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Martin Wilby

Mon, 18:02

An administrative blunder means consultation over the proposed £121m Third River Crossing at Great Yarmouth will need to be extended, but council bosses insisted it will not delay the project.

Friday, October 12, 2018

The “almost daily” cancellation of early morning train services between Norwich and Great Yarmouth is damaging the seaside town, councillors have claimed.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Traffic lights at two busy junctions in Great Yarmouth could be removed under a £8.9m package of measures aimed at cutting jams.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Accidents on the A47 caused a month’s worth of road closures between 2013 and 2018, figures have revealed.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

An ongoing consultation over the £121m third river crossing for Great Yarmouth has seen about 100 people respond to it so far, Norfolk County Council has said.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

People can dump unwanted household chemicals at seven of Norfolk’s recycling centres during September and October.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

This image shows how Great Yarmouth’s £121m third crossing could look when it opens to traffic in 2023.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Motions which would have suspended or stopped the charges were defeated at a county council meeting today.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A bus will be spreading the message that recyclable materials can go round and round after being emblazoned with a Caister pupil’s environmental design.

Friday, June 1, 2018

The new leader of Norfolk County Council has been elected today.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Hundreds of people concerned about the impact of Great Yarmouth’s third river crossing on their daily lives turned out to a drop-in event this evening.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

A deal which would see Great Yarmouth port serving as the base for a company building two huge windfarms off the coast of Norfolk, highlights why the government must fully dual the A47, council leaders have said.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Preventing potholes is the goal of a planned £10.4m project to seal hundreds of miles of Norfolk roads.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

From today people carrying out home improvements will have to pay to leave DIY waste at recycling centres in Norfolk.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

It’s time to make up for broken promises over the A47 - that’s the message to the government today, almost 30 years after a pledge was made to spend more than £200m dualling the road.

Monday, March 26, 2018

More than £3.5m of government money is to be pumped into plugging the holes left in our roads by the harsh winter weather conditions.

Friday, March 16, 2018

A series of road safety improvements are to be made across the county, with more than £800,000 to be spent across more than 100 schemes.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Gritter drivers, farmers and members of the community have all been thanked for their efforts during the Beast from the East.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The decision to grant plans for Great Yarmouth’s third river crossing national status to help the planning process has been welcomed by a senior councillor and MP for the town.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

People carrying out home improvements will soon have to pay to leave DIY waste at recycling centres in Norfolk.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Concern that the dualling of the Acle Straight could still be years away has prompted county councillors to send a strong message to the government that the work is crucial to Norfolk.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Controversial cuts to bus subsidies and gritting in Norfolk are on the brink of being abandoned - with money from a council tax increase saving the services.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Major roadworks in Gorleston are set to start next week along the A47.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

A team at Norfolk County Council (NCC) have come up with an innovative way to encourage the region’s residents to get out and about on the network of walking trails that criss-cross the county from Hunstanton to Horsey.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The decision by Conservative and independent councillors to award themselves an allowance increase has been branded as “unbelievable” by one of the county’s MPs.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

A £98m pledge from the chancellor in his Budget means work could start in 2020 on a new bridge which will open up investment for the whole region.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond could use the Budget to announce plans to boost the region’s infrastructure as part of a promise to “invest to secure a bright future for Britain.”

Monday, November 20, 2017

Great Yarmouth will this week find out whether its long-awaited third river crossing has been deemed worthy of Westminster backing in the Autumn Budget.

Friday, November 10, 2017

The public is being urged to tweet their support for Great Yarmouth’s Third River Crossing using the #GY3RC hashtag.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Business leaders have said the poor state of the A47 is holding back their firms.

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