Fakenham Town Council has announced further details about its special event to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day. 

The event will take place on June 6 at Fakenham Market Place. 

Details of what would be happening on the day were shared at a full town council meeting.

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"There will be an exceptional display on this year, and we're really excited about it," said Cllr Angela Glynn. 

"We'll start the day around 8am with a national proclamation. This will then be followed by a commemorative wreath laying," she added. 

Visitors of the event can also look forward to a 1940s-themed market, the lighting of a special beacon, and food trucks to keep people going throughout the day's activities.

Cllr Glynn said that more details will be shared in the coming weeks.

Fakenham & Wells Times: Mrs Glynn retains her spot as Fakenham's mayor.Mrs Glynn retains her spot as Fakenham's mayor. (Image: Archant)

The announcement of the special event followed the council's re-election of cllr Glynn as Fakenham's town mayor at the same meeting, after a two-year stint in the role.

She retained her seat in a majority vote, opposed only by Cllr Martin Dutton who nominated himself. 

Cllr Janet Holdom also remains in her seat as deputy mayor.