Armed Forces Day flag raising

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The Mayor of Boston, Coun Richard Austin, and Mike Houldershaw, president of Boston branch of The Royal British Legion, have underlined the importance of remembering those in the armed services.

Pictured at Monday’s annual flag raising for British Armed Forces Day, which takes place on Saturday, are Coun Austin with Mr Houldershaw (right) and (far left) Warrant Officer Trevor Shippey, of RAF Coningsby, and Group Capt Jez Attridge, the Coningsby commander.

• Tomorrow at 3pm RAF Coningsby personnel will march through Boston with bayonets fixed to exercise their freedom of the borough.