National award for Scotty’s founder

THE founder of military charity Scotty's Little Soldiers has been honoured for her support for bereaved British Armed Forces children. Nikki Scott, who set up the charity after her husband and father to her ...

Trust enters Third Age

THE Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has launched its ‘Third Age’ at the charity’s FiMpacT Forum held at The QEII Centre in Westminster, marking the culmination of six years of grant giving to help ex-Service person...

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...