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Jack Barber, left, in action for Fakenham Town on Saturday. Picture: TONY MILES

The players of Fakenham Town have another chance to secure their Clipbush Park future as Wayne Anderson prepares to wield the axe.

Premier Division
Mitch Forbes scored twice in Great Yarmouth's win at Ipswich Wanderers.

Two goals from sharp-shooter Mitch Forbes helped Great Yarmouth Town to derby honours of their own after a 2-1 Premier Division win at Ipswich Wanderers.

Kyle Plumb
Joint Yarmouth bosses Adam Mason, front, and Martyn Sinclair. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Great Yarmouth Town have their own Norfolk-Suffolk rivalry to sort out this afternoon when the Bloaters head to Ipswich Wanderers looking for their second win of the season.

Thetford Town
Gorleston, green, v Haverhill Rovers in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

It was a case of slim pickings for Norfolk sides with just two wins to cheer up supporters.

Joel Watts
Action from Gorlestons FA Cup loss at Peterborougn Sports.

Gorleston boss Ricci Butler refused to rip into his players after their FA Cup mauling.

Thurlow Nunn League
Former Wroxham winger Remy Gordon has joined Norwich United. Picture: Steve Adams

Great Yarmouth Town made a winning return to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division – in dramatic fashion.

Ross King
Connor Deeks ensured Lowestoft enjoyed a winning end to their summer programme. Picture: JAMES BASS

Gorleston exited the FA Cup in humiliating style after being hammered 8-0 at Peterborough Sports.

Alex Vincent
The amber and black shirts of Great Yarmouth Town will be keen to get their campaign off to a flier. Picture: OLIVER HARRISON

Two of our area’s sides will have no time to waste when they kickstart their season this afternoon.

Sudbury
Declan McAvoy's time as a Linnet didn't last long. Picture: LEN BERESFORD

Declan McAvoy has performed a U-turn and returned to Great Yarmouth Town despite signing for King’s Lynn Town earlier this summer.

Declan McAvoy
The FA Cup.

The draw for the early qualifying rounds of the FA Cup has been made today, as well as the early rounds of the FA Trophy, FA Vase and FA Youth Cup.

Fakenham Town
Adam Mason, left, and Martyn Sinclair - the joint bosses of Yarmouth. Picture: SUBMITTED

Great Yarmouth Town are drawing inspiration from their local rivals after putting themselves back on the map, writes Gavin Caney.

Martyn Sinclair
Great Yarmouth Town toast their promotion.

Fakenham Town completed a great escape on the final day as their 1-0 win at Walsham-le-Willows saw the Ghosts climb out of the Premier Division relegation zone, writes Mark Armstrong.

Ross King
Adam Mason is urging the Bloaters to get across the line. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Great Yarmouth Town will be hoping to take the first step towards joining East Anglia’s footballing elite this afternoon.

Martyn Sinclair
Norwich United celebrate retaining the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title after beating Long Melford at Plantation Park.

Norwich United tasted defeat for just the third time this season, although it meant little to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division champions.

Mitch Forbes
Joe Jackson has left Swaffham Town to join Norwich United. Picture: EDDIE DEANE

Swaffham Town edged a nine-goal thriller tonight to boost their Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division survival hopes.

Alex Vincent
Kyle Plumb,second left, had plenty to celebrate about on Saturday. Picture: IAN BURT

Fakenham Town and Swaffham Town look determined to ensure the race to escape Premier Division relegation goes right to the wire.

Kyle Plumb
Football action in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, Norwich United (Blue) v Walsham le Willows Utd (Yellow) at The Meadow. Picture: Rob Colman

With matters at the top of the table settled attentions turn to a tight battle against the drop at the bottom of the Premier Division.

Kyle Plumb
Norwich United boss John Edridge can probably smell the champagne. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich United’s Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division waiting game could finally be over this evening.

Declan McAvoy
Kirkley and Pakefield (blue) v Whitton United (green)
Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.
Ross Gilfedder goal.

