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VJ Day 75: Motel welcomes veterans and visitors for commemorations

VJ Day 75: Motel welcomes veterans and visitors for commemorations

VJ Day 75: Motel welcomes veterans and visitors for commemorations

17 August 2020

A huge event day to commemorate VJ day will benefit hospital nurses and veterans.


South Holland marks VJ Day

South Holland marks VJ Day

South Holland marks VJ Day

17 August 2020

Ceremonies were held across the district to mark VJ Day.

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Harold will mark VJ Day

Harold will mark VJ Day

Harold will mark VJ Day

13 July 2020

Hopes to hold a socially distanced vintage vehicle weekend.


Flag raised for Armed Forces Day

Flag raised for Armed Forces Day

Flag raised for Armed Forces Day

29 June 2020

The flag was raised to honour Armed Forces Day.


How we'll mark Armed Forces Day 2020

How we'll mark Armed Forces Day 2020

How we'll mark Armed Forces Day 2020

23 June 2020

There will be no parade through Spalding town centre due to COVID-19 but it is hoped Armed Forces Day will still be commemorated.

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Appeal to share wartime items in heritage plan

Appeal to share wartime items in heritage plan

Appeal to share wartime items in heritage plan

14 June 2020

An invitation for people to offer wartime memorabilia and records in the area has gone out from a heritage group.


New home of the Red Arrows is revealed

New home of the Red Arrows is revealed

New home of the Red Arrows is revealed

19 May 2020

The Red Arrows aerobatic display team is on the move, with their current RAF base closing in two years' time.


Virtual tea parties will mark VE Day

Virtual tea parties will mark VE Day

Virtual tea parties will mark VE Day

04 May 2020

People are encouraged to hang bunting and flags to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day from their gardens.

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Hurricane and Spitfire from Battle of Britain Memorial Flight spotted in skies after Captain Tom Moore's 100th birthday flypast

Hurricane and Spitfire from Battle of Britain Memorial Flight spotted in skies after Captain Tom Moore's 100th birthday flypast

Hurricane and Spitfire from Battle of Britain Memorial Flight spotted in skies after Captain Tom Moore's 100th birthday flypast

30 April 2020

A reader captured these photos in the skies over Baston after a flypast to mark the 100th birthday of fundraising hero Captain Tom Moore.


Community day to celebrate VE Day

Community day to celebrate VE Day

Community day to celebrate VE Day

06 March 2020

A dance band will be adding to the atmosphere of a community VE day celebration.


New chapter for Legion as it moves HQ

New chapter for Legion as it moves HQ

New chapter for Legion as it moves HQ

16 February 2020

A branch of the Royal British Legion is switching HQ to more easily accessible premises.


Thousands of pounds for service and ex-service good causes

Thousands of pounds for service and ex-service good causes

Thousands of pounds for service and ex-service good causes

03 February 2020

Thousands of pounds have gone to good causes, including £10,000 for injured soldiers, at a big night of celebration.


Author's new book charts story of the RAF through lives of three men

Author's new book charts story of the RAF through lives of three men

Author's new book charts story of the RAF through lives of three men

29 January 2020

A new book about the RAF features a First World War pilot from Long Sutton who helped found new squadrons.


Charlie passes Royal Navy induction

Charlie passes Royal Navy induction

Charlie passes Royal Navy induction

22 January 2020

A former student has successfully completed the Royal Navy’s initial Training induction and Intensive Military Fitness test.


Nuclear test veteran in new film project

Nuclear test veteran in new film project

Nuclear test veteran in new film project

08 January 2020

A nuclear test veteran is due to be filmed in the next few days as a crew travels from Tokyo to hear his story.


It's been a great year for Harold's veterans

It's been a great year for Harold's veterans

It's been a great year for Harold's veterans

27 December 2019

Veterans based in South Holland have collected thousands for armed forces charities.


Letters to the Spalding Guardian editor – December 12, 2019

Letters to the Spalding Guardian editor – December 12, 2019

Letters to the Spalding Guardian editor – December 12, 2019

11 December 2019

This week we publish your views on the General Election, a Poppy Appeal thanks and Thought for the Week.


It's a cash boost for the Paras regimental association

It's a cash boost for the Paras regimental association

It's a cash boost for the Paras regimental association

28 November 2019

A branch of the Parachute Regimental Association has had a donation thanks to our special supplement marking the Battle of Arnhem's 75th anniversary.


Remembrance at school

Remembrance at school

Remembrance at school

20 November 2019

Cadets were invited to wear their uniforms to school during Armistice Day.


Students lay wreath for Remembrance

Students lay wreath for Remembrance

Students lay wreath for Remembrance

13 November 2019

Students joined the in the Remembrance commemorations on Sunday.


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