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Yesterday, 17:18

One in every five recycling trucks in Norfolk is contaminated as people are putting the “wrong things” in their bins, councils have warned.

A bid to equip toilets in council offices in Great Yarmouth with free sanitary products has been knocked back by the borough’s Conservative group.

Ambitious proposals for a new ‘water-themed’ leisure facility on the Great Yarmouth seafront have been rubber stamped by councillors.

Plans to revamp Great Yarmouth’s market place remain firmly on the council’s agenda, despite missing out in a crucial funding bid.

Wed, 19:00

More than one in ten people of working age in Great Yarmouth and Waveney are now on Universal Credit amid fears the wider roll out will have severe consequences.

Wed, 17:16

Sky-high fares, an unreliable service, and cheaper alternative transport options are all being blamed for a significant drop in rail passengers in Great Yarmouth over the last five years.

A delayed motion looking to reduce period poverty in the Great Yarmouth borough is to be discussed once more by councillors.

Plans for a former pub to be turned into a luxury tobacconist have been put under fire by a nearby health centre, with bosses arguing it would “give out entirely the wrong message”.

Mon, 11:42

Would you like to play a major part in restoring one of Great Yarmouth’s most historic tourist attractions to its former glory?

Sunday, December 9, 2018

The future of Great Yarmouth is bright, according to council bosses leading the transformation charge in the borough.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Residents living in a Norfolk borough which in the last two weeks has seen a pupil take a knife into a primary school and a man confronted by a masked attacker armed with a knife have been reassured they live in a ‘safe area’.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Much-loved councillor and coach operator the late Charles Reynolds was among three town stalwarts to be granted an ancient honour in Great Yarmouth.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Residents in Great Yarmouth have been reassured CCTV in the town is monitored 24/7 following footage which emerged last week of a man waving a knife.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Leading businesses were honoured at the prestigious annual celebration of business excellence in the Great Yarmouth borough at the Spirit of Enterprise Awards on Friday night.

Monday, November 26, 2018

A selective licensing scheme for a deprived ward in Norfolk will begin in the New Year.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

It is one of the Great Yarmouth seafront’s most instantly recognisable buildings, with its stature, cast iron structure and glass panels mimicking the look of an ice palace.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Visitors to Great Yarmouth will be treated to a smarter welcome following a major revamp of the town’s train station forecourt worth £710,000.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

They are two coastal towns that have evolved in recent years into trendy haunts throughout the summer months.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Respects have been paid to a Dunkirk veteran who served the borough of Great Yarmouth as a councillor for some 50 years.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

People who have used mechanical diggers to take “significant” amounts of sand and relocate sea defence blocks on Hemsby beach have been ordered to stop.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

A political party in Great Yarmouth believes residents and businesses could reap the rewards if the first hour of parking in the town centre is made free of charge.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Few places nationwide voted more in favour of leaving the European Union than Great Yarmouth.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Happy Birthday Prince Charles! Residents in Great Yarmouth wished the Prince of Wales a very happy 70th birthday at a special tea party held at the town hall on Wednesday afternoon.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

A council insists it will press on with controversial plans to redevelop Great Yarmouth’s historic market place – despite a £1.5m bid for government funding failing.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

A senior Tory is calling for a “sensible debate” over children’s centres claiming Labour “has stooped to a new low” in the row about the service.

Monday, November 5, 2018

The row over controversial proposals to close Norfolk’s children’s centres has intensified after Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis accused campaigners of “playing politics”.

Monday, November 5, 2018

One of the UK’s leading landlord associations has threatened Great Yarmouth Borough Council with legal action over a licensing scheme which it claims is “unlawful”.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Silhouettes honouring war heroes which were destroyed by vandals in Great Yarmouth last Friday - just 48 hours after they were unveiled - have been replaced.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Tenants living in one of the most deprived areas in Norfolk will face a rent price hike due to new council red tape, according to ‘fed up’ landlords.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Embattled beaches are taking a blasting from high winds and tides, with one stretch reportedly losing several feet in just one day.

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