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Veterans' champion lays wreath to honour Duke of Edinburgh

Veterans' champion lays wreath to honour Duke of Edinburgh

Veterans' champion lays wreath to honour Duke of Edinburgh

19 April 2021

A veterans champion has honoured the Duke of Edinburgh during a ceremony over the weekend.


Memories appeal as force celebrates 80th

Memories appeal as force celebrates 80th

Memories appeal as force celebrates 80th

17 April 2021

A cadet force is appealing for help as it celebrates a milestone anniversary.


Call for a memorial to wartime aircraft that crashed in our area

Call for a memorial to wartime aircraft that crashed in our area

Call for a memorial to wartime aircraft that crashed in our area

13 April 2021

A passionate history buff wants to build a memorial to the aircraft that crashed in our area during the Second World War.


Town could lose its Legion club

Town could lose its Legion club

Town could lose its Legion club

13 April 2021

A town could be losing its Royal British Legion connection after more than 70 years unless younger people step forward to help.


Giving back to veteran Doug and wife Sandie

Giving back to veteran Doug and wife Sandie

Giving back to veteran Doug and wife Sandie

19 March 2021

Friends have launched a fundraising page to support a British Nuclear Test veteran and his wife, who is battling cancer.


WWII veteran John raised funds to send fellow vets to Normandy

WWII veteran John raised funds to send fellow vets to Normandy

WWII veteran John raised funds to send fellow vets to Normandy

18 March 2021

Former World War II Royal Air Force veteran John Summerson has passed away.

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Tribute paid to Capt Sir Tom

Tribute paid to Capt Sir Tom

Tribute paid to Capt Sir Tom

07 March 2021

A special tribute was paid to Capt Sir Tom Moore by a veteran’s champion.


Police on scene after fisherman pulls grenade from river

Police on scene after fisherman pulls grenade from river

Police on scene after fisherman pulls grenade from river

08 February 2021

Police have been called to a bridge after a fisherman has pulled out what appears to be a World War II grenade.


Trip plans for the families of our lost sailors

Trip plans for the families of our lost sailors

Trip plans for the families of our lost sailors

05 December 2020

A trip is being organised by a well-known veterans champion.


Memorial plan is turned down

Memorial plan is turned down

Memorial plan is turned down

30 November 2020

A plan for a new war memorial has been rejected by councillors.


Wreaths laid at Arnhem oak

Wreaths laid at Arnhem oak

Wreaths laid at Arnhem oak

13 November 2020

A parish council has honoured the service men who gave their lives.


Pupils honour the fallen

Pupils honour the fallen

Pupils honour the fallen

13 November 2020

A school has taken part in a number of activities to mark Armistice Day.


Pupils mark remembrance

Pupils mark remembrance

Pupils mark remembrance

12 November 2020

Pupils at local schools marked Remembrance with various activities this week.


George honoured by his sister

George honoured by his sister

George honoured by his sister

11 November 2020

More than 80 years after his death, George Smith is honoured by his sister.


South Holland remembers the fallen

South Holland remembers the fallen

South Holland remembers the fallen

09 November 2020

Services were held to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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Vintage vehicles memorial ride

Vintage vehicles memorial ride

Vintage vehicles memorial ride

09 November 2020

Flowers were laid at around 15 memorials during a 63-mile ride.


Village honours Remembrance Day

Village honours Remembrance Day

Village honours Remembrance Day

09 November 2020

People have decorated pebbles with poppies which have been placed on the war memorial.


Pupils display poppy pictures for Remembrance week

Pupils display poppy pictures for Remembrance week

Pupils display poppy pictures for Remembrance week

06 November 2020

Youngsters have decorated their school to remember men and women who died in wars and conflicts.


Giant poppies bloom on area roundabouts ahead of Remembrance Day

Giant poppies bloom on area roundabouts ahead of Remembrance Day

Giant poppies bloom on area roundabouts ahead of Remembrance Day

05 November 2020

The poppies will appear at several spots over the next few days.


Remembrance Day 2020: 'We will remember them within the guidelines'

Remembrance Day 2020: 'We will remember them within the guidelines'

Remembrance Day 2020: 'We will remember them within the guidelines'

03 November 2020

Lockdown means traditional events cannot go ahead but there are plans to pay tribute to our fallen heroes.


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