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Safety first as Great Yarmouth's big summer events called off

18 May 2020

The organisers of Great Yarmouth’s largest summer festivals are announcing the unavoidable cancellation of their events this year, to help protect public health and safety in response to the continued coronavirus threat.

Tourists urged to stay away

13 May 2020

Would-be tourists urged to stay away from Great Yarmouth as seafront car parks and toilets remain closed.

Take a virtual Heritage Guided Walk

1 May 2020

Great Yarmouth’s official heritage guides are harnessing 21st century technology to continue to celebrate the borough’s rich history during lockdown – by sharing their own “virtual” heritage walks and talks for the public on their Facebook page.

Great Yarmouth is closed to tourists

9 April 2020

Norfolk’s largest coastal resort is running an eye-catching social media campaign over Easter to remind would-be tourists to stay away and safe at home to help protect the NHS and save lives during the coronavirus pandemic.

Treat your Mum to an Afternoon Tea at the Town Hall this Mother's Day

19 February 2020

Great Yarmouth Borough Council is holding its first ever Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at the Town Hall on Mothering Sunday 22 March.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council's first ever electric car charging point is a success

12 February 2020

Great Yarmouth’s first ever rapid charging point for electric cars, located at Fullers Hill car park, is a success, Great Yarmouth Borough Council is proud to announce.

Updated Market Place designs revealed

14 January 2020

Updated unique designs have been revealed for the redevelopment of Great Yarmouth’s Market Place – a key part of Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s exciting vision to regenerate the town centre.

Honorary Freedom of the Borough granted to local tourism stalwart & Great Yarmouth's twin town

10 December 2019

Honorary Freedom of the Borough has been granted to local tourism stalwart Aileen Mobbs and Great Yarmouth’s twin town of Rambouillet, France.

Take a virtual tour of the new Marina Centre

13 November 2019

A video enabling people to take a virtual tour of Great Yarmouth’s impressive new Marina Centre has been revealed, as the planning application is backed by the borough council’s Development Control Committee.

Hundreds of runners set to tackle the East Coast Run 2019

8 October 2019

One thousand runners of different ages and abilities are set to pound along Great Yarmouth seafront as they tackle the East Coast Run, on Sunday 13 October.