Red Arrows over Ilkeston

Steven Mason's photograph of the Red Arrows flying over Ilkeston.
Steven Mason's photograph of the Red Arrows flying over Ilkeston.

There may not have been any official celebrations for National Armed Forces Day this year in Ilkeston, but there was a little tribute to our servicemen in the skies above the town on Saturday.

Reader Steven Mason was ready with his camera as the famous Red Arrows soared overhead on their way to the launch of the celebrations in Nottingham.

Read more about Ilkeston’s link to the celebrations in this week’s paper out Thursday.