People are expected to line the streets of Warminster this morning (10am) as 250 soldiers march through the Wiltshire town.
The troops are from 1st battalion the Yorkshire regiment, which is based at Battlesbury barracks. After the freedom parade and church service they will host activities at their barracks to show their appreciation for the community.
Yesterday was the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation and a Wiltshire company will be remembering the role IT played back in 1953. Dents glove makers was responsible for creating the intricate official Coronation Glove presented at the ceremony.
Two gloves were made for the event - a duplicate is housed in the Dents museum in Warminster.
A Wiltshire man who is thought to be the oldest continuous employee in Britain is celebrating his 80th birthday today - at work in Warminster.
John Cundick started at Dents glovemakers as a postboy in 1949. He worked himself up over the 60-odd years to become to be a sales director.
A glove-maker from Wiltshire is claiming a rise in glove sales thanks to a TV show. Dents in Warminster provided props for the ITV1 series Mr Selfridge
They were asked to help with information on styles and provide props by programme makers because they stocked the department store for a century.
Soldiers have been taking part in a Call Of Duty-style experiment in WiltshireRead the full story ›
Corporal Jeremy Appiah from 2 R Welsh explains to our reporter, Tamsin Eames, the kit used in the Urban Warrior 5 experiment.
It looks like the ultimate war game and sounds like it too...
'Urban Warrior 5' is a £1m virtual training programme that soldiers have been taking part in at the Army's Land Warfare Centre in Warminster.
It involves using the latest computer software to create realistic combat scenarios. The Army says the simulations help it to decide the resources it needs to invest in for the conflicts of the future. Tamsin Eames reports.
Dr Nigel Paling is the scientific advisor with the Government's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory. He explains that this virtual simulation, with the live simulation at a training arena in France, allows them to gather data to help the Government decide how to invest in the army in future.
Sgt Haydn Poyner from 2 ROYAL WELSH explains how his platoon has benefitted from the "Ultimate Warrior 5" simulation.
Soldiers in Warminster have been finding their way around £1 m technology that could help the army determine future tactics, training and technology. It uses a virtual simulation that recreates real-life scenarios. Here are some shots of them trying out what is a very advanced computer game.