A scoot around Britain for Help for Heroes

FORMER soldier Mark Newton visited Help for Heroes Recovery Centre Tedworth House recently during his 11,000 mile journey around Britain… on his mobility scooter! Mark, 48, previously served with the 1st The...

Nottingham salutes Mercians

MERCIAN Regiment soldiers paraded in Nottingham as preparations continue for their upcoming deployment to Kenya. More than 60 members of A Company, 2 MERCIAN, exercised their right to the freedom of the city...

Sterling support for Service leavers

IF your soldier is leaving the Army, then Hire a Hero is here to help them make the transition from Service to civilian life. The charity's new career coaching service, along with changes to its ongoing ment...

A story to treasure

IS your soldier due to go away for a while? Why not have them record a special bedtime story for your little ones? Storybook Soldiers is a voluntary organisation that offers your soldier the chance to choose...

Army chefs serve up support for homeless

TWO chefs from 16 Air Assault Brigade have been doing their bit for those less well-off by cooking a weekly dinner for 20 residents of a local shelter. The voluntary project, which has been running for a yea...

Spice up your life

THE hotly-anticipated Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch is back for the eighth year running to raise money for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. Held in the Guildhall on Thursday April 16, the charity lunch has raised m...

Facebook goes back in time

TODAY in 1915, Walter is certain that this year will bring victory for the Allied Forces. He just hopes it doesn’t happen before he gets a chance to put his long months of training into action. Reports are c...

Celebrity support for Gurkha Appeal

JOANNA Lumley and Dan Snow are among celebrities lending their support to The Gurkha Welfare Trust’s Our Duty of Care Appeal which has launched this year. Both Lumley and Snow will take part in the Trust’s f...

Community partnership polishes play park

A DERELICT play park has been given a new lease of life in the village of Temple Herdewyke. The play park, close to the Defence Munitions base at Kineton, Warks, has been given a complete makeover thanks to ...

Giving our soldiers confidence to speak up

THE former Complaints Commissioner for the Cayman Islands, Nicola Williams has taken up the role as the UK’s Service Complaints Commissioner for the Armed Forces. Speaking of her delight at taking up the app...