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A focal point of Great Yarmouth’s holiday industry has long been the Golden Mile. But for a few hours in 1956 it became the “Olden Mile” when the resort welcomed veteran cars ending their two-day rally.

In 2018, it is impossible to envisage pandemonium reigning in Great Yarmouth’s Regent Road, of all places.

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.

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Ray Urry has put pen to paper to commit to Great Yarmouth Town by signing a contract with the club.

There was a moving start to the Mike Groves 10k at Coltishall’s RAF base as race director Paul Taylor paid tribute to Sze-Ming Cheung who tragically lost his life in an accident whilst out cycling last week.

Penny Studley

Norfolk’s George Catchpole has been forced to retire from professional rugby – at the age of just 24.

United Kingdom

It proved to be a frustrating couple of days for Norfolk’s wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett at the French Open.

Gordon Reid

Carl Green has returned to the amateur ranks - and will be forming part of a strong Great Yarmouth and Caister contingent at this weekend’s County Championship.

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Great Yarmouth Town Centre Partnership

Discover who is at the controls of the Red Arrows when they fly today.

Great Yarmouth Air Show 2018

A Red Arrows simulator is one of the extra attractions along the Golden Mile set up specially for the air show, along with an array of food, drink, craft, gift and charity outlets.

Asa Morrison

Aircraft will be buzzing over Great Yarmouth seafront at its first ever show this weekend- but the shoreline has seen aerial action in the past - when it was a vital First World War military base repelling enemy airships, navy vessels and submarines.

Asa Morrison

Scores of events have now been organised to celebrate the first ever Norfolk Day this summer.

University of East Anglia

Norfolk Entertainment

Yesterday was award-winning novelist Ian McEwan’s 70th birthday. Here’s a list of some of the UEA graduate’s best works to date.

BBC

In light of Q Magazine labelling Norwich as ‘unfashionable’, Amy Newbery offers 10 reasons as to why that’s completely untrue.

Sainsbury

Crime pays off again, just about, in latest misadventures of the larcenous Ocean family that ditches George Clooney, Brad Pitt in favour of an all-female lead cast spearheaded by Oscar winners Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett.

A newly-found painting linked to Norfolk’s famous Paston family will be put on display for the first time in a major new exhibition opening tomorrow at Norwich Castle.

United Kingdom

Taking its title from his short story, this elegiac account of the final years of Oscar Wilde following his incarceration living in exile in France and Italy is a passion project for director, writer and lead actor Rupert Everett.

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