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This year marked the 200th anniversary of the invention of the rollercoaster, with the first opening in 1817.

A motorcyclist will soon be facing a court appearance after being caught doing 100mph on the A47.

It’s an RNLI first - four members of the same family on duty together as lifeguards at Sea Palling.


A bus company has apologised to a pensioner after he was locked alone in a bus after his concessionary bus pass failed to register on the vehicle’s ticket scanner.

James Paget University Hospital

A former pub doorman will be hoping to sink a celebratory pint after he saddles up for a 50-mile bike ride on Sunday.

A Great Yarmouth charity has vowed to continue its work in the community, following the departure of its chief executive.

Anchorage Trust

Up to 170 new homes, a new football pitch and a country park could be built in Brundall.

Broadland District Council

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Great Yarmouth Sport

Yesterday, 12:02

Gorleston Golf Club’s men’s section played for the Malcolm King Vase and the winner with a super 65 nett was Andy Elliot, with David Wooden second on 66.

Ricky Brown’s beaming smile lit up Sheffield after the Great Yarmouth athlete put in gold and silver medal winning performances at last week’s Special Olympics GB National Games.

East Coast College

Big-spending Stowmarket came to Emerald Park on Tuesday, had two shots on target and went away with all three points.

Connor Ingram

Vauxhall Mallards began the last quarter of East Anglian Premier League season at home to Norwich with the return to the short format of 50 over games.


On a glorious sunny day at Godmanchester the high spirits in the Great Yarmouth camp after a bright start to the season were quickly dented as a shocking opening 35 minutes brought them crashing back down to earth.

Great Yarmouth Events

A charity which nurtures musical talent is to benefit from a seminal hip-hop group’s first UK concert in 25 years - and its happening in Great Yarmouth.

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A charity fun day is banking on community support as it prepares to welcome the crowds on Sunday.


Summer Circus and Water Spectacular

Johnny Mac

Family fun at Hopton Fete

Saturday, August 12, 2017

A guaranteed day of fun is in order as it is time for the annual Hopton Fete.

Great Yarmouth

A seaside theatre is strictly the favourite of a Norfolk entertainer – for it is where he launched his career and a growing business starring top TV dancers.


Norfolk Entertainment

Monster trucks, television celebrities and a 100-year-old engine are just some of the top attractions at the two-day Truckfest East extravaganza.

United Kingdom

Norfolk-based indie favourites The Vagaband make a triumphant return to Bungay this week.


A colourful mix of art is on show at the Undercroft in Norwich this weekend.


A charity which nurtures musical talent is to benefit from a seminal hip-hop group’s first UK concert in 25 years - and its happening in Great Yarmouth.

United Kingdom

Timing is a strange thing. So soon after news that The Generation Game, once the Saturday night favourite for millions of TV viewers, is to return, we learned last night that its most famous host, Sir Bruce Forsyth, has died aged 89.
Sir Bruce, and the show, are fondly remembered by some Norfolk ‘brothers’, comedy musicians The Brother Lees, who were much loved regulars on The Generation Game for many years.

Norfolk Sport

Norwich United travel to Essex Senior League side Clapton in the preliminary round of the FA Cup this afternoon on the back of two defeats.

Wisbech Town

Neal Simmons has a near-perfect advertisement for non-league football.

Wisbech Town

The staggered Anglian Combination League start continues today with an early meeting between two promoted sides.

Ian Culverhouse says his King’s Lynn Town team are a work in progress – and he won’t be looking at the early-season table just yet.

A Norwich teacher proved a class act after striking gold at the World Baton Twirling Federation’s International Cup competition in Croatia.

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