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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!”

Great Yarmouth Sport

Fri, 09:44
Chris Holmes

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.

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

Prostar Windows FC are preparing to defend the Great Yarmouth and District League Cup on Friday.

Great Yarmouth Events

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

Some of the country’s leading musicians are heading to north Norfolk over the bank-holiday weekend for a series of free events to entertain people aged between two and 102.

North Norfolk District Council

The Newport Helicopter flew into town last night as ragga-metallers Skindred kicked of their latest tour at The LCR bringing Toronto natives Danko Jones and nu-metal legends CKY as support.

Do you have what it takes to follow in the footsteps of Sherlock and Poirot?

United Kingdom

Norfolk’s woods are some of the best places in the country to witness bluebells. Simon Parkin highlights 15 of the best that will be a riot of purple haze in April and May.

National Trust

The Dead South, with support from Del Suelo, brought a top class show to a sold out OPEN in Norwich last night [April 19].

United Kingdom

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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