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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.

Although it is still “In the bleak mid-winter”, we can start thinking about our summer holidays.

The year marking the centenary of the 1918 Armistice ends next Monday, but I doubt that it will bring final closure.

There is seldom a spring in the step when heading to our James Paget Hospital for a visit, however routine it might be, but my spirits were lifted recently by a surprise discovery.

We grumbled about long queues in post offices like the Regent Street premises in Great Yarmouth, but the fickle public probably misses them since the privatised service decamped to shops.

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England’s Ellen Falkner and Robert Paxton won the 2019 Just World Indoor Bowls Mixed Pairs Championship yesterday after defeating Helen Carman and Nick Brett 1-15, 10-3, 2-0 in a final of two halves at Potters Resort.

The Bloaters came into Saturday’s game against high-flying Histon with a renewed enthusiasm that has seen them win five games in a row - but they were unable to maintain the fine run against a top side.

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The first Norfolk Golfers Alliance meeting of the year at Great Yarmouth and Caister was blessed with good weather, after being adversely affected by the elements in recent years.

Mervyn King survived a first-round scare at the Just 2019 World Indoor Bowls Championships at Potters Resort.

United Kingdom

Suffolk’s Mark Royal became the first seed to fall at the Just 2019 World Indoor Bowls Singles Championship after a tie-break defeat to Scott Edwards.

Great Yarmouth Events

A Norfolk man who lay ill in bed for a year when he was a teenager was inspired by a gift from his twin brother to travel the world.

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Singer and entertainer Johnathan Veira is returning to Norfolk to perform in Gorleston.

Ever wondered why Great Yarmouth’s famous rows were built?

Norwich

Make sure you have a blooming marvellous 2019 by exploring one of these beautiful gardens across Norfolk.

Norwich

Two sisters from Great Yarmouth had a practically perfect time interviewing the Hollywood stars and even got the pair to perform viral children’s song Baby Shark.

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Norfolk Sport

England’s Ellen Falkner and Robert Paxton won the 2019 Just World Indoor Bowls Mixed Pairs Championship yesterday after defeating Helen Carman and Nick Brett 1-15, 10-3, 2-0 in a final of two halves at Potters Resort.

United Kingdom

Mervyn King survived a first-round scare at the Just 2019 World Indoor Bowls Championships at Potters Resort.

United Kingdom

Suffolk’s Mark Royal became the first seed to fall at the Just 2019 World Indoor Bowls Singles Championship after a tie-break defeat to Scott Edwards.

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