Inspiring enterprise

ARE you unemployed or have you struggled to make the transition from the Army to civilian life? The Inspiring Enterprise Project with Action Hampshire could help. The Inspiring Enterprise project offers free...

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...

Fry backs charity’s poetry contest

LONG-TERM ABF The Soldiers’ Charity supporter Stephen Fry has backed a new national poetry competition marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Entries to the contest, called A Poem t...

Drawing and talking together

MORE people will be trained to provide innovative therapy to Service children thanks to a partnership between a mental health specialist and a military charity. The collaboration between Drawing and Talking ...

Service kids’ champion

CONGRATULATIONS to North Yorkshire County Council’s Children and Young People Service, which has won a coveted award for its work supporting Service kids. The role of the Service Pupils’ Champions, created t...

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...

Strength in numbers

DESPITE its proximity to Newcastle upon Tyne, Albemarle Barracks in Northumberland – home to 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery – is in a very rural location with limited transport links. So when members of th...

Winter kitchen: Instant immunity boost

Army wife AJ Sharp, an associate member of the Guild of Fine Food and Great Taste Awards judge, recommends products and trends to get you through the winter months… NOW is the time to dust off the car-scra...

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...