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‘Confused’ man in his 70s with links to Great Yarmouth missing Terrence Pharoah was last seen leaving his home in the East Beach area of Shoeburyness, Essex around 8am yesterday, Monday 8th October.The 73-year-old’s family and Essex police are concerned for his safety.  Mr Pharoah is...

Summer temperatures to return to Norfolk with highs of 24C Summer is set to return to the region this week as temperatures are expected to reach the mid-twenties. Norwich-based forecasters Weatherquest have indicated that Wednesday will be the warmest day of the week, with temperatures likely to...

Town mourns death of Charles Reynolds Tributes to a giant of Great Yarmouth life have poured in after he died following a year-long battle with cancer. Charles Reynolds died on Thursday aged 62, less than a week after his wife Julie’s funeral in Caister. Mr Reynolds had served...

Man charged with grievous bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon Cameron Brookshawe, 19, of St Anne’s Crescent in Gorleston, was charged with the offences on Tuesday. He was remanded in custody and appeared before Norwich Magistrates Court yesterday. It comes after an 18-year-old man was allegedly...

Fivefold rise in restraints on NHS patients with learning disabilities Figure show the use of restraints on adults with learning disabilities rose almost fivefold in the region’s mental health hospitals in the space of a year. Data from Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) showed adults with...

Man, 44, arrested for money laundering, illegal lending and blackmail after raid in Great Yarmouth A man has been arrested for illegal money lending, money laundering and blackmail of a vulnerable shop owner after police swooped on a residential address in Great Yarmouth. The 44-year-old male was...

Two bricks are thrown at car window The rear window of a car has been smashed after two bricks were thrown at it in Exmouth Road Great Yarmouth around 1am on Saturday. Samantha Smith, a friend of the car owner, has posted an appeal on facebook to...

Claims that air show made £582,000 loss This summer’s Great Yarmouth Air Show is reported to have made a loss of £582,000 from the two day air event held on June 16th and 17th.  Organised by the Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area, (GYTABIA), with businesses...

Record-holding angler says he was banned from Norfolk fishery because he is too good Kevin Clarke caught 848 pounds of carp, a county record, at Bergh Apton fishery in late August and now claims that he has been told not to return. The owner of the fishery,...

A motorcyclist has been hurt after a crash which blocked the A149. The crash, which involved a motorcycle and a Renault car, happened near Richardson’s boatyard in Stalham at just before 7.40am today. Paramedics and police are at the scene, which has blocked the road. Police, who are...