News from the Borough Council and our partners
We have a bridge!
We are delighted to inform you that excellent progress is being made at this key stage of the project.
Newtown Community Centre to reopen and serve local community
Following renovation and restoration, Newtown Community Centre in Beatty Close, Great Yarmouth, will reopen with new occupiers Darren and Laura Wheeler taking over.
Great Yarmouth Borough Council invites candidates for local elections
Great Yarmouth Borough Council is officially inviting nominations for candidates in the local elections, which take place on Thursday, May 4, 2023.
Coronation celebrations set to honour volunteers
The Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) is encouraging nominations for its official Coronation project, the Coronation Champion Awards for volunteers.
Great Yarmouth welcomes return of popular Easter Fair
The renowned Easter Fair, which is more than a century old, will be taking over Great Yarmouth Market Place, Fullers Hill, Brewery Plain and Church plain from Thursday, April 13, until Sunday, April 16.
Work to tackle dunes erosion in Hemsby gets underway
Almost 2,000 tonnes of rock has begun arriving in Hemsby today ahead of work to protect sand dunes in an attempt to slow down erosion which threatens a number of homes.
Joint Statement on the One Year Anniversary of the Homes For Ukraine Programme
The ongoing situation in Ukraine continues to shock us all locally, nationally and internationally, and our thoughts remain with all those who have been affected.
Great Yarmouth joins nation in celebration of Commonwealth Day
His Worship Councillor Graham Plant was joined by councillors, officers and members of the public as the Commonwealth flag was raised outside Great Yarmouth Town Hall on Monday (March 13), as part of a national show of commitment to the global family of nations.
Council continues to support residents as work is underway to assess damage caused by erosion to dunes
Following several days of high Spring tides and strong winds, Great Yarmouth Borough Council continues to support residents and work with other agencies to tackle the effects of erosion of the dunes at Hemsby.
Great Yarmouth Borough Council has been working with a wide range of community groups to involve them in the ambitious new project to restore the town's iconic Winter Gardens
As part of its consultation work around the exciting regeneration scheme, the council team has been running workshops, site visits and events to explain the plans for the seafront landmark and seek community feedback and input.
Construction start set for new operations campus in Great Yarmouth
A new operations and maintenance campus for Great Yarmouth moves ever closer as final preparations are made for construction to begin next month.
Council hosts sessions in preparation for upcoming local elections
Prospective candidates and agents for the parish council elections on Thursday, May 4, are invited to attend a briefing session on Thursday, March 16, at 6pm in the Supper Room at the Town Hall.
Wonderous wall, quaint quayside and gory ghosts - uncover Great Yarmouth's rich history with a guided walk
Two new walks have been added to the large roster of guided heritage walks that are available for residents and visitors to enjoy from April through to October.
Council supports homeowners and assesses damage after high tides cause further erosion of dunes at Hemsby
Following high spring tides and strong easterly winds last night and this morning, Great Yarmouth Borough Council is supporting residents and assessing damage caused by the further erosion of dunes in Hemsby.
Council supports homeowners as high tides bring erosion risk
With high spring tides forecast for the next 48 hours, Great Yarmouth Borough Council is working to support homeowners in Hemsby whose properties might be at risk from further erosion of the dunes.
Borough residents are encouraged to join in King's Coronation celebrations
Communities across the borough of Great Yarmouth are being encouraged to join in the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty The Queen Consort celebrations in May.
Game, set, match! Works to start on Gorleston tennis courts
Work to provide residents and visitors with improved tennis courts along Gorleston's cliff top will begin on Monday, March 13.
Council receives funding for beach wheelchair kiosk in Gorleston
Great Yarmouth Borough Council has received confirmation of funding to cover the costs of installing a wheelchair kiosk and all-access concrete table tennis tables at Gorleston Beach.