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Nostalgia

That Scottish burr, perfect enunciation and expert timing were the trademarks of James Alexander Gordon, the BBC radio announcer whose voice on Saturday teatimes was familiar to listeners for decades as they listened to him reading out the classified football results.

Regular emails keep urging me to buy a new sat-nav because mine is no longer being updated.

You can almost hear the “knit one, purl one” click-click of knitting needles busying away at some creation, be it elaborate and ambitious or simple and elementary.

Ugh! The squeamish will feel sick just thinking about it.

You can spot it from miles away across the flat-lands of the east Norfolk marshes at this time of the year – white smoke puffing from the chimney at the sugar-beet factory at Cantley, signifying that the so-called season is in full swing.

Despondency and gloom were pervasive. There was little to be cheerful about, no optimistic bright side.

Great Yarmouth Sport

Yesterday, 18:09

Local supporters were guaranteed a good afternoon yesterday, when two bowlers with Norfolk connections came face-to-face in the final of the Just World Indoor Mixed Pairs Matchplay championship at Potters.

There was more good news for Norfolk bowls fans, when, following the success of Wayne Willgress in the open singles, his fiancee Bex Field helped Arbroath’s Darren Burnett send the defending champions Claire Johnston and Nick Brett crashing out of the quarter-finals of the mixed pairs.

Great Yarmouth Town maintained their unbeaten streak after having to dig deep into the squad with only 12 first team regulars available.

Mitch Forbes

There will be an all Panthers final in the Norfolk & Suffolk Youth League’s under 14 cup competition.

Harry

Great Yarmouth Town and Gorleston will both be attempting to maintain promising runs in the Premier Division of the Thurlow Nunn League at the weekend.

Adam Mason

Great Yarmouth Events

Movie fans can take a peek through the quivering shower curtain at the big screen skills of thriller genius Alfred Hitchcock at a special day school at Great Yarmouth.

Norwich

DJs are set to bring back the dance floor and nightclub nostalgia of the disco nights of the 70s, 80s and 90s next month at The Ocean Room, Gorleston.

king street

Young actors and singers are being offered the chance to sample the fun of taking part in a famous rock opera.

Pancake Day is right around the corner, so make sure you head to the shops and stock up on lemon, sugar and chocolate spread before it’s too late.

Norwich

Final plans and preparations are coming together for Later with Jools Holland-inspired show The Room which returns to Gorleston on Saturday, February 3.

BBC

Norfolk Entertainment

Illusionist Derren Brown has announced his deal with streaming giant Netflix ahead of his tour dates in the east of England - he promises the brand new show will be “jaw-dropping”. We can’t wait.

Twitter

The Push - shortly coming to Netflix - is a depressing parable about how must of us pretty much do what we’re told, even if that involves cold-blooded murder, deception or stealing a baby. So what does it say about us that we find it all quite entertaining?

Germany

Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy drama The Shape Of Water leads the Oscar nominations with 13 but a host of British talent is in the running too, including Gary Oldman, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Hawkins, Lesley Manville and Daniel Kaluuya.

Ireland

Musician Finn Doherty has become patron of a Norwich venue that he credits with helping to launch his career.

Norwich

With the world lurching from one crisis to another, affable comedian Stephen K Amos’ latest thought-provoking show, Bread and Circuses, aims to cheer us up even if he is still tackling some thorny subjects.

Cambridge

Norfolk Sport

Local supporters were guaranteed a good afternoon yesterday, when two bowlers with Norfolk connections came face-to-face in the final of the Just World Indoor Mixed Pairs Matchplay championship at Potters.

There was more good news for Norfolk bowls fans, when, following the success of Wayne Willgress in the open singles, his fiancee Bex Field helped Arbroath’s Darren Burnett send the defending champions Claire Johnston and Nick Brett crashing out of the quarter-finals of the mixed pairs.

According to spectators, yesterday’s first round match in the Just World Indoor Singles Championship at Potters Resort in which the number six seed Rob Paxton defeated Welsh PBA qualifier Daniel Salmon, 9-5, 6-7, 2-1, was the game of the round – and worthy of a final.

Gorleston made it two wins on the bounce as they came from behind with an improved second half show in their first home game of the year.

Gorleston

Gorleston gained three bonus points on Tuesday evening as they made it three wins in a row thanks to a two goals from Nathan Russell.

Gorleston

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