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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.

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Friday, June 15, 2018
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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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Discover who is at the controls of the Red Arrows when they fly today.

Great Yarmouth Air Show 2018

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.

Asa Morrison

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.

Asa Morrison

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

University of East Anglia

Norfolk Entertainment

‘One of his eyebrows looks like it’s about to devour its weaker sibling...’ Sam Bird is the subject of intense eyebrow debate on social media but he has other matters on his mind as two single ladies vye for his attention in order to stay in the villa.

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It may only be the start of summer, but The Garage is already turning its attention to its Christmas show - oh yes it is!

Norwich

Norwich Theatre Royal’s chief executive is set to take on a leading role in helping to shape and nurture the arts across 13 counties.

United Kingdom

Mind master Derren Brown learned to espresso himself in a whole new way when he gave making coffee another shot at a Norwich cafe and roastery which he always makes a point of visiting when he’s in the city.

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Her stories are as familiar to parents and grandparents as they are to the generations of youngsters for whom they are required bedtime reading. As stage adaptation of some of her favourites head to the region, we discover the magic behind Julia Donaldson.

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