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Christine Allen
Christine Allen and Kamal Aryal. Staff at the James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) have been presented with a hand carved frame from Nepal to thank them for their generosity in helping the Nepal Earthquake Appeal. Photo: Submitted

Staff at the James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) have been presented with a hand carved frame from Nepal to thank them for their generosity in helping the Nepal Earthquake Appeal.

Jan Denby, Nigel and Larinda Smith and Clive Denby. Larinda is holding up a certificate for being the trainer of the winning couple.

A dancing duo have waltzed to more success after winning a national championship in Blackpool.

Celebrating the completion of the new Sport and Wellbeing centre at Great Yarmouth College.
Emily-Mia Harris with Principal Stuart Rimmer in the gym.

Picture: James Bass

Great Yarmouth College has celebrated the official opening of its new Sport and Wellbeing Centre.

Great Yarmouth College
Ada and Robert George who have been celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary.

Picture: James Bass

A couple have had a week to remember with the birth of their first great grandchild and the milestone of their 60th wedding anniversary.

Gorleston
Tha award presented by thr Admiralty to the hero pilot

An inscribed silver goblet awarded to a Gorleston deep sea pilot for a rescue, is going under the hammer at an auction with a guide price of up to £400.

Abellio Greater Anglia charity train days. Driver Mike Lloyd, left, and head of corporate affairs Jonathan Denby with a Class 37 diesel locomotive. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

They are throwback to the dawn of diesel on Britain’s railways.

Great Yarmouth
Sophie Young (front left) with her father Stephen Wright and Oliver Wright (front right) with his father John and their flock of sheep. Picture: James Bass

Children are usually expected to learn from their parents. But in a rapidly-modernising industry, what can farming families learn from the skills and ideas of the younger generation?

Australia

Crime

Yesterday, 07:04
Norwich Crown Court
Clifford Hayes was jailed after admitting two sexual offences on trains in one day. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

A man who had been banned from travelling by train has been jailed after he admitted committing sexual offences on two separate rail journeys in Norfolk on the same day.

Officers have released CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with two incidents in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Norfolk Police

Police are appealing for help to identify a woman in Great Yarmouth after counterfeit notes were used in a shop and restaurant.

Mark Baldwin speaking out about the impact of burglary on his business in Martham.

Picture: James Bass

After a burglary almost cost him his livelihood, a businessman has put up a £10,000 reward to try to find and punish the culprits.

Mark Baldwin speaking out about the impact of burglary on his business in Martham.

Picture: James Bass

After a burglary almost cost him his livelihood, a businessman has put up a £10,000 reward to try to find the culprits.

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The pink nightdress worn by a woman whose headless body was found at Cockley Cley in 1974

Detectives are focusing on the disappearance of a Great Yarmouth woman more than 40 years to solve a grisly cold case murder.

Health

17:42
Christine Allen
Christine Allen and Kamal Aryal. Staff at the James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) have been presented with a hand carved frame from Nepal to thank them for their generosity in helping the Nepal Earthquake Appeal. Photo: Submitted

Staff at the James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) have been presented with a hand carved frame from Nepal to thank them for their generosity in helping the Nepal Earthquake Appeal.

The ambulance service took the man to the James Paget. Photo: Submitted/Library

A man in his thirties was treated in hospital after falling from a ladder.

James Paget University Hospital
Dr Usen Ikidde was a doctor at James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

An A&E doctor has been banned from working in medicine after accusing a colleague of having an “inappropriate and sinister” interest in children.

James Paget Hospital
Dr Usen Ikidde was a doctor at James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

A hospital, which faced “unprecedented” levels of demand for accident and emergency services earlier this month, is undertaking a “full review” of the business continuity incident.

Christine Allen
A partnership between Reedham Parish Council and Freethorpe First Responders has been successful in securing the funds to install a defibrillator at Reedham Village Hall.
(L TO R) David Breeze, Roger Ditcham, Margaret Ditcham, Lesley George, David Hale and Mary Anne Fermoy.

