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...

Passchendaele pins

THE Royal British Legion has marked the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele by producing a limited-edition poppy pin made using melted brass fuses from British shells fired during the battle. So...

Soldiers sign up for Total Warrior

TROOPS from the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards have signed up for a gruelling challenge to raise funds for Scotland’s Armed Forces children’s charity. The 11-strong team hopes to raise more than £2,500 for the ...

New treasures for Little Troopers

CHILDREN of serving parents can tap in to new resources from charity Little Troopers designed to support them at school and helping to connect families when a parent is away from home. Free app Little Troope...

10k boost for Forces kids in Scotland

A UNIQUE education support programme benefitting young people from Armed Forces families across Scotland has been boosted with a £10k donation from ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. The generous gift to RCET – whic...

Little Soldiers’ royal good time

MORE than 200 Scotty’s Little Soldiers members joined 850 bereaved Armed Forces children at Buckingham Palace in a special garden party event hosted by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. Th...

Make a marathon effort this May

CHILDREN'S Armed Forces charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers is encouraging adults and children alike to complete 26.2 miles of exercise in May as part of an initiative to raise money for youngsters who have lost a...