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Calls for memorial to mark hero pilot

Calls for memorial to mark hero pilot

Calls for memorial to mark hero pilot

04 October 2019

Calls have been made to honour a hero pilot who saved a town.


Arnhem 75: Commemorations on both sides of the North Sea

Arnhem 75: Commemorations on both sides of the North Sea

Arnhem 75: Commemorations on both sides of the North Sea

02 October 2019

South Holland people have been honouring the soldiers who fought at Arnhem at commemorations here and in The Netherlands.


Pilot's twin daughters visit plane crash site

Pilot's twin daughters visit plane crash site

Pilot's twin daughters visit plane crash site

01 October 2019

The twin daughters of a hero pilot who sacrificed his life have visited the site where his plane crashed more than 60 years ago.


A village remembers hosting soldiers who fought at Arnhem

A village remembers hosting soldiers who fought at Arnhem

A village remembers hosting soldiers who fought at Arnhem

27 September 2019

A parade and church service on Sunday will honour a village's ties with the Battle of Arnhem.


War veteran's secret to long life is 'pure luck'

War veteran's secret to long life is 'pure luck'

War veteran's secret to long life is 'pure luck'

24 September 2019

A World War II veteran has reached his 100th birthday on a diet of 'pure luck'.


D-Day original DUKW World War II landing craft on display

D-Day original DUKW World War II landing craft on display

D-Day original DUKW World War II landing craft on display

24 September 2019

A fundraiser brought along an original DUKW amphibious vehicle for a talk to a U3A group about D-Day.


Son of veteran to see Arnhem for the first time

Son of veteran to see Arnhem for the first time

Son of veteran to see Arnhem for the first time

17 September 2019

A pensioner will see Arnhem for the first time this month as he makes an emotional pilgrimage to the place where his father fought valiantly


Angela's two journeys on 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem

Angela's two journeys on 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem

Angela's two journeys on 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem

17 September 2019

The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem sees Angela Porter visit The Netherlands, where her father was an Allied landings paratrooper


War veteran from county visits military weekend

War veteran from county visits military weekend

War veteran from county visits military weekend

11 September 2019

About £2,500 was raised at a military weekend attended by one of the area's war veterans.


A pilgrimage to honour heroic ‘Arnhem dads’

A pilgrimage to honour heroic ‘Arnhem dads’

A pilgrimage to honour heroic ‘Arnhem dads’

18 August 2019

In this story we focus on the Battle of Arnhem as the 75th anniversary approaches ... and appeal for your memories.


Spalding's VJ Day parade and service at Ayscoughfee

Spalding's VJ Day parade and service at Ayscoughfee

Spalding's VJ Day parade and service at Ayscoughfee

15 August 2019

Spalding's commemoration of VJ Day took place in Ayscoughfee Gardens on Sunday and WW2 veterans in their 90s were on parade.


Plan to clean up village war memorial after inspection

Plan to clean up village war memorial after inspection

Plan to clean up village war memorial after inspection

06 August 2019

A plan to clean up a village's War Memorial has been boosted by an anonymous donation.


Donington WWII veteran is flown to RAF reunion on his 94th birthday

Donington WWII veteran is flown to RAF reunion on his 94th birthday

Donington WWII veteran is flown to RAF reunion on his 94th birthday

01 July 2019

Veteran: "Once we got above the clouds it was very clear ...


Sixth annual Armed Forces Parade

Sixth annual Armed Forces Parade

Sixth annual Armed Forces Parade

26 June 2019

Many turn out to pay respects and gratitude


Armed Forces Day Parade in Spalding

Armed Forces Day Parade in Spalding

Armed Forces Day Parade in Spalding

18 June 2019

Event will take place on Tuesday, June 25


New book tells the real story behind elite RAF training school at Sutton Bridge

New book tells the real story behind elite RAF training school at Sutton Bridge

New book tells the real story behind elite RAF training school at Sutton Bridge

16 June 2019

Author and historian Alastair Goodrum writes about the effective training system that led to victory in the Battle of Britain


D-DAY 75: Young people from South Holland join D-Day commemorations in France

D-DAY 75: Young people from South Holland join D-Day commemorations in France

D-DAY 75: Young people from South Holland join D-Day commemorations in France

12 June 2019

Young people from South Holland joined World War II veterans to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.


D-DAY 75: Normandy veterans return

D-DAY 75: Normandy veterans return

D-DAY 75: Normandy veterans return

07 June 2019

Heroes from Long Sutton, Spalding and Wyberton go back to the beaches


D-Day 75: Red roses from South Holland to honour the fallen on Normandy beaches

D-Day 75: Red roses from South Holland to honour the fallen on Normandy beaches

D-Day 75: Red roses from South Holland to honour the fallen on Normandy beaches

07 June 2019

World War II veterans from South Holland and the younger generation joined as one to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.


D-Day 75: Veteran and the pride of the Spalding Paras has returned to Normandy

D-Day 75: Veteran and the pride of the Spalding Paras has returned to Normandy

D-Day 75: Veteran and the pride of the Spalding Paras has returned to Normandy

07 June 2019

Sadly another of Spalding's D-Day heroes passed away before the 75th anniversary ...


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