Crew on board Portsmouth based HMS Daring have shown their loved ones just how much they're missed by spelling out a heartfelt message on the flight deck of the ship.
The Type 45 destroyer is on its way home after 9 months away, with the 200 men and women on board helping out in the Philippines.
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Friday's forecast for the west of the region
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Extra support is on offer to help local reisdents in Dartford and Thurrock using the Dartford Crossing.