The decision to grant plans for Great Yarmouth’s third river crossing national status to help the planning process has been welcomed by a senior councillor and MP for the town.
The £120m project to build a third river crossing in Great Yarmouth has taken another leap forward.
Residents of Great Yarmouth will be able to find out more about the plan to build the £120m third river crossing for the town by attending drop-in information sessions next month.
Great Yarmouth MP and immigration minister Brandon Lewis is tipped for promotion ahead of a cabinet reshuffle by prime minister Theresa May.
A £98m pledge from the chancellor in his Budget means work could start in 2020 on a new bridge which will open up investment for the whole region.
The chancellor Philip Hammond has committed £98m towards the cost of a new bridge in Great Yarmouth.
Chronic skills shortages in construction and STEM subjects were addressed in the Budget with promises of funding to help training providers improve current practises and adjust to new ones.
East Anglia’s oil and gas industry could receive a “new lease of life” after the chancellor announced measures to make it easier for companies to exchange late-life assets.
Chancellor Philip Hammond could use the Budget to announce plans to boost the region’s infrastructure as part of a promise to “invest to secure a bright future for Britain.”
Great Yarmouth will this week find out whether its long-awaited third river crossing has been deemed worthy of Westminster backing in the Autumn Budget.
A proposed plan to build a free range chicken unit in Hickling has received almost 60 objections largely on account of the smell, dust, and noise the site will emit.
Experts working in the social care have welcomed the government’s £2bn cash injection into the sector, but say more will be needed to make up for “years of under-funding”.
The region’s local enterprise partnership has been awarded an additional £69m from government to improve infrastructure and skills, and support small businesses and innovation.
Live up to pledge, then we’ll pay
The government is today expected to announce more help for so-called Jams - families who are ‘just about managing’ - in today’s Autumn Statement.