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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A poignant Torch of Remembrance is making its journey home from Belgium and will be marked with events across Norfolk.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

People mingled in the solemn summer sunshine of a busy Great Yarmouth Park to mark the 74th anniversary of D-Day.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The D-Day landings will be remembered with an annual service of thanksgiving and commemoration in Great Yarmouth on Wednesday, June 6.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Three Norfolk athletes will be among a 72-strong squad off to Sydney to take part in the Invictus Games.

Friday, May 11, 2018

They were 26 women who were killed in Great Yarmouth while they proudly served their country and defended our freedom.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

More than a million Royal British Legion paper poppies are being collected by volunteers for a First World War sculpture.

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Mini-revival in the town is welcomed

Monday, March 5, 2018

Great Yarmouth’s Cenotaph, in St George’s Park, has been recognised by the Royal British Legion as Norfolk’s best kept war memorial.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Here’s a spotlight on the village of Fleggburgh and some of the pictures from our archives.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Last Friday lunchtime at Acle Social Club, the Acle branch of the Royal British Legion held its annual Christmas meal which was attended by 30 members.

Friday, December 8, 2017

A small army of Christmas trees has taken over Great Yarmouth’s landmark church.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Is timed opening a bridge too far?

Monday, December 4, 2017

A veterans group is trying to replace a photo album of naval memories stolen in a burglary.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Poppy collection appeal thanks

Friday, November 17, 2017

A group of poppy sellers have thanked the public for their generosity this year.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

A poppy seller is defiant after photos illustrating his naval career were stolen from his home.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Many events will be held in the borough to mark Remembrance Day – 99 years since the Great War, 1914-18, ended with the loss of millions of lives.

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.

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.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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

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