Picture: James Bass

Kirkley & Pakefield were in seventh heaven as they confirmed Whitton United’s relegation from the Premier Division.

Premier Division
Matt Blake, left, will be hoping he and his Norwich United team-mates will get the job done this afternoon. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Boss John Edridge can finish the job Damian Hilton started by completing Norwich United’s Premier Division title defence this afternoon.

Damian Hilton
First half action from Fakenham Town v Thetford Town at Clipbush Park. Picture: Matthew Usher

Norwich United moved to within one win of retaining their Premier Division title after an impressive victory at Walmer Road last night.

Thetford Town
Club captain Andrew Eastaugh is one of three players to sign contracts for next season at Norwich United. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich United are two wins away from retaining the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title and have already started planning for life at Step Four of the non-league pyramid.

Matt Blake
Yarmouth, amber, will be hoping for more scenes like these at Needham. Picture: OLIVER HARRISON

Great Yarmouth Town will look to get their promotion push back on track when they visit the First Division’s basement boys.

Adam Mason

Norwich United took a giant step towards retaining the Premier Division title with a 4-0 win at home to Brantham Athletic.

Mitch Forbes
Gorleston, green, and Kirkley, blue, are back in action today. Picture: DAVID HARDY

Thetford Town can suck their fiercest rivals into the Premier Division relegation zone with a victory in Suffolk.

Premier Division

Wroxham gave their survival hopes a huge boost with an unexpected 1-0 win on a day when the weather saw plenty of non-league action postponed.

Joe Jackson
Norwich United v Whitton (green) football action at Plantation Park, Blofield. Jay Eastoe-Smith (right) celebrating his goal for Norwich.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norwich United maintained their nine-point lead at the top of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division table with a comfortable 3-0 home win over lowly Whitton United.

Ross King
Gorleston (green) try to press during  their 6-0 defeat at Mildenhall last weekend. Photo: DAVID HARDY

Ricci Butler admits relegation worries are growing at Emerald Park – but insists his Gorleston side are in positive mood.

Dereham reserves v (orange) Diss Town. Picture: Ian Burt

Fans of clubs on the east coast witnessed a feast of goals – not all of which were enjoyable.

Ross King
Declan McAvoy scored Yarmouth's winner at Downham.

Great Yarmouth Town made it six wins in a row after beating Downham Town 3-2 to keep up their promotion challenge.

Declan McAvoy
Great Yarmouth Town joint manager Adam Mason. Picture: Nick Butcher

Five successive wins have fired hopes of Great Yarmouth Town making a return to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division – but the Bloaters are trying not to get ahead of themselves.

Martyn Sinclair
Ross King was on target in Kirkley & Pakefield's 2-0 win over Saffron Walden.

Kirkley & Pakefield beat the weather as well as Saffron Walden to move up to fifth place in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Ross King

Norwich United returned to winning ways at the top of the Premier Division.

Declan McAvoy
Norwich United hope to have even more to smile about in the next couple of months. Picture: STEVE ADAMS

Chairman John Hilditch has rubbished claims Norwich United are about to turn their back on the chance of moving up the non-league ladder.

Damian Hilton

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Thu, 13:34
People shopping in Great Yarmouth town centre during the run up to Christmas.
December 2015.

Picture: James Bass

A man has been banned from entering Great Yarmouth town centre because of anti-social behaviour.

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Mon, 16:53

A man has been charged after an automatic sub machine gun and ammunition was seized in Great Yarmouth on Friday.

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Thu, 17:55
Boy racers leave their mark on Great Yarmouth seafront. Picture by Albert Jones.

New powers to clamp down on boy racers on the seafront are being investigated by the borough council.

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Mon, 16:44

A trial which could pave the way for the closure of public enquiry offices in Norfolk police stations will start next month, with library staff tasked with helping the public to report crimes.

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Norfolk police
The young woman was slashed across the face in a seemingly random attack in Great Yarmouth.

A pregnant young woman says she is too scared to leave her home after she was slashed across the face with a sharp object in a seemingly random attack.

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