News from the Borough Council and our partners
Council renews legal order designed to tackle anti-social behaviour
An order that tackles vehicle-related anti-social behaviour on and near Great Yarmouth seafront has been extended for another three years.
Council's Champions offer free mental health first aid training to businesses
Great Yarmouth Borough Council's Community Champions programme has teamed up with the 12th Man campaign to offer local businesses mental health first aid training on Tuesday, January 24.
Public feedback wanted as popular e-scooter trial is extended
The council is asking for public feedback about the borough's e-scooter trial following the announcement that it has been extended to May 2024.
Details announced for annual Holocaust Memorial Day service
This year's Holocaust Memorial Day civic ceremony will take place on Friday, January 27, at the Jewish Cemetery on Kitchener Road. The service is held on that date each year to mark the liberation of the largest Nazi death camp, Auschwitz Birkenau, in 1945.
Closure Order granted by court to safeguard community
Great Yarmouth Borough Council has successfully secured a Closure Order at a property in the town following serious incidents of anti-social behaviour, which included two separate fires within the building.
Town Hall prepares to host local suppliers at Wedding Fayre
Great Yarmouth Borough Council's events team has gathered some of the best local suppliers to inspire couples to help plan their wedding.
Local foodbank and café gets free mural makeover
Great Yarmouth Pathway Cafe and Resource Centre has been given a bright new look thanks to community organisation Reprezent Project and a group of asylum seekers.
Great Yarmouth's most iconic buildings light up for festive period
Seven of Great Yarmouth's most iconic buildings will be having festive light ups for the upcoming Christmas holiday.
Mayor of Great Yarmouth hosts Beetle Drive to raise charity funds
The mayor of Great Yarmouth, Cllr Graham Plant, is set to host a Beetle Drive on Friday, February 10, at Town Hall to raise vital funds for his chosen local charities.
Travel through time and explore Great Yarmouth's history with the town's ghost signs
Thanks to public feedback, a walking trail to highlight some of the tremendous 'ghost signs' in the town centre has successfully launched.
Recycle your tree for a greener Christmas
Environmental Rangers at Great Yarmouth Borough Council are encouraging residents to recycle their Christmas trees after the festive period if they no longer want them.
Young people take part in Winter Gardens community project
As part of community consultation work around an ambitious project to restore the Winter Gardens, Great Yarmouth Borough Council has been engaging with young people to find out what students would like to see as part of the exciting regeneration scheme.
Roads Minister visits Great Yarmouth to see new noise camera
The deputy leader of Great Yarmouth Borough Council today met Roads Minister Richard Holden during his visit to the town.
Great Yarmouth Town Centre prepares to host Christmas Market
Great Yarmouth's three-day Christmas spectacular will start at midday on Friday, December 2, at Brewery Plain Car Park. The market will then be open from 10am until 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday.
New video and 3D visualisation promotes Great Yarmouth's new offshore energy Operations and Maintenance Campus
GENERATE has launched an exciting new video and 3D visualisation to help promote Great Yarmouth's new offshore energy Operations and Maintenance Campus
Comments invited on the final draft Open Space Planning Document
Great Yarmouth Borough Council is asking people to provide feedback on the final draft of its Open Space Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).
RSPCA gold award for council's dog warden services
Great Yarmouth Borough Council has been recognised by the RSPCA with a gold award for its stray dogs services in the charity's annual PawPrints Awards scheme.
100 Great Yarmouth children offered free swimming lessons for a year
Freedom Leisure, the not-for-profit leisure trust responsible for operating local leisure facilities in Great Yarmouth, are offering 100 children across the borough FREE swimming lessons for a year.