Thousands of people, young and old, gathered at St George’s Park in Great Yarmouth on Sunday to honour and commemorate those who lost lives in conflict, as well as recognising the service of those still involved in wars today.
WHEN we members of the older generation rabbit on about the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston neighbourhood of yesteryear, often it is because we look at this or that place now and recall what stood there originally, recollecting incidents and perhaps people from our past.
Having looked at the history of the now-closed North Denes Heliport on Caister Road in Great Yarmouth last week, let us come down to earth...by parachute. Two 20th century incidents are in focus, one exciting and the other novel but routine.
Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.