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Nostalgia

If you are a railways buff, Great Yarmouth and Gorleston must be a disappointingly barren area.

Nobody could have wished for a better evening for a cruise, with warm summer sunshine, a cloudless blue sky and millpond sea.

There have been neither sleepless nights nor bitten fingernails, but occasionally the topic has come to mind, only to remain a nagging conundrum.

With the riverside in Great Yarmouth set for a revamp as a restaurant quarter, we look back at when the area was known historically as the town’s banking hub.

Today, a ghost hunt - not an eerie “things that go bump in the night” experience but simply long-outdated signs still prominent hereabouts.

Not for the first time, my get-out clause has been proved not only true but also necessary: nostalgia is an inexact science!

Great Yarmouth Sport

Friday, March 22, 2019
Sean Perfect

After the disappointment of last week’s visit to Framlingham this game against title chasing opposition was something of a free shot for the Bloaters.

A young Gorleston side gave a good account of themselves at second-placed Woodbridge but returned home with nothing to show for their efforts.

Stewart Larter

Great Yarmouth Town’s battle against the drop suffered a big setback when they let a half-time lead slip in the closing stages against the league’s bottom side.

Ford

After three excellent away performances there was disappointment for Greens fans on Saturday as the team returned to Emerald Park.

Ross Gilfedder

The Anglian Combination clash between the reserve sides of Aylsham and Acle United was abandoned after the visitors had five players sent off.

Great Yarmouth Events

Review: The Tide Jetty, by Tony Ramsay, Eastern Angles, touring Suffolk and Norfolk until June 1

Paintings and images depicting scenes ranging from Cromer crab fishermen to Great Yarmouth circus performers will be on show at Studio 20, Norwich.

Cromer

Treat your mum to a carvery with all the trimmings this Mother’s Day without breaking the bank.

From the news strippers which were needed in Watton, to the headline which told the world about the parrot that “meows like a cat”, headlines from the Eastern Daily Press and its sister titles can reveal the more quirky aspects of Norfolk life.

Make sure to Give A Little Love when singer Daniel O’Donnell MBE makes his debut at Potters Resort later this year.

Norfolk Sport

A young Gorleston side gave a good account of themselves at second-placed Woodbridge but returned home with nothing to show for their efforts.

Stewart Larter

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