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Saturday, February 18, 2017
Paralympian Jessica Jane Applegate.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Paralympic swimmer Jessica-Jane Applegate has thanked supporters after receiving enough donations to prolong her career until April.

Friday, February 17, 2017
Graduation caps thrown in the air. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Teenagers in the region are some of the least likely in the country to apply for a place at university.

Friday, February 17, 2017
Sidney Fillery outside High Court during hearing in his damages bid against the Met Police. 

Image by Paul Keogh

A former detective who spent four months in jail after he was accused of corruption in a notorious murder inquiry has won a substantial compensation payout.

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn have been named as two of the worst places in the country when it comes to people seeking the best financial deals.

Friday, February 10, 2017
Norfolk Police and Crime Commisssioner Lorne Green.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner wants to see a metaphorical “ring of steel” to protect the county from drug-dealing after 360 kilos of cocaine washed up on beaches.

Friday, February 10, 2017
Police have arrested a man on terrorism charges. Picture: Bill Smith.

A 31-year-old man from Norfolk arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences has been released on bail.

Friday, February 10, 2017
Police have arrested a man on terrorism charges. Picture: Bill Smith.

Police have arrested a 31-year-old man from Norfolk on suspicion of raising funds for terrorism.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Suzy Clifford, who runs support groups for people who have been bereaved by suicide.

Organisers of a support group for those who have been bereaved by suicide are encouraging more people to attend monthly meetings where they can speak confidentially with others who have had similar experiences.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Library image of the Star Hotel in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Sonya Duncan

The future of an iconic quayside hotel is looking brighter as plans have been submitted to restore it to its former glory.

Monday, February 6, 2017
Matthew Palmer of Irwin Mitchell, and who lies in Caister, is taking part in the London Marathon, raising funds for Support Dogs

Caister man Matthew Palmer man is running the Virgin Money London Marathon to raise money and awareness for charity Support Dogs which trains and provides specialist assistance dogs to deliver life changing support to children with autism and adults with disabilities and epilepsy.

Sunday, February 5, 2017
Fun on the sands...but in the early years of the 20th century two young women were murdered on Great Yarmouth's South Beach.
Picture: MERCURY ARCHIVE

The BBC-TV series Death in Paradise draws big audiences, attracted by its picturesque Caribbean island location and its quirky plots and characters. But a former Gorleston couple enjoying their little bit of sunny paradise were astonished to read about a real-life murder...back in their old home borough on the other side of the world!

Thursday, February 2, 2017

We will be worse off outside the EU

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
President Donald Trump holds British Prime Minister Theresa May's hand as they walk along the colonnades of the White House in Washington (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Great Yarmouth’s people are among the least supportive of the Donald Trump United Kingdom state visit ban.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
A current Abellio Greater Anglia train.  Picture: James Bass

Train operator Greater Anglia is supporting national plans to simplify train fares and make buying tickets easier, by making its own customer-focused improvements.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Police hunt through rooms at a house in Keyes Close for Operation Gravity searching for suspected drugs users. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A 14-year-old boy is one of the latest to be arrested on suspicion of the supply of Class A drugs in Norfolk as police continue their campaign against violent London gangs.

Friday, January 27, 2017
Police have made more arrests.  Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Officers have arrested three people today (Friday, January 27) as part of a police clampdown on drugs.

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Police have launched Operation Gravity in response to a worrying rise in stabbings in Norfolk. Photo: Antony Kelly

Three more people have been arrested in connection with drug offences as Operation Gravity continues in Norfolk.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Police have made four arrests as part of Operation Gravity. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Four more men have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences today (Wednesday, January 25) as a police crackdown of drug offences continues.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Visitors from Peru with pupils of Edward Worlledge Primary School and deputy mayor Shirley Weymouth. Picture; Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Peruvian teenagers have been welcomed into the town as part of a cultural exchange trip hosted by the deputy mayor.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Picture: PA/Edward Smith

A police crackdown on drug dealing has made ten arrests in a week.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
James Paget Hospital. Byline: Sonya Duncan Copyright: Archant 2016

The patient who was evicted from hospital after a two-year stay has today claimed he did not want to stay there.

Sunday, January 22, 2017
Emma-Jayne Relf, who has been named Ms Norfolk Curve. Picture: Diana Thompson

A Gorleston woman is looking forward to the glitz and glamour her first beauty pageant, after making the finals of a national competition.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Does your family have strong opinions on Brexit?

Monday, January 9, 2017
Bryan Westbrook pictured in Nelly's Sweet Shop, Picture: Submitted by Ian Westbrook

A man who spent decades as a pillar of his community, providing the town with entertainment and sweet treats, has died aged 86.

Sunday, January 8, 2017
Flat fire on Pier Terrace ,Lowestoft.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A 34-year-old man arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life after a flat fire in Lowestoft has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Thursday, January 5, 2017
Brandon Lewis MP outside his new constituency office in Church Plain, Great Yarmouth

Picture: James Bass

The deadline to nominate inspirational young people in Great Yarmouth has been extended.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
General view of newspapers on sale. Photo credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The British public wants to see press regulation funded by the newspaper industry, a survey by YouGov has revealed, as the government consults on whether to proceed with part two of the Leveson Inquiry.

Saturday, December 31, 2016
Stuart, 38, has been sleeping outside Poundland in Market Gates, Great Yarmouth for nine weeks. Photo: George Ryan

Dozens of people are sleeping rough in Great Yarmouth town centre as the freezing weather draws in.

Friday, December 30, 2016
The old Lloyds site pictured in 2012  Picture: James Bass

The old Lloyds bank site on Great Yarmouth’s Market Place could be turned into somewhere to eat, drink and live.

Thursday, December 29, 2016
Three men wanted by police in 2016.

Police are today appealing for information to track down 10 men on a wanted list.

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