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At first glance, so to speak, they would seem to be poles apart, and I do not know how they came to know one another because he lived here in Great Yarmouth while her home was 125 miles away.

Despite my oft-repeated claim that my lifelong ambition was to be a journalist, I must confess for a short time as a youngster I did fancy becoming... a dustman!

Although we are probably too embarrassed to admit it, most of us over-eat despite all those pledges to reduce the size of our platefuls and be sensible about our choice of food. Being careful most days lessens the guilty conscience when we pile up our plates with a traditional Sunday roast or relish the indulgence of crispy batter on a large shop-fried cod – with chips, of course.

Derek James salutes Norwich Stars speedway great Johnnie Chamberlain, the ‘Tom Thumb’ of the track.

You know the feeling. Traffic has been relentlessly heavy for mile after mile, hold-ups have added to frustration but at last you’ve turned on to the Acle New Road on your drive to Great Yarmouth.

Good riddance, I say, in response to the recent news that the traditional seaside deckchair has fallen out of favour with hirers and, consequently, is being widely withdrawn by coastal councils after perhaps a century and more of being a familiar staple of beach holidays and day trips.

Great Yarmouth Sport

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Aljezeera can make the most of a step down in class in the British Stallion Studs EBF Beckford Stakes at Yarmouth today.

The autumn grading of the Phoenix Karate Schools took place over two weekends at Cliff Park Ormiston Academy.

Cliff Park Ormiston Academy

There was plenty to cheer about at Gorleston Cliffs parkrun this week.

London

Great Yarmouth Town withstood a second half fightback from Wroxham on Friday to complete a superb league double over the Yachtsmen.

Aaron Sanders

Great Yarmouth-Broadland’s visit to North Walsham seconds was always going to be a tough match.

Great Yarmouth Events

Local rock/pop band, The Uninvited, return to play a show at The Grange Freehouse, Ormesby, on Saturday, October 28.

Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre is shining a light on one of the ocean’s greatest predators in an interactive Shark Weeks adventure.

Sea Life Centre

As Lingwood’s Leon Mallett makes it through to the next stage of The X Factor, here’s everything you need to know about the young singer.

ITV

From parades to dungeon tours, it’s all happening in Norfolk this Halloween. Celebrate the night of frights in all its gory glory at one of these local events.

Jack Jay

Singer and television personality Peter Andre is coming to the Ocean Room in Gorleston for a meet and greet VIP evening.

Norfolk Entertainment

Fans of Roald Dahl are in for a theatrical treat at The Garage in Norwich this week. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more.

Emma Knights

Budding architects and artists are being invited to get involved in a project to draw a 360-degree view of the city from the top of Norwich Castle’s mound.

Norwich University

Walk The Moon, a pop-rock band from Cincinnati are heading to Norwich.

United Kingdom

Two striking views of iconic city landmarks have won the FANN17 and iWitness24 photography competition.

Norwich

The former The Beautiful South duo will return to the concert series next summer, two years after their last appearance, and with the beloved British songwriter as special guest.

United Kingdom

Norfolk Sport

Enthusiasts of the Ford marque will be in heaven at Snetterton this Sunday as an array of mouth-watering demonstrations from the blue oval manufacturer’s history will be on parade at the Norfolk venue.

Ford

Just one-tenth of a second difference decided the East District Women’s Hill Climb Championship with Kate Lucas of Norwich Amateur BC climbing Semer Hill in one minute and 3.1 seconds while Becky Ridge of Manningtree Wheelers went up in 1:03.2.

Cambridge

Sprowston Ladies lead Division One of the Norfolk & Women’s Girls League after a 4-2 win over North Walsham Ladies at the weekend.

“Fantastic...loved it....awesome...lots of fun...the coaches were great...I’ve learnt so many new skills...I’m going to join a rugby club.”

More than 80 runners have been initially declared for the opening National Hunt Racing meeting of the season at Fakenham on Friday.

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