Latest news from the Borough Council and our partners
GREAT Yarmouth Borough Council is inviting people to help shape a key planning document which will guide and enable sustainable growth, development, jobs and investment until 2030 and beyond.
A cross-Channel project to help revitalise historic markets has reached its halfway point, with a range of market events and promotional activity already completed as part of supporting town centres and visitor economies in England and France.
Arts and culture in Great Yarmouth will be in the hands of local people for the next four years with the announcement today (Wednesday August 14th, 2019) of a new project supported by Arts Council England with £1.1 million of National Lottery funding.
Inspired by Gorleston seafront's starring role in Danny Boyle's new Beatles-themed movie, talented local singers and musicians are being offered the special opportunity to perform at Gorleston Bandstand this summer.
Restored Boating Lake and Island Café to reopen for Grand Reopening Gala of Venetian Waterways in Great Yarmouth
Grand Reopening Gala for the Waterways and Boating Lake is on Tuesday 20 August
The Hippodrome Great Yarmouth Summer All New Circus and Water Spectacular is now well underway and already breaking attendance records even in the current heat wave. The first Sunday saw a special performance for the New High Sheriff of Norfolk, Lady Clare Agnew and V.I.P guests including the High Sheriff and Majors from all over East Anglia. High spot of the evening was when a lookalike High Sheriff fell into the pool, with an amazing gasp from the invited audience! And relief when they realised it was a lookalike!
To mark Norfolk Day on Saturday 27 July, all councils in Norfolk are coming together to complete a relay cycle ride on Friday 26 July
GREAT Yarmouth seafront is already getting the show on the road for the 2020 Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival, with organisers setting July 4 and 5 as the event dates - and launching exciting sponsorship opportunities.
Great Yarmouth Borough Council set to refurbish seasonal toilets as part of major refresh of public conveniences
GREAT Yarmouth Borough Council is set to refurbish all its seasonal public toilet blocks over the next year as the next stage of a major refresh of public conveniences that is already benefitting residents and visitors.
The famous knitted model of Great Yarmouth seafront is now on public display at its "spiritual home" - the Tourist Information Centre along the Golden Mile.
Great Yarmouth's Venetian Waterways scoop Green Flag Award recognising well managed parks and green spaces
GREAT Yarmouth's historic Venetian Waterways have scooped a coveted award that recognises well managed parks and green spaces around the world.
Great Yarmouth was visited recently by the Anglia in Bloom judges - and the In Bloom volunteers are keeping their green fingers crossed in the hope of gaining another gold award for the town.
A consultation is underway asking people for their views on proposals for the Hall Quay area of Great Yarmouth.
What: Official opening of Brineflow's impressive new liquid fertiliser terminal at Great Yarmouth Energy Park, in the presence of Brandon Lewis MP. This is a chance to tour the new large shoreside tanks and interview people from the key organisations.
THE PLANNED redevelopment of Great Yarmouth's riverside area is set to move to the next stage as Great Yarmouth Borough Council is set to consider a report recommending that £2.5m is allocated to move the project forward.
A statement from Great Yarmouth Borough Council to welcome the announcement that Great Yarmouth's bid to the Government's Future High Streets Fund has been successful in progressing to the next stage of assessment, with the borough council awarded £150,000 to develop a business case to seek significant, transformational investment in the town centre.
GREAT Yarmouth seafront is all geared up for the Wheels Festival this weekend, with thousands of visiting motorcyclists, thrilling monster truck rides, daredevil motorcycle stunt riders, spectacular vehicle displays and much more besides.
RNLI Lifeguards will take up their positions at Hemsby and Great Yarmouth beach on Saturday 6 July until Sunday 8 September, with patrols already underway at Gorleston-on-Sea. The charity's lifeguards will be patrolling all three beaches from 10am to 6pm everyday, on behalf of Great Yarmouth Borough Council.