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feature about a potential railway catastrophe averted in the nick of time 90 years ago a newspaper scoop, hitherto unpublished except in a specialist magazine?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

Sunday, July 14, 2019

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.

Jack Blencowe is proving to be a big success story for Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth Events

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.

Let your relationship reach boiling point as Couples Come Dine With Me is looking for Norfolk contestants for the new series.

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

From touring with The Beatles and Rolling Stones to running a world class circus show, there have been plenty of twists and turns in the career of Hippodrome owner Peter Jay.

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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