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Great Yarmouth Magistrates' Court

A carer has today spoken about her “dreadful” year-long battle for justice after she was sacked for whistleblowing.

A children’s party organiser, who raped a young girl in the Great Yarmouth area, has been jailed for 17 years and placed on the sex offender’s register for life.

Stephen Holt

A fire which destroyed a derelict former boys’ club in Hemsby is being treated as arson.

A town centre bank is cutting its opening hours.

Five roads will be closed in a village for work costing £175,000 to be carried out to improve the drinking water supply network.

Operators of Bradwell’s Phoenix Pool and Gym say they have been overwhelmed by positive feedback following its re-opening and launch at the weekend.

Marina Centre

One of Britain’s smallest churches is set to host its first wedding – and it’s going to be a squeeze.

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Crime

Yesterday, 16:55
Norwich Crown Court

A 29-year-old has been sentenced to 17 years in prison, after admitting to the rape of a girl in the Great Yarmouth area.

A 34-year-old man found with head injuries in Great Yarmouth has died.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

Police investigating an armed robbery at a jewellers in Beccles have released CCTV images of a car officers would like to locate.

British Transport Police (BTP) have launched an appeal for witnesses after a train driver reported seeing a person throw kittens at a moving train near Norwich.

Norwich

A Goreleston women has spoken of her concerns, after a series of cars were keyed in her neighbourhood.

Health

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Doctors and nurses on a James Paget ward are ditching paper medical notes in favour of electronic records.

As Team GB continued its extraordinary Paralympic success in the pool in Rio fitness fans were told there was “no excuse” for not diving into newly revamped facilities in Bradwell.

Trevor Wainwright

A former social club on the Northgate Hospital site in Great Yarmouth celebrated its transformation into a one stop shop for contraception and sexual health.

Malcolm Bird

A young girl from Belton has won an award from a national charity for her fundraising efforts.

Three top cancer specialists have stepped in to reassure breast cancer patients at the James Paget Hospital that they can be sure of the highest standards of care, following a report last week in Lancet Oncology.

Hugh Sturzaker

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Education

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Acle Academy

A troubled high school has been told it has made “minimal progress” since it was put into special measures in January.

Parents in Norfolk’s tourism heartlands are more likely to be fined for taking their children out of school than anywhere else in the county.

Cliff Park

Dressed in their new uniform and carrying their schoolbags, pupils across the region made their way to school yesterday for their first day back after the summer holidays.

Trafalgar College

A temporary specialist teaching base in Southtown is yet to find a permanent home and could stay at its current site for another two years, if planning permission is approved.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

The government has sacked two interim governors of a troubled high school following a row with the academy trust that ministers want to take it over, the EDP understands.

Norfolk County Council

Business

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Graham Plant

East Anglia’s position in the vanguard of renewable energy has been underlined by the opening of an operations centre which will manage wind farms off the Norfolk coast – and further afield.

Thriving businesses have one month left to step into the spotlight by entering the Spirit of Enterprise Awards 2016, the most prestigious annual celebration of business excellence in the Great Yarmouth borough.

Cllr Barry Coleman

A Great Yarmouth company has completed a bespoke solar navigation aid system for one of the most iconic North Sea platforms.

Norway

A new specialist group is to be set up to encourage businesses to make the most of opportunities presented by multi-billion pound offshore wind developments.

An offshore supply ship has been detained in Great Yarmouth after failing an international regulations inspection.

Peter Paine

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Police searched three properties in Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Burgh Castle in connection with an armed robbery in Suffolk.

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Thu, 11:07

Police are investigating a stabbing which took place in a Gorleston alleyway last night.

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James Paget Hospital
Yesterday, 09:02

A quayside pub has been given a proud new look, as it prepares for a colourful new era.

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Yesterday, 15:35

A 34-year-old man found with head injuries in Great Yarmouth has died.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Tue, 16:56

A 19-year-old man from Gorleston handed himself into police at Lowestoft this morning following warrants at addresses in the Great Yarmouth area yesterday.

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A town centre bank is cutting its opening hours.

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