Alderman John Norman’s story has often attracted the interest of the local press.
Here are a some press cuttings over the past few years which highlighted Alderman John Norman’s story and the charity he established.
Article from the Eastern Evening News dated Tuesday, February 10th 1990.
Harford Manor swimming pool was built in 1974, the school received its own indoor swimming pool. It was paid for by the Alderman John Norman Educational Foundation and parents’ fund-raising.
Page from the Eastern Evening News dated Thursday, October 29th 1998.
It explains how the Norman Centre in Mile Cross, Norwich became to be named and how the local community were resisting re-naming the centre.
The article dates from Wednesday, April 13th 2005.
Archive page from Derek James’ column in the Eastern Eveniing News highlighting the Norman school.
Feature from Derek James column in the Eastern Daily Press dated 31st December 2014.
It details how the school provided education for the descendants and relatives of John Norman.
It also gives an insight into the more traditional means of education that was the rule in the earlier part of the 20th Century!