03 February 2020
In the final year of the Second World War, American bomber crews were taking off from Lavenham on perilous missions. Many of them never came back.
27 January 2020
A dedicated memorial will be unveiled beside the control tower in May to coincide with the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
13 November 2019
Hundreds of people lined the streets of Sudbury on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the war heroes who sacrificed their lives in conflict.
09 November 2019
An air force charity has paid tribute to long-time members and supporters in Sudbury, with a number of awards in honour of their contributions.
08 November 2019
A poignant painting that depicts war veterans from the Victorian era to the present day is going under the hammer to raise vital funds for charity.
25 October 2019
A poppy wreath at the dedicated 486th Bombardment Group memorial will be absent for the first time in decades.
25 October 2019
One of the largest remembrance tributes in the entire country has once again made its mark in the heart of Sudbury.
21 October 2019
Campaigners have been touched by the generosity of donors who have pledged their support to the project.
17 October 2019
The huge poppy net tribute to commemorate the Armistice Day centenary was created last year.
16 October 2019
The Friends of Lavenham Airfield has created an online appeal to raise £6,800 for a memorial to the United States Army Air Force’s 487th Bomb Group.
09 August 2019
A trip down memory lane at Kentwell Hall in Long Melford at the weekend included 60 actors in uniforms and scores of wartime memorabilia.
04 July 2019
Watched by a large crowd, a lone piper led a procession to mark Armed Forces Day in Sudbury on Saturday.
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.
24 May 2019
Lavenham wound the clock back 70 years at the weekend to mark events of the Second World War.
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.
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.
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.
29 April 2019
Walks around a wartime American air base are set to resume next month.
23 February 2019
A volunteer, who has dedicated three decades to raising funds for a British Armed Forces charity, has been recognised with a prestigious award.
19 February 2019
Battling extreme weather conditions, a series of military helicopters from Wattisham have been deployed – for the first time – in the Arctic Circle.