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 ...

Veteran enjoys father-and-son time

PROVING that sight loss is no barrier to mastering the art of the belay, blind veteran Nigel “Smudge” Smith and his son recently enjoyed a week-long climbing course in Llandudno organised by military charity Bl...

Inspiring images win ABF photo comp

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has announced the winners of its competition to find inspiring images to feature in its annual calendar. The contest, which was open to both professional photographers and the gener...

Scotty’s issues Spartan challenge

CHILDREN'S charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers is challenging the military community to take on the "best of the best" in a bid to create the first-ever military wave at this year’s Reebok Spartan Race Super at Ma...