Local News

Resident's survey confirms fly-tipping concerns

Despite Great Yarmouth Borough Council cracking down on the scourge of fly-tipping it still remains a problem in too many places. The council has a good record in pursuing prosecutions against culprits when they are caught. In fact, prosecution rates are the highest anywhere in Norfolk.

Listening to residents all year round

Whilst the Labour Party scratches its head as to why it was so comprehensively defeated at the recent General Election, the Conservative team are out talking to residents about the issues that matter to them.

Brighter future for Great Yarmouth town centre

Last week saw important announcements affecting our town centre that means we can look forward to a brighter future for our historic market place and the surrounding areas.

Greater Anglia must provide action plan for rail service

Yet again Great Yarmouth residents are experiencing a poor rail service provided by Greater Anglia. Anyone travelling to Norwich, and beyond to London Liverpool Street, will know how often there are delays, disruption and cancellations. 

Brandon meets local policing team

This was my first meeting with the local police team since my re-election. As a Home Office minister, I am particularly interested in crime and policing issues in the Great Yarmouth constituency.

Answers demanded on rail failures

Along with other Norfolk MPs re-elected last week, I've joined demands that Greater Anglia provides answers to why their rail service continues to let down passengers in our county.

Brandon doubles majority at General Election

After a hard-fought General Election campaign, called to break the Brexit gridlock in the House of Commons, Great Yarmouth's Conservative candidate Brandon Lewis has emerged victorious after securing election for the fourth time.