Media Enquiries

The Communications Unit issues press releases and press statements, and responds to enquiries from media representatives, such as journalists, producers, researchers and photographers.

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I am a media representative with a media enquiry. How do I contact the Communications Unit?

For media enquiries about council business, please contact David Wiles, the communications and press relations officer, via or 01493 846513. The core hours of this service are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. For out-of-hours media enquiries, please call 07795 258918 and leave a message. 

I would like to request to film on land I believe is owned or controlled by Great Yarmouth Borough Council.

Please visit our filming and commercial photography pages for more information about filming on Council-owned land, including the Market Place, seafronts and beaches. 

Where can I see press releases issued recently?

See our news and press section to view recent press releases. Press releases are also promoted via the borough council's twitter account and Facebook page.

I am not a media representative. Can I contact the Communications Unit?

No. Members of the public should click here to find out how to contact the borough council.

What is the council's overarching approach to effective communications?

The pdf icon Corporate Communications Strategy 2017-22 [182kb] sets out the Council's overarching approach to effective communications across the authority. 

The Strategy represents a co-ordinated and targeted overall approach to the Council's internal and external communications, supporting the delivery of the public and corporate priorities.

The vision statement for the strategy is: "To boost confidence in the Borough and the Council, in order to influence in a positive way the thoughts and actions of identified stakeholders who are based locally, nationally and further afield."

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