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VE Day flag set for return to Wisbech to mark 75th anniversary

VE Day flag set for return to Wisbech to mark 75th anniversary

VE Day flag set for return to Wisbech to mark 75th anniversary

05 May 2020

Wisbech Museum celebrates 75th VE Day with a story of derring-do in Walsoken on the day victory was announced.


Mother and son mobilised and ready to help with military's coronavirus effort

Mother and son mobilised and ready to help with military's coronavirus effort

Mother and son mobilised and ready to help with military's coronavirus effort

30 April 2020

Mother and son RAF reservists are primed and ready to support a military operation to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic.


The cry will go on!

The cry will go on!

The cry will go on!

28 April 2020

A town crier says the coronavirus lockdown won't stop him and other criers from marking the 75th Anniversary of VE Day on Friday, May 8.


Memorial planned for WW2 pilots

Memorial planned for WW2 pilots

Memorial planned for WW2 pilots

22 February 2020

A memorial is being planned for a Bomber Command crew who died in 1941.


Gallery: Wisbech Sea Cadets celebrate a year of achievements and become first in the country to be affiliated with the Royal Society of St George

Gallery: Wisbech Sea Cadets celebrate a year of achievements and become first in the country to be affiliated with the Royal Society of St George

Gallery: Wisbech Sea Cadets celebrate a year of achievements and become first in the country to be affiliated with the Royal Society of St George

17 February 2020

Members of Wisbech Sea Cadets celebrated their hard work over the past year with a special presentation evening attended by the town's mayor.


Do you know where this First World War picture was taken of Elm man Fred Loose?

Do you know where this First World War picture was taken of Elm man Fred Loose?

Do you know where this First World War picture was taken of Elm man Fred Loose?

06 December 2019

A Fenland man is hoping Citizen readers can help identify where this photograph was taken in 1917.


Former army Cpl Norman Newbold receives his Veterans Badge at Hickathrift House in Marshland St James

Former army Cpl Norman Newbold receives his Veterans Badge at Hickathrift House in Marshland St James

Former army Cpl Norman Newbold receives his Veterans Badge at Hickathrift House in Marshland St James

01 December 2019

It is 70 years since Norman completed his national service in June 1949.


Fenland armed forces veterans join national fight for justice for former soldiers accused over Northern Ireland offences

Fenland armed forces veterans join national fight for justice for former soldiers accused over Northern Ireland offences

Fenland armed forces veterans join national fight for justice for former soldiers accused over Northern Ireland offences

18 November 2019

Fenland armed forces veterans have joined multiple marches and protests against the prosecution of soldiers for alleged offences from 40 years ago.


Gallery: Wisbech pays its respects as thousands attend annual Remembrance Day commemoration

Gallery: Wisbech pays its respects as thousands attend annual Remembrance Day commemoration

Gallery: Wisbech pays its respects as thousands attend annual Remembrance Day commemoration

10 November 2019

The people of Wisbech came together today (Sunday) for the annual Remembrance Day commemoration.


Gallery: Record crowds attend the annual Remembrance Day commemorations in March

Gallery: Record crowds attend the annual Remembrance Day commemorations in March

Gallery: Record crowds attend the annual Remembrance Day commemorations in March

10 November 2019

Huge crowds packed March Broad Street this morning (Sunday) for the annual Remembrance Day ceremony.


Here are where roads will be closed in Wisbech tomorrow for the Remembrance Sunday Parade

Here are where roads will be closed in Wisbech tomorrow for the Remembrance Sunday Parade

Here are where roads will be closed in Wisbech tomorrow for the Remembrance Sunday Parade

09 November 2019

The below maps highlights in red the closures in place for tomorrow’s Remembrance Sunday event in Wisbech - they will be closed for seven hours.


Chatteris road closures for Remembrance Sunday Parade tomorrow

Chatteris road closures for Remembrance Sunday Parade tomorrow

Chatteris road closures for Remembrance Sunday Parade tomorrow

09 November 2019

The below map highlights the route of the parade through Chatteris for tomorrow's Remembrance Day commemorations.


Wisbech Air Cadets are holding a recruitment night highlighting all the fun activities they have to offer

Wisbech Air Cadets are holding a recruitment night highlighting all the fun activities they have to offer

Wisbech Air Cadets are holding a recruitment night highlighting all the fun activities they have to offer

12 September 2019

Fancy learning to fly a plane? Enjoy challenges and are looking for something to do, then joining the 272 Wisbech Air Cadets could be the answer.


Fenland parachutists have near miss with US fighter jets in skies over Chatteris

Fenland parachutists have near miss with US fighter jets in skies over Chatteris

Fenland parachutists have near miss with US fighter jets in skies over Chatteris

12 September 2019

Two freefalling parachutists nearly had a mid air collision with two American fighter jets as they fell over Fenland.


College of West Anglia first in the UK to receive prestigious award from armed forces

College of West Anglia first in the UK to receive prestigious award from armed forces

College of West Anglia first in the UK to receive prestigious award from armed forces

03 September 2019

The College of West Anglia has been awarded the highest accolade available as an employer by the Ministry of Defence (MoD).


Gallery: Fenland army cadets join the Army Cadet Force at its annual summer camp

Gallery: Fenland army cadets join the Army Cadet Force at its annual summer camp

Gallery: Fenland army cadets join the Army Cadet Force at its annual summer camp

01 August 2019

Around 350 teenagers including March, Chatteris, and Wisbech have been enjoying a week of adventure with the Army Cadet Force.


Wisbech couple’s garage carries a personal salute to heroes of D-Day Landings

Wisbech couple’s garage carries a personal salute to heroes of D-Day Landings

Wisbech couple’s garage carries a personal salute to heroes of D-Day Landings

31 July 2019

A life-long fascination with planes, especially fighter jets, has inspired one Fenland grandmother to create her own memorial to the D-Day landings.


Turning the clocks back for Festival of the Forties in March

Turning the clocks back for Festival of the Forties in March

Turning the clocks back for Festival of the Forties in March

22 July 2019

Visitors took a step back in time at the popular annual Festival of the Forties event in March at the weekend.


Town's annual Armed Forces Day celebrations draws the crowds

Town's annual Armed Forces Day celebrations draws the crowds

Town's annual Armed Forces Day celebrations draws the crowds

24 June 2019

There were stalls, displays, a parade and a whole lot more.


Former soldier with PTSD finds new purpose supporting fellow veterans

Former soldier with PTSD finds new purpose supporting fellow veterans

Former soldier with PTSD finds new purpose supporting fellow veterans

25 May 2019

A former soldier from Wisbech who struggled to cope in the civilian world has found a new purpose leading others to help fellow veterans.


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