Cyprus dancers make the grade

PUPILS from the Challenge Stage School in Akrotiri and Episkopi have been celebrating success in their dance qualifications. Sharon Potter, an examiner from the National Association of Teachers of Dancing, f...

Tiny dancers

Lucy Pollington was born into Army life. Here she tells us how she started her own business, DanceForce, to give something back to the military community… Growing up as a military child was a great adventure...

For the little troopers at home…

AS the 7th Armoured Brigade, the Desert Rats, began a long nine months in Afghanistan, My Daddy is a Soldier Adventures flew to Germany to surprise the families left behind. The charity, which supports child...

Armed Forces Minister visits the Poppy Factory

MARK Francois, Minister of State for the Armed Forces, visited the Poppy Factory’s Richmond headquarters recently to experience first-hand the work undertaken by the charity on behalf of disabled veterans. T...

Service charity Surf Action live on Lottery show

THE Cornish military charity Surf Action is appearing on the live BBC National Lottery Show this Saturday. Earlier this year, Surf Action was successful in winning an award from The Big Lottery Fund under th...

RBLI takes top award

KENT-based charity and social enterprise Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) has taken the top accolade at this year’s National Charity Times Awards. RBLI, which has been providing training, employment an...

Delightful discount for cool kids’ clothes

KEEP your children looking lovely this winter by making the most of an exclusive offer by specialist retailer Thursday's Child. The Surrey-based fashion experts are offering Army&You readers 10 per cent ...

Are you a secret painter?

WHEN my serving partner deployed to Afghanistan I signed myself up for an Art Foundation Course and at the same time I discovered the Army Arts Society (AAS), writes Francesca Bex. It was through the Soc...