March 29 2015 Latest news:

RAF Marham

The PEd Flight have organised the Afghanistan Memorial Run, which involves service personnel running a mile for each individual that died while serving out in Afghanistan. The event has taken place inside the gymnasium where each person has 10 minutes max to complete the mile on a treadmill. The funds raised will go to the RAF Benevolent Fund, ABF The Soldiers Charity & The Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity.

Staff at RAF Marham pay a poignant tribute to the fallen of Afghanistan

Service personnel have paid a poignant tribute to those who lost their lives in one of the country’s bloodiest conflicts for years.

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Prime Minister David Cameron at RAF Marham with (L) Wing Cdr Nikki Thomas, Elizabeth Truss MP and Air Commodore Dave Waddington. Picture: Ian Burt

Investment of £300m at RAF Marham will pave way for jets

Prime minister David Cameron laid bare plans for the future of RAF Marham and the benefits that housing the F-35B Lightning Joint Strike Fighter jets will bring as he visited the base.

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Prime Minister David Cameron visiting a New Enterprise Zone at Mobbs Way in Lowestoft. Steven Butcher showing the Prime Minister a large door he's working on and even letting him hammer in a wooden dowel.   Picture: James Bass

David Cameron visits region to pledge infrastructure investment - but avoids road and rail in helictoper

Prime Minister David Cameron visited the region today to pledge investment in infrastructure - but avoided the region’s road and rail by flying in by helicopter.

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Prime Minister David Cameron during his visit to Lisa Angel Jewellery in Rackheath where he stamped a piece of jewellery with his daughters name under the guidance of jewellery manager Victoria McLean.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

OPINION: East Anglia is packed with potential and I have a long term economic plan for it

East Anglia is a region packed with potential. It’s got it all: the food that feeds our families; small businesses that generate jobs and growth; the wind and the waves that can power our homes; the runways that launch our fighter jets; the scenery that draws in millions of visitors.

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Nuclear bombs could return to west Suffolk airbases under new proposals from a policy think-tank

A new report has recommended bringing nuclear warheads back to west Suffolk’s airbases and restoring aerial bombing capability rather than re-investing in Trident.

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