Support in the south east

FORCES Connect South East (FCSE) is inviting military spouses to share their experiences of accessing public services. FCSE, a two-year MOD Covenant-funded programme tasked with making it easier for Service...

Sign up for SSAFA’s family break

JOIN the SSAFA family this November for a fun-filled three-night break exclusively for military families with children who have additional needs and disabilities. Running from 16-19 November and offering up ...

Reading Force opens new chapter

READING Force, a tri-Service charity dedicated to getting more military families reading, sharing and talking, has received an increase in funding from Annington. The company has agreed to support the charit...

Domestic distress

FOOTBALL may not, as many briefly dared to believe, have come home this summer, but the 2018 World Cup was not without its dramatic moments. While Gareth Southgate’s squad brought hope of sporting success to...

At the heart of your community

London living brings unique challenges for Army families, so who’s on hand to support you? One person who’s helping to bring the community together at Queen Mary Buildings is Army spouse Victoria Cook (pictured...

The trek of a lifetime

SHORTLY after the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015, WO2 Paul Vicary had a ‘lightbulb’ moment whilst walking down from Everest Base Camp (EBC). He felt compelled to help the Nepalese people affe...

Singers’ centenary story

THIS year marks the centenary of the end of World War One. Fierce heroism from the troops was matched by the country’s women who raised children alone, nursed and worked tirelessly despite the loss of husbands,...