Brandon Lewis

Friday, February 17, 2017
North Quay view towards bridge. Picture: courtesy of Norfolk County Council

Members of the public have been having their say on plans to give the area around Great Yarmouth station a £2m makeover.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Greyfriars Medical Centre, Yarmouth (Picture: Nick Butcher)

The controversial decision to close a Great Yarmouth walk-in medical centre has been justified, a report has said.

Monday, February 13, 2017
Holdalls found washed up on Hopton beach near Great Yarmouth, containing around 360 kilos of cocaine. Picture: NATIONAL CRIME AGENCY/PA WIRE

Extra law enforcement officers are being stationed along the east coast as it emerged there had been further discoveries of suspected class A drugs at beaches along a 35 mile stretch of coast.

Friday, February 10, 2017
Brandon Lewis MP is pleased £50m worth of cocaine will not hit the streets of this country

The MP for Great Yarmouth has praised the woman whose tip-off led to a major drugs find on the Norfolk coast.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Pushchair users cannot be moved off

Thursday, February 2, 2017

We will be worse off outside the EU

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
The owners of Burlington Palm Hotel. Jason Delf, centre left, with his wife Julie, left, and Nick Delf with his wife Gina.

Hoteliers have expressed their disappointment over the cancellation of this summer’s Great Yarmouth Air Show.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show logo. Submitted by TMS Media

The decision to postpone the inaugural Great Yarmouth Air Show has been given full support by the town’s MP.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Selfishness of people on buses

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Hannah Witheridge.

Home office minister Brandon Lewis has spoken of the “devastating impact” the murder of student Hannah Witheridge had on her family and the local community.

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.

Friday, December 30, 2016
With mayor Cllr Malcolm Bird

Warm tributes have been paid to a gentleman campaigner whose quiet, determined efforts helped to bring a £600,000 coastal defence scheme to a vulnerable Norfolk village.

Friday, December 30, 2016
Acle Straight seen from the air.
Photo: Mike Page

Local leaders are confident the dualling of the Acle Straight will happen, despite another year of no confirmed plans.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Brandon Lewis MP outside his new constituency office in Church Plain, Great Yarmouth

Picture: James Bass

Crime commissioners will not be compelled to take on responsibility for the fire service – but it is the “direction of travel”, Brandon Lewis has said.

Friday, December 16, 2016
Traffic on the A47 Acle Straight  which runs between Great Yarmouth and Acle passing through Halvergate Marshes.

Picture: James Bass

Demands to improve safety on a major road have been made after 10 vehicles crashed in a single day.

Friday, December 9, 2016
Launch of the Great Yarmouth Foodbank.
Great Yarmouth Foodbank, run by volunteers and supported by the borough council, is a partnership between three local churches: Great Yarmouth Salvation Army, Gorleston Baptist Church and St Mary Magdalene Church, in Gorleston.

Picture: James Bass

Voluntary organisations from across the borough have joined forces over their “deep concerns” over Univeral Credit.

Friday, December 2, 2016
Jackie Esposito and Sue Dawson. Great Yarmouth landlords who are owed thousands of pounds in rent arrears brought about by the introduction of universal credit. 
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A welfare revolution has left a trail of damage to people’s lives in Great Yarmouth.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Stop letting dogs foul on our road!

Friday, November 25, 2016
The old Gorleston Ice House on Riverside road is in danger due to crumbling sea defences.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

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

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Brandon Lewis MP outside his constituency office in Church Plain, Great Yarmouth

. Picture: James Bass

Great Yarmouth’s MP had the second lowest expenses of any Norfolk MP last year.

Sunday, November 6, 2016
A remodelled Greyfriars Pharmacy has been officially re-opened by Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis.

Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis did the honours in traditional style at the re-opening of a re-modelled pharmacy.

Saturday, October 22, 2016
The approach to Great Yarmouth on the A47.
March 2016.

Picture: James Bass

Tiny rare snails which have colonised the dykes on a treacherous part of the A47 are likely to have four years to settle into a new home before a safety upgrade can begin.

Friday, October 21, 2016
Formal groundbreaking ceremony using a six handle shovel at the Outer Harbour in Great Yarmouth. Construction at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth has begun to enhance port infrastructure, as part of works for the offshore Galloper and East Anglia One wind farms.

Great Yarmouth has established itself as the “port of choice” for offshore wind construction in East Anglia, industry leaders were told at a groundbreaking ceremony to signal the start of work on a multi-million-pound upgrade.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

What happened to collecting conkers?

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Change mindset, potential is here

Sunday, September 18, 2016
A ballot box. Picture: James Bass

The Great Yarmouth electoral constituency could be expanded under new plans - but not the way it was expected to grow.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Don’t lock the car parks so early!

Friday, September 2, 2016
Flooding in Burgh Road, Gorleston, on Sunday, August 28. Photo: Chris Stanton

A group of councillors is calling on Anglian Water and the town’s MP to fix issues which see parts of the borough repeatedly hit by flooding.

Sunday, August 21, 2016
A train at Acle station on the Wherry Line which runs between Norwich and Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass

The East Norfolk Transport Users Association (ENTUA) held its annual public meeting on Tuesday, with representatives from all major transport providers hearing residents’ views.

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Fire at Regent Superbowl in Regent Road, Great Yarmouth. PICTURE: ANTONY KELLY

The owner of the former Regent Bowl and indoor market has said the site will never become a car park.

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