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Man describes moment he leapt into action to free injured worker trapped under wall Robert Dixon was walking along Mill Road, Cobholm, on his way into town when he heard a loud crash followed by a cloud of brick dust. The 32-year-old initially thought it was a...

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...

Emergency services called to crash on A47 slip road between Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Emergency services have been called after a car and a bicycle were in a crash. The crash, on the A143 slip road to the A47 between Great Yarmouth and Gorleston, happened at just...

Man in critical condition after falling out of moving car on A149 A man remains in a critical condition in hospital after falling out of a moving car on the A149 in Stalham. Norfolk police said that at about 8am yesterday a red BMW 1 series was...

Search continues for missing man last seen at bar Searches are continuing today for a missing 25-year-old man who was last seen in a Great Yarmouth bar. Tony Green was last seen on Saturday night at Bar X in Northgate Street. This morning Norfolk police confirmed officers are...

  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...

A47 accidents have caused a month’s worth of road closures over five years Accidents on the A47 have caused a month’s worth of road closures between 2013 and 2018, figures have revealed. The trunk road, which stretches from Lowestoft to Peterborough, was the worst of the three...