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Nostalgia

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.

It's not cricket, football fans might grumble, because recently we reflected on the summer game in the Great Yarmouth neighbourhood. So to redress the balance, today we feature soccer.

We all have souvenirs, perhaps of holidays, family, pets, memorable occasions... American songstress Connie Francis had a best-selling record with "Among My Souvenirs" in the 1950s.

It looks nothing more than a square of unkempt land between Gorleston's riverside and the sloping cliffs below houses, but it has history... and might well have a future.

At first, I thought that thrilling Cricket World Cup victory by England would stimulate public interest at grass-root levels, only for a crushing defeat in the first Ashes Test against Australia slogging euphoria for six.

As anybody drawing an old-age pension will confirm, it is hard to change the habits of a lifetime.

Great Yarmouth Sport

Great Yarmouth racecourse's annual three-day Eastern Festival gets under starters orders this afternoon with a seven-race card.

Great Yarmouth's Jessica-Jane Applegate was devastated as she was forced to settle for silver in the 100m breaststroke at the World Para Swimming Championships in London.

Vauxhall Mallards' final game before disbanding was one to remember as the current group of players did the famous name proud by securing an impressive victory.

The new Norwich City sticker album is out today - and fans are expected to flock to shops all over Norfolk to grab a copy.

Jessica-Jane Applegate is glad to share a relay team with Reece Dunn, after the Great Yarmouth swimmer helped GB to yet another gold in a thrilling 4x100m freestyle relay S14 triumph at the World Para Swimming Championships.

Great Yarmouth Events

Raise your steins in the air and celebrate Oktoberfest in style at these brilliant events taking place across Norfolk.

Sunday roast dinners served at three pubs in Norfolk have been named among the best in the country by an international travel publisher.

After hundreds of suggestions flooded in from across the county, the Norfolk Arts Awards EDP People's Choice shortlists have been announced.

This is not just any bar, it is an M&S bar and the Norwich branch is the first in the country to get one.

From Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet to the return of the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival, start September in style at these brilliant events.

Norfolk Sport

Vauxhall Mallards' final game before disbanding was one to remember as the current group of players did the famous name proud by securing an impressive victory.

Gorleston took an early lead but then needed to hold on at the end to secure their first point of the season.

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