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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.


Lest We Forget: How Suffolk remembered - in the year of coronavirus

Lest We Forget: How Suffolk remembered - in the year of coronavirus

Lest We Forget: How Suffolk remembered - in the year of coronavirus

08 November 2020

Thousands paid tribute today to all those who fought for our country, the commonwealth, the county.


Inquest to open into death of airman Corrie McKeague four years after disappearance

Inquest to open into death of airman Corrie McKeague four years after disappearance

Inquest to open into death of airman Corrie McKeague four years after disappearance

05 November 2020

An inquest is to be held into the death of airman Corrie McKeague who went missing after a night out four years ago.


How Remembrance Day will be commemorated in Suffolk this year

How Remembrance Day will be commemorated in Suffolk this year

How Remembrance Day will be commemorated in Suffolk this year

03 November 2020

As with most occasions this year, commemorating Remembrance Day in Suffolk will be quite different in 2020.


Why the Poppy Appeal must not be overlooked during the pandemic

Why the Poppy Appeal must not be overlooked during the pandemic

Why the Poppy Appeal must not be overlooked during the pandemic

30 October 2020

Ken Rowbottom, Suffolk's Royal British Legion county chairman, explains how this year's appeal will be different - but is just as important.


Drones to take to skies for joint test at military base

Drones to take to skies for joint test at military base

Drones to take to skies for joint test at military base

30 October 2020

RAF drones will be taking to the Suffolk skies for a joint test at a military base.


Poppy Appeal receives boost after police officer sells specially commissioned badges

Poppy Appeal receives boost after police officer sells specially commissioned badges

Poppy Appeal receives boost after police officer sells specially commissioned badges

30 October 2020

A town's Poppy Appeal received a fund-raising boost after a police officer sold more than 100 specially commissioned badges.


‘Fabulous’ response to appeal earns praise

‘Fabulous’ response to appeal earns praise

‘Fabulous’ response to appeal earns praise

29 October 2020

The generosity shown by people in Suffolk towns towards an appeal to help tribespeople in Kenya has been praised.


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