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People evacuated from Great Yarmouth’s Tesco store just under an hour ago say a 200m exclusion zone has been placed around the building.

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
The scene of a suspected gas explosion on Fredrick Road in Gorleston nearly 24 hours after it happened.

Picture: James Bass

Investigations are continuing today into an explosion that ripped apart a house in Gorleston.

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The former Co-op department store in Great Yarmouth town centre which is currently empty. Picture: James Bass

Great Yarmouth’s former Co-op store has finally been sold, signalling a massive boost for the town centre.

PHOTOGENIC! Great Yarmouth’s Haven Bridge, appropriately pictured from Havenbridge House in 1976. A photographic memento of the bridge’s royal opening in 1930 is in the left-hand semi-circular cabin.

ARCH villain Goldfinger warned James Bond in the 1964 film: “There is a saying in Chicago: ‘Once is happen-stance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it’s enemy action!’”

Great Yarmouth
Suspected gas explosion on Fredrick Road in Gorleston.

Picture: James Bass

A house was severely damaged and in danger of collapse after a huge explosion tore off an entire wall – and left two people with burns.

Norfolk Police
Three people from Caister-On-Sea have been charged following a major investigation into human trafficking and slavery in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Police chiefs in Norfolk have called for a stop to human trafficking and slavery at a major conference held in the county.

Crime

8 minutes ago
Great Yarmouth

People evacuated from Great Yarmouth’s Tesco store just under an hour ago say a 200m exclusion zone has been placed around the building.

Three people from Caister-On-Sea have been charged following a major investigation into human trafficking and slavery in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Police chiefs in Norfolk have called for a stop to human trafficking and slavery at a major conference held in the county.

RNLI Great Yarmouth and Gorleston's 
Seahorse IV lifeboat. 

Picture: James Bass

The RNLI lifeboat from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston was called to reports of a man in a dangerous position at the end of South Pier.

Norfolk Police
Three people from Caister-On-Sea have been charged following a major investigation into human trafficking and slavery in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Two men and a woman have been charged following a major investigation into human trafficking and slavery in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Norfolk Police
Police have released these CCTV images following a robbery at a Great Yarmouth shop

A man armed with a knife made off with cash from a Great Yarmouth shop in a daylight robbery.

Norfolk Police

Health

Yesterday, 11:01
Gorleston

A Norfolk GP practice has been put into special measures after being branded inadequate by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston. Picture: James Bass.

Bed blocking is causing further delays at a Norfolk hospital that is already struggling with Accident and Emergency admissions.

Gorleston
Rod Wells does paid shifts for the East Anglian Air Ambulance as well as being a volunteer for Suffolk Accident Rescue Service and the RNLI lifeboat at Gorleston.

Picture: James Bass

From a young age Rod Wells has given up his free time to help others.

Gorleston
Entrance to the Potters Resort at Hopton.

Picture: James Bass

Further cases of the winter vomiting bug have been reported at holiday park Potters.

Shrublands Health Centre on Magdalen Way, Gorleston.

Picture: James Bass

GP surgeries in Gorleston could be closed and relocated to the James Paget Hospital.

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Education

Gorleston

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

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
Little Rascals nursery is celebrating a good Ofsted report

Building an igloo out of milk containers and a snowman out of tyres were among imaginative activities hailed by Ofsted inspectors during their latest visit to a Gorleston nursery.

Zoe Stone has set up her own dog grooming business in her parents garage which has been converted into a fully equipped salon.
Pictured with Cedric.

Picture: James Bass

A teenager who struggled to find work has combined her love of animals with an entrepreneurial spirit to launch her own business.

Macmillan Cancer Support has been announced as the official charity partner of the third annual Tour De Broads event

Organisers of the third annual Tour De Broads Festival have announced their official charity partner.

Business

Tue, 08:00

The withdrawal of energy minister Matthew Hancock from this week’s Southern North Sea (SNS) conference in Norwich has disappointed company bosses clamouring for news of action to support the oil and gas industry.

Chris Walch is warning town centre traders after he received a reminder for the BID levy. Picture: James Bass

A Great Yarmouth businessman is warning fellow traders not to pay out for the controversial “tourism tax” after a bill landed on his doorstep in error.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council
All 88 turbines at the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm have now been installed. Picture: Ian Burt

A major wind farm planned off the coast of East Anglia has been given the go-ahead by the Government.

United Kingdom

Oil and gas industry crisis warning

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Chancellor George Osborne. Photo: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

A new report has found “striking evidence” of how rising costs, taxes and “inadequate regulation” have taken their toll on the UK oil and gas industry’s international competitiveness.

Zoe Stone has set up her own dog grooming business in her parents garage which has been converted into a fully equipped salon.
Pictured with Cedric.

Picture: James Bass

A teenager who struggled to find work has combined her love of animals with an entrepreneurial spirit to launch her own business.

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The former Co-op department store in Great Yarmouth town centre which is currently empty. Picture: James Bass

Great Yarmouth’s former Co-op store has finally been sold, signalling a massive boost for the town centre.

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Suspected gas explosion on Fredrick Road in Gorleston.

Picture: James Bass

A house was severely damaged and in danger of collapse after a huge explosion tore off an entire wall – and left two people with burns.

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Norfolk Police
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The Tesco Extra store in Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass

People evacuated from Great Yarmouth’s Tesco store just under an hour ago say a 200m exclusion zone has been placed around the building.

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Great Yarmouth
Yesterday, 13:00
Suspected gas explosion on Fredrick Road in Gorleston.

 Picture: James Bass

Emergency services are on the scene of what is believed to be a gas explosion in Gorleston.

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Yesterday, 11:01
Photo: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

A Norfolk GP practice has been put into special measures after being branded inadequate by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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The former Co-op department store in Great Yarmouth town centre which is currently empty. Picture: James Bass

Great Yarmouth’s former Co-op store has finally been sold, signalling a massive boost for the town centre.

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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.

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Gorleston
Yesterday, 11:01
Photo: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

A Norfolk GP practice has been put into special measures after being branded inadequate by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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