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Great Yarmouth Borough Council

A council has revised plans for a seafront development after its proposals were met with fierce opposition from traders and residents in a seaside town.

Nine months after a town’s seafront attraction was closed for major refurbishment, its grounds are set to reopen to the public as it hosts its first event.

A council has decided it will not be spending a penny to help a village refurbish a set of seasonal toilets.

A Norfolk council is hoping a Homes Under the Hammer-style approach will help it improve the living conditions of its borough.

A drive to bring long-term empty units in Great Yarmouth town centre back into use has resulted in a business rates reduction scheme.

A rodent-infested house in a picturesque Broads village is to be brought back up to scratch, after Great Yarmouth Borough Council agreed to snap it up.

A vital piece of the jigsaw for the relaunch of Great Yarmouth’s Venetian Waterways has been put in place, as its £2.7m revamp nears completion.

A survey looking into what people thought of designs for a new leisure centre on Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile has found “genuine excitement” over the plans.

Concerns have been flagged over a council bid for new homes on a disused section of a special school’s former playing field.

A candidate in this year’s local elections has switched parties in a bid to get elected.

Runners took a break to spell out their opposition over a council plan to add a trio of kiosks to Gorleston’s lower prom.

Drivers travelling on one of Norfolk’s most notorious stretches of road have been disrupted by more than two days worth of closures since 2016, new figures reveal.

A rodent-infested house which has been empty for more than five years in a picturesque Broadside village could be snapped up by a council.

A luxury American cruise ship will return this summer to Great Yarmouth.

A clothing rail that fell on customers at a Norfolk supermarket was not correctly loaded by staff, an investigation has found.

Two men are to face court action over the death of a young boxer who died following his first public fight at a Great Yarmouth nightspot.

Two councils on the Norfolk coast say they face an “ever-increasing burden” to tackle the impact of coastal erosion and have called on utility companies to help protect the country’s coastline.

A scheme to build 13 homes on an old factory site in Gorleston has been approved by Great Yarmouth Borough Council.

A sign on a Norfolk road warning HGVs against driving there has been knocked down by a lorry, a local councillor has said.

Tenants living at a guest house operating as an 18-room HMO without permission only had access to two microwaves to prepare food.

East of England Co-operative Society has applied to Great Yarmouth Borough Council to vary an existing Premises Licence in respect of Co-op Foodstore, 72 High Street, Caister, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 5EH

A seaside play area where a three-year-old girl tragically died could re-open this summer - but without inflatable play equipment.

A bid to “green-up” Great Yarmouth is reviving interest in a leafy quayside after earlier efforts failed spectacularly.

Glazing, light, and opening up the seafront are said to be the main drivers for a new water and leisure complex on Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile.

A council looking to add seaside kiosks and outdoor seating could run into opposition from nearby traders already selling food and beach gifts to trippers.

A public consultation has revealed most people support plans for a third river crossing in Great Yarmouth.

There have been more than 3,000 reports of dog fouling in Norfolk over the past three years - but only 22 people have been taken to court.

The owners of a retail park in Norfolk have submitted plans to open a Costa there.

Cuts in government funding and rising demand for services mean councils, including in Norfolk and Suffolk, are selling off land and property to bring in cash.

Disgruntled traders on Great Yarmouth’s market have claimed they face an uncertain future having met with the borough council to discuss proposals for the redevelopment of the market place.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council was the target of six cyberattacks last year.

Ten homeless people died in Great Yarmouth over five years, more than double the national estimate, new figures reveal.

Are there are many better simple pleasures than a good meal out?

Transport bosses have found little to no support for the introduction of cameras and a reduced speed limit along the Acle Straight, after it was considered - and quickly dropped - as one way to improve transport in Great Yarmouth.

‘Green rooftops’, a children’s play area and a tree-lined access road are part of proposals which would see 47 energy efficient homes built in a Norfolk village.

A council has agreed its budget and council tax rise, in a meeting which saw an emotional plea for more to be done for those most in need.

Two new shops could open in Gorleston high street after plans were submitted to convert a former florist into separate stores.

People are again being told not to feed the birds after soaring seagull numbers triggered a 100pc rise in complaints across Great Yarmouth.

A vision of a vibrant riverside restaurant quarter shaded by an avenue of trees with boutique hotels and al-fresco dining has been brought a step closer.

People are being invited to have their say on a proposal to build 600 homes in Bradwell.

A lovable therapy cat is set to offer endless amounts of affection and cuddles after its owner submitted plans to open a permanent cat cafe.

