Veterans prepare to welcome little ships

TED Vickery has just celebrated his 88th birthday, and his friend Bernard Sharp is preparing for his big day at the end of the month.They're guaranteed it will be more peaceful than their 21st birthdays - both celebrated on the beach at Dunkirk.

TED Vickery has just celebrated his 88th birthday, and his friend Bernard Sharp is preparing for his big day at the end of the month.

They're guaranteed it will be more peaceful than their 21st birthdays - both celebrated on the beach at Dunkirk.

Now they are preparing to welcome some of the little ships that help save them from the beach as they visit Ipswich over the bank holiday weekend.

For the full story see tonight's Evening Star.

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