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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.

A driving force in promoting food and farming in Norfolk and further afield, Lorna Richardson, has died aged 82.

An eight-time champion Norfolk farmer, David Papworth, has died suddenly at home aged 73.

A leading Norfolk potato grower and influential National Farmers’ Union member, William Donald, has died aged 82.

Tributes to one of Norfolk’s oldest residents have been paid following her death earlier this month.

A former University of East Anglia (UEA) professor known for his meticulous blackboard handwriting has died aged 87.

Tributes have flooded in for a popular owner of a fish and chip shop in Sprowston, after he died aged 66.

Tributes have been paid to a former tour manager who lived in Dereham and worked with some of the most famous popstars and sportsmen in the world following his death at the age of 77.

A popular fish and chip shop owner in Sprowston who was at the heart of his community has died aged 66.

Tributes have been paid to a former council chairman and church warden after he died aged 96.

Entertainer Barry Chuckle, one half of the famous comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers, has died.

A true champion of film and one of the key figures behind Norwich’s Cinema City for more than 20 years has died.

Frank Drew, former bricklayer, trade unionist, sergeant of the Royal Norfolk Regiment and Labour councillor, has died aged 89.

Margaret Chadd spent her life caring for others.

A historian who championed and wrote about the history Norfolk’s rural farm workers has died.

The former headmaster of a Great Yarmouth school has died at the age of 88.

The family of a Norfolk man, who turned down the chance to play for Norwich City to dedicate his life to serving others, has paid loving tribute to him, after he died recently.

A son has paid tribute to his “loving, kind and generous” mother, who was renowned for her outstanding dedication to the arts community.

A former Eastern Daily Press reporter, author, and education and museum champion has died aged 93.

Tributes have been paid to a true champion of the Norwich business community who was a lifelong Canaries fan and one of Norwich City Football Club’s associate directors.

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