Local News

Brandon follows up alleyway cleanliness concerns

This month I've been out-and-about in parts of north Great Yarmouth with the local Conservative Community Action team, knocking on doors and listening to people’s views on both national and local issues.

Council proposes changes to Fullers Hill junction

Norfolk County Council has contacted me with details about proposed changes to the Fullers Hill-Northgate Street junction in the town centre. They aim to improve this junction for both cyclists and pedestrians making it easier and safer to cross.

A47 snail delay is unacceptable

This week’s news report that Highways England was preparing to delay much-needed work on the A47 to undertake a five-year habitat study has caused consternation amongst local businesses and residents.

Norfolk Police set for cash boost

The Conservative Government has announced that funding for the police system will increase by up to £970 million next year, the biggest increase since 2010. Police funding in Norfolk could increase by up to £11.2 million in 2019-20 as a result of these changes.

Offshore windfarm is one step closer

The Norfolk Vanguard Offshore Wind Farm has been accepted by the Planning Inspectorate for examination through the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project planning process.

Objection to Pontins plans

This is a copy of my formal objection to the current planning application to redevelop the former Pontins site in Hemsby.

Brandon helps deliver third river crossing

Working together with Conservative councillors on both the Borough and County Councils I’ve been lobbying the Government for many years to provide funding to assist with the construction of a third river crossing in Great Yarmouth.

Community action on neglected Pontins site

Residents in Hemsby met this week to discuss the long-running saga of the neglect of the former Pontins site in the village. I am delighted that they are taking community action on this issue and I am offering them all the assistance I can to get this problem resolved.