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Council criticised for pension investments in fracking Campaigners have criticised Norfolk County Council for investing workers’ pensions into companies which frack. Data released today by Platform and Friends of the Earth found the council invested £55.6m into fracking companies, while across the country UK council pensions funds...

Rat droppings found in Great Yarmouth kebab shop A food standards inspection has revealed the shocking state of a kebab shop in Great Yarmouth, which had rat droppings littering the floor of its store room. UK Express Kebabs received a zero food hygiene rating as a...

Man jailed for stabbing incident at lap dancing club In February this year Reece Ellis, 25, became involved in an argument with the victim in Bare Lapdancing Club, on Marine Parade, and stabbed him in the abdomen leaving him with a lacerated liver, Norwich Crown Court...

Minor Injuries after Collisions in Great Yarmouth Police are appealing for witnesses after a young child was struck by a car in Great Yarmouth yesterday evening. Emergency services rushed to the scene in Trafalgar Road, next to St George’s Park, at around 5.35pm. It has been...

Firefighters called to Building Fire 011791 28 Aug 2018 10:53:26 Great Yarmouth Appliances from Yarmouth and Gorleston, along with assistance from Suffolk Fire and Rescue attended a building fire. Crews wearing BA used main and Hose Reel Jets to extinguish. A Thermal Image Camera was used to check for hotspots. Information source: Norfolk...

Greater Anglia Train Delays and Cancellations A number of trains have been cancelled between Norwich and the coast this morning, as well as delays to London. Services have been affected since 7 o clock this morning, and have seen delays and cancellations. Passengers are advised to check travel...

Former teacher convicted of molesting five-year-old in Cambodia told to join UK sex offenders register A Gorleston , former teacher who was found guilty of molesting a five-year-old girl whilst working in Cambodia has been told to register on the sex offenders register, but insists he...

Great Yarmouth man who was “anxious about his cat” appears in court having assaulted taxi driver A passenger assaulted a taxi driver because he drove the “wrong route” to a veterinary practice, a court has heard. Dylan Ariel, 45, appeared at Great Yarmouth Magistrates’ Court today where...

  Disbelief from onlookers as Man Stuffs Injured Baby Seagull Into Bin Witnesses have spoken of their “disbelief” as they watched a man kick a baby seagull across a Great Yarmouth car park, before stuffing the injured animal into a waste bin. Eleanor Porter works for Inspired Therapies,...

  Scandal Reveals NHS device may have killed Great Yarmouth man A Great Yarmouth man was one of at least four patients who may have died when the NHS continued using syringe drivers after safety concerns had been raised. Michael Shuckford ,a retired butcher aged 79, who  died...