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Monday, March 20, 2017

A major refurbishment to Great Yarmouth’s tidal defences is key to the borough’s future prosperity.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

As the first multi-million phase of flood defence works comes to an end, all eyes are now on which area will be protected next.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Great Yarmouth Borough Council is inviting people to attend two area committees, which are taking place in the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston areas over the next fortnight.

Monday, February 20, 2017

A £1.5m project to protect and enhance part of the Broads will start soon.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The importance of residents of Great Yarmouth evacuating their homes during a flood or tidal surge alert is to be highlighted at an exhibition in the town on Friday.

Friday, January 20, 2017

The community of Hemsby thanked

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

People must take flood warnings seriously, the Prime Minister has said after the region was put on high alert over a tidal surge last week.

Monday, January 16, 2017

The public has been asked to return sandbags that were handed out on Friday as part of preparations for the tidal surge.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

The leader of Great Yarmouth Borough Council has thanked the emergency service’s for their response to Friday’s tidal surge.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Householders the length of the Norfolk and Waveney coastline breathed a sigh of relief as flood defences kept one of the biggest tidal surges in years at bay.

Friday, January 13, 2017

The police have started evacuating 5,000 people from their homes in Great Yarmouth due to the severe flood risk.

Friday, January 13, 2017

The worst of the snowfall across Norfolk is now thought to be over, with high winds coming to the coast this evening.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Severe flood warnings remain in place in the Yarmouth area following heavy snow fall across the region.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Public Health England and the Environment Agency has these tips for people to follow in the event of a flood.

Friday, January 13, 2017

More than 5,000 properties in South Yarmouth, North Yarmouth, Caister, Southtown and Cobholm areas are being evacuated from 10am this morning with additional police resources drafted in alongside military personnel to visit those homes directly affected.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Several residents living near Gorleston seafront and the river in the Great Yarmouth have received automated messages telling to take young children and pets upstairs for safety for the next 24 hours.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Emergency Planners are meeting to discuss possible floods tomorrow (Friday, December 13) across Norfolk affecting Great Yarmouth, Walcott, King’s Lynn, Salthouse and Wells.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Great Yarmouth Borough Council has warned people to stay away from beaches, promenades and piers in light of weather warnings.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

High tide levels are expected due to the combination of spring tides and a tidal surge according to the Environment Agency.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The Environment Agency have said they believe the worst is over after they issued flood alerts across the East Anglian coast this morning.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

This video shows the power of the waves as they sweep over Gorleston Pier half an hour ago.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

New data shows that a record 98.5pc of beaches are designated bathing water quality, including all those in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

An Environment Agency (EA) scheme has saved 100,000 fish from an influx of saltwater at a Potter Heigham boatyard.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Drivers are being warned to take care this morning, as cold temperatures and fog could create difficult conditions on the roads.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Flood alerts were issued for parts of the Broads tonight - but the night seems to be passing off without incident.

Friday, December 16, 2016

The Environment Agency chief has praised the work done to help protect Great Yarmouth from floods.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Stop letting dogs foul on our road!

Friday, November 25, 2016

There are concerns a historic building could be at risk because of erosion to the river bank.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Drivers in Norfolk and Suffolk have been urged to take extra care this morning, amid heavy wind and rain.

Friday, November 18, 2016

A scheme to better protect thousands of homes and businesses from flooding has been completed.

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