There's been further recognition for soldiers from our region for their bravery in Afghanistan.
Just days afer Lance Corporal James Ashworth from Corby was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross, more than a hundred other servicemen and women are being honoured.
Among them, Lance Corporal Lawrence Kayser from the Royal Anglian Regiment who gets the Military Cross - one of the country's highest awards for gallantry.
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We may have needed our winter coats for much longer this year but April in the Anglia region was only the coldest and wettest since 2012.
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There'll be some fair-weather cloud around today but, essentially, it will be a warm and sunny day. Clear tonight with a touch of frost.