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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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The nest and egg which is baffling a Gorleston school

The National Museum for Strange Objects has been called in to investigate the appearance of a large nest and giant egg in the playground of a Gorleston school.

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Yesterday, 21:08
Great Yarmouth borough council is offering parish councils first refusal on toilets across the borough.

Car parking charges will go up and public toilets will be closed across Great Yarmouth as the council pushes ahead with cost-saving schemes.

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Yesterday, 14:58
Matthew Smith arriving at his continuing trial at Norwich Crown Court. Two fellow defendants have been cleared.

Two UKIP members have been cleared over any involvement in an alleged electoral fraud.

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47 minutes ago
The Custom House grade II listed building on South Quay in Great Yarmouth which is in need of some repairs.
October 2014.

Picture: James Bass

The owner of a once grand Georgian house has been legally ordered to repair and refurbish the listed building.

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Yesterday, 15:10

Emergency services were called to Ludham this morning after a person fell from a digger.

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