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Royal wedding not shown on Great Yarmouth screens

PUBLISHED: 15:42 28 April 2011 | UPDATED: 16:04 28 April 2011

Picture of: The Big Screen in Gt Yarmouth market place having an inspection by GYB services.
Reporter: Tony Carroll
For: EDP
Location: Gt Yarmouth
16/11/2007
Photographer: Rob Colman

Picture of: The Big Screen in Gt Yarmouth market place having an inspection by GYB services. Reporter: Tony Carroll For: EDP Location: Gt Yarmouth 16/11/2007 Photographer: Rob Colman

THE big screens on Great Yarmouth seafront will not be showing tomorrow’s Royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Neither of the two screens- at Sealife Gardens and Anchor Gardens- will be showing live coverage due to technical problems.

One of the screens is not working, while a third screen that used to stand in Market Place has not returned since being taken away five years ago to be repaired after a power surge put it out of action.

Further problems were caused by an insurer’s decision not to pay out for the £200,000 screen, which was dogged by problems after Yarmouth Borough Council was forced to carry out quick risk assessments to meet a deadline for £16m of InteGreat funding to be spent.


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