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...

Excellent employment advice for veterans

EX-SERVICE personnel looking for employment on civvy street are being encouraged to make use of Veterans’ Gateway, a first point of contact for former military men and women and their families who need support ...

Great War whistle heralds foundation’s launch

A SERVICE whistle last used on the battlefields of the Somme a century ago was sounded to launch a new charity created to keep the memory of fallen Servicemen and women alive. The Commonwealth War Graves Fou...

Grand guidance for blind veterans

THE granddaughter of a Prudhoe soldier has urged others with Service veteran grandparents who are struggling with sight loss to get in touch with Blind Veterans UK. Chloë Costello (18) made the plea after se...

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...

Homes for veterans

WORK is underway to transform a former Army barracks into the UK’s first housing and enterprise project for Service veterans. The multi-million pound development will see the former Erskine Barracks, near Sa...

100 years of military women

THE Royal British Legion invites you to commemorate the centenary of the formation of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) – the first all-women unit and the first time women were formally part of the UK Arm...

For Then, For Now, Forever

For Then, For Now, Forever: One Hundred Years of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission tells the story of the Commission through historic artefacts and archival materials in a free exhibition opening on Saturd...

SSAFA’s got your back

NEW research published by SSAFA has revealed that fewer than 1 per cent of the personnel currently serving in the UK’s Armed Forces or veterans would seek help from a charity if they found themselves in need. ...

Geordie Service stars hit the stage

MEMBERS of Newcastle’s Armed Forces community are taking to the stage to play their part in a Geordie-themed theatrical production. Wor Stories – "our stories" in Newcastle dialect – is based on the real-lif...