Horticultural helper

SERVICE personnel and veterans are learning about land-based post-military careers thanks to courses run by a specialist charity. Lance Corporal Jim Hill Highground, which was established in 2013 by Anna...

Mortgage broker masters mountain-sized challenge

MEET Des Lally, who has completed an epic challenge to scale Pen Y Fan, southern Britain’s highest peak 365 times in 365 days, raising more than £55,000 for Cancer Research UK and Help for Heroes in the process...

Cool fundraiser for Chelsea Pensioners

ICE cream maker Cream & Country is launching a limited-edition new flavour in support of The Royal Hospital Chelsea’s Scarlets Appeal. Five pence from the sale of each pot of Scarlet Ripple – a dairy ice...

Service spouse’s sanitary support

ARMY spouse Alison Skipper, currently posted with her husband to Amman, in Jordan, explains why she’s been inspired to set up The Cariad Project JO to provide local refugees with hygiene and period kits... ...

SSAFA launches specialist support group

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has announced the launch of a specialist support group for military families coping with the aftermath of suicide. The service for families and friends affected by the suicid...

Best foot forward for vulnerable veterans

MILITARY charities Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) and Help for Heroes have joined forces to support hundreds more veterans and their families who will be struggling this Christmas.  Picture: Jose Luis Gra...

Calendar captures military moments

A CHARITY calendar featuring heart-warming military moments between Armed Forces children and their parents has gone on sale. The Little Troopers Military Moments calendar contains a series of Forces family ...

Highlanders tackle Spartan Race for Scotty’s

SOLDIERS from The Highlanders, 4th Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland (4SCOTS) tackled the fierce Spartan Race to raise money for children’s Armed Forces charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers. Led by Andre...

Caring for carers

ANXIETY, stress and trauma can land hard on Forces families who suddenly find themselves in the uncertain territory of being a carer. But The Ripple Pond is there to support anyone impacted by a loved one's phy...

Charity launches calendar search

LITTLE Troopers is on the hunt for 13 new stars to light up its 2019 Military Moments calendar. The charity wants people to capture special moments which they feel could feature in the calendar, which helps...