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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...

A year of success on the airwaves was celebrated by Great Yarmouth’s community radio station with a special cake and guests. Volunteers from Harbour Radio, which is a not for profit organisation, and broadcasts on 107.4FM, were joined by the borough’s deputy mayor, Kerry Robinson Payne...

  Teenager denies wounding charge following stabbing in Great Yarmouth A teenager has denied a charge of wounding with intent after a stabbing in Great Yarmouth. Donatas Jasmontas, 19, who appeared at Norwich Crown Court via a video link from Norwich prison, denied wounding 23-year-old Martyn Greenwood with...

Ship impounded in Great Yarmouth on the verge of being sold. A ship which has been impounded in Great Yarmouth port for more than two years is on the verge of being sold. The Indian owned supply vessel  Malaviya Twenty that has been stuck in Great Yarmouth...

    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...

Wheelchair tennis ace from Norfolk stranded in airport ahead of US Open Wheelchair tennis star, Alfie Hewett, has been stranded in Chicago for over 12 hours after two of his flights have been cancelled Alfie, who is from Cantley,  is the current Wimbledon men’s wheelchair doubles champion...

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...