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James Paget University Hospital

One of the few hospital trusts predicting a surplus this year has revealed it is potentially facing a massive deficit for 2015/16.

A mallard has built a nest in a planter right outside the Trinity Childrens Centre in Martham.
She has laid 18 eggs and become a popular attraction for the young children and parents who go to the centre.

Carol Hancock with Ana, Lisa George with Owen, Wendy Parsons with Jamie, Edit Jaromi with Timea and Emma Kerrison with Sebastian.

Picture: James Bass

A mother duck has picked the perfect spot to raise her young after building a nest outside a children’s centre.

Proud parents Tony and Janice Velkov with their son Santino who is celebrating his 18th birthday after being born at just 24 weeks.
Looking through old photographs of Santino when he was in hospital.

Picture: James Bass

Eighteen years ago after their son was born prematurely at 24 weeks. Tony and Janice Velkov were summoned to a death bed baptism.

Bradwell
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden's 40th anniversary year. The restoration of the West Garden.

The first phase of the project is the restoration of a candelabra primula bed, which has been eroded over a number of years by the high tides that find their way up the dykes into the garden. 
George Debbage (manager and Head Gardener from 1975 - 2007) has come back to help with the restoration.

Picture: James Bass

For more than 40 years he carefully tended to the beautiful beds, pristine plants and bright borders of one of Norfolk’s most treasured attractions.

FOR all we know more than a century later, the residents of the small terrace of cottages featured in the main illustration with today’s column might have been glad to have packed their belongings and moved elsewhere, afforded the opportunity to give up their homes by the blandishments of the wealthy businessmen anxious to develop the embryo expanding holiday industry in Great Yarmouth.

A man was punched in the stomach and robbed of £50 after being attacked in Great Yarmouth.

Norfolk Police
Gary Baker (far right) and other residents from Avocet Way in Bradwell have been told that must take their wheelie bins to a collection point rather than leaving them outside their homes.

Picture: James Bass

A borough-wide plan to change doorstep bin collections has been slammed by residents who will now have to drag their rubbish away from their homes.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Crime

Yesterday, 12:15
Norfolk Police

A man was punched in the stomach and robbed of £50 after being attacked in Great Yarmouth.

A thief reached past a woman to steal £200 she had just requested from a cash machine in Great Yarmouth.

Norfolk Police
Pictures taken from the scene of the suspected fuel laundering plant in Great Yarmouth. Picture: HMRC

Two men were arrested after police and government officers raided a suspected diesel laundering plant.

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An elderly woman had her bag snatched as she walked through Great Yarmouth.

Norfolk Police
Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was harassed as she drove through Billockby.

Norfolk Police

Health

16:53
James Paget University Hospital

One of the few hospital trusts predicting a surplus this year has revealed it is potentially facing a massive deficit for 2015/16.

Proud parents Tony and Janice Velkov with their son Santino who is celebrating his 18th birthday after being born at just 24 weeks.
Looking through old photographs of Santino when he was in hospital.

Picture: James Bass

Eighteen years ago after their son was born prematurely at 24 weeks. Tony and Janice Velkov were summoned to a death bed baptism.

Bradwell
Jayne Murdoch slimmer

A mum of twins determined to lose weight when she didn’t recognise herself in her 21st birthday photographs.

Michael Richardson pictured with his grandson Kasey Taylor

A great-grandfather, who died after hospital staff decided without consultation not to give him resuscitation, was not neglected because staff were “following guidelines”, an inquest has heard.

James Paget University Hospital
Undated family handout photo of Michael Richardson with his wife Janet. Photo: PRESS ASSOCIATION

A great grandfather who died after hospital staff decided without consultation that he should not be resuscitated was not neglected because medics were “following guidelines”, a coroner has concluded.

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Education

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Norwich

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

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.

Peterhouse primary school which has converted into Peterhouse Church of England Primary Academy.
Headteacher Martin Scott with some Year 6 pupils.

Picture: James Bass

A growing Gorleston primary school has converted to academy status with a special ceremony to celebrate the change and unveil its new sign.

Gorleston
Elizabeth Field pictured at her daughter Samantha's wedding in London, 2009. Picture by: David Willems

Tributes have been paid to a much-loved former teacher described as having a “magical gift” with children who has died at the age of 66.

Gorleston

Business

Thu, 12:17

Foundation work is under way for two new medium-sized industrial units at Beacon Park, in Gorleston, as the enterprise zone site continues to set the pace for economic growth in the borough.

Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement area chairman David Marsh.

Picture: James Bass

Businesses fighting the way a controversial tourism tax has been administered in Great Yarmouth say they are pleased their concerns are at last being listened to.

Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement area chairman David Marsh.

Picture: James Bass

A Government minister has called for changes to a controversial tourism tax in Great Yarmouth to “provide a fresh start” for the business improvement district (BID) that administers it.

Norfolk Boat Sales' redevelopment of the marina at Brundall.
Sales Manager Matthew Stone at the marina.

Picture: James Bass

A Norfolk boat sales firm has doubled its turnover in two years - from £2m to £4m - as it looks to cement its position as a national player at a newly refurbished marina.

CLS strengthens its welding team with the appointment of Ahmed Al-Mansour and Kyriakos Didilis.

CLS Offshore’s managing director Scott McMillan and Daniel Beveridge, technical manager, recently presented to 50 engineers at The Welding Institute Offshore Oil and Gas Technical Group meeting in Aberdeen.

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Proud parents Tony and Janice Velkov with their son Santino who is celebrating his 18th birthday after being born at just 24 weeks.
Looking through old photographs of Santino when he was in hospital.

Picture: James Bass

Eighteen years ago after their son was born prematurely at 24 weeks. Tony and Janice Velkov were summoned to a death bed baptism.

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Bradwell
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The James Paget Hospital in Gorleston. Picture: Angela Sharpe

One of the few hospital trusts predicting a surplus this year has revealed it is potentially facing a massive deficit for 2015/16.

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James Paget University Hospital
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A man was punched in the stomach and robbed of £50 after being attacked in Great Yarmouth.

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Norfolk Police
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Gary Baker (far right) and other residents from Avocet Way in Bradwell have been told that must take their wheelie bins to a collection point rather than leaving them outside their homes.

Picture: James Bass

A borough-wide plan to change doorstep bin collections has been slammed by residents who will now have to drag their rubbish away from their homes.

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A thief reached past a woman to steal £200 she had just requested from a cash machine in Great Yarmouth.

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Proud parents Tony and Janice Velkov with their son Santino who is celebrating his 18th birthday after being born at just 24 weeks.
Looking through old photographs of Santino when he was in hospital.

Picture: James Bass

Eighteen years ago after their son was born prematurely at 24 weeks. Tony and Janice Velkov were summoned to a death bed baptism.

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Bradwell
Yesterday, 09:45
Gary Baker (far right) and other residents from Avocet Way in Bradwell have been told that must take their wheelie bins to a collection point rather than leaving them outside their homes.

Picture: James Bass

A borough-wide plan to change doorstep bin collections has been slammed by residents who will now have to drag their rubbish away from their homes.

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