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Chartered accountants, business advisers and financial planners Lovewell Blake has welcomed a new intake of 17 apprentices and graduate trainees – and has started the recruitment process for its 2017 intake.

Students from East Norfolk Sixth Form College again enjoyed success at the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge.

Sixth Form College

A brave sailor killed by a notorious pirate, an orphan minstrel who busked across Canada, and men who created landmark buildings in the Great Yarmouth area are among the hundreds of people buried in the town’s churchyard.


Paralympic swimmer Jessica-Jane Applegate will officially open the Phoenix pool and gym at 10am on Tuesday, October 25.

Jessica-Jane Applegate

Three children’s craft-making workshops will be held in Great Yarmouth Market Place to coincide with Halloween during half-term week.


A Gorleston woman is hoping to find strength in numbers as she looks to connect with other council leaseholders who have been suddenly landed with a £120 management service charge.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Ongoing drainage works in Old Road, Acle have been delayed by one week and should now be completed on November 4.

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Great Yarmouth Sport

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Monday’s draw for the second round of the Buildbase FA Vase will feature at least one Norfolk team – as Thetford and Great Yarmouth face each other this afternoon.

Frankie Dettori has been the darling of Great Yarmouth racecourse for many years and fittingly closed the 2016 season there with a stunning 53/1 double yesterday.


Gorleston FC has confirmed that its Thurlow Nunn League fixture with Thetford at Emerald Park tonight has been postponed.

Norwich City and Lowestoft will face each other in the final qualifying round of the SSE Women’s FA Cup.


Gorleston head to Brantham looking to defend the Premier Division’s last remaining unbeaten record today – but will be without top scorer Connor Ingram, who is set for a trial at Ipswich Town.

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Great Yarmouth Events

A pop sensation will take to the stage for his only live performance of the year to drive up donations for an East Anglian charity.


It’s nearly time for the ultimate spooky experience, with only a few days until the launch of The Hippodrome’s brand new Halloween Spooktacular.

Johnny Mac

Ghosts are walking the streets in Great Yarmouth again for Halloween!


Cromer Hospital is inviting the public to look behind the scenes on Saturday.

For one night only, seven legendary names take to the stage to deliver a night never to be forgotten.


Norfolk Entertainment

The less-than-smooth operator has miraculously survived another Strictly Come Dancing elimination in the wake of his disasterous performance on last night’s show.


Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald announced last night that they will be coming to Carrow Road in 2017 for the final date of their hotly-anticipated Wonderland Tour.


Pop band Take That is set to play a gig in Norwich next summer as part of the group’s newly announced Wonderland Live tour.

United Kingdom

The former politician left Bruno Tonioli and Strictly fans across the nation hiding behind their hands as he desperately tried to keep his balance while holding his professional dance partner aloft.


Inspiring champions of Norfolk’s rich cultural scene were celebrated at a special awards ceremony at Norwich Cathedral’s Hostry.

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Norfolk Sport

Lee Stevenson’s third goal of the season ensured a fourth draw in five games for King’s Lynn Town at Stratford Town’s DCS Stadium.

Lynn Town

Both sides drew a blank in this mid-table clash at Aldiss Park, writes Rene Kendal.

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Neil Richmond’s brace helped secure the points for Tilbury to leapfrog Norwich United in ninth, writes Norman Bygrave.

Spixworth stayed top of the Anglian Combination Premier Division despite dropping points after a 1-1 draw against Acle United.

Wroxham’s four-match unbeaten run came to an end at Waltham Abbey.

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