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Great Yarmouth, England News

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13 hrs ago | Small World News Service

Boy, 7, critical after being hit by a van as he played on his scooter

A seven year-old boy was fighting for his life today after he was mowed down by a van while playing on his SCOOTER.

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17 hrs ago | Evening News

Global travel services firm to create 30 jobs in move to Gorleston's Beacon Park

Global travel firm HRG moving to Beacon Park, in Gorleston. Pictured: Council leader Trevor Wainwright, cabinet member for regeneration bernard williamson anf HRG managing director Ian Windsor.

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21 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

Great Yarmouth firm DSL predicts 40 new jobs

The boss of Great Yarmouth oil and gas company Derrick Services expects to hire nearly 40 extra staff this year to cope with a worldwide surge in demand for its products and services.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

New Statesman

Ashcroft polls: sealing Nigel Farage's seat as Thanet South?

The latest polling of marginal seats by Lord Ashcroft is good news for Ukip, may give Labour some cheer, but is a bit of a gloomy picture for the Tories.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cambs Times

Railway refreshment rooms are refurbished at March Railway Station

Two of the old refreshment rooms at March railway station, that have been redundant for years, have been restored and brought back into community use.

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Sheffield Star

Sheffield burns victim forgives pal for prank

A man from Sheffield who set fire to a pal when a prank went badly wrong has said he hopes other people can learn from his experience - while his friend has forgiven him for the disastrous joke.

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Evening News

'We're listening to you': Noise detectives target Yarmouth's Golden Mile boy racers

Electronic ears will be listening to the engine revving and wheel spinning generated by boy-racers who congregate on Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile in ever greater numbers over the summer.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Photo gallery: Sad scenes show the end of an era for the region's railway network

Great Yarmouth's Beach Station presents a trackless and desolate scene. The station was a terminus of the Great Yarmouth and Stalham Light Railway on Nelson Road.

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Eastern Daily Press

Armed police arrest a man in Ormesby St Michael, near Great Yarmouth

A man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm following an incident in Ormesby St Michael, near Great Yarmouth.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Dear Kitty

Rare great knot in England

A great knot, a small wader you might normally expect to see in Australia, drew around 400 ardent birdwatchers to the Breydon Water estuary near Great Yarmouth in Norfolk this week.

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Eastern Daily Press

Winterton on Sea's pub plans to expand restaurant

A village pub where locals have enjoyed a pint for more than 180 years will be getting an upgrade later this year, but associated plans are ruffling some feathers.

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Eastern Daily Press

EU ban on drift-net fishing would 'kill' Norfolk herring industry

A blanket ban on drift-net fishing would kill off Norfolk's herring industry - and have a much wider impact on the region, according to a Caister fisherman who has described the EU proposal as ridiculous.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Evening News

Call for volunteers to get involved in Great Yarmouth's Out There festival

Schoolchildren from across the county will be joining in the fun at this year's Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts in Great Yarmouth.

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Eastern Daily Press

Great Yarmouth 'eyesore' building given much needed make over

A "eyesore" building near Great Yarmouth train station has been brought up to standard after the borough council served a legal notice.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

New Statesman

How failing schools help Ukip

Poor education is one of the strongest determinants of voting for Ukip. Ukip voters are half as likely to have attended university than the population as a whole, and half as likely again to have left school aged 16 or younger.

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Evening News

Indecent exposure in Great Yarmouth's B&M store

Officers were called to the Pasteur Road store around 2pm on Tuesday after two female shoppers reported a man exposing himself.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Suffolk: Incinerator set to burn waste from north Norfolk

Suffolk's new incinerator is to burn tens of thousands of tonnes of waste from north Norfolk and Great Yarmouth, it was confirmed today.

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Eastern Daily Press

Video: Guests take a trip down memory lane to mark museum's birthday

The Time and Tide museum celebrates 10 years at the heart of cultural life in Great Yarmouth.

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Mirror.co.uk

Such a Great and Broad range of things to do on a family holiday in Norfolk

Peter Rickman encounters a singing star and a lot of superb scenery as he and his family take a break at a Great Yarmouth holiday park "Oh, my love, my darling.

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Eastern Daily Press

Hughes Electrical pulls plug on iconic Norwich brand Bennetts

Electrical retail group Hughes is to close three stores and pull the plug on its Bennetts brand as part of a bold new strategy that will put internet shopping at the heart of the business.

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