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RAF base issues night flying warning as part of exercise

RAF base issues night flying warning as part of exercise

RAF base issues night flying warning as part of exercise

02 March 2020

The 'agile combat employment exercise' is from March 2 to 13.


Memorial service held in honour of Luke

Memorial service held in honour of Luke

Memorial service held in honour of Luke

02 March 2020

A memorial event was held in honour of a Bury St Edmunds serviceman last Monday morning, the 10th anniversary of his death in Afghanistan.


All welcome to attend freedom march and service

All welcome to attend freedom march and service

All welcome to attend freedom march and service

29 February 2020

Residents of West Suffolk are invited to attend a special service and parade next week as part of the HMS Vengeance freedom celebrations.


Military Wives Choirs set to hit the big screen in March

Military Wives Choirs set to hit the big screen in March

Military Wives Choirs set to hit the big screen in March

27 February 2020

The new film premiered at Showcase Cinema de Lux in Peterborough on Monday


PICTURES: Troops from Wattisham Flying Station put through paces ahead of major operation

PICTURES: Troops from Wattisham Flying Station put through paces ahead of major operation

PICTURES: Troops from Wattisham Flying Station put through paces ahead of major operation

26 February 2020

Personnel based at Wattisham Airfield have been training in preparation for joining more than 2,500 British troops on Exercise Defender Europe 20.


Mildenhall’s RAF base to stay until 2027

Mildenhall’s RAF base to stay until 2027

Mildenhall’s RAF base to stay until 2027

22 February 2020

The local economy will continue to have the benefits of the base for a further 7 years


Memorial garden spruced up ahead of anniversary

Memorial garden spruced up ahead of anniversary

Memorial garden spruced up ahead of anniversary

15 February 2020

Senior Aircraftman Luke Southgate died in Afghanistan 10 years ago this month.


FEATURE: New memorial at Lavenham Airfield to honour fallen American airmen of WWII

FEATURE: New memorial at Lavenham Airfield to honour fallen American airmen of WWII

FEATURE: New memorial at Lavenham Airfield to honour fallen American airmen of WWII

03 February 2020

In the final year of the Second World War, American bomber crews were taking off from Lavenham on perilous missions. Many of them never came back.


Ceremony marks start of work on new war memorial on Lavenham Airfield

Ceremony marks start of work on new war memorial on Lavenham Airfield

Ceremony marks start of work on new war memorial on Lavenham Airfield

27 January 2020

A dedicated memorial will be unveiled beside the control tower in May to coincide with the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of VE Day.


Residents stand together at Holocaust memorial

Residents stand together at Holocaust memorial

Residents stand together at Holocaust memorial

27 January 2020

A memorial service was held in the Abbey Gardens this morning.


Villagers honour American air crew heroes seventy years on

Villagers honour American air crew heroes seventy years on

Villagers honour American air crew heroes seventy years on

27 January 2020

The 12-man crew of a US bomber which crashed into a field near Isleham 70 years ago has been honoured with a memorial in the village.


Prince Harry to give up RAF Honington title as he and Meghan step back from royal duties

Prince Harry to give up RAF Honington title as he and Meghan step back from royal duties

Prince Harry to give up RAF Honington title as he and Meghan step back from royal duties

19 January 2020

The Duke of Sussex has held the title since 2008 and has made numerous visits to the base near Bury St Edmunds.


UPDATED: 75th anniversary of Second World War air crash

UPDATED: 75th anniversary of Second World War air crash

UPDATED: 75th anniversary of Second World War air crash

16 January 2020

Military aviation history enthusiasts pay their respects to the seven crew who died in World War Two plane crash


Appeal to identify ‘mystery’ soldiers on Newmarket's war memorial

Appeal to identify ‘mystery’ soldiers on Newmarket's war memorial

Appeal to identify ‘mystery’ soldiers on Newmarket's war memorial

14 January 2020

A local historian has issued a plea for help in completing his mammoth task.


Sky’s the limit for RAF graduates

 Sky’s the limit for RAF graduates

Sky’s the limit for RAF graduates

30 November 2019

Excellence awards for gunner graduates


Creating wanted items from scrapped aircraft

Creating wanted items from scrapped aircraft

Creating wanted items from scrapped aircraft

25 November 2019

A beautifully crafted drinks trolley will raise funds for the RAF Association.


Whole school comes together to honour Remembrance Day

Whole school comes together to honour Remembrance Day

Whole school comes together to honour Remembrance Day

20 November 2019

Around 500 students and staff gathered at the school's 'Remembrance Mound'.


RAF Lakenheath worker is told tribunal cannot rule on sacking

RAF Lakenheath worker is told tribunal cannot rule on sacking

RAF Lakenheath worker is told tribunal cannot rule on sacking

19 November 2019

A worker who claimed she was unfairly sacked from her job at RAF Lakenheath, has been told the issue cannot be dealt with under UK law.


PICTURES: Sudbury reflects on sacrifice of war heroes on Remembrance Sunday

PICTURES: Sudbury reflects on sacrifice of war heroes on Remembrance Sunday

PICTURES: Sudbury reflects on sacrifice of war heroes on Remembrance Sunday

13 November 2019

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Sudbury on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the war heroes who sacrificed their lives in conflict.


Towns and villages stand still to remember fallen heroes

Towns and villages stand still to remember fallen heroes

Towns and villages stand still to remember fallen heroes

11 November 2019

Hundreds gather for annual Remembrance events.


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