Category: Armed services

Council’s Armed Forces Champion remembers the fallen despite scaled-back services

Lewes District Council’s Armed Forces Champion, Councillor Sharon Davy, has laid a poppy wreath at Chailey Memorial to remember those who have served and died in the line of duty.  Remembrance Day services and parades usually take place on the second Sunday in November but were either been scaled back or cancelled this year due to the national lockdown […]

Commemorative Wreaths Laid at Seaford War Memorial and Commonwealth War Graves ahead of Remembrance Sunday

The Mayor and Young Mayor of Seaford have laid commemorative wreaths at Seaford War Memorial and the Commonwealth War Graves ahead of Remembrance Sunday. Due to the regrettable decision of having to cancel any physical Remembrance Sunday Service at the War Memorial on 8th November due to the Covid-19 restrictions, […]

Success at the national Soldiering On Awards for the Sussex, Kent and Medway Armed Forces Network

The Sussex, Kent and Medway Armed Forces Network (AFN) is celebrating its success at the national Soldiering On Awards after being named the winner of The Forces in Mind Trust’s Working Together Award. This national prize recognises the AFN’s hard work to make sure people with a Forces background can get support and help on […]

“Everything was so strange. People know nothing about you. What part of Africa is that?”

WW2 veteran Alan Wilmott talks to Delores William about his war experiences and life in Britain after the War. But there’s something unusual about this war hero. Delores popped in for tea and finds there’s more to Alan than his war service   Delores Williams with Alan Wilmott at the […]