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Mullally has been nominated for a MOBO Award: Picture Connor Mullally.

A musician from Norfolk is up for a gong at one of Britain’s most prestigious award ceremonies.

Sun seekers packed the beach in Hunstanton as temperatures soared. Picture: Ian Burt

Following recent tragedies at beaches in our region and across the country, we have created a guide on how the stay safe whilst at the beach.

Claxton engineering

Claxton Engineering in Great Yarmouth has completed its involvement in the abandonment of two wells on the Horne and Wren Platform in the Southern North Sea.

Protest against the closure of Greyfriars Medical centre, Yarmouth.

Some patients are still to find out who their new doctor will despite the imminent closure of their current surgery.

NHS
Action from the Festival of Bowls 2015

Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls, the biggest outdoor open bowling event in the country, returns to its seafront greens this bank holiday weekend, with more than 1,200 bowlers competing over four weeks.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council
View from the top of Havenbridge House.
Pasteur Road / Gapton Hall / Pasta Foods / Lidl / Retail Park.

October 2015.

Picture: James Bass

A planning inspector has this week heard an appeal to overturn a decision by the borough council to reject seven new retail units on a factory site.

Caister Holiday Park general manager Gareth Brown.

Buoyant holiday firms claim the Brexit vote has triggered “phenomenal” bookings and bolstered confidence in future investment.

European Union

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Connor Ingram, left, went so close to being Gorleston's hat-trick hero last night. Picture: DAVID HARDY

Gorleston continued their impressive start to the Premier Division season by beating Walsham-le-Willows 2-0.

Will there be more home celebrations like this in King's Lynn this evening? Picture: IAN BURT

A First Division derby is the pick of the night’s games in the Eastern Counties League.

Netherlands
Elmham'’s Olly Hall on his way to 20 to go with his 4-51 bowling stint. Picture: MIKE WYATT

The penultimate week of the Norfolk League season saw many promotion and relegation issues sorted, although not all, writes Mike Ridout.

Mike Ridout
Damian Hilton will be back in the dugout as Wroxham look to start a FA Cup adventure. Picture: WROXHAM FC

Wroxham, Dereham Town and Norwich United will be aiming to ensure Norfolk enjoys a far happier FA Cup return this afternoon.

Damian Hilton
Joint Yarmouth bosses Adam Mason, front, and Martyn Sinclair. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Great Yarmouth Town have their own Norfolk-Suffolk rivalry to sort out this afternoon when the Bloaters head to Ipswich Wanderers looking for their second win of the season.

Thetford Town

Great Yarmouth Events

Hindu Temple at Tunstall. Worshipers at the temple, left to right, Vandana Khurana, Kiran Kumar, Paresh Patel and Sunita Nagpal.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

You may drive past it and wonder what’s going on now at the former pub on the side of the Acle Straight.

Tanya Lee Davis

Canadian funny woman Tanya Lee Davis headlines at the return of stand up comedy at St George’s Theatre in Great Yarmouth on Friday, September 9.

Edinburgh
Children at Great Yarmouth racecourse. Picture: Submitted

There’s a chance for kids to experience all the fun of the races for free this weekend.

Classical Reflection

Broadland Youth Choir are set to join stars of The Voice Classical Reflection in concert at Trimingham Parish Church.

United Kingdom
Hopton on Sea village sign.
The village of Hopton close to the Suffolk border.

Picture: James Bass

Roll up, roll up for Hopton’s 10th anniversary Summer Fete and Carnival on Sunday, August 21.

Greater Yarmouth Tourism

Norfolk Entertainment

Is this Norwich's youngest busker? 11-year-old Jack Goodacre, performing in Norwich with his dad Tim.

Shoppers in the city centre couldn’t help but stop and listen as young Jack Goodacre took to the streets of Norwich today to perform some of his favourite songs, but little did they know, they were seeing a superstar in the making.

ITV
Storyboards for the opening sequence of The Titan's Eagle. Photo: Matthew Stogdon

An Independent filmmaker from Norwich is asking the public for help in bringing his latest short film, about a 17th century alchemist who gets caught in a time loop, to life.

Norwich
Students from Pathways College taking part in Counterstorytellers for the Norwich Radical Film Festival. Photo: Submitted

A short film made by students from Pathways College will premiere tomorrow at The Garage as part of The Norwich Radical Film Festival.

Norwich
Going Out Guide: Absurd Person Singular at Maddermarket Theatre, Outdoor Cinema at Earlham Park and West Side Story at Norwich Playhouse. (L-R)

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

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Nine things to do in Norfolk this weekend: World Pier Crabbing Championships, 80s Celebration at Holkham Hall and CaLM festival.

Looking for something to do this Bank Holiday weekend? Here’s a look at some of the events taking place across the county on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

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Rory Schlein is on his way out of King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Club asset Nicklas Porsing has replaced Rory Schlein at King’s Lynn.

Brooke celebrate their title win. Picture: Grant Habershon

Players and officials of Brooke CC are mulling over whether they should go for promotion after sealing their first Dipple and Conway Norfolk Alliance Premier Division title at the weekend.

Swardeston captain Mark Thomas in EAPL action against Norwich. 

Picture: MARk BULLIMORE

Swardeston will host what is being billed as the most prestigious match in their history on Sunday when they play their Royal London Club Championship semi-final at The Common.

East Anglian Premier League
Action from the Lady Mary Trophy final between Garboldisham and Bradfield at Manor Park - The victorious Gaboldisham team.

Garboldisham lifted the Lady Mary Trophy at Manor Park after winning a tense and exciting match against Bradfield with three wickets to spare.

Carl Wilkinson beat Tai Woffinden in heat nine. Picture: Ian Burt

The Stars’ Carl Wilkinson was on cloud nine even though Lynn were brought back down to earth with a hefty bump.

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