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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.

Great Yarmouth Sport

Friday, June 15, 2018
Penny Studley

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.

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.

City College Norwich

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.

Great Yarmouth

Alfie Hewett’s defence of his French Open singles title was brought to a swift end by fellow British player Gordon Reid in the men’s wheelchair quarter-finals.

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Great Yarmouth Town Centre Partnership

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

Poland

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.

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.

United Kingdom

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

University of East Anglia

Norfolk Entertainment

Every World Cup needs unsung heroes. And one of the stand-out performances of Russia 2018 so far is from a Norwich man who will never share the limelight with Harry Kane.

BBC

Derren Brown provided another evening of amazement at Norwich Theatre Royal... plus a surprise for reviewer Stacia Briggs’ daughter.

Colourful characters galore will leap into the city and county this Sunday for the start of the GoGoHares trails.

With just days to go to until the GoGoHares sculptures arrive on the city and county’s streets as part of Break and Wild in Art’s charity art trail, our competition to find 10 Hares Rocks celebrating the GoGo stars continues.

Norwich

It is one of the world’s most famous and evocative poems about aviation, and it will be read as a poignant tribute to the Royal Air Force at an upcoming British Prom at Blickling Hall Estate.

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