Great Yarmouth Borough

Residents in the Great Yarmouth Borough have been thanked for their generosity as the town’s Royal British Legion (RBL) branch has raised £42,680 for the poppy appeal.

Areas in the Great Yarmouth Borough which have been badly affected from flooding are to be protected by water butts and flower beds set to be installed for free.

Concerned shopkeepers in Great Yarmouth have warned it will only be a matter of time before somebody is injured by a speeding driver on a motor scooter.

Lead has been stolen from the roof of a church in the Great Yarmouth Borough.

Cash including foreign currency has been stolen from a property in the Great Yarmouth Borough following a burglary at the weekend.

A project to build stronger communities by allowing residents to develop their own ideas to improve people’s lives across the borough of Great Yarmouth is to run for a further two years following a funding boost.

Developers are preparing proposals to build 600 homes and a petrol station just off the main road through Bradwell.

The landowners of the fire ravaged former Pontins site have been warned by a councillor to ‘sort themselves out’ before a potentially “fatal incident” takes place.

Drivers have been dealing with another traffic lights failure in the Great Yarmouth borough, this time at a busy junction in Gorleston.

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An industry report has revealed half of food businesses in England do not display a hygiene rating.

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.

A seaside town has pulled together to pay tribute to a young girl a week on from her death on the beach.

A heavy police presence and a rush of emergency services at Gorleston beach today was a far cry from the usual buzz of the spot, which attracts families from across the region.

When the full-time whistle blew in England’s 1-0 World Cup defeat to Belgium, many Three Lions fans rejoiced, dreaming of making plans for final day with a seemingly favourable route.

With a growing reputation said to rival Southwold for its seaside charm, Gorleston is adding beach huts in a further nod to its coastal cousin.

A celebration of the Commonwealth will take place outside Great Yarmouth Town Hall on Monday as part of a national initiative to show commitment to the global family of nations.

The council which introduced new boxing licence regulations following the death of Great Yarmouth boxer Jacob Moczyk is looking to share its measures with other councils across the country.

A council is bringing in new health and safety regulations concerning boxing matches following the death of 22-year Jacob Moczyk in an unlicensed bout in Great Yarmouth.

It was an act that was said to be in the interests of people who may have been at an immediate safety threat from rotten and hollow trees overlooking a coastal path.

Waveney District Council aims to resume bin collections on Monday after the “treacherous conditions” forced them to cancel refuse collections for a third successive day.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council has announced its bin collections will start from Monday.

People will have to wait a bit longer for their bins to be emptied, with collections across most of Norfolk once again cancelled because of the weather.

An additional taxi rank is to be added to the Great Yarmouth seafront, at the expense of the current Trafalgar Road one.

While snow is causing chaos across the borough, in Gorleston the wind is also creating disruption, bringing a tree crashing down and damaging a shop sign on the High Street.

Rubbish collections, swimming lessons, and school events were cancelled as the Beast from the East continues to grip Waveney.

The Beast from the East is still affecting the borough of Great Yarmouth with trains cancelled, limited bus services and schools closed.

Council bosses have warned of “severe disruption” to services today as snow brought by the Beast from the East weather front continues to cause problems across Norfolk.

Waveney District Council’s bin collection teams are not operating today (Wednesday) due to the “treacherous conditions.”

The borough of Great Yarmouth has felt the full force of the Beast from the East this morning with inches of snowfall causing traffic chaos and school closures.

Bin collections have been halted across the borough of Great Yarmouth today following the arrival of the Beast from the East snowfall.

Preparations are being made to see if Great Yarmouth could hold four weekends of festive fun at Christmas time - at a provisional cost of £148,000.

Work is to start in the summer on creating a 39-bedroom nursing home in Great Yarmouth by demolishing a former hotel building.

Traders at Great Yarmouth’s Six Day Market have been given a financial boost by the borough council.

A Norfolk local authority has set its level of Council Tax, which will see a band D property in Great Yarmouth pay an extra £5 a year for their borough council services.

Professional storytellers, experienced playwrights and authors will team up with aspiring youngsters as a brand new festival hits Lowestoft.

The ice rink that cost Great Yarmouth Borough Council £118,000 was a success by creating a vibrant atmosphere and raising the profile of traders, councillors have agreed.

When Karl Poundall saw how a Great Yarmouth seafront attraction was being blighted by rubbish he decided to take action as an eco-warrior instead of just moaning about the problem.

Hundreds of mourners have paid their respects to a man who gave so much to his town that he was affectionately dubbed ‘Mr Great Yarmouth’.

Residents of Great Yarmouth will be able to find out more about the plan to build the £120m third river crossing for the town by attending drop-in information sessions next month.

Two applications to convert residential properties in Great Yarmouth into houses of multiple occupation should be decided by April by the borough council.

Please recycle your rubbish properly or you may face a visit from a council official.

The investigation into the death of Caister holiday site owner Don Peers is being led by Great Yarmouth Borough Council, it has been confirmed.

The man who died after becoming trapped under a vehicle in Caister has been named locally as Don Peers.

This image shows how the future of the Pontins site at Hemsby could look if it is ever given the green light by Great Yarmouth Borough Council

A decision over a controversial planning bid to build 71 homes in Gorleston has been deferred for the second time by councillors after they heard about safety fears.

Love will be in the air at Great Yarmouth Market as families take part in a special Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Hunt around its stalls.

A council cost-cutting measure looks set to receive a stamp of approval.

A shared passion for education was enough for one former Labour councillor and one former Conservative to put their colours aside and form their own alliance.

A fly-tipper who dumped furniture, a mirror and other household items in a passageway in Cobholm, Great Yarmouth, has been left with a court bill of £715 following a borough council prosecution

An urgent safety warning has been issued to people using an erosion-scarred stretch of beach as a potentially deadly playground.

Another “masterplan” is being presented to Hemsby setting out a new vision for the derelict Pontins site.

More than 40 new homes could be built on farmland near a high school in Martham.

People are being asked for their help in drawing up a new pattern of the council wards in Norwich.

The return to Great Yarmouth town centre of a national name has been welcomed by a council leader, as the future of the former BHS site was revealed.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council, the Shrublands Community Trust and MESH, the neighbourhood management programme for Gorleston, has teamed up with Sainsbury’s to invite up to 16 households in the Shrublands and Magdalen area of Gorleston to a Zero Waste Kitchen Challenge.

A councillor has hit out at a fly tipper who dumped a pile of waste on a village kerb.

Work to build a landmark £7m headquarters for a major energy sector employer at Beacon Park in Gorleston has reached a key milestone with the company’s logo fixed onto the building today.

A housing strategy for the borough of Great Yarmouth covering the next five years has reinforced the need to build 500 good quality homes a year in the district.

The man who became the first Mayor of Great Yarmouth Borough after the role was reinstated in 2000, has died.

More than 27,000 illegal cigarettes have been seized in raids on two Great Yarmouth shops, with a sniffer dog finding some of the stash hidden in a secret compartment behind a water heater.


Friday, January 19, 2018

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Great Yarmouth is set for a tourism spending boost after it was confirmed cruise ships will be docking with hundreds of passengers at the town’s port throughout the year.

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