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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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Police vehicle emergency light.

A teenager was forced to take off his shoes and some of his clothes by robbers after they stole games, tobacco and cash from him.

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A crash on the A12 at Gorleston is causing delays this evening.

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Great Yarmouth Christmas lights switch on event in the market place.
November 2014.

Picture: James Bass

Festive fun filled Great Yarmouth’s Market Place tonight - despite some wintery rain - as crowds gathered for the Christmas lights switch on.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A man found with more than 1000 indecent images of children stored on his computer equipment has been given a 20 month jail term suspended for two years and ordered to go on a treatment programme to help prevent him re-offending.

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Students from Great Yarmouth College who are involved in the animation project

A team of creative students will bring an empty Great Yarmouth shop unit to life in the run up to Christmas to help boost festive trade.

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Yesterday, 19:56
Great Yarmouth Christmas lights switch on event in the market place.
November 2014.

Picture: James Bass

Festive fun filled Great Yarmouth’s Market Place tonight - despite some wintery rain - as crowds gathered for the Christmas lights switch on.

Read more

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