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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

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Gustavo Fernandez

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.

A teenager from a Norfolk boxing gym has won gold at a national championship.

London

Great Yarmouth Swimming Club were well represented at the Norfolk County Championships which were held over two weekends at the UEA pool in Norwich.

Norwich

For this vital relegation battle the Bloaters welcomed back Joel Glover in place of the suspended Charlie Blake while Tom Cullumbine also returned to the squad after a long lay-off due to injury.

Ford

A Norfolk racecourse boss who said an outbreak of horse flu could have major consequences has now said he is “delighted” the sport is set to resume from tomorrow.

Great Yarmouth Events

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

A stand-up comedian famous for his appearances on TV shows including 8 out of 10 Cats and The One Show will perform this summer at a Norfolk resort.

BBC

Norfolk Sport

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.

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