Bringing the world into the classroom

THE Duke of York’s Royal Military School in Dover has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom. The Award cel...

Give the gift of life

BACK in November 2015, Army&You spoke to Major Mandy Islam about her battle with a rare form of blood cancer and desire to raise awareness about the condition. Two years on and Mandy, who is continuing w...

Veteran enjoys father-and-son time

PROVING that sight loss is no barrier to mastering the art of the belay, blind veteran Nigel “Smudge” Smith and his son recently enjoyed a week-long climbing course in Llandudno organised by military charity Bl...

Garden project nurtures community spirit

A PROJECT to create a memorial garden honouring those have lived and died serving 6 Regiment RLC has helped military/civilian relationships to flourish in north Yorkshire. Following their move to Dishforth A...

Inspiring images win ABF photo comp

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has announced the winners of its competition to find inspiring images to feature in its annual calendar. The contest, which was open to both professional photographers and the gener...

Scotty’s issues Spartan challenge

CHILDREN'S charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers is challenging the military community to take on the "best of the best" in a bid to create the first-ever military wave at this year’s Reebok Spartan Race Super at Ma...

Boosting your pension

NOBODY complains about having too much money in retirement and AFPS 15 makes it easy for you to improve your pension by purchasing Added Pension. Mary Petley (pictured above), of the Forces Pension Society, set...

Services show heads for Edinburgh Fringe

A PLAY commissioned by RCET, Scotland’s Armed Forces children’s charity, has been invited to perform for the first time at the Edinburgh Fringe as part of a new cutting-edge performance programme exploring aspe...

Passchendaele pins

THE Royal British Legion has marked the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele by producing a limited-edition poppy pin made using melted brass fuses from British shells fired during the battle. So...