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Norwich Evening News readers back Trafalgar Day bank holiday

PUBLISHED: 20:51 05 March 2011 | UPDATED: 20:51 05 March 2011

Norwich Sea Cadets host the annual East Anglia District Sea Cadet Trafalgar Day Parade where they were joined by members fo the Air Training Corps, Royal Naval Association and Association of Wrens to Parade from Millenium Plain to Norwich Cathedral.

Norwich Sea Cadets host the annual East Anglia District Sea Cadet Trafalgar Day Parade where they were joined by members fo the Air Training Corps, Royal Naval Association and Association of Wrens to Parade from Millenium Plain to Norwich Cathedral.

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Evening News readers have backed proposals that could pave the way for a Trafalgar Day bank holiday.

The coalition government has launched a consultation on whether the May Day bank holiday should end with a national day moved to April or October.

In an online poll on the Evening News website yesterday, 45pc of respondents voted in favour of a Trafalgar Day bank holiday in October, 30pc for May Day to continue as it is, and 14pc for a St George’s Day bank holiday in April. Norfolk tourism chiefs have backed the Trafalgar Day plans, which would celebrate the county’s connection with Horatio Nelson.

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