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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.


Traditional Parade is back

Traditional Parade is back

Traditional Parade is back

28 October 2021

A traditional Remembrance Sunday event will be held this year, after last year’s socially distanced event.


Record setting Ref leaves ring to score knock-out with latest book

Record setting Ref leaves ring to score knock-out with latest book

Record setting Ref leaves ring to score knock-out with latest book

03 October 2021

A twelve-year dream of publishing the life story of a world-class athlete and American fighter ace has finally be achieved by local author Lee Cook.


Royal British Legion branch celebrates 100th anniversary

Royal British Legion branch celebrates 100th anniversary

Royal British Legion branch celebrates 100th anniversary

02 July 2021

A small ceremony was held to mark exactly 100 years since the branch began its work.


Fen town leads the way with Armed Forces Fair plans

Fen town leads the way with Armed Forces Fair plans

Fen town leads the way with Armed Forces Fair plans

21 May 2021

A Fenland town could be flying the flag for others nationwide to follow when it holds a special armed forces event next autumn.


Town could lose its Legion club

Town could lose its Legion club

Town could lose its Legion club

20 April 2021

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


Fenland collector returns precious medals to former Para

Fenland collector returns precious medals to former Para

Fenland collector returns precious medals to former Para

05 January 2021

A local war memorabilia collector and dealer has managed to track down the owner of a set of medals unearthed in the pocket of a discarded uniform.


Scotty’s Little Soldiers founder, Nikki Scott, awarded a British Empire Medal in New Year's Honours

Scotty’s Little Soldiers founder, Nikki Scott, awarded a British Empire Medal in New Year's Honours

Scotty’s Little Soldiers founder, Nikki Scott, awarded a British Empire Medal in New Year's Honours

31 December 2020

Nikki Scott the founder of bereaved military children’s charity set up in memory of a former March Neale-Wade pupil has been honoured by the Queen.


Chatteris remembers with covid-19 safe Remembrance Sunday commemorations

Chatteris remembers with covid-19 safe Remembrance Sunday commemorations

Chatteris remembers with covid-19 safe Remembrance Sunday commemorations

09 November 2020

A well managed Remembrance Sunday event was held to mark the sombre occasion in Chatteris.


Gallery: Wisbech marks Remembrance Sunday with socially distance ceremony

Gallery: Wisbech marks Remembrance Sunday with socially distance ceremony

Gallery: Wisbech marks Remembrance Sunday with socially distance ceremony

08 November 2020

A socially distanced Remembrance Sunday parade marked the annual commemorations in Wisbech.


March remembers its fallen with trimmed back covid safe ceremony

March remembers its fallen with trimmed back covid safe ceremony

March remembers its fallen with trimmed back covid safe ceremony

08 November 2020

A small but respectful ceremony marked the annual Remembrance Day commemorations in March on Sunday.


Fenland shall remember - but people should do it at home this Remembrance Sunday due to lockdown restrictions

Fenland shall remember - but people should do it at home this Remembrance Sunday due to lockdown restrictions

Fenland shall remember - but people should do it at home this Remembrance Sunday due to lockdown restrictions

06 November 2020

Chatteris will be holding a very small official Remembrance Sunday commemoration this weekend it has now been confirmed.


Stand on your doorstep this Rembrance Sunday as Fenland remembers in a different way

Stand on your doorstep this Rembrance Sunday as Fenland remembers in a different way

Stand on your doorstep this Rembrance Sunday as Fenland remembers in a different way

03 November 2020

As the pandemic continues to rage there will be a very different look to this year’s Remembrance Sunday commemorations across Fenland’s towns.


Tributes paid to war hero and former Wisbech school teacher Henry Wagner

Tributes paid to war hero and former Wisbech school teacher Henry Wagner

Tributes paid to war hero and former Wisbech school teacher Henry Wagner

31 October 2020

Tributes have been paid to Wisbech RAF war hero and former teacher Henry Wagner who has died at the age of 97.


Pedal to the metal as RAF veteran cycles 46 miles for good cause

Pedal to the metal as RAF veteran cycles 46 miles for good cause

Pedal to the metal as RAF veteran cycles 46 miles for good cause

02 September 2020

She served in the Royal Air Force as an avionics technician for more than a decade.


Wisbech remembers VJ Day with ceremony of commemoration

Wisbech remembers VJ Day with ceremony of commemoration

Wisbech remembers VJ Day with ceremony of commemoration

17 August 2020

Members of the Wisbech branch of the Royal British Legion carried out a small remembrance ceremony on Saturday to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.


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