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New crane is tallest in Norfolk

Thursday, February 2, 2017
A new 120m Crane is now working at Great Yarmouth Port.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The latest addition to Great Yarmouth’s skyline marks the start of a new era in the town’s maritime history.

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Sims Systems, Great Yarmouth - Pic by TMS Media Ltd

A Great Yarmouth company has completed a bespoke solar navigation aid system for one of the most iconic North Sea platforms.

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The Malaviya Twenty in Yarmouth. Photo: Anne Edwards

An offshore supply ship has been detained in Great Yarmouth after failing an international regulations inspection.

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Claxton engineering

Claxton Engineering in Great Yarmouth has completed its involvement in the abandonment of two wells on the Horne and Wren Platform in the Southern North Sea.

Picture caption: Richard Bateman, managing director of Bateman Groundworks.

Work started this week on expanding the Great Yarmouth base of one of the UK’s fastest-growing SMEs after staff voted to retain its head office in the town.

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GYM Chamber 1803

There is an opportunity, on Wednesday, March 30 at 2.30pm, to meet the new Great Yarmouth Port Authority board who took office on November 1 last year at their initial annual meeting.

Local students testing out a 22 metre working at height training tower as part of a week-long Platform of Opportunity event run by Opito.

More companies have joined the growing line-up of oil and gas businesses helping to shape the future career choices of the next generation.

Sixth Form College
James Shipp

Local charities are facing one of their greatest challenges in decades with the introduction of the National Living Wage next month.

The Bromley

A freehold guest house in Great Yarmouth, furnished to a contemporary style to a high standard, and near the seafront, has been placed on the market for £275,000.

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Is there something lurking in the deep?

Fresh sightings of dead seals and porpoises on Happisburgh and Great Yarmouth beaches have raised concern over what could be lurking off the Norfolk coast.

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A diversion sign is put in place on Southtown Road. Picture: Anne Edwards

A busy Great Yarmouth road is facing three weeks of delays due to a trio of planned roadworks.

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Chris Skinner at his time as head of legal services in Yarmouth

Tributes have been paid to a lawyer who provided key legal services to local authorities in Norfolk.

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Holdalls found washed up on Hopton beach near Great Yarmouth, containing around 360 kilos of cocaine. Picture: NATIONAL CRIME AGENCY/PA WIRE

A drug trade expert has suggested that the huge cocaine haul found on two Norfolk beaches could have been dropped from a plane in a panic.

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Members of the Retroskate artistic roller skating club hand over a petition to Graham Plant, Great Yarmouth Borough Council leader, to save their venue at the Marina Centre. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The future of a popular roller-skating club which is faced with being turfed out of its home will be debated by councillors on Tuesday (February 2).

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Norfolk County Council headquarters in Norwich. Picture : Steve Adams

Councillors are set to vote today on a 4.8pc council tax rise to provide a £25m injection of extra cash into adult social care in Norfolk.

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