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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Ghosthunters believe they may have caught paranormal activity on camera in a Norfolk café after an ornament 'inexplicably' fell from a shelf.

A family hoping for a holiday packed with sun, sea and sandcastles in Great Yarmouth were surprised to find a guest had already taken up residence in the caravan they had been renting for four days - an invisible entity which made it perfectly clear it wanted them to leave.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

For centuries humans have debated whether alien lifeforms exist. One man has been sure that they do for more than 40 years, even creating a community of UFO enthusiasts in East Anglia.

Reporter MARC BETTS went to meet Tony Buckingham.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Theatres are well known for hosting plays and disappearing acts but "unexplained" shadow figures aren't usually part of the script.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

The grinning skeletons found where Great Yarmouth Fire Station stands today and the whistling, faceless ghosts that haunted fire fighters who longed for late-night call-outs to escape the horror at their HQ.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

In the midst of the dead, one name stands out: Oliver Tomkins, the Great Yarmouth man who went to preach the word of God to "savages" but whose reward was to be cooked and eaten by cannibals almost 120 years ago.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

It was a curious case of bewitched sausages which saw a Great Yarmouth man seek an enchanting cure from a town wise woman.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Everyone who is anyone in Norfolk knows the legend of Black Shuck - but have you heard of the county's other demon dog with flaming eyes which haunts Burgh Castle, and sometimes further afield into Great Yarmouth?

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