27 Jul GY Today 27th July 2018
Today is Norfolk Day in Great Yarmouth
Businesses, charities, communities and individuals have come together for this special day. There is plenty to do and see around town and why not send your pictures in to us here at harbour radio. Here is just some of the great things that’s happening in town.
The Art of Sailing event where people can create their own miniature boats based on Norfolk’s heritage, Time and Tide Museum, Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth, 11am-4pm, normal admission price.
■Big Brass event where people can have a go at brass rubbing, Tolhouse Museum, Tolhouse Street, Great Yarmouth, 11am-4pm, normal admission price.
■Norfolk Day: Fan-cy! event where people can create their own fans as well as learn about its secret language, Elizabethan House Museum, South Quay, Great Yarmouth, 11am-4pm, normal admission price.
Two water mains burst on Caister Road in Great Yarmouth late yesterday.
Essex and Suffolk Water, who manage the town’s water system have Now fixed the problem. Though stated the hot weather had caused them delays.
Work to reinstatement the carriageway means the 2-lane contraflow will remain in place while this is being completed.
Some customers have seen problems with their water pressure as a result of the burst mains, particularly in the Gorleston area.
A spokesperson said ‘We’d like thank everyone again for their patience, and apologise for any inconvenience caused.”
Vision for the Broads National Park Visitor and Education Centre at Acle will be revealed at a meeting of the Broads Authority today.
A competition was held to help the Authority investigate and explore the potential for developing a landmark building at Acle Bridge to serve as a National Park Visitor and Education Centre. The competition attracted interest from across the globe with 95 entries submitted with Mills Power from London, Mole from Cambridge and Feilden+Mawson from Norwich shortlisted and selected to present their designs to a judging panel.
The overall winners Feilden+Mawson will present their vision to Members of the Authority today.
A copy of the winning design will be on view at Acle Public Library from 30 July onwards.
A Great Yarmouth man who is a repeat nuisance caller to police and NHS services has been given a criminal behaviour order .
Bruce Charles Kirrage, who was said to have been verbally abusive and threatening, has been banned from contacting the police, ambulance, NHS 111 service, James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) in Gorleston, acute services at Northgate Hospital, and his GP surgery unless it is for a genuine emergency or genuine reason.
He has also been banned from entering a specific area around the JPUH unless it is for a genuine emergency or pre-arranged appointment, and has been banned from Central Surgery, Sussex Road, Gorleston, unless it is for a pre-arranged appointment.
He also must not enter St Catherine’s Way in Gorleston.
The Criminal Behaviour Order was given out by Great Yarmouth Magistrates Court.