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Clickety click at Palace Bingo

I'm hugely impressed by the different ways businesses across Great Yarmouth are adapting to the new way of operating so that we can continue to protect people and prevent the spread of coronavirus. Patrick Duffy and his team at Palace Bingo are one such example.

Bloaters all set for kick off

Football just hasn't been the same without the spectators, so I was delighted to pop in and see the team at Great Yarmouth Football Club as they prepare to welcome fans back to the Welly.

£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.

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.

Go local as shops reopen

From today, shops will be able to reopen their doors in the next step in our careful easing of lockdown – provided they are meeting robust safety guidelines, so we can keep staff and customers safe as we get our economy moving again.