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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Lady Emma Kitchener-Fellowes accompanied by Julian Fellowes officially launched the Lord Kitchener Maze designed by Skylark Maize Maze as part of the WWI centenary commemorations.
 Picture: Steve Williams.

GALLERY: ‘I could not be more delighted’ says great great niece of Lord Kitchener as she opens ‘Your Country Needs YOU’ Fen maze

The First World War poster which features war minister Lord Kitchener and the slogan ‘Your country needs YOU’ has been turned into a 12-acre maze incorporating one million maize plants and 60,000 poppies.

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The 1953 Norwich team. From left to right, back row: Roy Craighead, Aub Lawson, Fred Evans (manager), Fred Rogers, Cyril Roger. Front row: Fred Pawson, Billy Bales, Merv Neil and Phil Clarke.

Golden nights of speedway at the Firs in the early Fifties

We continue our story of Norwich speedway by looking back to the start of the 1950s and the arrival of Fred Evans, the former manager of arch rivals Hackney Wick Wolves. And how those London teams looked down on their country cousins.

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'It's Gonna Rain' by Andy Swain, as featured in the Norwich and District Photographic Society's 2014 Exhibition in the Hostry, Norwich Cathedral, from July 15-26.

Photos: What to expect from this year’s Norwich and District Photographic Exhibition

As the 98th Norwich and District Photographic Society Annual Exhibition begins today, Trevor Heaton previews some of the spectacular images on display.

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