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First World War tunnels uncovered during army homes build

An aerial view of the excavations showing the depth of the tunnels

A UNIQUE network of First World War tunnels has been uncovered during preparatory work to build some 400 new Army homes at Larkhill.

11:07am Tuesday 25 April 2017

Cooks struggle after van closure

Cooks struggle after van closure

A COOK and her partner who  were forced to close down their catering van are still “struggling to adjust” to their new lives and may “never work again”.

2:39pm Wednesday 1 February 2017

‘Jack wasn’t just a soldier, he was a humanitarian’: father’s moving tribute to Jack Mitchell

‘Jack wasn’t just a soldier, he was a humanitarian’: father’s moving tribute to Jack Mitchell

THE father of soldier Jack Mitchell has paid tribute to his son, who died following an incident in the Warehouse nightclub in Stroud on Saturday night.

3:42pm Monday 6 February 2017

8,000 signatures can't stop catering van being forced out by French firm after 27 years on camp

8,000 people can't save catering van being forced out by huge French firm

TWO cooks closed down their catering van on Friday after 27 years of trading on Larkhill Army camp.

2:52pm Thursday 8 September 2016

What a momentous year for the Army

Prince Harry, with Team GB’s Dave Henson, as he welcomes Invictus Games teams to London.

THE last 12 months have seen some of the biggest changes to the role and structure of the Army which will have a huge effect on the military community around Salisbury.

7:00am Tuesday 30 December 2014

Soldier found dead after confession

Lance Bombardier Richard Jones confessed to his wife about a gay relationship

A married soldier was found dead days after telling his wife he had an affair with a man during their engagement, an inquest heard.

3:53pm Tuesday 13 January 2015

An eventful year for army

The Duchess of Cornwall talks to Rifles members and their families

THE past year has been one dominated by the operational tour in Afghanistan of 1st Mechanised Brigade, the new Army Basing Plan and the announcement of planned changes to the Territorial Army.

7:00am Wednesday 1 January 2014

Soldier feared for career - inquest

Salisbury District Hospital, where Lance Bombardier Richard Jones attended fearing he was having a psychiatric breakdown

A soldier may have died fearing a fitness supplement he had taken would end his Army career, an inquest heard.

7:13pm Wednesday 14 January 2015

Army mourns loss of 'Pidge'

Sergeant Wilkinson

SOLDIERS and families at Larkhill were in mourning this week after a sergeant from the garrison was killed in action in the Afghan badlands.

2:20pm Thursday 5 July 2007

British Army's new unmanned vehicles launch

Image shows a Watchkeeper unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in Camp Bastion, Helmand Province, Afghanistan

THE British Army's next generation of Unmanned Air System (UAS) Watchkeeper, operated by Larkhill based 32 and 37 Regiments, RA, is now fully operational in Afghanistan.

3:49pm Wednesday 8 October 2014
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