Can you help Norfolk village’s fundraising appeal for a new war memorial?

Keith Dally at Colby St Giles Church.PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Keith Dally at Colby St Giles Church.PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY - Credit: SIMON FINLAY

People living in a small north Norfolk village are fundraising for a new war memorial.

Residents, businesses and organisations in Felmingham have been contacted for support and £650 has been raised towards the £2500 needed.

Keith Dally, Priest-in-Charge, United Benefice of King's Beck, which includes St Andrew's, Felmingham, said: 'As part of our commemorations of the First World War, we are currently fundraising for a new war memorial to be erected in the churchyard.

'For some unknown reason, Felmingham seems to be the only village in the area that doesn't have an external memorial, just a Roll of Honour Board inside the church.

'We are hoping to have it in place in time for a visit by the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham James on August 5.


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'Local stonemason, Nick Hindle, has been commissioned to carry out the work, which will cost just over £2,500.'

If you can help, email keithdally@btinternet.com

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