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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...

Third arson attack confirmed in seaside town as police increase patrols Details of a third arson attack involving a makeshift petrol bomb have come to light as police increase patrols. Suspects threw a glass bottle containing what police have called “lit flammable liquid” into a house in...

Overnight closures for busy A47 section for resurfacing works The closure will take place on Thursday October 4th so the £20,000 scheme can be carried out at William Adams Way at the junction with A47 Harfreys roundabout. Drivers will be diverted via Pasteur Road and Southtown Road...

Norfolk warned to brace itself for gusts of up to 60mph as weather warnings issued Norfolk is being warned to brace itself for strong winds, as a band of wet weather could bring gusts of up to 60mph to the region. The Met Office has issued a...

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...