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£8.5 million to support Great Yarmouth’s recovery from COVID

Great Yarmouth is set to receive a multi-million investment through the 'Government’s Getting Building Fund' as part of the country's plan to support recovery from COVID. This investment worth a combined £8.5 million, will be used to support two projects in Great Yarmouth.

Brandon welcomes Eat Out to Help Out scheme in Great Yarmouth

The 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme has launched this week, giving families 50 per cent off their restaurant bills in August.
There are nearly 4,000 participating independent restaurants, cafes and pubs, and outlets from smaller chains in the East of England.

Face coverings mandatory in shops

Today, the Health Secretary will announce that wearing a face-covering will become mandatory in shops and supermarkets in England from 24 July, as we continue to control the virus and save lives. 

'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme now live

Last week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer urged the British public to support our restaurants, cafe and pubs by eating out to help out. In Great Yarmouth, we have so many great small businesses that will rely on local people popping in for a bite to eat over the next few months.

Tougher sentences to protect our emergency workers

During my time as a Home Office minister, I was greatly concerned about the number of assaults experienced by police officers and other emergency workers. It is unacceptable that those who are on the front-line protecting us are subject to such intolerable behaviour.

The UK's new start - Let's get going

Whilst the government's attention has focussed on our nation's response to the coronavirus pandemic and our recovery to get the economy going again, we've still been preparing for our final departure from the European Union at the end of the year.

Government announces new measures to unlock our economy

Yesterday we announced the next phase of our careful reopening of the economy, with outdoor sports facilities, competitive grassroots sport, open-air performances and beauty businesses to return from 11 July.

Temporary stamp duty cut has immediate effect in Great Yarmouth

The Government;'s announcement of a temporary scrapping of stamp duty on all homes under £500,000 has had an immediate effect here in Great Yarmouth. Within hours of the announcement local estate agent, Daniel Bycroft had already seen an impact.

Our plan for jobs in Great Yarmouth

Chancellor launches Plan for Jobs – supporting, creating and protecting jobs across the country as we emerge from the coronavirus outbreak.