Ride out in memory of the fallen soldiers and to help those still alive.

The East Anglia D-D Memorial Ride has organised its annual ride out for on June 14 which will travel from Merville Barracks, Colchester, to White House Farm, Rettenden where a remembrance service will take place.

The event is open to all motorbikes and scooters 125cc and over, with learners also welcome. There are about 600 bikes already signed up.

Everyone is encouraged to decorate their bikes with flags and veterans to wear their medals.

Registration is from 10am on the day and the ride will set off as a convoy in formation at 1pm.

It costs £5 if you pre-register or £7 on the day and all proceeds go towards Armed Forces charities.

Email ride secretary Andy McGowan for more information: andrwmagoo@aol.com.