Oundle soldier Alicia Allison back from Afghanistan

Alicia with her mum Karen
Alicia with her mum Karen
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WHILE Alicia was in Afghanistan she was visited by a special guest.

Girls’ Aloud star Cheryl Cole flew out to Camp Bastion, the British base in Helmand province.

She was there for a publicity stunt for the Pride of Britain awards and caught the same flight back as Alicia.

She said: “She was really lovely, much smaller than you expect.

“I talked to her for a bit about what life was like in Afghanistan. She was really nice and very chatty.”