Picture: James Bass

Residents in Reedham have been handed a lifeline with the installation of a vital defibrillator at the village hall.

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Education

Thu, 10:35
Peterborough
Great Yarmouth High School.

Picture: James Bass

Great Yarmouth High School, which is looking to become an academy, has appointed a new headteacher.

Principal Dr Simon Fox outside Flegg High School in Martham.  Picture: James Bass

Two sixth forms are hoping to form a pioneering partnership with two rural high schools which could see them create the first multi-academy trust of its kind in England.

Flegg High School
Caister Infant school has been awarded an Education Quality Mark.
Headteacher Nick Southgate with children from Seals, Otters and Seahorses classes.

Picture: James Bass

It was smiles all round at a school after inspectors awarded it a prestigious teaching accolade.

Alderman Swindell GR

New signs have been installed to warn drivers to slow down on a stretch of road outside a school.

Colin Fox
Lynn Grove High School, Gorleston.

A high school has admitted it got it wrong after photographs of students were put up in a busy corridor alongside progress charts that were meant to be inspirational.

Lynn Grove Academy

Business

Yesterday, 20:46
Chloe Smith
Norfolk Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting with MPs. Keith Simpson MP with host Emma Hutchinson, political correspondant for ITV Anglia.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The campaigning spirit that secured the dualling of the A11 must be rekindled to make an upgraded A47 a reality, business leaders have been told.

Oil and Gas platform

The energy industry in the East has issued a high-level plea urging the prime minister to support the region “as a matter of urgency”.

Peter Aldous
Oil and Gas platform

Energy chiefs in the East said they were “disappointed but not wholly surprised” the region appeared to be overlooked after a bid to help the oil and gas industry focused heavily on Scotland.

Brandon Lewis
Great Yarmouth-based Subsea Protection Systems (SPS) has adapted its techniques and technologies evolved to protect subsea structures, cables and pipelines over the last 20 years to protect homes from the sea in its first coastal defence scheme. SPS managing director Fred Rogers (right) with Andrew Griffin, SPS development manager, who led the project.

A company with 20 years’ experience protecting assets under the sea has adapted its expertise and is in talks about flood defence projects across the UK as well as coastal protection work.

Brandon Lewis

Bittern ready for her sea trials

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
New Gardline vessel undergoing sea trials 220116

Gardline have announced their new 23m vessel was due to undergo sea trials in Great Yarmouth this week prior to her launch.

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Mon, 16:37
Officers have released CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with two incidents in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Norfolk Police

Police are appealing for help to identify a woman in Great Yarmouth after counterfeit notes were used in a shop and restaurant.

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Mon, 11:02
David Garrod. Photo: Submitted

A family have paid tribute one of Great Yarmouth’s well-known landlords.

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Yesterday, 12:12
The former Amazonia attraction on Marine Parade in Great Yarmouth which is due to be demolished.

Picture: James Bass

A “statement tourist attraction” could replace an abandoned building on the seafront.

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Yesterday, 11:11
Plane Road in Gorleston was closed by the police. Photo: Gavin Church

A moped rider has been taken to hospital after a collision with a car near an infant school this morning.

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James Paget University Hospital
Wed, 09:13
Dr Usen Ikidde was a doctor at James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

An A&E doctor has been banned from working in medicine after accusing a colleague of having an “inappropriate and sinister” interest in children.

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James Paget Hospital

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Yesterday, 12:15
The White House junction on the A47 at B1140 crossing at North Burlingham.

Picture: James Bass

A new bridge is again being tipped as the best way to tackle a problem junction dogged by heavy lorries on the A47 close to Beighton, near Acle.

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Yesterday, 12:12
The former Amazonia attraction on Marine Parade in Great Yarmouth which is due to be demolished.

Picture: James Bass

A “statement tourist attraction” could replace an abandoned building on the seafront.

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council

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