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Nostalgia

Because this weekly column often delves into Great Yarmouth and Gorleston's past, dates are all-important.

Long gone are the days when nationally-acclaimed stars headlined at Great Yarmouth's several theatres, attracting regular "House full!" notices as holidaymakers and locals clamoured to see their summer shows.

In my teenage years postwar, pocket money was a pittance - half-a-crown a week if you were lucky.

A bold claim to be "The Resorts that have Everything" served Great Yarmouth and Gorleston well as a publicity slogan in our sixties heydays.

Popular opinion claims that good things come in threes. So, to underline the point, here is a trio - of coincidences!

Despite possessing a journalist's thick skin, I must admit to suffering an inferiority complex over... mobile telephones!

Great Yarmouth Sport

Tue, 14:00

A teenager from a Great Yarmouth boxing gym has won a national title.

He will be remembered as a larger-than-life character who loved football and his family.

It was another one of those days for Gorleston at Emerald Park as they slipped back to the bottom of the table.

Great Yarmouth Town shared the spoils with Fakenham Town at The Wellesley on Friday evening in a game which saw both sides finish with 10 men.

Great Yarmouth Town produced an excellent performance on Tuesday evening to complete a double over high-flying Mulbarton Wanderers.

Great Yarmouth Events

A pub landlord is trying to revive the music scene in a coastal town after it was described as a "wasteland".

From Christmas markets to reindeer visits, there are plenty of events in Norfolk to get you in the festive mood this weekend.

Potters Resort on the Norfolk coast has revealed their star-studded 2020 line-up, featuring music legends, comedians, impressionists and dancers.

What do you get when you mix some festive cheer, a Christmas sing-a-long, 12,500 cookies, dancing in the aisles and half a tonne of the best hot chocolate for miles? Why, the Polar Express train ride of course!

Old Buckenham Airfield is gearing up for its most ambitious year ever.

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