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Step after step over a gruelling 36 hours a father-of-three from Norfolk has become the first paralysed man to walk the London Marathon.

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Nostalgia

The embers are still smouldering on the Britannia Pier and at Palgrave Brown’s Southtown Road timber yard, figuratively speaking, after a recent column recalled that militant suffragettes allegedly claimed responsibility for the huge 1913 and 1914 blazes there.

As the British flat racing season traditionally begins this month, it is an opportune time to saddle up and canter back to 1964 when the Great Yarmouth course featured prominently in a cinema film being shot here.

Sumer Is Icumen In, according to a 13th century ditty more commonly rendered as “summer is a-coming in”. So we will soon be enjoying summer’s delights, the only downside for me being mowing the lawn!

Idle curiosity? A passing thought? Difference of opinion requiring to be settled?

Nowadays, a tabloid newspaper’s eye-catching front page headline would scream something like: “Flamin’ Women!”

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Newcastle

Top trainer William Haggas looks to kick off the new season at Great Yarmouth today in spectacular fashion.

Great Yarmouth Town suffered a narrow defeat in a hard-fought game at Long Melford on Saturday, with a late goal from Steve Adams settling the issue.

Chris Holmes

Tuesday night’s match between two evenly matched sides could have gone either way but it wasn’t the spectacle many had hoped for.

Gorleston

A battling performance ended with a harsh scoreline on Gorleston at the potential champions.

Stewart Larter

Speculation about an England call-up will not distract Norfolk fast bowling star Olly Stone after a brilliant start to the season.

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Norfolk money-saving influencer doesn’t let Asperger’s stand in the way of hunting down bargains and helping others via tv

Salvation Army

People have until this Saturday to view an art exhibition that features an artist’s observations of Great Yarmouth.

The stage is set with scaffolding poles strung with fairy lights and a pair of trainers.

Lights, action, music! Who needs to watch a film when you can see a live performance of the fun and spectacular Pirates Live! at Great Yarmouth’s historic Hippodrome Circus.

Jack Jay

Local rock/pop band, The Uninvited, return to play the California Tavern at Scratby on Friday, April 20.

Norfolk Entertainment

Based on the novel by David Levithan, this dreamy romance about a 16-year-old girl who falls in love with a spirit, which moves between different bodies, dodges Twilight comparisons and is at least genuinely interested in exploring its premise.

A special celebration of music will be taking place in Norwich this Thursday.

Norwich

One of the region’s finest stately homes is hosting an exhibition that celebrates the region’s most charming scenery.

Derby

Some of the biggest, and some of the newest, names in folk music are gearing up for a concert in aid of a charity that supports care leavers including foster children.

A Norfolk art collective will be hosting two exhibitions in preparation for its annual art trail through the picturesque Waveney Valley.

Norfolk Sport

Tuesday night’s match between two evenly matched sides could have gone either way but it wasn’t the spectacle many had hoped for.

Gorleston

A battling performance ended with a harsh scoreline on Gorleston at the potential champions.

Stewart Larter

Speculation about an England call-up will not distract Norfolk fast bowling star Olly Stone after a brilliant start to the season.

India

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