Former soldier, 92-year-old Len Smith from Gloucester, has been given one of France's top honours for his part in the liberation of EuropeRead the full story ›
Geoffrey Wellum joined up aged 17. He is now 96 and living a quiet life in Mullion, Cornwall.Read the full story ›
A 92-year-old war veteran from Plymouth is calling for RAF 'bomber boys' to be given medals for their service during World War Two.Read the full story ›
Thank you letters from members of the Jewish community whose lives were saved by the German Industrialist will be auctioned in Somerset.Read the full story ›
The bomb disposal team are at a garden in Sneyd Park where an unexploded shell has been discovered in a garden.Read the full story ›
A set of World War II medals have been stolen during a burglary in Gloucestershire over the weekend.
It happened between 5.30pm on Friday 16 September and 7pm on Saturday 17 September when offenders broke into a home on Meade King Grove in Woodmancote.
Officers say the medals are of sentimental value to the victims who are very upset that they have been taken.
- Anyone who can help locate them should call police on 101 quoting incident 419 of 17 September
A veteran who fought in the Second World War has told ITV News that Brexit has left him with the same "sinking feeling" he experienced when Britain declared war on Germany in 1939.
Eric Jay from Bristol used Facebook to beg Britain not to vote to leave, saying he didn't fight for disunity.
After the result was declared, the 91 year old said he was feeling it "very acutely".
He added that he feels the future has become more uncertain.
I haven't seen any plan that they've got for the future - we just don't know.
We've had a lot of nonsense about getting our country back, absolute rubbish, I just don't know what the Brexit-eers are going to do.
Six veterans have marked the anniversary of D-Day on what could be a final farewell to friends who fought with them in the Normandy LandingsRead the full story ›
Veterans who took part in the D-Day Landings have been awarded France's highest military honour for helping to liberate France from the Nazis during the Second World War.
Former Royal Navy seaman Len Husband, Royal Marine Clifford Coates, Royal Marine Dennis Small and George Laity, of the Devonshire Regiment received the prestigious Legion d’honneur from French Honorary Consul, Alain Sibiril at RMB Chivenor in North Devon.
Former Royal Navy sailor Norman Johns was decorated with the award posthumously. A relative of fellow seaman Bob Harding attended on his behalf. The men are the latest set of veterans to be awarded the medal since French President Francois Hollande promised to honour all Brits who had served in France during the Second World War.
The last British survivor of the famous Dambusters raids turns 94 today. George 'Johnny' Johnson, who lives in Bristol, has recently been presented with a Lord Mayor's Medal.
He took part in the Second World War mission to destroy Germany's industrial heartland using the innovative 'bouncing bomb'.