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3Sun apprentice Elliott Reade at work in their Great Yarmouth base.

Picture: James Bass

Offshore firm 3sun Group has partnered with Great Yarmouth College to launch a pioneering pre-apprenticeship course tailored to the company’s needs as it continues its growth.

CLS strengthens its welding team with the appointment of Ahmed Al-Mansour and Kyriakos Didilis.

CLS Offshore’s managing director Scott McMillan and Daniel Beveridge, technical manager, recently presented to 50 engineers at The Welding Institute Offshore Oil and Gas Technical Group meeting in Aberdeen.

Pictured, from left: Stephan Schmitt, James Shipp, Emily Kirby and Alex Salmon.

Three members of staff at accountancy and business advisory firm BDO in Great Yarmouth have become newly qualified accountants.

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WEN visiting Seajacks in Great Yarmouth.

Twelve students from East Norfolk Sixth Form College last week attended a breakfast, talks and a general introduction and exposure to the energy industry.

GY 4networking launch

East Anglia’s business community received a boost recently with the launch of Great Yarmouth’s 4Networking group, a first for the town. An audience of over 30 businessmen and women enjoyed a 4Sight presentation by 4Networking chairman and development director, Terry Cooper, who shared his experience of a successful sales career, which spans more than 40 years.

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.


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.

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The Chequers Inn in Thornham, with Marco Pierre White. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Four Norfolk pubs that were trading under the name of celebrity chef Marco Pierre White have been put up for sale.

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Picture: James Bass.

Police are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in a pub in Gorleston.

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Police have taken the unusual step in issuing the photograph of the man they believe is responsible for the crimes. Photo: Norfolk Police

Police have arrested a 43-year-old man who was wanted in connection with nine crimes, including burglary, theft and robbery in Norwich and Great Yarmouth.

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Keith Harris and Orville.

Ventriloquist Keith Harris, famous for his act with his puppet duck Orville, died today aged 67, his agent said.

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A large police cordon around the Tesco Extra store in Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass

Police have arrested a man in connection with a bomb threat made to Great Yarmouth’s Tesco store.

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