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Thetford Inner Wheel raise £1,000 at Armistice Day lunch

PUBLISHED: 16:24 08 December 2018 | UPDATED: 16:39 08 December 2018

Janey and Colin Mackay who were the main organisers of the event. Picture: Marian de Bass

Janey and Colin Mackay who were the main organisers of the event. Picture: Marian de Bass

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More than £1,000 was raised by Thetford Inner Wheel as part of their Armistice Day lunch held in November.

The event, held at Croxton Village Hall, included a display of memorabilia belonging to the club’s members’ relations who had fought in the First World War.

Alongside this were table mats showing a copy of the declaration of peace from a newspaper.

Speeches from rotarians saw letters read out to the guests, with letters from their grandfathers to home from the battle front.

President of Thetford Inner Wheel, Jenny Childerhouse laid a wreath on behalf of Inner Wheel at the Thetford Market Square service on remembrance day itself.

A spokesman said: “The lunch proved to be both emotional and memorable.”

More information about Inner Wheel can be found on www.thetfordrotary.co.uk

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