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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.

Well, shiver my timbers! That mock piratical oath could well emphasise that for decades the port of Great Yarmouth has had no timbers to shiver...

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feature about a potential railway catastrophe averted in the nick of time 90 years ago a newspaper scoop, hitherto unpublished except in a specialist magazine?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

Great Yarmouth Sport

Wed, 22:08

In recent seasons, Newmarket trainer Chris Wall has been the man to follow at Great Yarmouth so it was with some relief that he saw The Corporal take the Freederm Handicap under Hollie Doyle on Wednesday evening.

Vauxhall Mallards Cricket Club will be folding at the end of the season.

There was disappointment for Norfolk wheelchair tennis player Alfie Hewett as the 21-year-old lost out in the final of the doubles alongside Gordon Reid.

The £19,000 Moulton Nurseries Handicap highlights a seven-race card at Great Yarmouth on Friday afternoon and could spell another success for Jamie Spencer.

Adam Mason is staying on with Great Yarmouth Town after standing down as joint manager at the end of last season.

Great Yarmouth Events

Meet the artist whose latest work is inspired by Great Yarmouth's amusement arcades, candyfloss and doughnut stalls, fairground rides and circus. She's even created her own six foot tall Hotdog Man and taken him for a day out at the seaside.

Annual arts event The Hostry Festival is back for 2019 with a new brochure chock full of fantastic performance, music, visual arts events and more. By Caz Slota

Budding designers are wanted to design a T-shirt for an international festival in Great Yarmouth.

Get ready to relive the 80s as Spandau Ballet Star Martin Kemp is hosting a ladies night at Yarmouth Racecourse.

A multi-million pound masterpiece by one of Britain's most celebrated artists has been saved for the nation - after an eleventh hour Norfolk-led fundraising bid stopped it from being exported.

Norfolk Sport

Vauxhall Mallards Cricket Club will be folding at the end of the season.

There was disappointment for Norfolk wheelchair tennis player Alfie Hewett as the 21-year-old lost out in the final of the doubles alongside Gordon Reid.

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