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A fantastic folk infusion will fill Great Yarmouth’s streets when the eighth annual Out There Festival takes over the town - and people of all ages are now invited to join in the colourful fun.

Great Yarmouth and Gorleston's ILB was launched to help after a river cruiser got stuck under Vauxhall Bridge. Picture by: Lisa Mcgreish

Emergency teams were called after a hire boat got stuck under a Great Yarmouth bridge.

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National Trust open day at Heigham Holmes nature reserve near Martham in 2014. John and Iola Grubb pond dipping.

It’s a hidden haven only accessible by a floating swing bridge and closed 364 days a year.

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Angling’s multi-million-pound contribution to the Broads could be under threat if investment is not made, a lobbying group has warned.

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Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Two fire crews were called to a house blaze in Gorleston this evening.

Richard Brash arrives in Great Yarmouth after a 116km bike ride as part of his Coastline Challenge

A Berkhamsted businessman who is attempting to run, swim, cycle and kayak his way around the British coastline made a stop in Great Yarmouth on Monday to rest his weary legs before setting off again towards Creeksea on Tuesday.

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Puppet Man

A fundraising page has been set up for street entertainer the puppet man after water was poured over his stereo in Great Yarmouth in the “heat of the moment”.

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The weather wreaked havoc with the schedule as all Division One fixtures fell foul of the rain, writes Mike Ridout.

Lowestoft Town, blue, and Gorleston are back in action today. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

A host of the area’s semi-professional clubs will continue their preparations for the forthcoming season this afternoon.

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Happisburg batsman Jamie Carter. Picture by Marie Meale Photography

May player-of-the-month winner Jamie Carter scored a mammoth 201 for unbeaten Happisburgh as the Division One leaders piled up 335-6 against bottom side Kirkley & Lowestoft Railway, who could only muster 190 in reply.

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Alfie Hewett, right, celebrates winning the British Open doubles title with Gordon Reid.

Teenager Alfie Hewett says the biggest doubles title win of his young career has got him dreaming about medal success at next year’s Paralympic Games in Rio.

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Jack Frohawk made an instant impression for the Linnets at Boston. Picture: IAN BURT

Frontman Jack Frohawk grabbed his opportunity to impress with both hands by netting in King’s Lynn Town’s latest warm-up match.

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Great Yarmouth Events

The Oss and the Ox, a fusion of Brazilian and british cultures, is one of the festival highlights for 2015.

A fantastic folk infusion will fill Great Yarmouth’s streets when the eighth annual Out There Festival takes over the town - and people of all ages are now invited to join in the colourful fun.

Lesley White is starring in BBC 2 show, Hair. Picture: BBC

A go-getter mum is hoping to show others it’s never too late to follow dreams after she switched careers and landed a spot in a national TV competition. Lesley White moved to Hopton from her native south east London last year with the intention of continuing to work as an English teacher.

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GYM Guide Pics

Are you ready to singalong and dance in the aisles? Then join the singing and dancing characters on August 1 at St George’s Theatre...dressing up is optional! Mamma Mia!

Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth

Now open for the summer season in a small street behind the seaside seafront in Great Yarmouth lies the amazing Hippodrome building that stages unbelievable things in the Opera House-style auditorium of a bygone age.

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GrooveJam

The summer seafront fireworks season in Great Yarmouth continues on Wednesday with live music in the Sealife Centre Gardens from 8pm, featuring GrooveJam and GemmaB, followed by the spectacular fireworks display at 10pm.

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The Oss and the Ox, a fusion of Brazilian and british cultures, is one of the festival highlights for 2015.

A fantastic folk infusion will fill Great Yarmouth’s streets when the eighth annual Out There Festival takes over the town - and people of all ages are now invited to join in the colourful fun.

Photo: Paul Bayfield

There’s free street entertainment in the city this evening. Here’s a quick guide to events taking place in Norwich tonight.

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WEVA charity show at North Walsham - Amy Morris. Picture: MAURICE GRAY

A variety show is being organised to raise funds for the Walcott Emergency Volunteer Association (WEVA).

A shire horse takes a turn in the main show arena at a previous Norfolk Smallholders Training Group show. Photo: Karen Bethell

A smallholding show is set for its biggest ever year with more stalls and animals on show.

Extreme Stunt Show coming to Sheringham

Monster trucks and high-flying motorbikes are bringing stunt action to a venue near Sheringham next month.

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King's Lynn Town manager Gary Setchell at the final whistle. Picture: Ian Burt

Passionate Gary Setchell has vowed to bring more success to King’s Lynn Town – on and off the pitch.

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Referee (L) David Robinson called the meeting to a halt after heat nine. Also pictured are (from left) Jason Doyle, Niels-Kristian Iversen, clerk of the course Sean Britton and Buster Chapman. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn were just four laps away from securing another Elite League win tonight before their meeting was controversially abandoned.

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Cricket.

The Heacham versus Sandringham and the Snettisham against Castle Rising Division One Cup Group A matches were rained off, writes Kevin Fisher.

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Cricket.

The weather wreaked havoc with the schedule as all Division One fixtures fell foul of the rain, writes Mike Ridout.

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Lynn's Lee Stevenson was in the goals once more last night. Picture: Ian Burt

Gary Setchell’s King’s Lynn Town side ended their July pre-season fixtures with a 1-0 win over Brackley Town last night.

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