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Dudley Howe: Family tribute

Dudley Howe

Mr Dudley Howe was tragically taken from his loving family in an accident on Station Road Attleborough on 6 October.

Born in Threxton in 1935, he moved to Thompson near Watton at a very young age. He worked on his father's farm until he married in 1958. He then started his own small dairy herd at Breckles, He eventually retired from farming in Breckles in 2001 and moved to Hevingham and then recently moved to Attleborough to be close to more of his family 

He leaves behind his devoted wife Jennifer, children Paul, Suzanne and Colin and their spouses Margaret, Michael and Jane, eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren that loved and adored him and will miss him dearly. He was their 'POP'.

Dudley was a breeder of Ayrshire dairy cows who had enjoyed showing cattle at the Royal Norfolk, Aylsham and Wayland Shows and was a member of the Ayrshire Cattle Society for many years. He preached in Methodist Chapels in circuits around Norfolk until well into his 70’s and was much loved and respected by all who met him. Many local churches have been decorated by Dudley’s floral displays over the years as he enjoyed flower arranging for any celebration but especially harvest festivals. Although not blessed with the best singing voice he was a member of South Norfolk Operatic Society and latterly Encore Choir from Wymondham and was well known for his more comic renditions of old favourites.

 

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Witnesses sought after Attleborough fatal collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Attleborough on Friday 6 October 2017.  

It happened around 12pm when a blue DAF artic lorry, which was travelling along the B1077 towards the train station on Station Road, was in collision with a male pedestrian.

The man, aged in his 80s, sadly died at the scene as a result of the incident.  

The road was closed whilst emergency services attended, however it was reopened shortly before 8.30pm.  

Officers are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone with information. They should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

Man sadly dies in Attleborough road collision

Police can confirm that a man has sadly died following a fatal road traffic collision in Attleborough today, Friday 6 October 2017.

Officers were called at 12pm today to reports of a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian on Station Road.

Emergency services attended; however the male pedestrian sadly died at the scene.

The road has been closed around the B1077, Connaught Road and Station Road and diversions have been put in place.

It is likely to be closed for a number of hours, whilst enquiries continue.

The Attleborough Surgery on Station Road has been closed; however the Queen’s Square Surgery in the town remains open.