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Great Yarmouth port board shake-up planned

Friday, September 26, 2014
Aerial picture of the Outer Harbour.

A bid has been put forward to shake up the number of board members sitting on Great Yarmouth’s Port Authority (GYPA).

CLS Offshore

Gorleston-based CLS Offshore are continuing their recent pattern of success and growth through gaining the highly regarded CE Marking Certification.

James Mallion

A former East Norfolk Sixth Form College student is attracting worldwide interest and investment for his invention of what’s claimed to be ‘the world’s smallest bike rack’.

Dalby Wharfe

An offshore windfarm support firm which is in the process of moving its crew transfer services base from East Yorkshire to Lowestoft has invested £4.2m in two new vessels.

CHC SCOTIA HELICOPTERS APPRENTICE SCHEME PHOTO

The first group of apprentices in CHC Helicopter’s scheme to develop 35 new, world-class engineers over the next three to five years have arrived in Aberdeen. The week-long induction to the North Sea operations includes hands-on experience working under the guidance of highly experienced aircraft engineers. Apprentices will also be introduced to CHC’s integrated safety management system and safety culture, and get an overview of the North Sea oil and gas players who are CHC’s customers. The apprentices went to the Granite City following eight months training. CHC, which has a base in North Denes, Great Yarmouth launched the scheme in September 2013 and received interest from more than 400 applicants.

Bruce Coupland, new general manager at Great Yarmouth outer harbour. Picture: submitted

A “local boy” will take up the role of general manager at Great Yarmouth’s outer harbour after its current boss announced he was stepping down.

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Olympic swimmer Ross Davenport with college student Murad Khan

An Afghan student who has won national acclaim for his charity fundraising efforts since arriving in the UK is facing a deportation battle after he was seized from his home.

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Yesterday, 13:26
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Greater Yarmouth Tourist Authority is staging its first ever Halloween fireworks display on Friday, October 31. The free event, which has been sponsored by Grosvenor Casino, will begin at 5pm in Sea Life Centre Gardens with entertainment from the East Coast Truckers Roadshow. The evening will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display, lighting up the seafront at 8pm.

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Yesterday, 09:47
Dr Bill Hamilton-Deane pictured with one of his beloved dogs Silver at Somerleyton.

Dr Bill Hamilton-Deane, who has died aged 89, was an unconventional family doctor who found fame as a swimmer and was courted by movie moguls.

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Yesterday, 13:16
The river Bure at Acle bridge. About 20,000 fish were found in one dyke at Acle.

The Environment Agency has issued a warning after thousands of fish died in the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads.

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Thu, 12:59
Police appeal after vandalism in Sheringham. Picture: James Bass.

Police are investigating after a man was found with serious head injuries in Gorleston.

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