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Hero cadet helped to save injured man’s life

Hero cadet helped to save injured man’s life

Hero cadet helped to save injured man’s life

09 July 2022

A 17-year-old has been recognised for his efforts in saving a man’s life.


Education Awards: Inspirational teacher has made such an impression on youngsters

Education Awards: Inspirational teacher has made such an impression on youngsters

Education Awards: Inspirational teacher has made such an impression on youngsters

08 July 2022

A former army sergeant turned primary school teacher has made a huge impression on his students in a short period of time.


Deadline issued to honour nuclear veterans

Deadline issued to honour nuclear veterans

Deadline issued to honour nuclear veterans

07 July 2022

Our MP has signed a joint letter setting out a timeframe for when the Government should deliver justice for nuclear test veterans.


Confident for homeless veteran plan

Confident for homeless veteran plan

Confident for homeless veteran plan

04 July 2022

The people behind a proposed facility for homeless veterans are confident they can address councillors’ concerns and win planning permission.


Church and cadets celebrate Armed Forces

Church and cadets celebrate Armed Forces

Church and cadets celebrate Armed Forces

04 July 2022

Cadets cemented a bond with their town church at a special Armed Forces Day service.


Buffalo could be fully restored by next year

Buffalo could be fully restored by next year

Buffalo could be fully restored by next year

03 July 2022

The restoration of an amphibious vehicle has passed the halfway stage - with hopes it will be up and running by this time next year.


Sisters are proud of their Yeomen ties

Sisters are proud of their Yeomen ties

Sisters are proud of their Yeomen ties

02 July 2022

Two sisters are thrilled to be re-igniting memories of their great-grandfather, who served in the Yeomen of the Guard.


Official opening for memorial garden

Official opening for memorial garden

Official opening for memorial garden

24 June 2022

A service will be held to dedicate a memorial garden to fallen service men and women.

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Armed Forces Day parade and flag raising

Armed Forces Day parade and flag raising

Armed Forces Day parade and flag raising

22 June 2022

Veterans and serving personnel marched to honour the commitment shown by our armed forces.


Emotional journey of discovery as Jane retraces her dad’s war

Emotional journey of discovery as Jane retraces her dad’s war

Emotional journey of discovery as Jane retraces her dad’s war

18 June 2022

A woman has traced the movements of her father who made a daring escape from a train bound for a German stalag before spending two years on the run.


Nuclear test veteran's case heard as campaigners meet with Prime Minister

Nuclear test veteran's case heard as campaigners meet with Prime Minister

Nuclear test veteran's case heard as campaigners meet with Prime Minister

16 June 2022

Nuclear test veterans have held an historic meeting with Boris Johnson.


Graffiti removed from war memorial

Graffiti removed from war memorial

Graffiti removed from war memorial

15 June 2022

Graffiti is being removed from Spalding's war memorial to honour the men who died in the First World War.


Special breakfast event to mark the Platinum Jubilee

Special breakfast event to mark the Platinum Jubilee

Special breakfast event to mark the Platinum Jubilee

15 June 2022

Veterans from our district joined together for a special breakfast to mark the Queen's Jubilee.


Disappointment as hero pilot memorial has been damaged

Disappointment as hero pilot memorial has been damaged

Disappointment as hero pilot memorial has been damaged

08 June 2022

A memorial to honour the sacrifice made by a hero pilot who saved countless lives in Spalding has been damaged.

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Balkans veteran shoots for glory for RAF Benevolent Fund

Balkans veteran shoots for glory for RAF Benevolent Fund

Balkans veteran shoots for glory for RAF Benevolent Fund

04 June 2022

A Balkans veteran aims for glory at the Veteran Games to represent the RAF’s leading welfare charity.


Family's appeal for return of medals

Family's appeal for return of medals

Family's appeal for return of medals

01 June 2022

The medals awarded to a soldier for his bravery in the Second World War were stolen by the ‘total scumbags’ who ransacked an elderly couple’s home.


Extra security at memorial garden

Extra security at memorial garden

Extra security at memorial garden

23 May 2022

Security is being increased on a memorial garden after thieves tried to steal a second set of gates.

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181 war graves you can visit to remember their sacrifice

181 war graves you can visit to remember their sacrifice

181 war graves you can visit to remember their sacrifice

20 May 2022

Men and women who gave their lives while serving in Commonwealth Forces will be honoured in the coming days.

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'Spitfire Women' among new Second World War stamps highlighting female roles

'Spitfire Women' among new Second World War stamps highlighting female roles

'Spitfire Women' among new Second World War stamps highlighting female roles

28 April 2022

Royal Mail has unveiled 14 new stamps paying tribute to the women of the Second World War and the vital work they undertook.


Air cadets welcomed to fire station

Air cadets welcomed to fire station

Air cadets welcomed to fire station

25 April 2022

Youngsters from a cadet unit were given a tour around a fire station and its engine.


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