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Great Yarmouth Borough Council named council of the year

Great Yarmouth Borough Council has been named Council of the Year for 2024.

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East to lead decarbonisation of UK energy sector, says RWE

East Anglia has a “huge opportunity” to lead the decarbonisation of the UK’s energy sector, the head of the country’s biggest power generator has said

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How do I get a Norfolk postal vote for the General Election?

Time is running out for people in Norfolk and Waveney who want to vote in the July 4 General Election.

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Labour commits to James Paget and QEH Norfolk rebuild bids

The Labour Party has promised voters it will deliver the rebuilding of the James Paget Hospital in Great Yarmouth and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn.

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Norfolk weather forecast: Wet conditions remain through June

Even though it is June the warm weather has still not arrived - so when can Norfolk expect to see some sun?

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Police and ambulance spotted by Great Yarmouth quay

Police and ambulances responded to reports of a concern for safety on Thursday afternoon.

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Veolia being sentenced for death of man in Great Yarmouth

A company is being sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court following the death of a man who was considered 'the best in the country' at dismantling decommissioned gas rigs.

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New Konectbus coastal service from Norwich to Hemsby

A new bus line, connecting Norwich with Norfolk Broads villages and the coast, will begin soon.

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Police told Gorleston woman checking on ex to call locksmith

A woman who called Norfolk police concerned for the welfare of a former partner said she was told to get in touch with a locksmith and check on him herself, an inquest has heard.

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Norfolk Brexit Party founder 'betrayed' by Nigel Farage

A former ally of Nigel Farage who launched the Brexit Party has accused the Reform leader of betraying a promise to support her candidacy for election in Norfolk, as she launched her rival campaign in Great Yarmouth.

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The Hair Base in Gorleston offering silent appointments

A Norfolk hairdresser is offering a solution to her customers who would rather not make small talk during their appointment - a chat-free 'silent service'.

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Nature spot on Norfolk Broads gets makeover for summer

The Rollesby Bridge area of the Trinity Broads has had a makeover to make it more accessible and welcoming to users.

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Police in Norfolk to increase patrols during Euro 2024

Norfolk Constabulary has confirmed it will be cracking down on drink and drug driving for the duration of Euro 2024.

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Great Yarmouth woman Doreen King dies aged 91-years-old

A pioneering woman who helped set up Great Yarmouth's first family planning clinic has died at the age of 91-years-old.

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Norfolk bridge blockade caused by rowdy public hurling abuse

The ongoing blockade of the Norfolk Broads - caused by the refusal of operators to lift Great Yarmouth's Haven Bridge - was triggered by drunks trying to direct traffic during an earlier opening, it can be revealed.

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Great Yarmouth men jailed after Tombland attack in Norwich

Two men from Great Yarmouth have been jailed after "violently assaulting" a man walking home from a night out in Norwich.

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Police continue hunt for Acle £100k jewellery burglars

Police continue with inquiries following a home burglary in Acle which led to £100,000 worth of jewellery being taken.

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Armed police called to reports of knifeman in Great Yarmouth

A man in his 50s has been arrested after police were called to reports of threats being made by a man armed with a knife.

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Wu-Tang Clan affiliate headlining at Great Yarmouth Jube

The Jube in Great Yarmouth is hosting Golden Era Groove Fest for fans of old school hip hop and boom bap.

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This Country's Charlie Cooper heads to region in BBC series

This Country star Charlie Cooper will tour the UK in a campervan to investigate some of the country's "gloriously bonkers rural myths" for a new BBC series.