Put your best foot forward for wounded veterans

A MILITARY charity is asking people to put their best foot forward this Christmas by taking part in a fundraising walk to support wounded ex-Service personnel. Walking With The Wounded's (WWTW) Walking Home ...

Canine counselling

WHEN the mental and physical effects of a life-long vestibular disorder forced him to move back to his mother's house for help, Service veteran Nick Taylor found extra support in the form of a four-legged frien...

For the love of horses

SERVING soldier Moi Watson rode and walked 100 miles in 100 days to raise £600 for a charity dedicated to improving the lives of working horses across the world. Moi, who serves in the Royal Logistics Corps...

Troops help charity shop

SOLDIERS from 26 Engineer Regiment have been on a mission to decorate the inside of the new Julia’s House charity shop in Salisbury. Troops went in armed with paint rollers to spruce up the walls of the new ...

ABF launches Big Curry 2017

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has launched its Big Curry for 2017. Now in its 11th year, The Big Curry embraces the British Army’s long tradition of eating a curry together and offers families, friends, colleagu...

New apartments for Service veterans

VETERANS have been given a purpose-built place to live following the opening of two new Royal British Legion Industries apartment blocks in Kent. Situated near Maidstone, Victory House and Invictus Games Hou...

Inspirational Erney

Privileged. That’s the best way that I can describe how I feel about being the granddaughter of Ernest Dixon, writes Jacqueline Hulse. Grandad, aka Erney, was a private in the 2nd Battalion Loyals based at Fulw...

Hero competes at Invictus Games

ACE athlete Dave Watson is celebrating a two-medal haul after excelling in the field at the Invictus Games in Toronto. Dave, who lost both his legs and his right arm after stepping on an IED while serving wi...

Teen Talk in Scotland

A UNIQUE charity-run initiative engaging school pupils from Armed Forces and veteran families is being launched in Scotland this month. Scotland’s Armed Forces children’s charity, the Royal Caledonian Educat...

Helping heroes

BARELY a day goes by when Philippa Haig doesn’t leave work with a broad smile and one simple thought – “I’ve helped to make a difference to someone’s life”. The source of her daily inspiration is Tidworth's ...