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Great Yarmouth Borough Council
PARK PLAN: a memorial hall, public library and art gallery once suggested for St George's Park in central Great Yarmouth.

Dream the impossible dream, urged the hit song from the 1972 musical Man of La Mancha, a theme adopted by many an entrepreneur and developer as they devised the kind of grandiose projects mentioned in these weekly jottings recently.

Family feat pix 28/7/16

Final preparations are being put in place for what organisers say will be a spectacular weekend.

The A47 Acle Straight has now re-opened in both directions after an accident closed the road for more than five hours.

A futuristic solar-powered, self-compacting litter bin has landed in Great Yarmouth’s Market Place as the borough council trials the new technology.

A futuristic solar-powered, self-compacting litter bin has landed in Great Yarmouth’s Market Place as the borough council trials the new technology.

Ethan Roderick with Jessica-Jane Applegate, his mother Michelle and councillor Shirley Weymouth. Jessica-Jane has replaced a signed cuddly toy -  Ethan's favourite -  that was lost in a house fire.

Stood next to her golden post box Jessica-Jane Applegate proved that she really delivers.

Shirley Weymouth
The Seasider open top bus in Great Yarmouth on its maiden voyage Photo: George Ryan

Whether its a big city or seaside town, an open top bus is one of the best ways of getting to know a place.

Residents in Belton have complained about the lack of grass cutting in the area.

Extra maintenance workers are out across the Great Yarmouth borough tackling the grass and weeds - which have grown faster than usual due to the uncommon weather conditions.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

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Great Yarmouth Sport

Yesterday, 07:30
Robbie Harris
Dean Miller makes a vital challenge during his time at Swaffham - skills Wisbech St Mary will be keen for him to replicate this season. Picture: EDDIE DEANE

Wisbech St Mary will kickstart a new era this afternoon when they officially begin life at their highest-ever level.

Robert Purton in bat for Cromer on Saturday. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Batsman Dean Robinson trumped his remarkable 2016 top score to inspire promoted North Runcton’s latest triumph.

Barton Wanderers
Declan McAvoy's time as a Linnet didn't last long. Picture: LEN BERESFORD

Declan McAvoy has performed a U-turn and returned to Great Yarmouth Town despite signing for King’s Lynn Town earlier this summer.

Declan McAvoy
Cricket.
Norfolk Alliance: Lowestoft (batting) v Thetford Town (bowling/ fielding) at the Denes Oval.
Lowestoft batsman caught out.

Picture: James Bass

Brooke almost took full advantage of the wet weather to open up a 15-point gap at the top of the Premier Division.

Premier Division
Alfie Hewett celebrates victory in the men's wheelchair doubles on day twelve of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Norwich has its first ever Wimbledon champion – after an impressive performance from Alfie Hewett in the men’s wheelchair doubles final.

Nicolas Peifer

Great Yarmouth Events

Jonathan Wyatt Big Band will perform at the Mundesley Festival next month

A seaside entertainment festival is raising cash for a good cause with a mix of comedy, music and old style glamour.

United Kingdom
The Togni brothers who thrilled the Britain's Got Talent audiences and judges.

This summer, the Hippodrome in Great Yarmouth, recently selected as one of the Seven Wonders of the British Seaside, by a national newspaper, presents its 113th Summer Spectacular.

United Kingdom
Mary Poppins at Norwich Theatre Royal.

It is a magical film and book with a timeless charm.

Norwich

Norfolk Entertainment

Blue Joanna restaurant. General manager Ninnie Lear, left, and head chef Tom Thornber.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Inspired by the night markets of Asia and food trucks of America, the demand for street food here at home has rocketed in recent years.

University of East Anglia
Friday night guide: Matt Damon star of Jason Bourne which is in cinemas this weekend, jazz singer Tina May who is performing at the Cathedral and comedian Umran Yusuf who will be at Laugh In The Park.

Looking for something to do tonight? Here’s a look at some of the events taking place in the city.

Germany
Sheringham Carnival Queen Jade Roberts and Attendant Emma Louise Glover are pictured with the Carnival Prince and Princess, Ashton Kyle Cole and Mollie Lavina Simmons, following the selection disco. Photo: ALLY McGILVRAY

Ten-year-old Ashton Kyle Cole and Mollie Lavina Simmons, aged 11, were chosen at a selection disco in the community centre.

The Duck Inn, Stanhoe. Picture: Ian Burt

The Duck Inn, in Stanhoe has been named as the East of England’s Best Restaurant in The Good Food Guide’s Local Restaurant of the Year competition.

United Kingdom
Photographs from the 'David and I...' exhibition. Picture Denis O’Regan.

A UK exhibition tour of many ‘never before seen’ photographs of David Bowie is set to kick-off in Norwich tonight.

United Kingdom

Norfolk Sport

Dylan Edge, front right, found the net at The Walks this afternoon. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

The Linnets rounded off their pre-season programme with a morale-boosting victory against same-level Lowestoft.

Dylan Edge
The Hannover fans in Norwich.

Dozens of German football fans caused a stir in Norwich as they marched through the city’s streets ahead of today’s friendly.

Geoff Hurst cracking a shot past goalkeeper Hans Tilkowski to score the final goal of the World Cup Final against West Germany.

Sir Geoff Hurst has heard countless times just where everyone else was when his hat-trick helped England win the 1966 World Cup – and his own memories of those 120 minutes on the pitch at Wembley remain as crisp now as half a century ago.

United Kingdom
Dean Miller makes a vital challenge during his time at Swaffham - skills Wisbech St Mary will be keen for him to replicate this season. Picture: EDDIE DEANE

Wisbech St Mary will kickstart a new era this afternoon when they officially begin life at their highest-ever level.

Robbie Harris
Winner Michael Eccles, centre, is pictured with second and third placed, Richard Bateson, left, and Callum Stanforth. Picture: ALLY McGILVRAY

More than 400 runners took part in a traditional race to get a Norfolk village’s annual festivities under 
way.

Norwich

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