Great Yarmouth

It is time to raise the roof at a Last Night of the Proms charity concert in the wonderful Salvation Army Citadel in St Giles Street, Norwich, on Friday October 19.

Businesses have been given an extension to enter the awards for the largest celebration of business in the Great Yarmouth borough.

A life-sized figure of a soldier who fell during the First World War will help teach the latest generation about remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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

It started as a hobby but posting beauty tutorials has turned into a lucrative career choice for home-grown social media star Georgie Aldous.

Police are on the search for a man in his 70s with links to Great Yarmouth.

The manager of the Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls has bid an emotional farewell after 25 years of being the face of the tournament.

A Norfolk business has been featured in this year’s Parliamentary Review in the Highlighting best practice section, for the work it does as a social enterprise as well as being a software provider.

A teenager who had his ear almost sliced in two in an horrific attack in a Norwich park is still undergoing treatment almost two years on.

Another giant US cruise ship has docked in Great Yarmouth’s Outer Harbour.

Save our centres!

People living in Norwich are feeling increasingly unhappy and stressed out according to the latest Health and Wellbeing survey.

A Norwich comedian has succeeded in improving conditions for disabled rail passengers after footage of her being forced to move her mobility scooter from a disabled space went viral.

Norwich comedian Tanyalee has shared a revealing train journey with BBC Inside Out to highlight the challenges of public transport for people living with disabilities. Are train providers doing enough to support all their customers?

People have just days to comment on where more than 5,000 new homes could be built across the Great Yarmouth borough.

More than 600 tourists will call into the Port of Great Yarmouth this Sunday as the town prepares to welcome its second luxury cruise liner this year.

An energy services company has put a £250,000 vote of confidence into a Lowestoft industrial estate where it hopes to create a new business hub.

Airy open carriages, free fast wifi and a USB point for every passenger – Greater Anglia have unveiled the inside of their new regional trains.

A sports participation survey will give residents in the borough of Great Yarmouth the chance to win one of five £15 shopping vouchers or a three-month gym and swim membership.

Train services in Norfolk are getting back to normal after being at a standstill for about an hour because of a fire alert.

Shoppers were in for a surprise on their Thursday lunch break as a man wearing as a hot air balloon floated down Gentleman’s Walk.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault following an incident in Stalham.

A poignant Torch of Remembrance is making its journey home from Belgium and will be marked with events across Norfolk.

A targeted project designed to encourage more men to ask for help with mental health issues has been hailed a success after playing a key role in raising awareness of the importance of safeguarding emotional wellbeing.

Pony Club members tell us why they love the Netflix coming-of-age drama

Businesses across the borough of Great Yarmouth are invited to showcase their achievements by entering the Spirit of Enterprise Awards 2018.

A teacher and support staff member from Cromer have received awards from an Olympic gold medallist at a special event to mark the new school year.

It used to be the biggest thing to hit the seaside all summer - and now it’s set to hit the road again.

A £68m signalling upgrade will see no trains run between Great Yarmouth and Reedham for at least six months.

An IT services company is planning for “aggressive” growth after moving to a new home on the Norfolk coast.

Trains to and from coastal towns will be disrupted over the coming months as engineering work take place.

Trains running between Norwich and coastal towns have been cancelled this morning.

Norfolk Constabulary have been investigating reports of a man making inappropriate comments towards two children on a bus.

It’s a stunning sight that has not been seen on the river in Norwich since the 1950s.

The search for two fishermen missing off the Norfolk coast after their boat sank is continuing this morning.

A number of trains have been cancelled between Norwich and the coast this morning, as well as delays to London.

Commuters are facing delays this morning after a number of services have been cancelled due to a train fault.

Born in Great Yarmouth and raised in Lowestoft, actor Karl Theobald’s career began when he was cast in an east coast production of West Side Story at school - after he’d been a Grifter-riding member of The Midnight Raiders gang, of course.

A Norfolk brewer is raising a glass after receiving a top prize at an industry awards ceremony.

The first grant of £5,000 to help communities develop affordable homes in the borough of Great Yarmouth has been handed out.

A warning has been issued about a council tax cold call scam in the borough of Great Yarmouth.

The BBC’s soon-to-be-aired thriller Bodyguard is the latest in a long line of TV shows to be filmed in Norfolk. We take a look at 10 others, from reality shows to comedies, dramas to thrillers, to feature the county, including Swaffham-on-Sea.

The Belton Fun Day and Classic Car Show saw 4,000 people enjoy a day full of entertainment and sunshine.

Train faults have cancelled Greater Anglia morning services.

The rise of Norfolk’s offshore renewables sector has helped to power diversification at a coastal safety firm.

UK workers are among the most stressed in the world, according to a new survey. Sheena Grant finds out about an initiative to try and redress the balance.

An offshore energy services firm has recruited the help of a Norwich data centre to improve its “business resilience”.

Plans to introduce pre-planning application advice fees across the borough of Great Yarmouth have taken a step forward.

Do the people of Norfolk want their wherries or not?

The chairman of a firefighter’s union has made a fresh plea for the police and crime commissioner to leave the service in the hands of the county council.

Passengers travelling between Norwich and Great Yarmouth are facing delays and cancellations this morning due to a train fault.

Passengers travelling to and from Norwich are facing delays and cancellations this afternoon due to a train fault.

