September 2 2015 Latest news:

Defence

Troops from 13 Air Assault Support Regiment Royal Logistic Corps and 8 Field Company (Para) and 7 Air Assault Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers train at Stanta

STANTA military training area to close private road at night after locals use it as ‘rat run’ during live fire drills

A private road which runs through a military training base is being closed overnight after locals kept using it as a shortcut – even during training drills where live rounds were in use.

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Lt Col Dom Biddick MBE MC Commanding Officer of 1st Bn The Royal Anglian Regiment.

‘We have seen significant progress’ says Royal Anglian commander in Afghanistan

While much was made when British troops left Helmand Province after 13 years last year, there are still British soldiers on active duty in Afghanistan.

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Soldiers from the Royal Anglian Regiment 1st Battalion mark Armed Forces Day in Afghanistan.

Royal Anglian Regiment marks Armed Forces Day in Afghanistan

East Anglian soldiers in Afghanistan have joined thousands of servicemen and women around the world in celebrating Armed Forces Day.

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1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment in Afghanistan

Royal Anglian Regiment back in Afghanistan for non-combat mission

More than 200 soldiers from the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment are back in Afghanistan to carry out a new mission.

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The Light Dragoons taking part in the parade through Dereham

Dereham says goodbye to the Light Dragoons with a fitting farewell

Around 4,000 people have lined the streets of Dereham to give the Light Dragoons a spectacular send off today.

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