Thursday, 24 June 2010

PM praises Hexham for tribute to Armed Forces

'The Prime Minister yesterday hailed Hexham for "going the extra mile" in paying tribute to British soldiers.

David Cameron praised the town as hundreds of soldiers from 39 Regiment Royal Artillery, The Welsh Gunners, stationed at nearby Albemarle Barracks, prepare to parade in the town in support of Armed Forces Day on Saturday.

His comments came after Hexham MP Guy Opperman said other areas should follow the lead of the town during Prime Minister's Questions.'

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