GY TODAY – WEDNESDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2018

GY TODAY – WEDNESDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2018

 

 

Names of 16 people revealed who died leaving an unclaimed estate in Great Yarmouth and Gorleston

The names of 16 people from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston who died and whose estates have been left unclaimed have been published.

They are included on a national list published today by the Treasury Solicitor.

The government has a public list of more than 10,000 unclaimed estates, which are left when people die without making a will, or who have no next of kin.

The names and their date of their death are:

Williams Adams, 19/06/2017

David Michael Aston, 28/04/2018

Pauline Barrett, 28/04/2011

Gordon Charles Burgess, 05/03/2012

Robert Leslie Chase, 04/10/2014

John Frederick Davies, 07/12/2015

Robert Graham-Wright, 30/01/2007

Evelyn Ann Grieves, 31/07/1995

Joy Henderson, 21/07/2017

Margaret Hull, 16/02/2006

Langtry Withers McKibben, 02/09/2012

Neville Arthur Nichols, 02/05/2018

Joseph Stanislaus Ryan, 13/06/2000

John Kelly, 21/04/2012

Evelyn E Flanders-Chapman, 31/05/2001

Mugove Zimbandi Gonese, 17/06/2016

The full list of names, which contains further details, can be found by visiting www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/unclaimed-estates-list

 

Victim of Great Yarmouth stabbing released from hospital

A man who was stabbed in Great Yarmouth on Friday has been discharged from the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston.

He had been receiving treatment for the injuries sustained in the attack.

A police spokesman said no arrests have been made and  investigations still ongoing.

Norfolk Police were called to the incident which took place in a flat on Camperdown shortly after 12pm on Friday.

Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact Great Yarmouth CID on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

New service providing ’vital support’ for dementia patients launches in Waveney

A new specialist service to support dementia patients has been launched in Waveney.

Dementia Together has been jointly commissioned by NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Suffolk County Council.

The service – which launched on Saturday – is available through a single free-phone number and is aimed at helping people at all stages of the illness – from those dealing with a new diagnosis to long-standing patients nearing the end of their life.

It is hoped the service will provide clearer information about the illness, including help from trained advisors, access to community-based support groups and chats with experts when needed.

Could Radio 1 Roadshow return to Norfolk?

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

Tony Miles, better known as Smiley Miley ran the Radio 1 Road-show for more than 20 years and is hoping to bring it back to Norfolk.

The Bristol-based promoter  has bought the Radio 1 65ft show rig which is currently being refurbished and  when the work is complete, he plans to tour the UK as Not The Radio 1 Roadshow.

The show was a summer tradition which spanned three decades, mixing musical A-listers with competitions, banter and practical jokes.

In its heyday, it drew thousands to King’s Lynn, Hunstanton and Great Yarmouth before the BBC replaced it with a series of one-day festivals in 2000.

Mr Miles said he hoped to return to his old coastal stamping grounds.

Wheelchair tennis ace from Norfolk involved in travel chaos ahead of the US Open

Wheelchair tennis star, Alfie Hewett, who has been stranded in Chicago for almost 24 hours was due to  arrive in New York last night ahead of the US Open.

Alfie now faces a race against time to be ready for his first match on Thursday.

The tennis ace from Cantley, Norfolk, won the US Open men’s wheelchair doubles title last year.

His preparations for the final grand slam of the year have been severely disrupted because of the travel chaos.

Alfie was forced to sleep on the airport floor and  had to cancel his practice and scheduled media interviews.

 

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