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First Patrol from FOB Cawnpore

10th April 2009 and A Company of 1 West Sussex Regiment have completed their handover from the Loamshires.  The West Sussex Battlegroup is deployed in Dastarkhan province with A Coy in FOB Cawnpore in the area of Bore Pallaw.  Major Zac...

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Eureka!

Partial as I am to leaping from my bath naked and running through the streets, propounding my latest theory, I thought I’d share this one with you: when it comes to Afghan civilians for Fighting Season you really cannot beat...

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A Company Prepare to Deploy

It’s now public knowledge that the West Sussex Regiment are off to Helmand Province where their six month tour of duty will see them deployed to the Dastarkhan region where they will be assisting the Government of the Islamic Republic...

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We’ve Had the Decorators in!

How odd, a blog post about a blog! But bear with us while we explain. One of the great things about Lard Island News has always been the fact that its the best place to keep abreast of what is...

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Summer’s Here with the 2015 Summer Special

We know it’s summer on Lard Island when the Summer Special arrives in the midst of a scorching June, and this year is no different. Packed with articles, scenarios, complete campaigns and the low down on all that’s new in...

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Deep Fried Lard – Saturday 13th June

William Wallace once said (in a film) “Every man dies, not every man really lives” and what is certain is that you haven’t lived until you’ve eaten deep fried haggis in the Rainbow Restaurant in Musselburgh. Clarkie enjoyed it so...