Evening road racing interest moved to RAF Honington where the local club, Videre Race Team, organised the first of five criteriums on Honington aerodrome.

The east coast of the county jumped into Norfolk Day, celebrating it with special events across the region.

The investment in coastal communities which has come with the rise of East Anglia’s offshore energy sector has provided training opportunities for local residents.

A government initiative to attract more investment in offshore energy has been welcomed by industry leaders in East Anglia.

Santander’s North Walsham branch will be shut temporarily from today until August 22 while a complete refurbishment is carried out.

3sun Group, based in Great Yarmouth, will be servicing the construction stage of East Anglia One from the wind farm’s operations and maintenance base in Lowestoft.

A Great Yarmouth primary school has announced the appointment of a new principal.

Sports clubs in the Great Yarmouth borough are reaping rewards after members volunteered as bucket collectors and crowd stewards during the town’s first ever air show.

An I.T. support company based in Great Yarmouth has made an impact not only in the business world but in their community, having raised the funds to install a public defibrillator on their premises, which can be used by the whole industrial estate they’re based on.

A number of trains have been cancelled between Norwich and Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft this morning.

An energy services company based in Great Yarmouth has welcomed the chief executive of Oil and Gas UK to its newly opened centre of excellence.

An increase in the anti-social use of motorcycles and mopeds across the borough of Great Yarmouth has seen police issue a plea to youngsters to act responsibly.

A number of trains between Norwich and Great Yarmouth have been cancelled due to train faults.

Paintings reflecting the gritty back streets of Great Yarmouth are among those on display in a week-long exhibition celebrating Norfolk Day.

Updated: A47 delays after morning crash

Monday, July 16, 2018

Rush-hour traffic was delayed after two vehicles crashed on the A47.

One of Norfolk’s favourite events will return this summer when the East Coast Truckers and their 87 lorries make their annual journey from Norwich to Great Yarmouth.

A Great Yarmouth mechanic has reached the milestone of 40 years service with the same Norfolk dealership.

A young engineering business offering services to the renewable energy sector has added a big new contract to its portfolio.

A decision on whether aggregate dredging can continue on a slice of sea-bed off Great Yarmouth for another 15 years will be made in the next few months.

A Strictly Come Dancing finalist will end his nationwide tour with a show at the King’s Lynn Festival.

A symbolic milestone was reached as French and English towns celebrated the 40th anniversary of their twinning.

A defibrillator cabinet has been smashed in Gorleston High Street.

Pubs and beer gardens the length and breadth of the county erupted in celebrations as England took one step closer to a place in the World Cup final today.

A Great Yarmouth store has announced the local charity which will receive its backing for the following year.

A cleaning company and a distribution centre are among the employers in the East of England who have failed to pay the national minimum wage.

Howards’ managing director for 24 years, Chris Mitchell, is retiring following the acquisition of the local estate agency by the Spicerhaart organisation. Property editor Caroline Culot spoke to him about his career.

An antique photo album containing images dating back to the Victorian age from across East Anglia has been discovered in a pile of items due to be thrown out of a charity shop.

Dramatic footage shows the moment a seal entangled at netting on a Norfolk beach was rescued.

A cruise ship carrying hundreds of tourists arrived in Great Yarmouth on Saturday morning.

A number of trains from Great Yarmouth to Norwich have been cancelled this morning due to train faults. The 7.30am Great Yarmouth to Norwich train was delayed until 8.05am, but has now been cancelled.

Great Yarmouth Minster will be opening its doors to Futures Fest, a careers event with a difference.

Commuters and football fans hoping to get to Norwich or Great Yarmouth in time for England’s match against Belgium could find it difficult.

Police have arrested two men and a woman in connection with supplying Class A drugs in Great Yarmouth and London as part of Operation Gravity.

A person in Great Yarmouth has been on the social housing waiting list for more than 10 years.

A headteacher praised the community spirit as hundreds of people turned out for a special event.

The largest boat to navigate the River Yare in 30 years has embarked on the voyage from Norwich to Great Yarmouth this morning.

My family ignore me, mostly, and sometimes I don’t blame them.

A pay by phone system has been introduced across the borough of Great Yarmouth.

A family fun day aimed at raising awareness of services and organisations for carers throughout Norfolk has been held to round off a week of activities.

A “callous and calculated” London drug dealer who came to Norfolk after being stabbed in 2016 has been jailed for eight years after establishing a “substantial drug dealing enterprise” in Norwich and Great Yarmouth.

Greater Anglia has reported an “excellent performance” in the last month with punctuality on many routes more than 90pc during May.

An inquest into the death of a Martham man who died on a Scottish mountain will take place this week.

Rail passengers are today facing disruption after a number of trains have been cancelled between Norwich and London, Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth.

Tens of thousands of people have enjoyed the Great Yarmouth Air Show and our photographer has been out capturing the crowds.

It is the second day of the Great Yarmouth Air Show today with tens of thousands of people descending on the seafront.

A flag-raising ceremony will be held at the front of Great Yarmouth Town Hall on Monday, June 18, at 10am, as part of celebrations ahead of Armed Forces Day.

Excitement is building in Great Yarmouth this morning as the town and tens of thousands of people prepare to celebrate the start of the air show.

Travellers are being advised to allow plenty of time for journeys this weekend, with 175,000 visitors expected to flock to Great Yarmouth for the town’s first air show.

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