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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.

Trains and Boats and Planes... This travel trio was the title of a Dionne Warwick 1966 hit song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David.

VE Day and VJ Day in 1945, celebrating the end of the wars in Europe and the Far East, are still recalled annually although nearly three-quarters of a century has passed.

One day, when I have a spare half-hour, I intend to jot down the cars I have driven since joyfully abandoning L-plates in the mid-1950s.

Not for the first time in the decades I have been penning this column, coincidence has astonished me. One thing leads to another.

Great Yarmouth Sport

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Great Yarmouth Town turned on the style on Wednesday evening to beat Mulbarton Wanderers 4-0 at the Wellesley for an emphatic first league win of the season.

A shaky start gave an inexperienced Gorleston side an uphill task almost from the kick-off on Saturday.

Caister produced a positive response to the departure of manager Ricci Butler to Gorleston as they won their opening match of the season in the Premier Division of the Anglian Combination in impressive style.

Gorleston parted company with manager Stewart Larter following last week's 8-0 defeat at Norwich United, which made it 12 matches without a win stretching back to last season.

For his first game in charge at the Wellesley Rob McCombe had to contend with 10 of his new squad being absent for various reasons.

Great Yarmouth Events

Tiger, rhino, hedgehog, adder, blue-eyed black lemur, little tern, Norfolk hawker, hazel dormouse, turtle dove… what would you save from extinction?

Four feisty barmaids serve up a cocktail of fun, with a dash of sadness, as a nightcap to Sheringham Little Theatre's summer drama season.

Sheringham

Two students from Langley School are currently cooking up a storm in new CBBC series Step Up to the Plate.

From Boudicca Way to Burgh Castle, head outdoors over August bank holiday weekend and try one of these brilliant Norfolk walks.

From a trampoline park to adventure play centre, don't let bad weather rain on your parade with plenty of brilliant indoor activities to enjoy in Norfolk.

Norfolk Sport

A shaky start gave an inexperienced Gorleston side an uphill task almost from the kick-off on Saturday.

Caister produced a positive response to the departure of manager Ricci Butler to Gorleston as they won their opening match of the season in the Premier Division of the Anglian Combination in impressive style.

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