News from the Borough Council and our partners
#BottleShipsGY moor up at their final destinations
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.
Enterprise Hub launches to support Great Yarmouth businesses
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.
Public try out Great Yarmouth's new £26m swimming and sports centre for first time
Members of the public have been able to try out Great Yarmouth's new £26m swimming and sports centre for the first time today.
Hemsby beach protection work takes next step forward
Works to protect the beach at Hemsby costing up to £11m have taken an important step forward.
Nearly £1m to be invested in historic Great Yarmouth football ground
One of the country's most historically important football grounds is to get a £972,078 investment in new grassroots facilities.
Time running out to claim council tax energy help
Time is running out for residents in and around Great Yarmouth to claim from two Government-backed schemes aimed at helping with energy costs.
Great Yarmouth market projects steps forward
Construction work on the final phases of the transformation of Great Yarmouth's town centre market will begin next week.
New £190,000 boost for Great Yarmouth anti-crime work
Work to help prevent crime in Great Yarmouth is to receive a £190,000 boost with the installation of new CCTV cameras and increased police patrols.
Opening date revealed for Great Yarmouth's £26m swimming and sports centre
Great Yarmouth's £26m new seafront swimming and sports centre will open on August 5, the borough council has announced.
New fares proposed for Great Yarmouth taxis
Taxi users around Great Yarmouth are being given the chance to share their thoughts on plans to update fares for the first time in nine years.
Gorleston beach ranked one of the world's best
The beach at Gorleston has been ranked as one of the top destinations in the world by visitors to the Tripadvisor website.
Bin stunt leads to costly court date
A Gorleston resident who emptied his recycling bin in the road has been left with a £434 bill for the stunt.
Council and Norfolk Police join forces to support for Anti-Social Behaviour Awareness Week
The Tenancy Services Team at Great Yarmouth Borough Council, working in partnership with the Operational Partnership Team at Norfolk Police, have joined a national campaign to raise awareness of the support we provide residents who experience anti-social behaviour, helping keep people within the borough safe.
Memorial service to mark 20-year anniversary of local helicopter crash
The lives of 11 men who died in a helicopter crash off Great Yarmouth twenty years ago will be remembered in an anniversary service of remembrance on Saturday.
Great Yarmouth Mayor buries time capsule for future residents to discover
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.
New CCTV cameras installed in Great Yarmouth to help cut anti-social behaviour
Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Norfolk Constabulary have installed eight new CCTV cameras across Great Yarmouth after funding for the project was awarded to the council from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk, through its successful bid to the Home Office's Safer Streets Fund.
Gorleston installs new CCTV cameras to help enhance feelings of safety
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 successful bid to the Home Office's Safer Streets Fund.
£20m riverside gateway project to unlock potential of eyesore site
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.