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Obituaries

The author of a popular series of adolescent books set in The Fens has died following a long battle with Alzheimers.

Tributes have been paid to a long-serving estate manager described by those who knew him as ‘a born leader’.

Michael Docwra, a scrap metal merchant and horse trader, was still sealing deals until the day he died aged 71 after a long illness.

A former prisoner of war and Normandy veteran who enjoyed more than 80 years of flying, has died at the age of 95.

Norwich theatres have joined comedians in paying tribute to Irish stand-up star Sean Hughes who has died aged 51.

A seaside village got together to celebrate and pay tribute to a long established and devoted postman, who spent over 30 years delivering letters, cards and packages, in and around Walcott and became part of the community while giving above and beyond his call of duty by helping others in the area.

Tributes have been paid to one of the trainers instrumental in making equestrianism in Norfolk what it is today.

A Norwich teacher who inspired countless people with music and founded the Academy of St Thomas ensemble has died aged 90.

A humanitarian aid volunteer and founding member of the Norfolk and Norwich Novi Sad Association has died in Serbia following a head injury.

Tributes have been paid to the Dereham businessman, Ken Sambrooks, who has passed away aged 70.

Well-known Dereham man and Crane Fruehauf chairman and chief executive, Basil Day, has died aged 87.

Tributes are being paid to a Norwich headteacher who played an important role in the lives of thousands of youngsters.

A Normandy veteran from North Walsham who was recently honoured by the French for his role in the D-Day landings has died at the age of 92.

Tributes have been paid to the much-loved former chairman of the Dereham RAF association.

Critically-acclaimed science-fiction author Brian Aldiss OBE has died, aged 92.

Tributes have been paid to a man from Holt who was made an MBE for his work memorialising the pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain.

Tributes have been paid to a popular disability rights campaigner who has died.

The majestic setting of St Paul’s Cathedral in London served as the backdrop for the funeral service of one of Norwich City Football Club’s oldest fans.

The former landlord of a well-known pub in Norwich, who has been described as having a “larger than life personality”, has died.

Tributes are being paid to the man who was instrumental in the building one of Norfolk’s largest motor groups.

Tributes have been paid to Sheringham’s much-loved town crier, Tony Nelson, who passed away aged 78, just hours before he was due to be publicly recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

A pioneering consultant surgeon who set up one of Britain’s first breast care units has died at the age of 81.

Roger Ditcham, who has died suddenly aged 69, was a village champion for Freethorpe and cub scout stalwart.

Tributes have been paid to James Bond star Sir Roger Moore who has died aged 89 after a short battle with cancer.

Former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore has died in Switzerland after a short battle with cancer, his family has announced.

A community has paid touching tributes to a successful businessman and talented sportsman.

Well-known Methwold farm owner and active community member Rose Wortley has died aged 96.

A nurse and midwife, who was made an MBE for services to the community, has died aged 85.

Tributes are flowing today to the “flamboyant” former Mayor of Dereham Michael Fanthorpe, who died aged 84 on Monday.

Warm tributes have been paid to a stalwart of Great Yarmouth Town Football Club, who died at the age of 75.

Tributes have been paid to popular teacher and musician Elizabeth McBeath, of Wymondham, who has died aged 89.

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