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  Great Yarmouth man and woman appear in court over £19,000 benefit fraud A Great Yarmouth couple were involved in making fraudulent benefit claims amounting to £19,000 using a false tenancy agreement to pretend they were not in a relationship. Shannon Trett, 22, and Charles Dersley, 31, were...

Parents outrage at proposals to close five children’s centres in the Great Yarmouth borough If proposals are to go ahead, Caister children’s centre, Priory children’s centre, Greenacre children’s centre, Gorleston and Hopton children’s centre and Village Green children’s centre will all close causing chaos for hundreds...

Family tributes paid to missing man Tony Green after body found in Great Yarmouth Speaking on behalf of the family, Mr Green’s grandmother, Margret, said Tony was “so well loved.” His grandmother said: “We would like to thank the police, fire service, lifeboat, coastguards and everybody involved...

  Pre-planning application fees to be charged across borough A full meeting of Great Yarmouth Borough Council has agreed that prospective planning applicants who seek advice and guidance before submitting a bid will be charged. The full council vote on Wednesday night will lead to the introduction of...

  Care home provided inadequate care and safety An inspection report published about a former care home in Gorleston has rated it as inadequate. Seahorses Nursing Home in Park Road had been inspected by the Care Quality Commission in July and was then subsequently put up for sale. When...

Three Norfolk lifeboat rescue teams called to reports of someone crying for help Three lifeboat rescue teams were called to the River Bure in the early hours of this morning, responding to reports that someone had been heard calling for help. The Gorleston inshore lifeboat, as well...