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There was standing room only at Thornage Church, near Holt, when mourners turned out in force to pay tribute to to north Norfolk’s own James Herriot - much-loved vet Ken Gledhill - who has died aged 94.

A pioneering arachnologist from west Norfolk, who discovered a UK population of rare spiders, has died.

A Sheringham woman who was made an MBE for her unstinting work for the town’s lifeboat and museum has died aged 93.

A popular family man who was always ready to help and could turn his many talents to almost anything.

Tributes have been paid to a former village pub landlord and soldier, who served in Northern Ireland during ‘the troubles’.

The former headteacher of a north Norfolk primary - where he was also a pupil - has died, 50 years after he founded a brand new school.

The former Mayoress of Norwich has died.

Community leaders have paid further tributes to a former council chief executive, who will be sadly missed.

A Second World War engineer who had no known relatives was honoured at a funeral by members of the RAF association.

A beloved father and grandfather who was part of King’s Lynn’s commercial heyday has died aged 94.

England’s World Cup winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks has died at the age of 81, his former club Stoke City have announced.

Tributes to Ezra Leverett, the ‘face of Halesworth’

The Halesworth community are mourning the loss of former town and district councillor, Ezra Leverett who “believed strongly in the right of people”.

He was the man who brought back the good times for the grandfathers of Norfolk rock ‘n’ roll and their fans....and raised more than £120,000 to help charities and good causes across the region.

Tributes are flowing in following the death Ali Hopkins, a beloved member of the Halesworth community.

Tributes have flooded in following the death of renowned Norfolk author Diana Athill, who died after a short illness at the age of 101 last night.

A Norfolk businessman who will be remembered for both his determination to never let an opportunity pass and his generosity has died aged 90.

Kathleen Crisp, who was known in the community as the “smiling face” at Crisp Newsagents in Beccles has passed away, aged 89.

Peter Josling had been a stalwart on the field and off it for Diss Rugby Club. And meeting and marrying him ‘was like a little miracle’, says wife Sandra

A Norwich woman who sent coded messages around the world when she worked for MI6 during the Second World War has died aged 93.

The funeral of one of Norwich’s most well known figures has taken place.

Tributes have been paid to the founder of one of Norwich’s most well known scrap metal merchants.

A century on from the First World War it is almost impossible to imagine the sheer scale of the sacrifice. More than 15,000 Norfolk men died. Many more were left permanently disabled. Here are just a few stories of individuals, families and communities changed for ever by war.

A Labour peer, “champion of Norwich” and former leader of Norwich City Council has died.

The widow of Dereham Urban District Council’s last surveyor has died in hospital aged 94.

The treasurer of Dereham Cricket Club, who played a significant part in their rise back up the Norfolk leagues, has died at the age of 71.

Family, friends and business neighbours are mourning the loss of the big Norwich City fan, who has died of pancreatic cancer at 72

A football lover who founded a village team near Dereham and kept it going throughout his life has been hailed as a “loving” father by his son after his death at the age of 89.

A popular former landlady has been described as “so much fun” after she died following a battle with cancer.

The well known Norfolk Broads boating pioneer and business owner Langford Jillings Snr has died at the age of 79.

A military nurse who treated survivors from a concentration camp and served across Europe in the Second World War has died at the age of 105.

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