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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 Road Runners hosted a series of three five-mile road races which raised over £1,000 for charity

It has been a busy few weeks for the Triple S Fight team based at Lenny Boys Gym in Great Yarmouth.

Former Norwich City player Graham Dorrans has been the victim of an attack with a bottle while on holiday in Ibiza, it has been reported.

A wife and daughter have paid tribute to the man known as the face of bowls in Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth Town have appointed Rob McCombe as manager following their relegation to the second tier of the Thurlow Nunn League.

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Vauxhall Mallards have been given the green light to carry on competing in the East Anglian Premier League following the demise of their second team.

Hottest race of the day at Great Yarmouth on Wednesday afternoon sees six two-year-old debutants among a field of eight for Novice Stakes over six furlongs at 2.45pm.

Great Yarmouth & District AC athlete Sophie McKinna finally achieved the World Championships qualifying standard at the weekend with a throw of 18.04 in the shot put.

Norfolk's Alfie Hewett played a starring role as Great Britain's men's wheelchair tennis team claimed their second BNP Paribas World Team Cup title since 2015.

Gorleston held their annual presentation night in the clubhouse last week.

Great Yarmouth shot putter Sophie McKinna has been denied a qualifying throw for the World Championships because the event she competed at didn't have a photo-finish kit.

Bradwell-based El Sol had a day to remember at Carrow Road as they lifted the Norfolk Sunday Senior Cup.

Tens of thousands of Norwich City fans took to the streets to celebrate their team's spectacular promotion to the Premier League.

Norwich City will celebrate promotion to the Premier League with a civic reception and parade on Bank Holiday Monday, followed by the Wesley Hoolahan and Russell Martin celebration match at Carrow Road.

Each year dozens of Great Yarmouth Road Runners members enter the London Marathon and this year 10 were lucky enough to take to the start.

Gorleston ended their season without a win in 10 games after losing 2-0 at home to an FC Clacton side who had two men sent off in injury-time.

Great Yarmouth Town picked up a battling 1-1 draw at third placed Godmanchester in their final game of the season - but were still relegated.

A Norfolk boxer will represent England next month at a bout in Spain.

Adam Mason is plotting a great escape in what will be his final match as Great Yarmouth joint manager.

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A late equaliser from David Shade gave Gorleston their first point in nine games and left neighbours Great Yarmouth Town on the precipice of relegation.

Champion jockey Silvestre De Sousa made a scorching start to Great Yarmouth's flat racing season by winning the first three races - with his wife and children looking on.

Oisin Murphy, many people's tip to end the reign of champion jockey Silvestre de Sousa this season, has a terrific book of rides when Great Yarmouth's 2019 flat racing year opens on Tuesday afternoon.

I'm sure Adam Mason won't mind me mentioning this, but in the context of this column, it is more than apt.

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Great Yarmouth Town will be looking to take a giant step towards Thurlow Nunn Premier Division safety when they welcome strugglers Long Melford to the Wellesley.

Take a look around young Oscar Drewery's bedroom and you'll see his Norwich City shirts, a Teemu Pukki poster, a Canaries duvet cover and four walls painted yellow and green.

Great Yarmouth Town made the trip south to Essex to face a rejuvenated FC Clacton, who had dispatched Gorleston 4-1 in midweek, and suffered a disappointing defeat.

Great Yarmouth Town joint bosses Adam Mason and Martyn Sinclair have announced they will be stepping down at the end of the season.

A young, inexperienced Gorleston side suffered their heaviest defeat of the season on Saturday.

The Bloaters returned to The Wellesley for their penultimate home game of the season to face Senior Cup finalists Thetford Town and hauled themselves out of the bottom two with a priceless win.

Chris Lakey rounds up the events at Gorleston, King's Lynn, Loch Neaton, Lowestoft and Thetford

A late Hadleigh goal condemned Gorleston to their fifth defeat in a row on Saturday.

Great Yarmouth Town put in a brave fight at the champions elect only to suffer another setback to their battle against the drop.

Footballers are notorious for their flash tastes in bling, living lavish lifestyles to match their eye-watering wages.

The NR F1 Podcast - taking Norfolk's Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter - talks Valtteri Bottas, Australian Grand Prix and looks ahead to Bahrain.


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.

Sean Perfect

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.


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.

The NR F1 Podcast - taking Norfolk's Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter - previews the 2019 season and Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.


Gorleston picked up their second away win on the bounce despite playing with only 10 men for an hour.

Connor Ingram

Great Yarmouth CC's 95th annual presentation dinner was held at the Royal Assembly Rooms.

Great Yarmouth Town returned to form with a vengeance as they recorded an impressive five goal win against high-flying opposition.

Aaron Sanders

Great Yarmouth Town conceded a controversial goal deep into injury on Tuesday night to suffer a disappointing defeat.

Sean Perfect

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