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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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Yesterday, 17:02
Scene of an incident at Station Road, Lingwood involving a train striking the level crossing barriers.

Picture: James Bass

Disruption is continuing after a train crashed at Lingwood station between Great Yarmouth and Norwich.

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Yesterday, 13:45
Police close the Acle Straight after an accident that left two cars in a water-filled ditch. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Fresh calls have been made for improvements to the A47 Acle Straight after a woman died following a tragic crash on the notorious stretch of road.

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Yesterday, 08:45
Peter Nicol, 70, pays £840 to park outside his own home while charity and council workers get the same for free.

A disabled motorist who pays £840 a year to park near his home has been denied any concessions by borough council officers.

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Yesterday, 15:00
The Kingfisher bar in Burgh Castle is all set for Halloween

A Burgh Castle bar has been transformed into a ghoulish wonderland in time for a monster Halloween bash.

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Yesterday, 11:54
norovirus

An outbreak of the winter vomiting bug has closed a ward at a Norfolk hospital.

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