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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.


Colonel Mark Knight steps down as Commandant of Cambridgeshire Cadet Force

Colonel Mark Knight steps down as Commandant of Cambridgeshire Cadet Force

Colonel Mark Knight steps down as Commandant of Cambridgeshire Cadet Force

28 July 2020

Head of Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Force Colonel Mark Knight is finally saying farewell after 45 years of service.


Chatteris RAF Memorial delayed by not forgotten as pandemic puts project on temporary hold

Chatteris RAF Memorial delayed by not forgotten as pandemic puts project on temporary hold

Chatteris RAF Memorial delayed by not forgotten as pandemic puts project on temporary hold

16 July 2020

Work on an RAF memorial for a World War Two heroes in Chatteris has been put on hold due to the coronavirus lockdown.


Fenland trio among those named as Lord-Lieutenant's Cadets for Cambridgeshire

Fenland trio among those named as Lord-Lieutenant's Cadets for Cambridgeshire

Fenland trio among those named as Lord-Lieutenant's Cadets for Cambridgeshire

13 July 2020

Two March cadets are among three from Fenland who have been appointed as Lord-Lieutenant's Cadets.


Searching for the families of brave men

Searching for the families of brave men

Searching for the families of brave men

04 July 2020

A search has begun to find relatives of former school pupils whose names will be marked on commemorative plaque.


Last man remembered - project to honour Chatteris' First World War fallen is complete

Last man remembered - project to honour Chatteris' First World War fallen is complete

Last man remembered - project to honour Chatteris' First World War fallen is complete

28 May 2020

It's taken almost six years to complete - but a project to commemorate those from Chatteris who died in the First World War has finally concluded.


College of West Anglia Students commemorate 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe with a challenge and other tasks

College of West Anglia Students commemorate 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe with a challenge and other tasks

College of West Anglia Students commemorate 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe with a challenge and other tasks

15 May 2020

The RAF threw out a national challenge and students at the College of West Anglia (CWA) in Wisbech picked up the gauntlet.


Ration books, fancy dress and a special presentation to mark VE Day at Wisbech care home

Ration books, fancy dress and a special presentation to mark VE Day at Wisbech care home

Ration books, fancy dress and a special presentation to mark VE Day at Wisbech care home

11 May 2020

Rose Lodge Care Home in Wisbech celebrated VE Day, with a morning tea party and sing-a-long to mark 75 years since the end of the Second World War.


Children celebrate VE Day

Children celebrate VE Day

Children celebrate VE Day

08 May 2020

Key worker children and staff at a primary school celebrated VE day today (Friday).


Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Force ‘Keeps the Flame Alive’ During Lockdown

Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Force ‘Keeps the Flame Alive’ During Lockdown

Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Force ‘Keeps the Flame Alive’ During Lockdown

07 May 2020

Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Force’s No1 (Hereward) Company is using virtual meeting technology to the advantage of its cadets.


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