Bomb disposal expert praised for bravery

An army bomb disposal expert and a medic from our region have both been praised for their bravery in the latest round of the Army's operational honours.

Andy Peat is an Army bomb disposal expert from Wimbish near Saffron Walden.

He's been given the George Medal for saving a badly injured Danish Soldier and leading ten others to safety from a heavily mined area in Afghanistan.

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Region's heroes honoured

An army bomb disposal expert and a medic from our region have both been praised for their bravery in the latest round of the Army's operational honours.