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Stansted remembrance picture gallery: Siblings reunite to honour father Herbert

Stansted remembrance picture gallery: Siblings reunite to honour father Herbert

Stansted remembrance picture gallery: Siblings reunite to honour father Herbert

14 November 2019

Three siblings returned to Stansted on Sunday to pay tribute to their father who was killed in action during the Second World War


Remembrance picture gallery: Young and old in Stortford commemorate ultimate sacrifice

Remembrance picture gallery: Young and old in Stortford commemorate ultimate sacrifice

Remembrance picture gallery: Young and old in Stortford commemorate ultimate sacrifice

13 November 2019

Crowds watched as Armed Forces personnel, cadets and youngsters from all sections of the Scouts and Guides movement marched with veterans.


Hockerill Armed Forces cadets win praise from ex-head boy who's now a lieutenant colonel

Hockerill Armed Forces cadets win praise from ex-head boy who's now a lieutenant colonel

Hockerill Armed Forces cadets win praise from ex-head boy who's now a lieutenant colonel

08 November 2019

Lt Col Mark Genko, Commander of 13 Air Assault Support Regiment and head boy in 1992, praised their drill, turnout, commitment and enthusiasm.


Stortford civic leaders and service personnel pay tribute to casualties of the Troubles

Stortford civic leaders and service personnel pay tribute to casualties of the Troubles

Stortford civic leaders and service personnel pay tribute to casualties of the Troubles

20 August 2019

Service in the rain at Castle Gardens war memorial marked 50th anniversary of troops being deployed on the streets of Northern Ireland


Stortford's Royal British Legion to honour service personnel killed in Northern Ireland

Stortford's Royal British Legion to honour service personnel killed in Northern Ireland

Stortford's Royal British Legion to honour service personnel killed in Northern Ireland

12 August 2019

Wednesday August 14 marks the 50th anniversary of troops being deployed on the streets of Ulster in a military campaign codenamed Operation Banner


Sawbridgeworth mayor and new town council urged 'to work together'

Sawbridgeworth mayor and new town council urged 'to work together'

Sawbridgeworth mayor and new town council urged 'to work together'

28 July 2019

Area dean of Bishop's Stortford the Rev Mandy Brown urged newly-elected councillors "to be honest and work together", at the town's civic service


Sawbridgeworth is bowled over by Chelsea Pensioners

Sawbridgeworth is bowled over by Chelsea Pensioners

Sawbridgeworth is bowled over by Chelsea Pensioners

27 July 2019

A delegation of Chelsea Pensioners helped Sawbridgeworth Bowling Club celebrate its centenary


Waitrose shoppers boost Legion's fund for Stortford servicemen and women

Waitrose shoppers boost Legion's fund for Stortford servicemen and women

Waitrose shoppers boost Legion's fund for Stortford servicemen and women

11 July 2019

The chairman of the Bishop's Stortford branch of the Royal British Legion was presented with a cheque for £462


Little Hallingbury pays tribute to Canadian air force crew killed in wartime crash

Little Hallingbury pays tribute to Canadian air force crew killed in wartime crash

Little Hallingbury pays tribute to Canadian air force crew killed in wartime crash

11 July 2019

Hertfordshire Airfields Memorial Group member Denis Sharp has traced the history of a Second World War tragedy


Sonic boom: Woman arrested for 'endangering Stansted flight' released on bail

Sonic boom: Woman arrested for 'endangering Stansted flight' released on bail

Sonic boom: Woman arrested for 'endangering Stansted flight' released on bail

24 June 2019

The woman, 25, from Berkshire, was also held for assault and criminal damage following incident on Jet2 plane that triggered RAF fighter jet alert


Stortford Army cadets make Normandy trip to pay tribute to D-Day heroes

Stortford Army cadets make Normandy trip to pay tribute to D-Day heroes

Stortford Army cadets make Normandy trip to pay tribute to D-Day heroes

11 June 2019

Joshua Adams-Piggott, Oliver Walsh and Callum Kehoe were among 500 cadets who visited the coastal battlefields and an American cemetery


D-Day veteran Cyril home from Normandy in time for Stortford's 75th anniversary commemoration

D-Day veteran Cyril home from Normandy in time for Stortford's 75th anniversary commemoration

D-Day veteran Cyril home from Normandy in time for Stortford's 75th anniversary commemoration

09 June 2019

The 94-year-old wartime Royal Navy gunner laid a wreath in the Royal British Legion's commemoration – then received free meal at Wetherspoon's pub


Hair Force One! Donald Trump blows in to Stansted Airport for controversial state visit

Hair Force One! Donald Trump blows in to Stansted Airport for controversial state visit

Hair Force One! Donald Trump blows in to Stansted Airport for controversial state visit

03 June 2019

The 45th US president landed aboard Air Force One with First Lady Melania Trump at the start of his first UK state visit


Stansted Airport prepares to welcome American president Donald Trump again

Stansted Airport prepares to welcome American president Donald Trump again

Stansted Airport prepares to welcome American president Donald Trump again

31 May 2019

The skies over Stortford will be busier than usual this weekend in preparation for the US leader's arrival on Monday morning for a 4-day state visit


Cadets join war heroes for Armed Forces Day parade

Cadets join war heroes for Armed Forces Day parade

Cadets join war heroes for Armed Forces Day parade

27 May 2019

The parade will be led by Royal British Legion standards and 309 (Sawbridgeworth) Squadron Air Training Corps cadet band.


Stortford former Para and fireman to take part in 75-mile run for D-Day

Stortford former Para and fireman to take part in 75-mile run for D-Day

Stortford former Para and fireman to take part in 75-mile run for D-Day

27 May 2019

Tim Dedman will run from Dorset to Normandy to raise £1,000 for The Veterans Charity to mark 75th anniversary of Allied wartime invasion


Army partnership with Stansted Airport is just the job

Army partnership with Stansted Airport is just the job

Army partnership with Stansted Airport is just the job

23 May 2019

The initiative with Colchester barracks provides serving personnel with civilian work experience


Football club teams up with Bishop's Stortford's Royal British Legion branch

Football club teams up with Bishop's Stortford's Royal British Legion branch

Football club teams up with Bishop's Stortford's Royal British Legion branch

22 March 2019

The bar area at the Woodside stadium is the new social meeting place for members.


Legion says thank you to Poppy Appeal supporters as £50k total is announced

Legion says thank you to Poppy Appeal supporters as £50k total is announced

Legion says thank you to Poppy Appeal supporters as £50k total is announced

25 February 2019

Over 70 guests including Poppy Appeal collectors, veterans, cadets and poppy knitters gathered together.


Veterans to join tour to commemorate 75th anniversary of D-Day Landings

Veterans to join tour to commemorate 75th anniversary of D-Day Landings

Veterans to join tour to commemorate 75th anniversary of D-Day Landings

21 February 2019

The voyage will take veterans to a series of commemorative events on both sides of the Channel, for free.


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