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Ceremonies take place across county as Royal British Legion marks 100 years

Ceremonies take place across county as Royal British Legion marks 100 years

Ceremonies take place across county as Royal British Legion marks 100 years

15 May 2021

Wreaths were laid across the county, with one branch partnering with a parish council to put on an impressive commemoratory display.


Crashed or shot down? Divers delve deeper into the story of the airman who stole a plane

Crashed or shot down? Divers delve deeper into the story of the airman who stole a plane

Crashed or shot down? Divers delve deeper into the story of the airman who stole a plane

15 May 2021

A team of divers are returning to the scene of an air crash to solve a 52-year-old mystery.


Churchyard put up Silhouette display to honour Captain Tom on VE Day

Churchyard put up Silhouette display to honour Captain Tom on VE Day

Churchyard put up Silhouette display to honour Captain Tom on VE Day

12 May 2021

A churchyard was filled with silhouettes of soldiers in a touching display to commemorate VE Day last weekend.


Airbase's own poet recites 100 verses in honour of Sir Captain Tom

Airbase's own poet recites 100 verses in honour of Sir Captain Tom

Airbase's own poet recites 100 verses in honour of Sir Captain Tom

30 April 2021

A poet affiliated with an airbase has recited 100 verses to raise money for charity on what would have been Sir Captain Tom Moore’s 101st birthday.


Watch veterans pay tribute to Prince Philip in service at town's war memorial

Watch veterans pay tribute to Prince Philip in service at town's war memorial

Watch veterans pay tribute to Prince Philip in service at town's war memorial

17 April 2021

Veterans from the Royal Marines Association gathered in a Suffolk town to hold a small ceremony in tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh.


Appeal to find relatives of prisoner of war from Suffolk to unite them with 105-year-old photograph

Appeal to find relatives of prisoner of war from Suffolk to unite them with 105-year-old photograph

Appeal to find relatives of prisoner of war from Suffolk to unite them with 105-year-old photograph

16 April 2021

An appeal has been made to trace relatives of a German prisoner of war from a Suffolk village after the discovery of a 105-year-old photograph.


Veterans aiming to break £100,000 with special event

Veterans aiming to break £100,000 with special event

Veterans aiming to break £100,000 with special event

02 April 2021

The organiser of an Easter weekend challenge hopes the event will help her team edge closer to their target.


Tributes paid to 'Death Railway' survivor

Tributes paid to 'Death Railway' survivor

Tributes paid to 'Death Railway' survivor

01 April 2021

One of Suffolk's last surviving Japanese Prisoners of War and the 2nd Battalion, The Cambridgeshire Regiment’s last man standing, has died, aged 101.


One of town’s last D-Day veterans dies at the age of 96

One of town’s last D-Day veterans dies at the age of 96

One of town’s last D-Day veterans dies at the age of 96

26 March 2021

Ron Mayes, a Suffolk-born and raised veteran of the June 6, 1944, D-Day landings, has died at the age of 96.


Fund-raiser in honour of 'special man' reaches over £7,000 in weeks

Fund-raiser in honour of 'special man' reaches over £7,000 in weeks

Fund-raiser in honour of 'special man' reaches over £7,000 in weeks

19 March 2021

A fund-raiser set up following the death of a father from coronavirus has made over £7,000 after only a few weeks.


Unit in Suffolk-based RAF Regiment disbanded amid investigation into alleged sexual assault of airman

Unit in Suffolk-based RAF Regiment disbanded amid investigation into alleged sexual assault of airman

Unit in Suffolk-based RAF Regiment disbanded amid investigation into alleged sexual assault of airman

15 March 2021

The Defence Secretary has said a unit in the RAF Regiment has been disbanded amid an investigation into a video of an alleged sexual assault.


Military police investigate alleged sexual assault of airman in initiation ritual

Military police investigate alleged sexual assault of airman in initiation ritual

Military police investigate alleged sexual assault of airman in initiation ritual

15 March 2021

Military police are investigating a video of an alleged sexual assault of an airman by fellow troops in an initiation ritual.


Night time RAF flights postponed to next week

Night time RAF flights postponed to next week

Night time RAF flights postponed to next week

11 March 2021

RAF Honington has postponed their planned night flights until Monday due to bad weather.


Suffolk airbase warns communities of night flying activities

Suffolk airbase warns communities of night flying activities

Suffolk airbase warns communities of night flying activities

01 March 2021

A Suffolk airbase has warned communities of night flying activities which could run for two days.


Prince Harry waves goodbye to RAF Honington role after Palace confirms couple's Royal departure

Prince Harry waves goodbye to RAF Honington role after Palace confirms couple's Royal departure

Prince Harry waves goodbye to RAF Honington role after Palace confirms couple's Royal departure

19 February 2021

Prince Harry is to step down from his role as Honorary Air Commandant of RAF Honington in Suffolk, it has been confirmed.


Massive 'sonic boom' heard over Suffolk

Massive 'sonic boom' heard over Suffolk

Massive 'sonic boom' heard over Suffolk

12 January 2021

A huge boom has been heard in the skies over Suffolk and neighbouring counties which is reported to have shaken buildings in some parts.


Britain's last surviving female WW2 pilot dies aged 103

Britain's last surviving female WW2 pilot dies aged 103

Britain's last surviving female WW2 pilot dies aged 103

10 January 2021

Eleanor Wadsworth, Britain's last surviving female pilot from the Second World War, has died aged 103.


Bravery honours for pair who risked lives for others

Bravery honours for pair who risked lives for others

Bravery honours for pair who risked lives for others

07 January 2021

Former air cadets who risked their lives for the victims of a head-on collision have received long-awaited national bravery honours.


First £25 million Apache attack helicopters delivered to airbase

First £25 million Apache attack helicopters delivered to airbase

First £25 million Apache attack helicopters delivered to airbase

30 December 2020

Two £25 million Apache attack helicopters have been delivered to the army at its airfield base in Suffolk.


All the war memorials in Suffolk which have been given special protection in 2020

All the war memorials in Suffolk which have been given special protection in 2020

All the war memorials in Suffolk which have been given special protection in 2020

11 November 2020

Soldiers who gave their lives during the First World War will be remembered by generations to come after memorials were given special protection.


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