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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

More than 70 East Coast College students from a range of courses, including care, animal care, hair and beauty, art and catering, attended a four day trip at Kingswood in Overstrand.

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Royal British Legion
Saturday, October 7, 2017

The Poppy Appeal for 2016 ended on September 30, 2017 and the total raised in Great Yarmouth and Gorleston was £36,750.34, a slight improvement on last year.

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Royal British Legion
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

It was a routine night training exercise, which ended in tragedy.

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Saturday, September 9, 2017

Acle Branch of the Royal British Legion stalwarts Tony Hartley and Mark Lockwood are seen flanking 10 English bone china plates from the Battle of Britain, Reach for the Sky collection designed by Michael Turner and including the Blenheim, the Spitfire, the Typhoon, the Tempest, the Beaufighter, the Halifax, the Wellington, the Lancaster, the Hurricane and the Stirling.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A former soldier who was imprisoned by the Japanese after the fall of Singapore and worked on the infamous Burma railway has died at the age of 102.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

A special flag to mark Armed Forces Day has been raised outside of Great Yarmouth Town Hall, honouring the nation’s troops.

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for us all
Monday, June 5, 2017

A contingent from the Acle Branch of the Royal British Legion attended RAF Langham Dome’s Heritage Day to help celebrate its three successful years as North Norfolk’s iconic and newest military attraction.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

With his bright tombola stall outside Poundland, Tony Ward’s fundraising efforts are a popular site in Great Yarmouth.

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Friday, March 3, 2017

A youth organisation in Great Yarmouth has launched an appeal to find new premises in the town so it can continue boosting youngsters confidence and sense of being.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A charity roadshow hosted by a national military charity is bringing a live music event to national service and armed forces veterans in Great Yarmouth.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

A former parish councillor has paid tribute to a Second World War veteran ahead of his funeral tomorrow.

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Royal British Legion
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Stop letting dogs foul on our road!

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Environment Agency
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The annual civic Festival of Remembrance attracted large audiences to St George’s Theatre on Saturday who stood in silence as the poppy leaves made by children at St George’s School fluttered down from the ceiling.

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Salvation Army
Sunday, November 13, 2016

Hundreds of people packed into St George’s Park this morning to pay their respects to the fallen heroes of war.

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Royal British Legion
Sunday, November 13, 2016

There are a number of services and events going on across the region to mark Remembrance Sunday. Check out what’s going on in your local area here:

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Salvation Army
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Schoolchildren have been helping with preparations to remember armed services people who have fallen in wars and conflicts over the decades.

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Royal British Legion
Monday, November 7, 2016

Heads will be bowed and silence will fall across the borough as the nation pays its respects to the fallen.

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Salvation Army
Sunday, November 6, 2016

It is an organisation that for 79 years has overseen an army of women who gave up their free time to help raise funds to support our nation’s veterans.

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Royal British Legion
Saturday, October 29, 2016

Great Yarmouth’s annual Poppy Appeal will launch tomorrow, Saturday, from a new base in the Market Place – thanks to the support of the borough council.

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Royal British Legion
Friday, July 22, 2016

Landing at Sword Beach three days after the D Day landings Sapper Basil Tibbenham’s mind was instantly on the job of reconstruction and repair despite the “bit of banging” that was going on all around him.

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Royal British Legion
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Appalled to hear of centre closure

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David Cameron
Monday, February 8, 2016

For many it brings to mind thoughts of wreaths, collectors rattling their tins in the November chill and teary-eyed veterans with their medals polished to a shine.

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Sunday, December 6, 2015

For decades they have dotted our landscape, distant reminders of a time when the Norfolk coastline stood on the front line of a global conflict.

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Friday, November 13, 2015

Thousands of people, young and old, gathered at St George’s Park in Great Yarmouth on Sunday to honour and commemorate those who lost lives in conflict, as well as recognising the service of those still involved in wars today.

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Sunday, November 8, 2015

Handmade poppy petals cascading from above was the culmination of a poignant remembrance tribute in Great Yarmouth yesterday evening, where almost 250 people paid their respects.

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Salvation Army
Saturday, November 7, 2015

Hundreds of people are expected to turn out for the Remembrance Sunday service in Great Yarmouth this weekend.

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Salvation Army
Saturday, November 7, 2015

Respects were paid in St George’s Park on Tuesday, ahead on Remembrance Sunday tomorrow, in the annual Blessing of the Crosses ceremony.

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Royal British Legion
Saturday, October 31, 2015

A great-great grandmother celebrated a century of life with a party in her community.

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Royal British Legion
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Festival of Remembrance which attracted a full house to St George’s Theatre last November is returning by popular request.

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Salvation Army
Saturday, August 15, 2015

Heads bowed along Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile today as residents, holidaymakers and dignitaries came together to mark the 70th anniversary of VJ Day.

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