03 October 2022
Great Yarmouth and East Suffolk UK City of Culture bid team awarded £250,000 of funding to boost volunteering for local people London 2012 legacy funder, Spirit of 2012 has today announced the award of a quarter of a million pounds to Great Yarmouth Borough Council and East Suffolk Council for Cultural Connections to develop volunteering in the area, delivering plans set out in its UK City of Culture bid. Cultural Connections is a two-and-a-half-year project which aims to harness the momentum generated through the City of
01 October 2022
Passengers from a luxury cruise ship have been welcomed to Great Yarmouth.  The Seabourn Ovation docked at the town’s Outer Harbour just before 8am and will spend the day in the port before ...
21 September 2022
Local architectural excellence and craftsmanship was celebrated last night. The Mayor’s Design Awards winners were announced at a special ceremony held at King’s Lynn Town Hall. An initial 72 ...
11 September 2022
The Borough of Great Yarmouth has formally proclaimed the accession of King Charles III. In a ceremony at the Town Hall led by the Mayor of Great Yarmouth, Councillor Graham Plant, the borough ...
16 August 2022
One of Norfolk's top tourist destinations has launched itself as a sustainable resort after embracing a project aimed at promoting sustainability.Businesses in Hemsby, a popular tourist attraction ...
11 August 2022
An innovative campaign to reduce plastics left on local beaches has launched today, with the aim of highlighting the importance of disposing of waste correctly. Three new permanent #BottleShipsGY ...
11 August 2022
Businesses and would-be entrepreneurs around Great Yarmouth now have easy access to free business support and advice thanks to the launch of an exciting new Enterprise Hub.Great Yarmouth Borough ...
08 August 2022
Staging a story that has worldwide appeal, Westacre Theatre presents Pippin The Musical created by multi-award winning Stephen Schwartz.  Young Pippin refuses to spend his life in the quest of ...
06 August 2022
Actor Gillian Dean is set to play a blind woman in a summer drama thriller, using her own visual impairment to bring extra realism to the role. But two weeks later she will play a fully-sighted ...
02 August 2022
One of the country’s most historically important football grounds is to get a £972,078 investment in new grassroots facilities. Great Yarmouth Borough Council is working with the Premier League, ...
12 July 2022
A well-supported community clean up at beaches along the West Norfolk coast on Sunday resulted in around 30 bags of rubbish being removed. The event was organised by the council’s Single Use ...
11 July 2022
Seven new CCTV cameras have been installed in various spots around Gorleston thanks to the funding awarded to the council from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk, through its ...
11 July 2022
Mayor of Great Yarmouth, Cllr Graham Plant, has buried a time capsule full of memories relating to the last few years at Great Yarmouth’s new £26m swimming, sports, and leisure centre. Back in ...
07 July 2022
Plans to regenerate a riverside gateway site in Great Yarmouth are expected to take an important step forward next week with a move to compulsorily purchase parts of the site. Great Yarmouth ...
02 June 2022
The Swaffham Ecotricity Turbine, which stands at over 100 metres tall, has been illuminated in Royal purple and flaming red, making it the tallest beacon in East Anglia lit up in honour of The ...
02 June 2022
Great Yarmouth’s train station has been given a bright new look with a mural celebrating both the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and the 140th anniversary of the Town Hall. The artwork is the result of ...
26 May 2022
A floral display has been created in King’s Lynn to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen. Created by Jason Wells with help from Sam Martin, who work for the Borough Council of King's ...
26 May 2022
Free bus passes are being offered to Ukrainians being hosted by families in Great Yarmouth, thanks to a tie up between the local council and First Bus. Great Yarmouth Borough Council leader Carl ...
25 May 2022
Children from St Martha’s Catholic Primary School in King’s Lynn have been learning about the town’s history through a fun activity to recreate some of its buildings using recycled materials. ...
24 May 2022
Over 6,000 new trees have been planted near Lynnsport in King’s Lynn. A further 500 trees have been replanted in King’s Reach. Cllr Paul Kunes, Cabinet member for Environment, said: “This is the ...
24 May 2022
Businesses in and around the borough of Great Yarmouth are being encouraged to join their local council in the journey towards Zero Waste by using wormeries to dramatically reduce food ...
20 May 2022
Work to create a new library, university and learning centre in the heart of Great Yarmouth has stepped up a gear thanks to a £3.5m partnership with the University of Suffolk and East Coast College. ...
13 May 2022
A school in Rackheath has received a hedgehog home donation for National Hedgehog Awareness Week, to help reverse the decline of the species. Developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes donated the ...
09 May 2022
A new mobile food store is launching to serve the rural communities of Breckland. The service will provide a way to shop for healthy, nutritious food and store cupboard staples at a reduced price, ...
25 April 2022
This Jubilee year, South Norfolk Council, are tripling the amount of funding they are giving to community groups to support local initiatives. Grants of £1,000 to £15,000 are available through ...

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