New programme supporting Service children

THE MOD’s Directorate Children & Young People has set up the Education of Service Children Change Programme (ESCCP) due to the changes taking place across the military which may have an impact on Service ch...

HMS Heroes – the pupils’ voice

HMS (Her Majesty’s Schools) Heroes is a unique national pupils’ voice supporting Service children and young people. It originated in Plymouth and now has member schools worldwide. Five of the schools that ha...

Record breakers for Walking With The Wounded

290 pupils at Chetwynd Road Primary School are hoping to be named as world record breakers after taking part in a three-legged race at Chetwynd Barracks, Chilwell. The whole school took part in the world rec...

Holiday haven for heroes

HEROES Haven Swanage is a purpose-built lodge which provides affordable holidays for disabled, injured and visually-impaired serving and ex-serving members of the Armed Forces, their immediate family and carers...

Forces kids in step

NEARLY ninety children from military families showed off their skills as they performed 23 dances in front of a packed house at the new Tidworth Garrison Theatre. The show marked a year since DanceForce – a ...

Public positive about British troops

NEW research shows public support for the British Armed Forces is high. Using data from the 2011 British Social Attitudes survey, the team at the King’s Centre for Military Health Research and the Aberdeen C...

Flanders artist supporting RBL

IN honour of the World War One centenary, Gladwell & Patterson will be displaying a still life, entitled In Flanders Fields, by leading realist artist Paul S. Brown at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014. T...

Train in mental health first aid

IF you have an interest in mental health, you can apply to join one of several funded instructor training courses to help your military community.  The Government’s Armed Forces Mental Health First Aid progr...

Milestone trails this Easter

VISITORS of all ages will love the National Memorial Arboretum World War One trails, where you can discover the trees and memorials linked to the Great War. The family-friendly Discovery Trail (2km) allows y...