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Nostalgia

Tales of the Unexpected was a popular television series between 1979 and 1988. But a few years later, Great Yarmouth experienced its own tale of the unexpected - but for real, not for fireside entertainment.

Where have they all gone? Our heritage has evaporated. Everything has changed. Only memories survive.

Half a century after the unforgettable North Sea drama involving a blow-out on a gas rig and the capsize of a rescue ship, recalled here recently, I have had the pleasure of talking to one of the final five survivors to be evacuated from the stricken Hewett A.

Nellie the Elephant might well have packed her trunk and gone to work in a circus while another ditty urged listeners to “Be a clown!”, but the Big Top has limited appeal for job-seekers.

She was no stranger to fearsome weather, having once sailed in the unpredictable Antarctic waters carrying explorers hoping to reach the South Pole.

Great Yarmouth Sport

Yesterday, 17:12
Anthony Ogogo

When Anthony Ogogo takes to the ring on Saturday night, he’ll be in familiar surroundings at the leisure centre where his boxing career properly took off.

Gorleston made a disappointing return to action on Tuesday evening after two weeks off.

Kyle Ingram

Great Yarmouth Town suffered a disappointing home defeat after having skipper Ady Ager sent off just before the break.

Sean Perfect

Sophie McKinna and Chris Baker became British champions as a result of their wins at the UK Indoor Championships in Birmingham.

Sophie McKinna

Norfolk star Alfie Hewett wants to reclaim his number one ranking, win gold medals at the 2020 Olympics in Japan and claim all the major grand slam titles going.

Gustavo Fernandez

Great Yarmouth Events

Wrestling and film buffs of all ages packed out Cinema City on Friday night for an early screening of Fighting with My Family.

The first big play structure to be built at BeWilderwood in five years has opened just in time for the half-term break.

The organising committee of the Gorleston Cliff Top Festival are busy making plans for this year’s event, which will take place on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28.

Greater Yarmouth Tourism

Editor David Powles explains what Norfolk Day is all about.

Norfolk Day is returning and we want you to help make sure it’s bigger and better than ever before!

Norfolk Day 2019

Norfolk Sport

When Anthony Ogogo takes to the ring on Saturday night, he’ll be in familiar surroundings at the leisure centre where his boxing career properly took off.

Anthony Ogogo

Gorleston made a disappointing return to action on Tuesday evening after two weeks off.

Kyle Ingram

Norfolk star Alfie Hewett wants to reclaim his number one ranking, win gold medals at the 2020 Olympics in Japan and claim all the major grand slam titles going.

Gustavo Fernandez

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