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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!”

Long before the scourge of political correctness was foisted on us, we knew it affectionately as “the blind school.”

Sadly, our hills will never be alive with the sound of music. Why? Because we suffer from the Hill Street blues, having no hill worthy of the name.

Attendance at a wide variety of events is routine for provincial journalists but throughout my decades in the profession, I never went to a soirée! Evening gatherings a-plenty, yes, but none had that French word on the invitation.

Great Yarmouth Sport

Yesterday, 16:10

It was an accident that rocked the speedway world when a Great Yarmouth rider died at the age of 37 after racing for a team from the town 70 years ago.

Acle United Ladies advanced into the semi-finals of the ERWFL League Cup with a 3-1 victory at Royston Town after trailing 1-0 at the break.

Great Yarmouth’s Sophie McKinna is going to the Commnwealth Games.

United Kingdom

Great Yarmouth Town bowed out of the Norfolk Senior Cup at the quarter-final stage as underdogs Downham Town recorded a deserved win.

Downham Town

Local knowledge was put to good use as Terry Norman and Graham Carman came out on top in the February Open Pairs at Great Yarmouth and Caister.

Great Yarmouth Events

Pirate fun is dropping anchor at the Hippodrome from March 29, with audiences set to join in the fun directly as swashbuckling crew members.

Jack Jay

Take your mum to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, at South Walsham in the heart of the Norfolk Broads, on Mothering Sunday, March 11 and join the special guided walk with Head Gardener, Ian Guest.

A tribute act to one of the most successful British bands in recent memory are bringing their UK tour to Gorleston on Sea.


SeaChange Arts are hosting a talk on the history of the old York Road Drill Hall this Saturday.


From big names with an international reputation to emerging artists building a following, an exhibition in Great Yarmouth is showcasing vibrant local talent.

Darren Barker

Norfolk Entertainment

Couples planning their big day can explore what is on offer at the first ever EDP Bride Wedding Show at Holkham Hall.

A punk band’s gig in Norwich has been cancelled following outcry over alleged homophobic lyrics and hate-speech in their songs.

Clive Lewis

Diving, rolling, flipping and synchronizing head swivels to gaze at a delighted crowd, five new sea lions at Banham Zoo just know they’re the stars of the show.


H.G. Wells’ science fiction classic The War of the Worlds has been adapted numerous times. As the Pantaloons bring a fun new stage version, a look at its enduring appeal. The chances of success? A million to one…

Infectious indie-disco trio Friendly Fires are set to play Norwich as one of just three gigs that marks their first UK shows since 2012 as they confirm new music.

king street

Norfolk Sport

Acle United Ladies advanced into the semi-finals of the ERWFL League Cup with a 3-1 victory at Royston Town after trailing 1-0 at the break.

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