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How one man's creative vision transformed ball chair to recreate inside of Second World War bomber

How one man's creative vision transformed ball chair to recreate inside of Second World War bomber

How one man's creative vision transformed ball chair to recreate inside of Second World War bomber

21 June 2021

The sight, sound and feel of a World War Two bomber can be experienced from a living room chair thanks to the creative vision of one man.


Military convoy takes centre stage on Armed Forces Day

Military convoy takes centre stage on Armed Forces Day

Military convoy takes centre stage on Armed Forces Day

19 June 2021

A convoy featuring an array of military vehicles will wind its way through a Suffolk town as part of its celebration of Armed Forces Day.


Watch military base perform aerial tribute to airman who died in North Sea crash

Watch military base perform aerial tribute to airman who died in North Sea crash

Watch military base perform aerial tribute to airman who died in North Sea crash

15 June 2021

An airbase has performed an aerial tribute to mark the anniversary of the death of an airman whose plane crashed into the North Sea last year.


‘I had to bury my best friend ... it was so hard to leave him’

‘I had to bury my best friend ... it was so hard to leave him’

‘I had to bury my best friend ... it was so hard to leave him’

11 June 2021

Veteran Alan King found the grandchildren of the friend he had to leave behind, decades after the war had ended.


Welcome to Suffolk, Mr President

Welcome to Suffolk, Mr President

Welcome to Suffolk, Mr President

10 June 2021

Joe Biden spoke of pride and the ‘proud history’ of RAF Mildenhall during an address after landing there yesterday.


Suffolk airbase welcomes Joe Biden as president kicks off Europe trip

Suffolk airbase welcomes Joe Biden as president kicks off Europe trip

Suffolk airbase welcomes Joe Biden as president kicks off Europe trip

09 June 2021

Joe Biden has touched down in the county as part of his first overseas trip as US president.


Service honours Normandy heroes

Service honours Normandy heroes

Service honours Normandy heroes

09 June 2021

Veterans, serving personnel and civilians attended a remembrance service to honour those who took part in the Normandy landings.


Extra cause for celebration as latest cadre of recruits sworn in at airbase

Extra cause for celebration as latest cadre of recruits sworn in at airbase

Extra cause for celebration as latest cadre of recruits sworn in at airbase

04 June 2021

There was extra cause for celebration at an airbase yesterday as 12 new trainees were sworn in with family members present.


Late veteran of the D-Day landings was much more than just a soldier

Late veteran of the D-Day landings was much more than just a soldier

Late veteran of the D-Day landings was much more than just a soldier

02 June 2021

We look back at the life of one of Suffolk's last remaining veterans of the 1940 D-Day landings, who died in March.


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.


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