ellen, centre, with some of the mums she has cared for over the years, and babies she has delivered

An “inspirational” midwife who has delivered generations of babies was bid a fond farewell as she stepped down from her caring career.

NHS

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Education

Friday, May 22, 2015
Great Yarmouth

A charity group has been left saddened after vandals attacked its double-decker bus that is set to become a mobile outreach centre.

A group of Yarmouth students show casing their work in one of their first exhibitions. Featuring photography, fashion, graphic desing, digital art, music and film.
Caddie Williams with her work.

Colourful prints, atmospheric photography and detailed landscapes were among the pieces on display when a group of Great Yarmouth students proudly showed off their artistic skills.

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Wendy Missons, headteacher at Great Yarmouth High School.

Picture: James Bass

The headteacher of Great Yarmouth High School (GYHS) has left her post amid an investigation into the secondary school’s finances.

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The annual Norfolk Chess Association chess congress at Yarmouth's Town Hall.

Kings and queens did battle on the small scale when chess players from across the country gathered in Great Yarmouth for an annual competition.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Great Yarmouth college students at Gardline Marine Sciences learning about geotechnical soil sampling and seismic activities.

Picture: James Bass

More than 170 students got a hands-on taste of working in the offshore energy sector when they took part in a week-long work experience.

Great Yarmouth

Business

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

It is a heartening example of the great British seaside fighting back. As investment keeps flooding into Gorleston, dubbed “the new Southwold” by one entrepreneur, so do visitors of all ages. Stephen Pullinger reports.

The 3rd Horning Boat Show.

The show is the launch event of the Broads Outdoors Festival.
Justin Haines and Tiffany Howie.

May 2015.



Picture: James Bass

Businesses involved in East Anglia’s important marine sector hailed the economic value of the “boat show on our doorstep”.

Proserv engineers

Engineers employed by Proserv in Great Yarmouth will be flying out to Brazil in the coming days to finish work on the first phase of the firm’s biggest ever contract.

Superyacht worked on by Trend Marine team

Norfolk glass manufacturer Trend Marine has completed installation of all the glazing on the world’s 15th largest superyacht in a substantial six-figure contract.

James Archer of Archers Butchers, Norwich with a previous award

Two butchers from Norfolk are getting fired up to take on counterparts from across the UK in the national final of the Q Guild’s barbecue competition.

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Yesterday, 12:27
Scene of crash on A47 Acle Straight where a car rolled into a ditch and the man inside had to be pulled out.

A man pulled from an overturned car following a crash on the A47 Acle Straight remains in hospital with life threatening injuries.

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Mon, 06:55
Scott Fryer, retained firfighter, who helped at the scene of crash on A47 Acle Straight after a car overturned in a ditch and the man inside had to be pulled out.

Three friends who helped pull a man from a car following a crash on the A47 Acle Straight have been praised for their heroic efforts.

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Rod Wells
Mon, 16:24
Joyland fun park on Marine Parade in Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass

There was a surprise attraction at a Great Yarmouth fun parks - when a swam of bees settled on Joyland’s historic Snails ride.

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Great Yarmouth
Friday, April 3, 2015
James Chilvers is battling back from blindness to become a wrestler.

A determined teenager blinded in a horror crash has his hopes pinned on wrestling success when he steps into the ring for the first time on Sunday.

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Norwich
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Norfolk police. Picture: James Bass.

A teenager was punched to the ground and cut with a knife when he was robbed by three men in Great Yarmouth.

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