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Boost for March Veterans Hub from town's Buffaloes

Boost for March Veterans Hub from town's Buffaloes

Boost for March Veterans Hub from town's Buffaloes

18 July 2022

A new group which offers support and advice to armed and uniformed personnel has been given a double boost by a local organisation.


Church’s Armed Forces Day service

Church’s Armed Forces Day service

Church’s Armed Forces Day service

30 June 2022

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


Magpas Air Ambulance receives award for support for Armed Services personnel

Magpas Air Ambulance receives award for support for Armed Services personnel

Magpas Air Ambulance receives award for support for Armed Services personnel

23 June 2022

Cambridgeshire based charity Magpas Air Ambulance is celebrating a Silver Award for their support of Armed Forces personnel, who work for the service.


Gallery: Chatteris remembers fallen on 40th anniversary of Falklands conflict

Gallery: Chatteris remembers fallen on 40th anniversary of Falklands conflict

Gallery: Chatteris remembers fallen on 40th anniversary of Falklands conflict

17 June 2022

The Chatteris Branch Royal British Legion held a short service of remembrance to mark the 40th Anniversary of the end of the Falklands War.


Busy week for Wisbech Air Cadets including 'Grobbing' the chance to fly a plane

Busy week for Wisbech Air Cadets including 'Grobbing' the chance to fly a plane

Busy week for Wisbech Air Cadets including 'Grobbing' the chance to fly a plane

15 May 2022

Three cadets from the Wisbech Air Cadets took to the sky as they had their first flight in a Grob Tutor aircraft at RAF Cranwell.


'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.


Honours for Poppy Appeal volunteers

Honours for Poppy Appeal volunteers

Honours for Poppy Appeal volunteers

14 April 2022

A branch of the Royal British Legion has made its annual Poppy Appeal presentations.


Locals donate over £3000 towards March Armed Forces Fair

Locals donate over £3000 towards March Armed Forces Fair

Locals donate over £3000 towards March Armed Forces Fair

17 March 2022

Plans for a one-off special event to bring together groups with links to the Armed Forces has been gathering momentum and donations in recent weeks.


What is Homes for Ukraine and how to apply

What is Homes for Ukraine and how to apply

What is Homes for Ukraine and how to apply

15 March 2022

A new scheme will allow individuals, charities, community groups and businesses to bring people escaping the war to safety.


Stern warning for UK veterans wanting to fight in Ukraine

Stern warning for UK veterans wanting to fight in Ukraine

Stern warning for UK veterans wanting to fight in Ukraine

11 March 2022

Military charities are being asked to dissuade veterans from leaving the UK for Ukraine, with a warning that those ignoring advice could face action.


Gallery: Families gather at Wisbech Museum for opening of major Singapore exhibition

Gallery: Families gather at Wisbech Museum for opening of major Singapore exhibition

Gallery: Families gather at Wisbech Museum for opening of major Singapore exhibition

11 March 2022

Gallery: Families gather at Wisbech Museum for opening of major Singapore exhibition


How to talk to children about the situation in Ukraine

How to talk to children about the situation in Ukraine

How to talk to children about the situation in Ukraine

02 March 2022

As the crisis unfolds in Ukraine, experts explain how parents can help children understand the events in an age appropriate and empathetic way.


'We cannot and will not just look away'

'We cannot and will not just look away'

'We cannot and will not just look away'

24 February 2022

Boris Johnson has announced further economic sanctions to Russia after troops invaded Ukraine.


Fenland council signs up to support Armed Forces community

Fenland council signs up to support Armed Forces community

Fenland council signs up to support Armed Forces community

21 February 2022

Wisbech St Mary Parish Council has become one of the first in the area to sign up to ensure members of the Armed Forces are fully supported.


Gallery: Wisbech cadets host special parade to mark anniversary of formation of the Air Training Corps

Gallery: Wisbech cadets host special parade to mark anniversary of formation of the Air Training Corps

Gallery: Wisbech cadets host special parade to mark anniversary of formation of the Air Training Corps

07 February 2022

Over 140 air cadets from across the area joined a parade to commemorate the 81st anniversary of the organisation on Air Training Corps Sunday.


Gallery: Parade is back for Chatteris' annual Act of Remembrance

Gallery: Parade is back for Chatteris' annual Act of Remembrance

Gallery: Parade is back for Chatteris' annual Act of Remembrance

14 November 2021

Chatteris people turned out in their hundreds for the annual Remembrance Day commemoration.


Gallery: Business as usual as March remembers the fallen

Gallery: Business as usual as March remembers the fallen

Gallery: Business as usual as March remembers the fallen

14 November 2021

Thousands of people across Fenland gathered today to mark Remembrance Day and remember those who gave their lives in service of their country.


Gallery: Wisbech Remembrance Day 2021 sees return to tradition

Gallery: Wisbech Remembrance Day 2021 sees return to tradition

Gallery: Wisbech Remembrance Day 2021 sees return to tradition

14 November 2021

Wisbech returned to a traditional Remembrance Sunday event after last year’s socially distanced one.


Gallery: Town's RAF memorial is unveiled at last

Gallery: Town's RAF memorial is unveiled at last

Gallery: Town's RAF memorial is unveiled at last

12 November 2021

A campaign to remember the many airmen killed in crashes in the skies over Chatteris during the Second World War has finally come to fruition.


Unknown soldiers laid to rest

Unknown soldiers laid to rest

Unknown soldiers laid to rest

29 October 2021

Two unknown soldiers from the First World War have been buried with full military honours.


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