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Meet the great-grandmother who has raised more than £100,000 for her church

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24.09.2021

From barn dancing fundraisers to slotting in as a vicar, it is easy to see why even the Queen is congratulating this Norfolk stalwart.

Meet Ada Fisher, the 97-year-old great-grandmother leading a charge to raise much-needed funds to repair the roof of her local church.

Mrs Fisher has had some involvement with St Andrews in Thurning since she moved to the area in 1949.

Visiting the church with her late husband John, she would eventually become the churchwarden in 1968, a position she still holds to this day.

St Andrews Church in Thurlton will be getting a new roof after years of fundraising by villagers lead by 97 year old Ada Fisher. Byline: Sonya Duncan - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Since the 1980s, the 97-year-old has been helping to raise money for the church’s reserve. From hosting annual barn dancers, bridge........

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