29 Jun GY Today – Friday June 29th 2018
Havenbridge Closure Warning
Havenbridge is to close on Monday night after rush hour so engineers can work on it. So hopefully that will be the end to the traffic misery that’s been caused due to the broken bridge. However Norfolk County Council is warning motorists the bridge may not be open in time for rush hour traffic the next day, with a worst case scenario seeing a 48 hour period of the bridge not being open. There are plans for five overnight closures. The closure has led to disruption for tourists and businesses. A spokesman has said there will a signed diversion and a shuttle bus service for pedestrians.
A number of trains have been cancelled this morning due to train faults
The 8.46am train from Great Yarmouth to Norwich was also delayed until 9.19am, but has also been cancelled.
Greater Anglia state that this is due to train faults.
All other services across the network are generally good, putting an end to a week of disruption.
To check whether your service is operating on time, visit the Greater Anglia website.
Town gears up for 458 American cruise ship passengers
The Seaborn Quest is due to dock at peel ports’ outer harbour at around 7am Saturday morning. She is carrying 458 American passengers as part of a northern europeon tour offered by Seabourn cruise line. There will be a civic reception on the quayside where the american visitors will be greeted by the Great Yarmouth brass and local magician Sean Goodman. At 10am the arrival of the seabourn quest will officially be marked by a presentation by deputy mayor Kerry Robinson-Payne.
New shop opening on Gorleston High Street
Junks which was previously on King Street has closed and moved to new premises on Gorleston High Street where previous shop Bellyboos was situated , Harbour wishes Ben Melado the very best of luck in his new premises.