Friends of a veteran of the Second World War were worried no one would show up to his funeral, so they sent out an appeal on social media.Read the full story ›
The funeral of a soldier from Dumfries and Galloway who died after a training exercise takes place today.
Josh Hoole, from Ecclefechan, served in the Rifles Regiment and died in the Breacon area of Wales last week.
His death was on the hottest day of the year.
The cause of the 26-year-old's death is still not known.
An MP says improvements to military accountability should be pushed forwards following the death of Ecclefechan soldier Josh Hoole.Read the full story ›
The grandfather of Josh Hoole, a soldier from Dumfries and Galloway who died while training, says his grandson was "doing the job he loved".Read the full story ›
A Dumfries and Galloway soldier who died in a training exercise was due to be best man at his brother's wedding next weekend.Read the full story ›
Tributes have been flooding in for a soldier from Dumfries and Galloway, who died in a training exercise in Wales.Read the full story ›
An infantry soldier from Ecclefechan, in Dumfries and Galloway, has died while on a training exercise on the hottest day of the year.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of people lined the streets of Maryport today to see the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment march through to be awarded the freedom of the town. Paul Crone reports.
Crowds lined the streets of Maryport today as more than a hundred soldiers from the 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment marched through to be awarded the freedom of the town.
The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment recruits from across the North West of England including Cumbria and the 1st Battalion is currently based at Catterick in North Yorkshire.
The parade got underway at 11.45am following a private service at St Mary’s Parish Church and gave the people of Maryport the chance to show their appreciation for the regiment that has historic ties with Cumbria going back centuries.
A couple from Carlisle have given up careers in the army to open their own mobile barber shop.
Kate Walby went to meet them in their new studio - a converted old bus.