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Royal Anglian troops honoured at Minden Day medal parade

Royal Anglian troops honoured at Minden Day medal parade

Royal Anglian troops honoured at Minden Day medal parade

01 August 2019

Troops of the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment received operational medals today.


PICTURES: Armed Forces Day event in Sudbury reflects on conflicts past and present

PICTURES: Armed Forces Day event in Sudbury reflects on conflicts past and present

PICTURES: Armed Forces Day event in Sudbury reflects on conflicts past and present

04 July 2019

Watched by a large crowd, a lone piper led a procession to mark Armed Forces Day in Sudbury on Saturday.


‘Serious failures’ allowed former clerk to steal over £72,000 from RAF Honington charities

‘Serious failures’ allowed former clerk to steal over £72,000 from RAF Honington charities

‘Serious failures’ allowed former clerk to steal over £72,000 from RAF Honington charities

02 July 2019

The Charity Commission has published the findings of an inquiry.


How the legacy of 'remarkable' First World War hero will live on for future generations

How the legacy of 'remarkable' First World War hero will live on for future generations

How the legacy of 'remarkable' First World War hero will live on for future generations

30 June 2019

Little Saxham farm labourer took part in some of the Great War's most infamous battles.


RAF Honington trainee gunners help give school a make over - see all the pictures

RAF Honington trainee gunners help give school a make over - see all the pictures

RAF Honington trainee gunners help give school a make over - see all the pictures

21 June 2019

They gave up part of their weekend to lend a hand.


Haverhill's last surviving D-Day veteran will be among the guests of honour at this year's Armed Forces Day celebrations in the town

Haverhill's last surviving D-Day veteran will be among the guests of honour at this year's Armed Forces Day celebrations in the town

Haverhill's last surviving D-Day veteran will be among the guests of honour at this year's Armed Forces Day celebrations in the town

20 June 2019

Ron Mayes was wounded by shrapnel just three hours after landing on Sword Beach


Bomber makes emergency landing in Mildenhall

Bomber makes emergency landing in Mildenhall

Bomber makes emergency landing in Mildenhall

18 June 2019

A B-52 Stratofortress aircraft had to perform an emergency landing at RAF Mildenhall last night.


RAF Honington honoured by town

RAF Honington honoured by town

RAF Honington honoured by town

15 June 2019

Hundreds watched RAF Honington being presented with the Freedom of Thetford Town.


RAF base criticised after inspection

RAF base criticised after inspection

RAF base criticised after inspection

15 June 2019

RAF base 'requires improvement' after Ofsted inspection.


Bravery awards for former air cadets who risked their lives to give first aid after crash

Bravery awards for former air cadets who risked their lives to give first aid after crash

Bravery awards for former air cadets who risked their lives to give first aid after crash

10 June 2019

"They were both true heroes. Anyone who goes near a crashed vehicle that is smoking and has fuel spilling out of it is risking their life."


Normandy veteran, 99, joins dignitaries in the Abbey Gardens to mark D-Day

Normandy veteran, 99, joins dignitaries in the Abbey Gardens to mark D-Day

Normandy veteran, 99, joins dignitaries in the Abbey Gardens to mark D-Day

06 June 2019

Wreaths were laid in the rose garden.


RAF Honington to receive the Freedom of the Town from Thetford

RAF Honington to receive the Freedom of the Town from Thetford

RAF Honington to receive the Freedom of the Town from Thetford

06 June 2019

RAF Honington will be the first unit granted the Freedom of Thetford in a ceremony, on Sunday.


Army cadets visit Normandy to 'remember those who fell for our freedom' at D-Day landings

Army cadets visit Normandy to 'remember those who fell for our freedom' at D-Day landings

Army cadets visit Normandy to 'remember those who fell for our freedom' at D-Day landings

04 June 2019

"It’s up to our generations now to keep this memory alive."


Army engineers from Wattisham seek fifth victory in charity Field Gun Run contest

Army engineers from Wattisham seek fifth victory in charity Field Gun Run contest

Army engineers from Wattisham seek fifth victory in charity Field Gun Run contest

25 May 2019

A team of Army engineers at Wattisham Airfield is gunning for its fifth victory in an annual Navy-run charity competition next month.


PICTURES: Lavenham steps back in time to commemorate Second World War

PICTURES: Lavenham steps back in time to commemorate Second World War

PICTURES: Lavenham steps back in time to commemorate Second World War

24 May 2019

Lavenham wound the clock back 70 years at the weekend to mark events of the Second World War.


Runner from Belchamp Walter set for ultra-marathon to mark D-Day anniversary

Runner from Belchamp Walter set for ultra-marathon to mark D-Day anniversary

Runner from Belchamp Walter set for ultra-marathon to mark D-Day anniversary

20 May 2019

An experienced runner hopes thoughts of the Normandy landing veterans will help propel him along a 75-mile run to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.


Long Melford Cricket Club welcomes Help for Heroes team for charity match

Long Melford Cricket Club welcomes Help for Heroes team for charity match

Long Melford Cricket Club welcomes Help for Heroes team for charity match

10 May 2019

For a club of military veterans, cricket has become key to their recovery and, this week, Long Melford Cricket Club welcomed them for a charity match.


New book on Long Melford during First World War presented to library

New book on Long Melford during First World War presented to library

New book on Long Melford during First World War presented to library

05 May 2019

A new book, which aims to give fresh insight into life in Long Melford during the First World War, is now available from the village library.


Record breaking World War Two beret sold at Stowmarket auction

Record breaking World War Two beret sold at Stowmarket auction

Record breaking World War Two beret sold at Stowmarket auction

01 May 2019

A rare World War Two beret has fetched £21,700 in an auction in Stowmarket, breaking previous records.


Friends of Lavenham Airfield set to host tours in aid of memorial to honour war dead

Friends of Lavenham Airfield set to host tours in aid of memorial to honour war dead

Friends of Lavenham Airfield set to host tours in aid of memorial to honour war dead

29 April 2019

Walks around a wartime American air base are set to resume next month.


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