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...

Help shape support for carers

ARE you helping a family member due to illness, disability, mental health issue or a substance misuse problem? Please take the Armed Forces Carers survey. The survey, which is open until 31 May, will help th...

Service troupe launches new tour

AN AWARD-WINNING theatre troupe comprised of a courageous cast of veterans and their families has announced new tour dates.   Bravo 22 Company will be heading to the Edinburgh Festival and Birmingham later t...

Before you go…

WHEN travelling overseas to visit friends and family, it’s easy to feel you’re simply ‘going home’ because you feel familiar with your destination. You may have been there many times before or even have lived t...

Watch your weight on free course

ARE you living in Hampshire and need to lose weight? Hampshire County Council and Weight Watchers are offering 12 weeks of free Weight Watchers support to entitled military personnel and military families (past...

AFF welcomes support for Welsh pupils

THE Army Families Federation (AFF) is delighted to hear that a new £200,000 fund to support Service families in Wales has been announced by the Welsh Government. In 2017, the charity sent a detailed brief on...

Win Katherine Jenkins tickets

FORCES sweetheart Katherine Jenkins will take to the stage at the Last Night of the Kenwood Proms – and you could be there! The Welsh superstar will be joined by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and ...

University project celebrates success

YOUNGSTERS took centre stage during a prize-giving ceremony for a project designed to increase support for children from military families. The Festival of Friends, organised by the University of Winchester ...

Author inspires young storytellers

CHILDREN'S author Vivian French teamed up with charity Reading Force for a special launch at Colinton Primary School, Edinburgh. Vivian, who has penned 300 books including The Cherry Pie Princess and Robe of...

Expert advice at fertility roadshow

MEMBERS of the Forces community wanting to start a family are being invited to attend a free event in Aldershot this May. Experts from Thames Valley Fertility will be visiting the Hampshire town's Maurice To...