Charity opens homes in time for Christmas

A GROUND-BREAKING housing development for veterans has been unveiled in London. The development at Parry Court, Morden, was commissioned by the Haig Housing Trust at a cost of £1.4m and was opened by Lieuten...

Ace escape for EOD experts

FELIX Fund – the bomb disposal charity – was set up in 2011 to provide welfare support and financial assistance to serving military, veterans and the family members of those involved with Explosive Ordnance Dis...

Bear your bobbles for military charity

ARMED Forces children’s charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers is calling on people across the UK to get their bobble hats on to support the children our fallen heroes left behind. Scotty’s Bobble Hat Day will tak...

Put your best foot forward for wounded veterans

A MILITARY charity is asking people to put their best foot forward this Christmas by taking part in a fundraising walk to support wounded ex-Service personnel. Walking With The Wounded's (WWTW) Walking Home ...

For the love of horses

SERVING soldier Moi Watson rode and walked 100 miles in 100 days to raise £600 for a charity dedicated to improving the lives of working horses across the world. Moi, who serves in the Royal Logistics Corps...

Troops help charity shop

SOLDIERS from 26 Engineer Regiment have been on a mission to decorate the inside of the new Julia’s House charity shop in Salisbury. Troops went in armed with paint rollers to spruce up the walls of the new ...

ABF launches Big Curry 2017

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has launched its Big Curry for 2017. Now in its 11th year, The Big Curry embraces the British Army’s long tradition of eating a curry together and offers families, friends, colleagu...

Grand guidance for blind veterans

THE granddaughter of a Prudhoe soldier has urged others with Service veteran grandparents who are struggling with sight loss to get in touch with Blind Veterans UK. Chloë Costello (18) made the plea after se...

Helping heroes

BARELY a day goes by when Philippa Haig doesn’t leave work with a broad smile and one simple thought – “I’ve helped to make a difference to someone’s life”. The source of her daily inspiration is Tidworth's ...