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March 2020: West Norfolk

Welcome to West Norfolk, a truly special place of unspoilt charm and natural beauty, where tranquillity and relaxation are the order of the day.

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Bobby Robson

County Durham born Sir Bobby Robson was one of football’s true gentlemen. After a club career that included spells at West Brom and Fulham, and 20 caps for England, Sir Bobby tried his hand and management. His new career didn’t get off to a great start but by the 1977-78 season he’d got to grips with his new role. He took underdogs Ipswich to a historic victory over Arsenal in the FA Cup that year. He added the UEFA cup to Ipswich’s tally in 1980-81, their first ever European trophy, and secured his permanent place in the club’s folklore. Sir Bobby Robson died peacefully on the morning of July 31 at his home in County Durham with his wife, Lady Robson at his bedside.

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Drake completes the first circumnavigation of the globe - 1580, 1st British Open Golf Championship - 1861, Blackpool illuminations light up for 1st time - 1925, 1st Birds Eye Fishfingers go on Sale - 1955, 21 IRA men escape from Maze Prison - 1983
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