PUBLISHED: 09:39 14 April 2019 | UPDATED: 09:39 14 April 2019 Daniel Hickey g.y. seafront joyland novelty litter bin 1958? p4464 Can you believe it? This week Joyland celebrates its 70th birthday. g.y. seafront joyland snail ride august 1958 p4466The historic amusement park first opened on Good Friday in 1949 and has been exciting the imaginations of visitors ever since, thrilling them with its twisting, trundling and colourful rides.Over those seven decades millions of people, both from Yarmouth and far away, have enjoyed the world famous snails and Tyrolean Tubs, among other fun rides.The park has also been known for romance, with couples getting engaged, newlyweds recreating their first dates and many couples visiting on their wedding day.It’s hard to believe the snails have been trundling and twisting for 70 years now.Nikki and Bertie Moy took a spin on Joyland's snails to celebrate their wedding - having enjoyed them on their first date.The … [Read more...] about 70 years of Joyland! What are your memories of the famous seafront park?
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Prince William has said his father, Prince Charles, lives "the way he advocates" when it comes to his environmental beliefs, and took him and his brother "litter picking" as children. The Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex thought it was normal to be given spikes and black plastic bags and encouraged to clean up while growing up.Prince Charles is known for his work on environmental issues such as protecting the rain forests, saving endangered species and combating the threat of climate change.He has also voiced his concerns over plastic pollution since the 1970s, an issue which prompted the launch of Sky's Ocean Rescue campaign.Recalling the memory in a TV documentary marking Charles's forthcoming 70th birthday, William revealed: "He took us litter picking, when we were younger, on holiday."We were in Norfolk on school holidays, and went out litter picking with him... Both of us thought 'This is perfectly normal, everyone must do it'."We're there with our, basically, spikes, … [Read more...] about Prince Charles ‘programmed’ William and Harry to pick up rubbish