A Norfolk couple has described how drilling at a nearby building site has made living in their home like being in “an earthquake”.

The owner of a Norfolk holiday site died after a JCB toppled forward and fell on him, an inquest has heard.

A village petrol station’s bid to sell alcohol to drinkers round the clock has sparked concerns it will fuel disorder.

A revised scheme for homes on the former Ferryside site in Gorleston is seeking the backing of planners as designs are tweaked and closely examined.

Suitcases, window frames and boxes of cardboard were dumped in a Morrisons car park on Tuesday.

A Holocaust memorial service will be held this weekend in Great Yarmouth on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

The organisers of the Great Yarmouth Air show have confirmed the event has been axed for 2019.

Photos taken from a drone show the devastating effects of high winds and tides on the dunes of a stretch of Norfolk coast.

Six community groups in Great Yarmouth look set to benefit from £100,000 of council grants.

A primary school is hoping to create a new field study centre on its site to make the most of its nationally-recognised surroundings.

They were once a common sight on agricultural lands, used as mobile homes for shepherds tending flocks of sheep.

An empty premises in a Great Yarmouth industrial estate could be transformed into a gymnastics training centre if a planning application is approved.

A plan to convert the redundant police station in Caister into homes will enhance the street scene, planners are being told.

A town’s flagship project is on course to be completed by spring thanks in part to the work of a team of volunteers who are helping to restore a Grade II-listed seafront attraction back to its former glory.

A section of wall which surrounds Great Yarmouth’s cemetery has been knocked down amid fears it was at risk of collapsing.

The contractor who will develop Great Yarmouth’s third river crossing has been announced by Norfolk County Council.

Taxi drivers in a Norfolk borough have claimed it is too easy to get a licence after they struggled for business during the festive period.

More than two years ago it was destroyed by a devastating fire.

Two flood warnings remain in place across Norfolk and Suffolk ahead of the next round of high tides.

As crashing waves and strong winds ripped through coastal parts of Norfolk on Tuesday, the Great Yarmouth coast avoided the worst of the weather.

High tides and strong winds whipped up some dramatic scenes along the coast this morning.

Communities on the Norfolk and Suffolk coast are today bracing themselves for potential flooding caused by 50mph winds and high tides.

Flood alerts requiring immediate action have been issued for parts of the Norfolk and Suffolk coastline, prompted by 50mph winds and high spring tides.

A coastal theatre could be facing its final curtain if council bosses do not intervene with financial support.

Tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant have been included in ambitious multi-million pound development plans for a Norfolk lakeside resort.

A new rapid charging point for electric cars in a key coastal car park will be fully operational by March, it is hoped.

Tourism businesses and council representatives in Great Yarmouth gathered this week to launch the 2019 tourism season and brochure at a special celebration held at St George’s Theatre.

The Norfolk Chamber of Commerce has announced a number of its first networking events for the new year.

East of England Co-operative Society has applied to Great Yarmouth Borough Council to vary an existing Premises Licence in respect of East of England Co-op, 4 The Green, Martham, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 4PA

East of England Co-operative Society has applied to Great Yarmouth Borough Council to vary an existing Premises Licence in respect of East of England Co-op, 88 Repps Road, Martham, Great Yarmouth, NR29 40Z. The proposed variation is make application for the following licensable activities to be carried on or from the premises: To vary the licence for the sale of alcohol by retail for consumption off the premises as follows: Monday to Sunday (including Good Friday) 06:00 to 23:00. The Council’s Licensing Register, together with details of this application, may be inspected at the Town Hall, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2QF during usual office hours.

Crates of empty beer bottles and piles of black bags are a common sight in most homes during the festive period.

A £4m boost at a Norfolk energy hub will ramp up investment and create jobs, it is hoped.

A boy walking into class to tell his teacher his Mum did not have enough money to buy food instigated a headteacher at a Norfolk primary school to set up a food bank.

A luxury tobacconist has accused a medical practice of wasting time and money by objecting to its plans to move into a former pub in Great Yarmouth.

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.

Clippesby Hall Ltd has applied to Great Yarmouth Borough Council for a premises licence in respect of - Base Camp, Clippesby Hall, Norfolk Near Great Yarmouth, NR29 3BL.

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”.

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

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

A selection of the region’s most selfless and committed individuals gathered on Wednesday evening at The Halls in Norwich for the EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2018.

The region’s most hard working, caring, and talented individuals were celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony this evening.

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’.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

DESIGNATION OF AN AREA FOR SELECTIVE LICENSING Housing Act 2004: Section 80

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