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End of Falklands War commemorated – but no Armed Forces Day parade

End of Falklands War commemorated – but no Armed Forces Day parade

End of Falklands War commemorated – but no Armed Forces Day parade

22 June 2022

Bishop's Stortford branch of Royal British Legion commemorated 40th anniversary of end of conflict between UK and Argentina that cost over 900 lives.


RIP Cyril: Tributes to Stortford's D-Day hero who has died at 97

RIP Cyril: Tributes to Stortford's D-Day hero who has died at 97

RIP Cyril: Tributes to Stortford's D-Day hero who has died at 97

26 May 2022

Second World War veteran Cyril Banks collect for Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal and marched in town's Remembrance parade well into his 90s.


80-year-old graffiti reveals secrets of Polish war heroes stationed at Audley End

80-year-old graffiti reveals secrets of Polish war heroes stationed at Audley End

80-year-old graffiti reveals secrets of Polish war heroes stationed at Audley End

15 May 2022

A new exhibition delves into Audley End's role as a centre for training elite Polish paratroopers during the Second World War.


Air cadets and footballers stand to lose their bases if airport business park takes off

Air cadets and footballers stand to lose their bases if airport business park takes off

Air cadets and footballers stand to lose their bases if airport business park takes off

06 May 2022

494 (Stansted Airport) Squadron Air Training Corps marks its 30th anniversary this year but faces eviction as part of redevelopment plans.


Events to celebrate Royal British Legion centenary in Bishop's Stortford

Events to celebrate Royal British Legion centenary in Bishop's Stortford

Events to celebrate Royal British Legion centenary in Bishop's Stortford

12 April 2022

Poppy Appeal fundraiser in Jackson Square follows church service at St Michael's attended by dignitaries.


Royal British Legion celebrates 100 years in Bishop's Stortford

Royal British Legion celebrates 100 years in Bishop's Stortford

Royal British Legion celebrates 100 years in Bishop's Stortford

06 April 2022

The centenary was marked on Sunday with a special service at St Michael's Church and Legion members will be in Jackson Square this Saturday.


Church service to give thanks for 100 years of Royal British Legion in Stortford

Church service to give thanks for 100 years of Royal British Legion in Stortford

Church service to give thanks for 100 years of Royal British Legion in Stortford

22 March 2022

Past and present members of the armed forces in Bishop's Stortford are invited to attend a Legion centenary event at St Michael's Church.


Antiques dealer finds 200,000 model soldiers in Sawbo house clearance

Antiques dealer finds 200,000 model soldiers in Sawbo house clearance

Antiques dealer finds 200,000 model soldiers in Sawbo house clearance

07 March 2022

Nick Crooks, from Antiques and Chic, found boxes of the lead soldiers worth £80,000 to £100,000 all over the house.


Royal Anglian soldiers invited to join Big Breakfast in Stortford

Royal Anglian soldiers invited to join Big Breakfast in Stortford

Royal Anglian soldiers invited to join Big Breakfast in Stortford

17 February 2022

The Royal Anglian Regiment and Association is asking members past and present to meet on Saturday February 26 for Big Breakfast 22.


Army bomb disposal team blow up 'wartime devices' found in woods

Army bomb disposal team blow up 'wartime devices' found in woods

Army bomb disposal team blow up 'wartime devices' found in woods

03 January 2022

Bomb squad and police called to Broken Green, Standon, following discovery of two devices in woodland.


When village side were thrashed 11-0 in Boxing Day match – by enemy prisoners of war

When village side were thrashed 11-0 in Boxing Day match – by enemy prisoners of war

When village side were thrashed 11-0 in Boxing Day match – by enemy prisoners of war

26 December 2021

German, Italian and Austrian PoWs were marched at gunpoint across the village for a game against Hatfield Heath FC on Boxing Day 1946.


Indie appeal for Arthur: Help us bring Remembrance cardiac arrest victim some cheer in hospital

Indie appeal for Arthur: Help us bring Remembrance cardiac arrest victim some cheer in hospital

Indie appeal for Arthur: Help us bring Remembrance cardiac arrest victim some cheer in hospital

29 November 2021

Legion standard bearer Arthur King could be in hospital for up to another 14 days, so we invite you to send him a card or small gift.


The humble hero on the 'miracle' of how Remembrance tragedy was averted

The humble hero on the 'miracle' of how Remembrance tragedy was averted

The humble hero on the 'miracle' of how Remembrance tragedy was averted

28 November 2021

Off-duty London paramedic Jack Lynch was watching Stortford's Remembrance Sunday parade when standard bearer Arthur King suffered a cardiac arrest.


'I want to reunite Dad with the heroes who saved him'

'I want to reunite Dad with the heroes who saved him'

'I want to reunite Dad with the heroes who saved him'

16 November 2021

Daughter of Legion standard bearer, 74, who suffered cardiac arrest in Stortford's Remembrance parade says: "The gratitude we have knows no bounds."


Live Last Post in Sawbridgeworth's tribute to fallen of world wars

Live Last Post in Sawbridgeworth's tribute to fallen of world wars

Live Last Post in Sawbridgeworth's tribute to fallen of world wars

16 November 2021

Tim Bray played the Last Post after a Remembrance Day parade had made its way from Bell Street to Great St Mary’s churchyard.


Remembrance: WI knitters out in force in Elsenham while large crowd gathers in Stansted

Remembrance: WI knitters out in force in Elsenham while large crowd gathers in Stansted

Remembrance: WI knitters out in force in Elsenham while large crowd gathers in Stansted

15 November 2021

Hundreds of people packed the Memorial Gardens in Stansted to pay tribute to those who fought and died in conflicts.


Remembrance Sunday parade and service in Stortford in 47 pictures

Remembrance Sunday parade and service in Stortford in 47 pictures

Remembrance Sunday parade and service in Stortford in 47 pictures

14 November 2021

Indie photographer Vikki Lince's photos of the Remembrance Sunday parade and service in Bishop's Stortford.


Royal British Legion standard bearer collapses at Remembrance parade

Royal British Legion standard bearer collapses at Remembrance parade

Royal British Legion standard bearer collapses at Remembrance parade

14 November 2021

Firefighters' defibrillator used on veteran Arthur King before paramedics take him to hospital after he suffers cardiac arrest on march.


Town centre road and car park closures for Remembrance Sunday

Town centre road and car park closures for Remembrance Sunday

Town centre road and car park closures for Remembrance Sunday

11 November 2021

The service will be live-streamed on Bishop's Stortford Town Council's YouTube channel, courtesy of South Mill Arts.


Air cadets squadron helping lives take off

Air cadets squadron helping lives take off

Air cadets squadron helping lives take off

06 November 2021

The 309 (Sawbridgeworth) Squadron is holding an open evening and visitors can meet cadets and staff and experience activities on offer.


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