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Council hopes £4m investment in energy sector will create jobs A £4m boost at a Norfolk energy hub will ramp up investment and create jobs, it is hoped. A new deal between Brineflow, a manufacturing and distribution company of fertilisers, and Great Yarmouth Borough Council will see...

A47 Moving at a snail's pace The last of the tiny snails which hold the key to the prospect of the A47 Acle Straight being dualled have finally been moved, but it will still be five years before it becomes clear if their relocation can pave...

Middle-aged woman throws paint at pub door in “bizarre” attack A pub has released CCTV footage of what appears to be an older woman lobbing white paint all over its front door. The incident happened at around 10.30am on Wednesday at The Mariners Compass pub in...

Appeal after shop worker racially abused in Great Yarmouth The male member of staff was verbally attacked at a shop in St Peter’s Road on Friday November 16. Police have now released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with...

Tributes paid to former mayor of borough Tributes have poured in to a stalwart of the Great Yarmouth borough after he died following a short term illness. David Thompson MBE, died on Sunday, December 9 at the age of 88. Mr Thompson had served Great Yarmouth as...

Health centre bosses hit out at plans for former clinic to be used as luxury tobacco shop 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...

  Did you know that because Australia is in the Southern Hemisphere, it is summer when they celebrate Christmas - people even enjoy a BBQ on the beach on the 25th December! Many of the more well known Christmas recipes such as Mince Pies, Christmas Pudding and...

    Merry Christmas, everyone! Truly, Christmas is a lyrical holiday—one that is experienced through the stories told from days past and hopes strung together for the future. Whether it be through bible verses, Christmas carols, or the written word, there's no better way to celebrate the...

Joyrider who was three times over drink drive limit arrested after ploughing into traffic bollard The 35-year-old man was arrested after careering into the bollard in Church Road in Gorleston, close to the St Andrews Church roundabout shortly after 10.30pm yesterday. He was arrested for taking...

Local women set to run 25 miles on Christmas Day in aid of local mental health charity Victoria Turrell from Gorleston will be taking on her hardest challenge yet as she looks to run 25 miles on Christmas Day in aid of local mental health charity,...