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Mullally has been nominated for a MOBO Award: Picture Connor Mullally.

A musician from Norfolk is up for a gong at one of Britain’s most prestigious award ceremonies.

Sun seekers packed the beach in Hunstanton as temperatures soared. Picture: Ian Burt

Following recent tragedies at beaches in our region and across the country, we have created a guide on how the stay safe whilst at the beach.

Claxton engineering

Claxton Engineering in Great Yarmouth has completed its involvement in the abandonment of two wells on the Horne and Wren Platform in the Southern North Sea.

Protest against the closure of Greyfriars Medical centre, Yarmouth.

Some patients are still to find out who their new doctor will despite the imminent closure of their current surgery.

NHS
Action from the Festival of Bowls 2015

Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls, the biggest outdoor open bowling event in the country, returns to its seafront greens this bank holiday weekend, with more than 1,200 bowlers competing over four weeks.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council
View from the top of Havenbridge House.
Pasteur Road / Gapton Hall / Pasta Foods / Lidl / Retail Park.

October 2015.

Picture: James Bass

A planning inspector has this week heard an appeal to overturn a decision by the borough council to reject seven new retail units on a factory site.

Richard Harrison, with a DVD copy of Beneath the Skin, which he helped fund

A Gorleston man has spoken of his pride, after seeing the film he helped to fund released on DVD.

Gorleston

Crime

Yesterday, 07:00
Apsley Road, Great Yarmouth.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A pregnant young woman says she is too scared to leave her home after she was slashed across the face with a sharp object in a seemingly random attack.

Essex Police investigate a collision on East Mersea Road between a bus and a low-loader lorry which was carrying a steam engine. 

The driver of the bus had to be released by the fire service and has been airlifted to the Royal London Hospital with life threatening injuries.

A lorry driver from Great Yarmouth will stand trial after denying six charges of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a

Great Yarmouth

A man has been charged after an automatic sub machine gun and ammunition was seized in Great Yarmouth on Friday.

A trial which could pave the way for the closure of public enquiry offices in Norfolk police stations will start next month, with library staff tasked with helping the public to report crimes.

Norfolk police
Police have launched an appeal following two burglaries in Ingham. Picture: James Bass.

A man who claimed to have been asked to carry out work at a house in Grove Road, Ingham, is wanted by police after a burglary.

Health

Wed, 06:45
Care Quality Commission
Elderly residents were judged to be at risk in a Gorleston care home due to a problem with the home's water system. Photo credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Two care homes in Norfolk have been placed in special measures after being judged to be “inadequate” by a health watchdog.

James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

Residents in Great Yarmouth and Waveney are being given the chance to find out more about the work of their local hospital at a special event next month.

Christine Allen
James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

A hospital has warned people against going to accident and emergency (A&E) necessarily after seeing a spike in attendences.

James Paget University Hospital
Age Concern Swaffham and District are to receive a £285,976 grant from the Big Lottery Grant. Pictured are James Dean and Barbara Lock. Picture: Ian Burt

Thousands of people who are in some way overlooked by society stand to benefit from £2.9m worth of Big Lottery Fund grants.

North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group chairman Anoop Dhesi

The organisation that plans and buys healthcare for more than 170,000 people in north Norfolk and rural Broadland has been judged ‘good’ in a new annual ratings system.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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Education

Students at Cliff Park Ormiston Academy collect their GCSE results. Left to right, Katie Jowett, Natasha Lawler and Courtney Derrick.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

It was a fitting end to the career of a Gorleston headteacher, as he celebrated another year of GCSE results with his pupils.

Lynn Grove Academy
Keep up to date with the latest GCSE exam results with our live map

Our live GCSE results map will show how schools across Norfolk have performed in GCSE exams compared to previous years.

Forest School Yarmouth College

An appeal has gone out for a landowner with a small piece of woodland to accommodate a Forest School.

Great Yarmouth College
Artist's impression of the new playground at Great Yarmouth Primary Academy.
August 2016.

Children at one of Great Yarmouth’s biggest primary schools will return to an exciting new £210,000 playground in September.

Trafalgar College

Business

Yesterday, 15:38
Claxton engineering

Claxton Engineering in Great Yarmouth has completed its involvement in the abandonment of two wells on the Horne and Wren Platform in the Southern North Sea.

Caister Holiday Park general manager Gareth Brown.

Buoyant holiday firms claim the Brexit vote has triggered “phenomenal” bookings and bolstered confidence in future investment.

Lauren Cope
Midland Aparthotel

A new era in hotel living has been brought to the market in the form of the Midland Aparthotel in Great Yarmouth’s heart,

Arthur Woodhouse, from Sprowston in Norwich.

A recruitment firm specialising in the oil and gas industry has moved into East Anglia, as it looks to place itself at the heart of the sector.

Aberdeen
Allens Music Centre which is now the home to Allens School of Music.

Picture: James Bass

One of Great Yarmouth’s long-established business names is expanding as it celebrates a musical milestone and tunes into a growing market.

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Thu, 13:34
People shopping in Great Yarmouth town centre during the run up to Christmas.
December 2015.

Picture: James Bass

A man has been banned from entering Great Yarmouth town centre because of anti-social behaviour.

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Mon, 16:53

A man has been charged after an automatic sub machine gun and ammunition was seized in Great Yarmouth on Friday.

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Thu, 17:55
Boy racers leave their mark on Great Yarmouth seafront. Picture by Albert Jones.

New powers to clamp down on boy racers on the seafront are being investigated by the borough council.

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Mon, 16:44

A trial which could pave the way for the closure of public enquiry offices in Norfolk police stations will start next month, with library staff tasked with helping the public to report crimes.

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Norfolk police
Wed, 06:45
Elderly residents were judged to be at risk in a Gorleston care home due to a problem with the home's water system. Photo credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Two care homes in Norfolk have been placed in special measures after being judged to be “inadequate” by a health watchdog.

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Care Quality Commission

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