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Drivers were hit by delays on the A47 this evening after the road was partially closed in both directions for around two hours.

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Nostalgia

Is today's feature about a potential railway catastrophe averted in the nick of time 90 years ago a newspaper scoop, hitherto unpublished except in a specialist magazine?

The herring, for long a mainstay of Great Yarmouth's economy, was elevated into our borough's coat-of-arms by an appreciative king.

Despite the claim in an old song, school days were never the happiest days of my life.

EX-traordinary! And as permanent grump Richard Meldrew, of television comedy fame, would have declared: "I don't believe it!"

No, no sugar in my tea, thank you - but I will have one of those vanilla slices, if I may. They're my favourite. Or perhaps before that, would you care to dance?

Once upon a time, as our bed-time stories used to say, a small but well-established community was slowly developing hereabouts on our east coast.

Great Yarmouth Sport

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Norfolk's Alfie Hewett made history on Sunday when he beat fellow Brit Gordon Reid 6-2, 7-5 at the Queen's Club to win the first Fever-Tree Wheelchair Tennis Championships to have world ranking status.

Great Yarmouth Town youngster Josh Ford has opted to stay put - after being unveiled as a new signing by neighbours Gorleston.

A 51-year-old woman from Norfolk has proven age and gender has no bounds as she can deadlift the weight of an adult kangaroo.

Great Yarmouth Town have appointed one of the biggest names in the Borough's entertainment industry as their new chairman.

The Great British Cycling Festival comes to Norfolk this June, offering fun, free activities and everyone is invited to share in the action of this exciting spectacle.

Great Yarmouth Events

Channel 5 producers are on the lookout for Norfolk's most troublesome toddlers for a new TV show.

One of the stars of 'Yesterday' is a Gorleston 'convert', it was revealed at last night's East Anglian premiere of the film.

Imagine if the world's first performance of 'I Wanna Hold Your Hand' was at the Ocean Rooms in Gorleston.

Stars have been lining the yellow carpet at the UK premiere of Danny Boyle's new film Yesterday, which was largely filmed in East Anglia.

From panoramic views of the city to the idyllic Norfolk coast, start the summer on a high by visiting one of these rooftop bars.

Norfolk Sport

Norfolk's Alfie Hewett made history on Sunday when he beat fellow Brit Gordon Reid 6-2, 7-5 at the Queen's Club to win the first Fever-Tree Wheelchair Tennis Championships to have world ranking status.

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