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Northumberland welcomes home the 2nd Battalion

by David Woodard on 22 November, 2013

In Morpeth this morning the sun shone and the people of Northumberland turned out to line the streets, wave their flags and welcome home the 2nd battalion of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

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Welcome Home the Fusiliers next Friday

by David Woodard on 16 November, 2013

The photographs alongside were taken in April 2010 when the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers paraded through Morpeth and were presented with the freedom of Northumberland. It was a great occasion as those present I am sure will agree. Next Friday the 22nd November at 10am the 1st battalion will be parading in Morpeth after their […]

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Flag to be raised at County Hall for Armed Forces Day

by David Woodard on 20 June, 2013

Armed Forces Day is a day when the whole nation is invited to show its support for our military community, both in service and retired. They have put their lives on the line in war-zones across the world. As part of the build-up to Armed Forces Day on Saturday 29 June flags will be raised […]

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Of all the unthinking things a government could do! Surely at the present time the huge downsizing of the British Army and the disbanding of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers are the most thoughtless. This has been highlighted by the failure of a private company to provide security for the London Olympic events around […]

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