Troops March Through Maidstone

24 May 2010, 10:00 | Updated: 24 May 2010, 10:29

Around 150 soldiers, including many who have served in Afghanistan, have marched through Maidstone.

The Civic and Freedom parade took place in the town on Sunday (23rd May) for local people to show their support for the troops.

The event also marked the start of the new Mayor's year in office.

Leading the parade were the Brigade of Gurkhas Band and they were followed by 20 Field Squadron, 50 HQ and Support Squadron, 70 Gurkha Field Support Squadron, and the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Workshop attached to 36 Engineer Regiment.