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Please see below for the latest press releases from Great Yarmouth Borough Council. Our News and Press section enables you to view all of the latest council and partners' news, and search through our archive for previous press releases.

Construction work starts at The Place, Great Yarmouth's £17m new library and learning centre

Artist impression of exterior of The Place

Construction has this week started on ambitious £17m regeneration plans to turn the former Palmers department store in Great Yarmouth into a new public library and university and learning centre called The Place.

Great Yarmouth shines bright for Organ Donation Week

A photo showing the James Paget Hospital lit up pink to support Organ Donation Week 2022

Great Yarmouth and Gorleston are set to shine even brighter during this year's Organ Donation Week with six of the borough's most iconic buildings illuminated to raise awareness and encourage discussions about the importance of organ donation.

RSPCA recognises Great Yarmouth Borough Council's dog warden services with gold award

A photo showing the RSPCA PawPrints: Stray Dog Services Award (Gold)

Great Yarmouth Borough Council is delighted to announce that it has, once again, been honoured with the prestigious RSPCA PawPrints: Stray Dog Services Award (Gold). This recognition underscores the council's unwavering commitment to the welfare of stray dogs and its dedication to providing outstanding animal care services.