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Swaffham Town

Great Yarmouth Town and Gorleston resume their pre-season preparations this weekend after last weekend’s mixed fortunes.

Action from the Great Yarmouth Triples Bowls Tournament at the weekend.

The final stages of the Great Yarmouth July Triples tournament took place on Sunday, sponsored by the Borough Council, the Beach Terrace Tea Rooms, the Princes Tea Rooms and Belt-Up Trophies from Lanarkshire who supplied the trophies.


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

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.

Thurlow Nunn Premier Division
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.

Tim Porter

Norfolk Sport

United Kingdom

The budding career of Hellesdon triathlete Sophie Alden has been given a major boost after the 17-year-old was crowned the British junior women’s champion.

East Anglian Premier League cricket Swardeston ( batting ) against Great Witchingham - bowler Jimmy Hale.Photo:Steve Adams

A fine display in front of Norfolk captain Chris Brown has helped Great Witchingham’s James Hale land a county call-up.

Stars boss Rob Lyon. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn boss Rob Lyon is confident his riders’ confidence has not been damaged by their poor away record in 2015.

King's Lynn
Norfolk's women celebrate their Group Two success in the Summer County Cup at Cromer, from left, Vianne Palffry, Maddie Brooks, Ami Partridge, Rosie Pooley on shoulders of Lucy Brooks, Olivia Nicholls, Karen Highfield and Sam Noble.

Norfolk’s women will compete in Group One of the Summer County Cup for the first time in 25 years next summer, after sealing promotion in style.

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.


Norwich City

Norwich City manager Alex Neil has brought in four new faces this summer, but would still like to add to his squad for the new Premier League campaign.

Norwich City boss Alex Neil is still looking to add two new signings before the start of the Premier League season.

Norwich City
Ryan Bennett heads for goal during Norwich City's 2-1 loss to Newcastle in November 2013, the last time the Canaries visited St James's Park, Newcastle. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Two more of Norwich City’s Premier League matches have been moved for live television coverage on Sky Sports.

Robbie Brady is part of Norwich City's new summer intake. Picture: NCFC

Alex Neil has no qualms adding a touch of continental flair to his final transfer business to equip Norwich City for the Premier League.

Vadis Odjidja has impressed Norwich City boss Alex Neil. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil is urging Vadis Odjidja to launch his Norwich City career in the Premier League.

Alex Neil


Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Norwich City

Norwich City writer Paddy Davitt answered your questions live from Austria in the Norwich City debate at

Partick Thistle's new mascot. Picture: JSHPIX.CO

Partick Thistle’s newly-unveiled bright yellow mascot has set social media alight - with some branding it “terrifying” while others labelled it a scary version of cartoon character Lisa Simpson.

Norwich City
Will defender Michael Turner be surplus to requirements at Norwich City next season? Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

It’s fantasy football time again. That period when many football fans will be making mental wish-lists of those their team should sign and those they should ditch.

40,000 Norwich City fans celebrate Cameron Jerome's opener at Wembley.

EDP columnist and Twitter’s very own @BigGrantHolt Jon Rogers has recorded a song dedicated to Norwich City’s glorious day at Wembley - with a video featuring photos sent in by fans who were there.

Norwich City

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The A47 Acle straight which runs between the village of Acle and Great Yarmouth for about 8 miles.

Picture: James Bass

MPs have said they are “horrified” that it could take up to eight years for the £300m A47 upgrade to be finished.

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The Broads on a clear day. Taken from Horning looking toward Wroxham and Hoveton Great Broad.  Picture taken by Mike Page.

Gaining access to a private broad from the river over the next decade will be “impossible”, according to Natural England.

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