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    Storm Callum to bring gusts of 50mph to Norfolk Norwich-based forecaster Weatherquest said the coast will bear the brunt of the bad weather, but warned the rest of Norfolk could see winds reach more than 40mph. Gusts are expected to peak between 2pm and 4pm but temperatures...

Heartbroken traders react to controversial plans to redevelop town’s market place Traders on the historic Great Yarmouth market have described their heartbreak at the council’s controversial plans to redevelop the market place. On Tuesday, Great Yarmouth Borough Council announced proposals for a £2.7m redevelopment which would see...

  Five men arrested after police chase burglars from Great Yarmouth to Bury St Edmunds Norfolk Police worked with Bury St Edmunds Police to track two vehicles after a suspected burglary in Great Yarmouth. Officers gave commentary on the location of the vehicles, which meant colleagues further ahead...

‘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...