Women’s war role remembered

THE role of women – including the Queen – in the Second World War has been remembered at a special ceremony at the National Memorial Arboretum marking the 80th anniversary of the formation of the Auxiliary Terr...

Trust enters Third Age

THE Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has launched its ‘Third Age’ at the charity’s FiMpacT Forum held at The QEII Centre in Westminster, marking the culmination of six years of grant giving to help ex-Service person...

Darlings mark D-Day anniversary

FRESH from the finals of Britain's Got Talent, the D-Day Darlings attended a commemorative event alongside 38 D-Day veterans at the National Memorial Arboretum to mark the 74th anniversary of the historic Secon...

Veterans enjoy birthday bash

ARMED Forces charity SSAFA hosted a fun-filled party to celebrate the upcoming birthdays of eight well-loved members of its Southend Veterans Club. The party, held during the veterans’ regular weekly meet u...

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...