There But Not There Remembrance charity thanks Norfolk for support

A First World War memorial campaign led by former head of the army Lord Dannatt will see 6ft tall Tommy silhouette statues erected around the county. Lord Dannatt, who lives in Norfolk, has written to 433 local authority leaders asking them to back the charity campaign There But Not There. This has led to some criticism of the fact that so far only 160 have responded to confirm they will be taking part in the campaign by purchasing one of the statues for £750. However, many of those are from Norfolk and include Cromer Town Council, Dereham Town Council, Fakenham Town Council, Yarmouth Borough Council, Hunstanton Town Council, King’s Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council, and Long Stratton Council.