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Parking: Drivers could make £250 per month this summer using simple scheme

RESIDENTS of seaside villages could earn more than £250 per month by renting out their driveway this summer. As many Brits opt to stay local instead of heading abroad, visitor numbers for seaside towns are expected to soar. However with city centre car parking often at capacity on sunny days, visitors are now looking for other people’s driveways as a quick and easy solution to stopping their car.

express.co.uk ,  1h 3
Parking: Drivers could make £250 per month this summer using simple scheme

National retailer confirms new store at former Outfit on retail park

A national chain with a focus on home and leisure has announced it is moving into the former Outfit store on Great Yarmouth's Gapton Hall. When The Range opens it will bring a new name to the town, and mean the shopping park will be fully let.

greatyarmouthmercury.co.uk ,  2h 0
National retailer confirms new store at former Outfit on retail park

Buy a penthouse and the entire building for £1m

A penthouse and six other apartments in a historic building in Norfolk - generating £52,800 a year - is for sale. The luxury homes were created from a former solicitor's office in South Quay, Great Yarmouth back in 2018 and went up for sale for £100,000-£150,000 each.

edp24.co.uk ,  4h 0
Buy a penthouse and the entire building for £1m

Classic VW camper van gutted by fire on A47

A VW camper van was destroyed after it caught fire on the A47. It happened on the road at Hopton-on-Sea, between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, on Monday afternoon. Fire crews from Gorleston and Great Yarmouth were called to the scene at 1.48pm. They spent more than an hour tackling the blaze while using hose reel jets and wearing breathing apparatus, before the stop message came in at 2.57pm.

edp24.co.uk ,  6h 2
Classic VW camper van gutted by fire on A47

Covid Delta variant cases double in Norfolk

The number of Covid cases caused by the Delta, or Indian, variant in Norfolk has increased amid an overall rise in case rates. Latest data shows Delta variant coronavirus cases have increased in all of Norfolk's districts. And public health bosses say it now makes up the majority of Covid-19 cases which have been sequenced in five of the county's seven districts - Broadland, Great Yarmouth, Norwich, North Norfolk and South Norfolk.

edp24.co.uk ,  23h 1
Covid Delta variant cases double in Norfolk

'Enough is enough, let us dance' - Nightclubs lose patience over lockdown

Nightclub bosses have shared their frustration over the likely delay of England's final lockdown easing. With prime minister Boris Johnson set to tell the country that it would be safer to go ahead with step four of the lockdown roadmap on July 19 instead of June 21, Bradley Fish of Great Yarmouth's The Jube said the delay would be both disappointing and costly.

greatyarmouthmercury.co.uk ,  1d 0
'Enough is enough, let us dance' - Nightclubs lose patience over lockdown

Police launch murder probe after pensioner, 68, whose body was recovered from house after blaze died from 'compression to her neck'

Linda Hood was found by firefighters in a burnt-out home in Gorleston in Norfolk Police have launched a murder investigation and are appealing for information Post-mortem confirmed Ms Hood, 68, had been strangled to death before blaze A murder investigation has been launched after firefighters discovered a woman's body in the burnt-out remains of a home.

dailymail.co.uk ,  1d 2
Police launch murder probe after pensioner, 68, whose body was recovered from house after blaze died from 'compression to her neck'

Fundraiser to cycle 200 miles across county in just 24 hours

A church officer from Norfolk is getting on his bike to cycle 200 miles in just 24 hours to raise money for charity. Julian Bryant, of Christian Aid, is an ordinand at St Edmund’s Taverham. He is hoping to raise vital funds for people impacted by Covid in countries such as India.

edp24.co.uk ,  2d 0
Fundraiser to cycle 200 miles across county in just 24 hours

11 Norfolk cafés perfect for outdoor dining

Though restrictions on eating out are easing, with summer in full swing there will be plenty of people looking for an al fresco table. Here are just a handful of places with outdoor seating to try around Norfolk and Waveney. Sara's Tearooms, Great Yarmouth The family-run tearoom is based in the Pleasure Beach gardens, between the funfair and Merrivale Model Village.

edp24.co.uk ,  2d 3
11 Norfolk cafés perfect for outdoor dining

Is this the ultimate Norfolk road trip?

If you're planning a road trip - nowhere could be better than the North Norfolk coast, where there are so many beautiful stopping points along the way. Today, we’re looking at a stretch of the A149 that takes us from Cromer to King’s Lynn, although the coast road ends in Great Yarmouth, snaking around the belly of Britain and past some of our-best loved towns and villages.

edp24.co.uk ,  2d 5
Is this the ultimate Norfolk road trip?

Weird Norfolk: A UFO ‘lit up like Great Yarmouth’s Pleasure Beach’ in Hopton

There, above a freshly-harvested field two strange objects hovered silently in the air, shimmering with red and white lights like a floating funfair. The Frost family were, understandably, shocked. No one expects a genuine Close Encounter of the Third Kind as they bring in the washing from the line.

edp24.co.uk ,  2d 0
Weird Norfolk: A UFO ‘lit up like Great Yarmouth’s Pleasure Beach’ in Hopton

Man with cerebral palsy hits Norfolk on 1,900 mile run

A man diagnosed with cerebral palsy has defied the odds and is completing a 1,900 mile run around England and Wales in aid of tackling modern slavery. Tom Crossland has grown up with cerebral palsy and it has had a huge impact on his life. He still struggles with fine motor control.

edp24.co.uk ,  2d 0
Man with cerebral palsy hits Norfolk on 1,900 mile run

Person rescued after blaze in first floor flat

A person was rescued by fire fighters after a blaze which affected the first floor of a flat. Fire crews were called at 10.58pm on Thursday, June 10, to an address on Spexhall Way, Lowestoft. One crew from Great Yarmouth, one from North Lowestoft and two from South Lowestoft attended the scene of the blaze.

edp24.co.uk ,  3d 0
Person rescued after blaze in first floor flat

Young mums peer group combat loneliness with National Lottery funding

A Great Yarmouth women’s charity has been awarded almost £10,000 in National Lottery funding to set up ‘Flourish’, a peer support group for young mums experiencing loneliness. Feathers Futures is just one of many local projects that is stepping up to combat isolation for Loneliness Awareness Week.

greatyarmouthmercury.co.uk ,  3d 0
Young mums peer group combat loneliness with National Lottery funding

10 best value hotels in Skegness bucking latest data claiming coast more expensive than city

Skegness remains an "affordable" destination in spite of claims the cost of holidays by the coast are 30 per cent higher than in the city. The latest data affecting the coast comes in research by Booking.com and Butter, the UK’s only Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) travel agency.

lincolnshireworld.com ,  3d 5
10 best value hotels in Skegness bucking latest data claiming coast more expensive than city

Person rescued from Spexhall Way flat in Lowestoft after fire breaks out

Firefighters came to the rescue last night after a Lowestoft flat went up in flames and left a person trapped. Five fire crews, from North Lowestoft, Lowestoft South and Great Yarmouth, were initially called to the flat in Spexhall Way just before 11pm yesterday, with three later stood down.

suffolknews.co.uk ,  3d 0
Person rescued from Spexhall Way flat in Lowestoft after fire breaks out