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A global event, organised to honour a radio pioneer, has been hailed a success.

People with learning disabilities and their carers are being urged to make sure they visit their GP for an annual health check as part of a new national campaign which aims to improve access to care.

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St George’s Day is marked on April 23 with beer festivals, Morris dancing, village fetes and fish-and-chip suppers.

United Kingdom

Firefighters from Gorleston have dealt with another suspicious grass blaze – their second similar incident within the space of a few hours.

The pitter patter of tiny paws can once again be heard in the home haunted by the death of seven-month-old Benji.

An area of grass, which was “deliberately” set ablaze, has been dealt with by firefighters.

It is a structure that has been part of community life in a east coast village since Medieval times.

Heritage Lottery Fund

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Great Yarmouth Sport

Friday, April 21, 2017

A mouth-watering combat event takes place at the Ocean Room, Gorleston on Sunday with the staging of Combat Night 101.

Acle United ended third placed Mulbarton Wanderers’ long unbeaten run with a 2-0 victory at Bridewell Lane on Saturday.

There were 49 first timers in the Easter weekend Gorleston Cliffs Parkrun, helping the event break its attendance record with a whopping 384 participants.

After five defeats in a row Gorleston bounced back to do the double over neighbours Great Yarmouth Town at Emerald Park on Monday.

Kyle Baker

Gorleston’s end of season slump continued on Saturday – but it was an improved performance on recent weeks.

Kyle Baker

Great Yarmouth Events

A re-enactment group is giving people the chance to don their swords and shields and take a trip back in time.

Bradwell

The sounds of the original superclub come to Great Yarmouth’s Tower Arena next month.

The record breaking show Pirates Live at the historic Hippodrome in Great Yarmouth reaches its final weekend of shows on this Saturday at 2.30pm and 6.30pm and on Sunday at 1.30pm and 4.30pm.

Johnny Mac

From Aylsham to the Wherryman, we have some of our favourite Broads walking and cycling routes.

With the long Easter weekend approaching we look at some of the fun events going on across the borough to keep the whole family entertained.

Great Yarmouth

Norfolk Entertainment

Esther Freud never set out to be an author, she just loves telling stories. She talks about her path to success, dealing with pressure and offers advice to aspiring writers.

The artist behind three controversial sculptures at the University of East Anglia (UEA) has defended the pieces and said they may open up debate on the pressures facing students.

University of East Anglia

This summer East Anglia offers a plethora of music events covering a wide range of genres. Whether you like to boogie to Bananarama, clap along to Mumford and Sons, be swept away by classical tones, or prefer the blues vibe of Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, there is more than enough variety to suit the discerning music-lovers in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Here’s our pick of the best...

Baptist Church

The East Anglian Game and Country Fair will bring thousands of visitors to the event’s new venue at the Euston Estate near Thetford this weekend. Here are ten rural pastimes or sporting spectacles you can enjoy at the show.

United Kingdom

The surreal works of a Hungarian artist are the feature of the first in a series of exhibitions in Norwich forging links between eastern Europe and the east of England.

United Kingdom

Norfolk Sport

Goals from Darren Huckerby, Matthew Metcalf and Rudi Hare saw Cringeford Veterans see off a second half resurgence from Thetford Town to lift the Norfolk Veterans Cup trophy.

A late winner from Ralston Gabriel condemned Norwich United to a last day defeat.

It was the same old story for Wroxham at Trafford Park as the Yachtsmen went down bravely to defeat against Thurrock.

Matt Henman took charge of Dereham Town for the last time after nine years but it was not a happy send-off, on the field at least, as the Magpies went down to a 3-2 defeat.

Spixworth recovered from last week’s defeat with a 1-0 win over Mulbarton Wanderers thanks to a goal from Matt Doyle.

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