Tag: Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day flag raised at bowling club

Today June 28 is armed forces day, which organisers say, is: “an opportunity, to raise public awareness of the contribution made to our country by those who serve and have served in the Armed Forces” and secondly “it gives the nation an opportunity to show support for the men and women who make up the…

Eastleigh honours our Armed Forces

Today is Armed Forces Day ( Saturday June 29) and communities across the UK will be coming together to celebrate and  honour the veterans who have served their country – and those who are currently serving – by holding themed events. Although once again there are no events planned in Eastleigh, the council are flying…

Free grub for Service folk and Veterans

Popular pub and restaurant The Alma on Mortimers Lane will be celebrating Armed Forces Day om Monday June 25 by offering all members of the armed forces and veterans a free meal. The Crown Carveries house is offering service personnel with an ID card and veterans wearing an armed forces veteran badge, a free breakfast…

Eastleigh salutes those who serve

Today is Armed Forces Day and communities all over the country will be staging events to show support for the nations service men and women. While some Councils will be staging parades with marching bands, noisy aircraft fly-pasts and parachutists, Eastleigh Borough Council instead opted for a quiet, private flag raising ceremony which took place…