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Tickets for the 2018 spectacular are now on sale. BFBS Scotland's Mark McKenzie spoke to Brigadier David Allfrey shortly before the ticket office opened this morning. Over 100,000 tickets are expected to be snapped up in the first day alone.
Tommy Davidson, the Secretary of The Ancre Somme Association Scotland joined Mark McKenzie on BFBS Scotland Breakfast with more information on how they will be spreading the poppy in 2018 Read more about the Ribbon of poppies here: http://www
Award winning military comedy Damn The Torpedoes is back for a third run.
The newly formed Bedale & RAF Leeming branch of the RAF Association is looking for new members. The RAF Association offers friendship, help and support to the ‘RAF family’. This includes current and former serving RAF personnel, their spouses,
A new play capturing the real life experiences of five Normandy veterans is coming to North Yorkshire. Chris Kaye finds out more from Fred Greenhow.
Stress management is being taught to service personnel to help boost their mental resilience. Bomb disposal charity, the Felix Fund, has been working with units across the country to deliver mindfulness courses. Archie Humphries is from Rich
The 10th annual Paras 10 endurance race has taken place in Catterick Garrison. The event raises money for the charity - Support Our Paras. A team from Gurkha Company at the Infantry Training Centre completed the course and the commander of C
Reaction to the Paras 10 endurance race in Catterick Garrison.
LCpl Ross Titcombe & LCpl James Irving are in the middle of a world record attempt. The duo are aiming to scale the three peaks in the fastest time possible and raise money for a good cause at the same time. Chris Kaye has been getting a pro
2 Signal Regiment have taken to the sloping cobbles of Micklegate for the annual soap box race in York. They went head to head against scores of hand built go karts including a chariot, a coffin and a replica Noddy car. Vehicle mechanic , Cra
An Army veteran from Leeds has been recognised for his work with the homeless in the region. David Hedley has been presented with a Hero Award after he set up an outdoor kitchen to feed people who find themselves sleeping rough. David has bee
The ultimate 10-mile endurance race – the Paras 10 hits Catterick on Sunday 3rd September. Runners & tabbers will descend on the Infantry Training Centre to tackle the course actually used for Parachute Regiment selection. Stephen Cooper is
Richmond war hero John Jeffries is preparing to leap out of a plane, not once, but twice next month. John is 95-years-old and will do two tandem jumps on behalf of the Northumbria Blood Bikes charity.
A teenager from Barnard Castle has recorded a remembrance song with the help of a military charity. 13-year-old Kirsty McLachlan wrote & performed "Road To Home" thanks to support from Scotty's Little Soldiers. The young folk singer was gif
Forget the pipe and slippers! Life is not slowing down for this Army veteran. Arnham hero John Jeffries is planning two parachute jumps this September for charity more than seventy years since he last leaped from a plane. The nonagenarian fro
Two soldiers will attempt to break the world record for climbing the Three Peaks. LCpl Ross Titcombe & LCpl James Irving aim to climb Ben Nevis, Snowdon & Scarfell Pike in under 43 hours. The pair are raising money for military charity BLESMA
The Prince of Wales has led centenary commemorations for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot. Almost 12,00 servicemen are buried at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery. The memorial also bears the names of nearly 35,000 men wh
The Duke of Cambridge has led centenary commemorations for the Battle of Passchendaele. It was marked with the traditional Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres - one hundred years since one of the bloodiest battles of the First World
One of the bloodiest battles of the First World War is being marked in the Flanders region of Belgium. Both Allied & German forces suffered more than 450,000 casualties for just an 8km gain on the frontline at the Battle of Passchendaele one h
Discover the pleasure of reading over the summer holidays with your children with free activity packs. Georgina Dutton from Catterick Hive tells Chris Kaye how you can claim yours.
The real life Jack Reacher, Lt Col Mark John, has presented the author of the crime series with a special plaque. The outgoing commanding officer of 1st Regiment Royal Military Police handed over the gift to Lee Child at a literary festival in
The seven-a-side football tournament returns to Catterick Garrison on Sat 5th Aug. Chris Kaye finds out what to expect from Dhan Pariyar from the BGNC Youth Club.
Find out what to expect from this epic live outdoor show featuring 1500 volunteers set against the backdrop of Auckland Castle. Debra Willison reveals how the production is different this year and how to claim your forces discount.
Bestselling crime writer Lee Child reveals what he thinks of the big screen adaptation of his military police anti-hero.
RAF Leeming Community Primary School have been shortlisted for £10,000 worth of renovations. They are one of six finalists in the Dulux ‘Smarter Spaces’ competition. The winners will have an area of their school redesigned with new paint, furn
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