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An old farm tumbrel, donated by Fleggburgh farmer Peter Flowerdew will form the centrepiece of the Filby’s roadside floral displays, for this year’s Anglia in Bloom Competition.

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Nostalgia

It was a familiar chant from fans at Gorleston Football Club games at their old home ground - the Reccer - although it might have baffled visiting supporters from inland.

For decades they were a popular feature of the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston river scene.

It was the day the Sunshine faded from the lives of many folk in the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston area, and far beyond.

Executed by firing squad at dawn. Incarcerated long-term in prison as a traitor. Lynched by an enraged mob, some of whom were once friends and neighbours.

It’s bright and breezy and it’s the official song recorded as “the official song of Great Yarmouth as authorised by the corporation.”

It was school half-term, October 27, 1964 – and a US Air Force F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter plunged into Gorleston’s riverbank, bursting into flames.

Great Yarmouth Sport

Wed, 18:14

Newmarket trainer John Gosden is steering Legends Of War towards the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot after an impressive winning debut at Great Yarmouth.

With two of the fastest riders in the region teaming up to ride the Great Yarmouth CC 25-mile course as a pair it was no surprise that their time of 52:59 was a course record.

Sudbury

A new £9,000 race for two-year-olds has attracted leading trainers to Great Yarmouth today.

Vauxhall Mallards had a very rewarding weekend, with both teams securing their first league victories of the season.

Premier Division

Great Yarmouth’s Triple S Fight Team travelled to Birmingham to compete in the Thai, K1 and Kickboxing Championships over two days.

Manchester

Great Yarmouth Events

Here are ten suggestions of events and attractions to visit over the bank holiday weekend

Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust

Honing, near North Walsham, is holding a ‘Garden Open Day’ on June 24th from 11am - 5pm.

A Norfolk town is hosting a free fringe festival featuring stalls, singers, dancers, puppeteers, and bands.

Battling cancer patient Gretel Brice is working through her ‘bucket list’ by directing a youth musical production of Little Women.

Sheringham

Vintage tractors and agricultural engines used during the First World War will be on show at a bank holiday weekend steam rally.

Norfolk Entertainment

He made Simon Cowell crack up at his first audition, but Ben Langley’s lyrical LOLs weren’t enough to earn him a place in the Britain’s Got Talent live shows.

ITV

Many of us have whiled away the hours shooting baddies on GoldenEye, jumping through hoops on Sonic the Hedgehog and, more recently, catching characters on Pokémon Go.

It’s the uplifting tale of how a showgirl shook up a convent, immortalised in a 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg.

You could hear the gasps around Earlham Park when Toyah broke the news to the Let’s Rock that she had turned 60 last week.

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