Life in Scotland

Army spouse Lucy tells us about her family’s experience of a posting north of the border… How long have you lived in Scotland? We have lived in Colinton in Edinburgh for three years. What’s your quarter ...

Scotland spotlight

A POSTING to Scotland might mean an opportunity to get back to your roots or an adventure a long way from home but either way, Scotland has lots to offer Army families. Whether you are planning to soak up the c...

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...

Soldiers sign up for Total Warrior

TROOPS from the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards have signed up for a gruelling challenge to raise funds for Scotland’s Armed Forces children’s charity. The 11-strong team hopes to raise more than £2,500 for the ...

10k boost for Forces kids in Scotland

A UNIQUE education support programme benefitting young people from Armed Forces families across Scotland has been boosted with a £10k donation from ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. The generous gift to RCET – whic...

Forces charity seeks fundraising warriors

OBSTACLE race organiser Total Warrior has agreed a new charity partnership with Royal Caledonian Education Trust (RCET), Scotland’s Armed Forces children’s charity. The extreme event, which promises particip...

Share your Scottish posting experience

AFF is calling on Army families in Scotland to take part in its latest survey to help inform us about the issues families face and any unique circumstances a Scottish posting poses. Families’ feedback will h...

Putting their best foot forward

RISING ballet star and award-winning actress Natasha Watson (20) and Jade Scott (13) gave moving accounts of the support they received when it was most needed, at a charity reception for Royal Caledonian Educat...

£10k boost for Service kids in Scotland

SCOTTISH schoolchildren from a military background are set to receive an even greater education thanks to a £10,000 donation. ABF The Soldiers' Charity handed the five-figure gift to the Royal Caledonian Edu...