Monday, November 6, 2017

Half a century has passed since the huge autumn herring fishery finally petered out, a concept deemed impossible and unthinkable in its hey-day.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

A community has rallied round to replace a life saving defibrillator which was destroyed by vandals.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

The mother of a seven-year-old girl whose life was saved by a defibrillator has said she is “devastated” after a life-saving machine she installed for the benefit of the community has been destroyed by vandals.

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Friday, September 30, 2016

The old sea shanty about a “fire up aloft, fire down below” urged the crew to “fetch a bucket of water, boys.” Earlier verses reported fires breaking out in various parts of the ship. My seafaring father told me that a 
mariner’s greatest fear was a fire on board.

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Friday, July 1, 2016

Nowadays you can stroll along Gorleston promenade without spotting a single vessel at sea whereas a few decades ago there were plenty. Sailing past along the coast, or heading in and out of the harbour, a variety of shipping would have been evident.

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