July 7 2015 Latest news:

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Richard Bacon MP.

Should our RAF jets extend their air strikes into Syria? Norfolk MP remains sceptical

Norfolk MP Richard Bacon has said he remains sceptical about launching air strikes on Islamic State (IS) in Syria in the wake of the Tunisia beach terror attack.

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Evelyn Murrell who served at RAF MArham during WW1, has had her name added to Downham Market War memorial - Air cadet cpl Jamie-Leigh Dearsley salutes. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Honoured decades after the end of the Great War

Almost 100 years after the Great War ended, the name of another individual who served with the armed forces during the conflict has been honoured on Downham Market’s war memorial.

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The flypast of Avro Vulcan XH558.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Vulcan bomber flies over East Anglia for the last time

It was a 120-second sight of a Cold War legend making its final flight in our region, which thousands of people turned out for.

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Unveiling of a poppy sculpture by General Sir William Cubitt (left) at North Norfolk District Council HQ in Cromer by artist and master blacksmith Nigel Barnett (right).

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Tornado flypast as north Norfolk unveils poppy sculpture to mark First World War centenary

Poppies in Steel, a striking seven-foot tall sculpture, has been officially unveiled to mark the launch of 
north Norfolk’s commemorations of the First World War centenary years and the start of Armed Forces Week.

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Armed Forces representatives with Breckland Council elected members and senior management gather around the flag before it is raised.

Breckland Council raises flag ahead of Armed Forces Day

Breckland Council joined businesses, schools and citizens throughout the country by raising the Armed Forces Day flag outside its Dereham offices.

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