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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.


'Where's that?' - watch the moment US airwoman discovers she is being posted to Suffolk base

'Where's that?' - watch the moment US airwoman discovers she is being posted to Suffolk base

'Where's that?' - watch the moment US airwoman discovers she is being posted to Suffolk base

19 October 2020

The moment an American airwoman discovers she is being posted to a Suffolk base has become an online sensation.


Annual parade cancelled due to Covid-19

Annual parade cancelled due to Covid-19

Annual parade cancelled due to Covid-19

08 October 2020

Covid-19 restrictions on public gatherings have caused a Suffolk village's annual Remembrance Day Street Parade to be cancelled


Red Arrows to do flypast in celebration of air base's birthday

Red Arrows to do flypast in celebration of air base's birthday

Red Arrows to do flypast in celebration of air base's birthday

18 September 2020

Residents in parts of the county will be able to spot the RAF Red Arrows soaring overhead as part of a Suffolk airbase's birthday celebrations.


Dad, 40, thanks his ‘life-savers’ at air base after heart attack at wheel while driving with wife and two young daughters

Dad, 40, thanks his ‘life-savers’ at air base after heart attack at wheel while driving with wife and two young daughters

Dad, 40, thanks his ‘life-savers’ at air base after heart attack at wheel while driving with wife and two young daughters

05 September 2020

A father who suffered a heart attack at the wheel while driving with his wife and two young daughters has praised RAF personnel who rushed to his aid.


Airbase warns of potential 'disturbance' from night flying

Airbase warns of potential 'disturbance' from night flying

Airbase warns of potential 'disturbance' from night flying

01 September 2020

A Suffolk airbase has warned residents of potential 'disturbance' from night flying this month.


Apache helicopter and air ambulance in near miss

Apache helicopter and air ambulance in near miss

Apache helicopter and air ambulance in near miss

30 August 2020

An Apache helicopter was involved in a near miss with an air ambulance, a report has revealed.


Station still bears the scars of Luftwaffe attacks

Station still bears the scars of Luftwaffe attacks

Station still bears the scars of Luftwaffe attacks

24 August 2020

World War Two incidents which killed at least seven personnel 80 years ago have been remembered.


‘Forgotten Army’ honoured at VJ Day commemorations

‘Forgotten Army’ honoured at VJ Day commemorations

‘Forgotten Army’ honoured at VJ Day commemorations

21 August 2020

The Suffolk soldiers who fought so valiantly in the Far East during World War Two were remembered last weekend.


VJ Day services held to honour Far East fighters

VJ Day services held to honour Far East fighters

VJ Day services held to honour Far East fighters

20 August 2020

Men who lost their lives in the Far East in the Second World War were commemorated on Saturday at services held almost 6,000 miles apart


Remembering a survivor of a forgotten wartime tragedy

Remembering a survivor of a forgotten wartime tragedy

Remembering a survivor of a forgotten wartime tragedy

16 August 2020

The ordeal suffered by British prisoners-of-war aboard the Japanese troopship Lisbon Maru in 1942 is a little-known story of cruelty and courage.


Red Arrows flypast for VJ Day cancelled

Red Arrows flypast for VJ Day cancelled

Red Arrows flypast for VJ Day cancelled

15 August 2020

A commemorative flypast to mark VJ Day has been cancelled due to poor weather conditions.


This is when the Red Arrows will fly over Suffolk today

This is when the Red Arrows will fly over Suffolk today

This is when the Red Arrows will fly over Suffolk today

15 August 2020

The RAF Red Arrows will perform a flypast tour over the UK today to mark 75 years since VJ Day.


Former prisoner of war, 101, 'has never forgotten' fallen comrades

Former prisoner of war, 101, 'has never forgotten' fallen comrades

Former prisoner of war, 101, 'has never forgotten' fallen comrades

15 August 2020

A 101-year-old veteran, one of the last surviving Far East prisoners of war, has honoured his commanding officer killed fighting beside him.


VJ Day 75th anniversary commemorative service to be live-streamed online

VJ Day 75th anniversary commemorative service to be live-streamed online

VJ Day 75th anniversary commemorative service to be live-streamed online

14 August 2020

The service will be available for the public to view on Facebook Live, to enable them to be part of the commemoration, amid the coronavirus pandemic.


Why the soldiers of Suffolk will be commemorated, not celebrated, this weekend

Why the soldiers of Suffolk will be commemorated, not celebrated, this weekend

Why the soldiers of Suffolk will be commemorated, not celebrated, this weekend

14 August 2020

The Suffolk soldiers who fought in the Far East during World War II will be remembered on Saturday.


'It's not on,' says pensioner in complaint over 'noisy jets' waking him up

'It's not on,' says pensioner in complaint over 'noisy jets' waking him up

'It's not on,' says pensioner in complaint over 'noisy jets' waking him up

12 August 2020

A pensioner has complained about noise from jets despite prior warnings that the air force would be active this week.


RAF base sees regiment's first female officers graduate

RAF base sees regiment's first female officers graduate

RAF base sees regiment's first female officers graduate

10 August 2020

The base saw its first female RAF Regiment officers complete a 25-week course and graduate to become members of the RAF Regiment, on Friday.


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