Search

Pubs join fundraising for family of former soldier who died in crash

PUBLISHED: 16:48 11 January 2019 | UPDATED: 17:02 11 January 2019

Anthony Glover died in a crash on the A140 at Long Stratton. Picture: Conor Matchett

Anthony Glover died in a crash on the A140 at Long Stratton. Picture: Conor Matchett

Archant

More pubs are joining in a fundraising drive to support the family of a former Royal Anglian soldier who was killed in a New Year’s Eve car crash.

Anthony Glover, who had served with the 1st Battalion in Iraq and Afghanistan, died in a crash on the A140 at Long Stratton, leaving behind his partner and two small children.

Jonathon Childs, landlord of the Boundary pub in Aylsham Road in Norwich, where Mr Glover was a regular, has helped raise £2,000 for the family. Donations are invited via www.facebook.com/donate/508717116301500

This weekend and next week The Eagle pub in King’s Lynn will be holding events to raise money, while a One For The Vikings fundraiser will be held in the Pig and Whistle pub in Norwich’s Westlegate from 7pm on Wednesday, January 16.

An inquest into the death of South African-born Mr Glover, 31, was opened and adjourned this week.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press