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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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13:52
Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: Ian Burt

A man was “repeatedly” hit with golf clubs after two intruders walked into his Gorleston home.

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Yesterday, 18:35
Police appeal after rape allegations in Great Yarmouth.

Police are investigating allegations that a woman in her 20s was raped in Great Yarmouth.

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10:17
Police are investigating an alleged rape and assault. Picture: James Bass.

A man arrested in connection with an attack on a woman in Great Yarmouth has been released on bail as police continue their enquiries.

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09:28
Three vehicles were involved in a crash on the A47.

A moped rider has suffered a minor injury after a crash involving two cars on the the Norwich-bound A47 between Brundall and Trowse.

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Yesterday, 18:53
Gorleston high street Christmas lights switch on.
November 2014. 

Picture: James Bass

With hats, hoods and umbrellas, a big crowd headed to Gorleston High Street for this year’s Christmas lights switch on.

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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Tory defector Mark Reckless has been voted back in as the MP for Rochester and Strood - but this time as UKIP's second Member of Parliament.

If the UK Independence Party has a heartland, it is arguably the coastal towns and farming communities of eastern England.

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