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Residents told to expect noise due to increased air activities at airbase

Residents told to expect noise due to increased air activities at airbase

Residents told to expect noise due to increased air activities at airbase

24 January 2022

Residents in a part of Suffolk are being told to expect increased noise pollution as an airbase conducts flying activities.


Group's £10,000 fund-raiser to complete project commemorating Flying Fortress bomber crews

Group's £10,000 fund-raiser to complete project commemorating Flying Fortress bomber crews

Group's £10,000 fund-raiser to complete project commemorating Flying Fortress bomber crews

15 January 2022

The co-ordinator of Bury in Bloom is hoping fundraising can help finish off a project commemorating brave World War Two bomber crews.


Goodbye Gentleman Jim: One of the last surviving D-Day heroes dies aged 101

Goodbye Gentleman Jim: One of the last surviving D-Day heroes dies aged 101

Goodbye Gentleman Jim: One of the last surviving D-Day heroes dies aged 101

14 January 2022

A tribute has been paid to a Normandy veteran, known as ‘Gentleman Jim’, who has died aged 101.


One of the last surviving D-Day veterans dies aged 97

One of the last surviving D-Day veterans dies aged 97

One of the last surviving D-Day veterans dies aged 97

07 January 2022

Alan King was one of the last surviving soldiers of the Normandy landings, and was officially awarded the Legion D’Honneur back in 2015


How this airman's vaccination role opened his eyes to support the military can offer

How this airman's vaccination role opened his eyes to support the military can offer

How this airman's vaccination role opened his eyes to support the military can offer

04 January 2022

An airman drafted in to help with the vaccination drive says his role has given him a 'different view of how the military can support people'.


Military base welcomes new generation of aircraft after six year wait

Military base welcomes new generation of aircraft after six year wait

Military base welcomes new generation of aircraft after six year wait

15 December 2021

A Suffolk airbase has welcomed a new generation of aircraft - an arrival six years in the making.


Suffolk military base at centre of drugs investigation

Suffolk military base at centre of drugs investigation

Suffolk military base at centre of drugs investigation

02 December 2021

An investigation has been launched following reports of drug taking at a Suffolk military base.


Military chiefs honour town marketing agency

Military chiefs honour town marketing agency

Military chiefs honour town marketing agency

26 November 2021

A marketing company has been honoured for its commitment to the military community.


D-Day veteran Bernie whose mission helped bring Second World War to an end dies aged 97

D-Day veteran Bernie whose mission helped bring Second World War to an end dies aged 97

D-Day veteran Bernie whose mission helped bring Second World War to an end dies aged 97

24 November 2021

One of the last D-Day veterans who was part of a crucial mission to help bring an end to the Second World War has died aged 97.


Young airman remembered by friends on a fundraising mission

Young airman remembered by friends on a fundraising mission

Young airman remembered by friends on a fundraising mission

20 November 2021

A former RAF man – who was with a young serviceman who died while on duty in Afghanistan – has organised a marathon fundraising event in his memory


Town pays respects on Remembrance Sunday with 'immense' parade and memorial service

Town pays respects on Remembrance Sunday with 'immense' parade and memorial service

Town pays respects on Remembrance Sunday with 'immense' parade and memorial service

17 November 2021

Hundreds of onlookers lined the streets to watch a huge parade, led by pipes and drums, march through the town centre to the local war memorial.


Town residents mark their respects at Remembrance Sunday service

Town residents mark their respects at Remembrance Sunday service

Town residents mark their respects at Remembrance Sunday service

15 November 2021

Residents from across West Suffolk paid their respects and took a moment to reflect at a Remembrance Sunday service yesterday.


The stone sentinels which forever bear witness to our lost generations

The stone sentinels which forever bear witness to our lost generations

The stone sentinels which forever bear witness to our lost generations

14 November 2021

They are testaments to the Fallen but they barely fade, standing sentinel bearing witness to the sacrifices made by lost generations.


Armistice Day service held in town

Armistice Day service held in town

Armistice Day service held in town

11 November 2021

On a chilly autumn day, dignitaries, schoolchildren and members of the public came out in a Suffolk town to mark their respects on Armistice Day.


Submariners join crew to help with foodbank’s move

Submariners join crew to help with foodbank’s move

Submariners join crew to help with foodbank’s move

11 November 2021

A Suffolk charity will be getting a helping hand from Royal Navy submariners when it moves to a new warehouse this weekend


Shock bracelet discovery shines new light on story of American WWII soldier

Shock bracelet discovery shines new light on story of American WWII soldier

Shock bracelet discovery shines new light on story of American WWII soldier

10 November 2021

The United States Air Force will be flying a bracelet across the pond after a shock discovery by a Suffolk metal detectorist


Song written to lift Poppy Appeal funds

Song written to lift Poppy Appeal funds

Song written to lift Poppy Appeal funds

05 November 2021

A singer/songwriter has been inspired by his own background to record a poignant song to raise money for the Royal British Legion (RBL) Poppy Appeal.


How this vital group has supported our armed forces since 1921

How this vital group has supported our armed forces since 1921

How this vital group has supported our armed forces since 1921

03 November 2021

For 100 years the Royal British Legion has worked to ensure the nation never forgets the service and sacrifice of its armed forces.


Plane crash victim’s widow ‘amazed’ by award honour

Plane crash victim’s widow ‘amazed’ by award honour

Plane crash victim’s widow ‘amazed’ by award honour

21 October 2021

The widow of a Suffolk RAF sergeant who ‘died a hero’ 49 years ago has expressed her delight after a new memorial award was named after him.


Celebratory parade marks the end of squadron's service

Celebratory parade marks the end of squadron's service

Celebratory parade marks the end of squadron's service

08 October 2021

An RAF Squadron has been disbanded after more than 70 years of service.


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