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Great Yarmouth's Beach Station presents a trackless and desolate scene.
 The station was a terminus of the Great Yarmouth and Stalham Light Railway on Nelson Road. The railway was coastline and included stops at Caister-On-Sea, Ormesby, Hemsby, Martham, Potter Heigham, Catfield, Stalham and North Walsham. 
The area was turned into a coach station/ park in 1962.
 
Dated  11 June 1959

Photo gallery: Sad scenes show the end of an era for the region’s railway network

The network of familiar and cherished railway stations that crossed our Eastern Counties was fatally disrupted in the late 1950s and early 60s by the progressive closure of many branch lines and stations. EDP photographers have captured the pathos of closed waiting rooms, torn-up track and ticketless booking offices - and also, in some cases, the chance of renewed life for some station buildings which were being converted into homes.

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Starlings Sturnus vulgarus flocking before roosting this shape making in the sky is known as a murmuration Gretna Green Dumfries Scotland December. Photograph  featured in the exhibition The Wonder of Birds at Norwich Castle Museum (May-September 2014)

The Wonder of Birds: How to take bird pictures with the ‘wow!’ factor

Acclaimed nature photographers David Tipling and Steve Plume pass on their tips for perfect pictures.

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Artist Linda Matthews from Broad Skies Gallery, Ludham Bridge.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Linda boosting tourism with A Brush with the Broads

Gallery owner Linda Matthews is preparing to put on her first painting festival - A Brush with the Broads - which she hopes will become an annual fixture on the tourism calendar.

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The opening of the new M&S Simply Food store at the Sweet Briar Retail Park. Store manager Simon Rossiter, front centre, with, Jade Hunter, front left, customer assistant; and Sarah Barker, front right, section co-ordinator; ready to cut the ribbon with all the staff. Picture: Denise Bradley

New M&S Simply Food store officially opens its doors in Norwich

Hundreds of customers and employees turned out to the official opening of a new food store in Norwich.

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