Don your glad rags and dance

GET ready to jitterbug, jive, swing and lindy hop the night away when The Blackpool Tower Ballroom hosts a spectacular Dance for Victory. The unmissable fundraiser is being held as part of Blackpool’s Armed ...

TOWIE stars join veterans for Big Brew Up

FAMILIAR faces from reality TV series The Only Way is Essex sat down for cake and a cuppa with Service veterans to raise money for SSAFA, the UK's oldest Armed Forces charity. Chloe Sims, James "Arg" Argent,...

Military wives complete Three Peaks challenge

A TEAM of Service spouses scaled the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge to raise nearly £1,200 for military charity Little Troopers. Seven women from Maidstone's Invicta Park Barracks and one from Brompton Park...

Volunteers needed for poppy exhibition

A RECRUITMENT drive has launched to find volunteers to help care for the ceramic poppy sculpture Wave, which will be presented at Royal Armouries Fort Nelson in Hampshire from 13 April to 24 June The venue i...

Mental health concern for Forces families

ONE in four Armed Forces family members believe that their own mental health and wellbeing has been affected as a result of their loved one’s service, according to a new survey from Help for Heroes and YouG...

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...