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Stephen writes: I was born in Bressingham in Marina Villa near the Old Chapel on the main road. At the age of two my parents Gordon and Vera bought what was then Cherry Tree Cottage on high road where the village blacksmith, Vic Gardener used to live, next door at Meadow View lived Wilfred Buck, a dear friend to whom I owe so much.

After getting married to his childhood sweetheart Denise and living for a few years at Valley Bungalow, now with two children, Joanna and Emma, I moved back to the house, built my parents a bungalow next door and converted  the two houses into one which is now Anvil House. Tragedy stuck in 2002 when Joanna died after a battle with cancer, she is remembered  every day, even more so recently as she would have been a wonderful Auntie to Millie Jo, Stephen and Denise’s first grandchild. Emma will later return to work as Operations Manager for the ASK chain of restaurants around Sheffield. Denise having done all aspects of nursing is now Day-Care Manager at All Hallows, Ditchingham. Stephen, with his team continue to provide first class building services and have a long list of satisfied customers, contact him at,