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Nostalgia

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!

Here we are into October, and it is safe to say that many of the older residents of Great Yarmouth and Gorleston will cast their minds back to those halcyon days when the annual autumn fishery was in full swing here.

For more than eight decades traffic on Hall Quay and across the Haven Bridge, and activity in the River Yare, have been "monitored" through unblinking eyes... that see nothing.

Older readers with long memories will readily recall the era when the borough of Great Yarmouth and Gorleston had two general hospitals, one on either side of the river.

It was only recently that I mentioned here the famous Peggotty's Hut, a fictional dwelling created from an upturned boat on Great Yarmouth beach in the 19th century.

Great Yarmouth Sport

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Norwich City U23s were comfortably beaten 3-0 by Gorleston at Emerald Park on Tuesday night, with the young Canaries losing their second successive fixture against local opposition.

Hundreds of runners braved the drizzle on the Norfolk coast to cross the finish line for this year's East Coast Run.

One thousand runners of different ages and abilities are set to pound along Great Yarmouth seafront as they tackle the East Coast Run on Sunday.

Tom Hunter's double helped Great Yarmouth Town make it back to back league wins on Saturday.

An excellent performance from Gorleston saw them come from two down to secure a much-needed win with virtually the last kick of the game.

Great Yarmouth Events

A circus offering one thousand free tickets to vulnerable and disabled children is returning to Great Yarmouth.

I love Halloween, I love Great Yarmouth, I love the Hippodrome Circus, so this was a monster mash-up made in heaven.

Jack Whitehall proved he was on the ball as his new UK tour left the Norwich Theatre Royal audience 'crying with laughter.'

Norfolk's cultural champions and homegrown talent were celebrated on Friday night at the Norfolk Arts Awards 2019.

A couple from Old Catton are putting Norfolk on the map as their new film Sylvia rooted in the county qualifies for The Oscars.

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