Christmas tree collection to help charities

Love having a real tree at Christmas but hate the New Year clean up? If you’re living in the Salisbury Plain area, then Salisbury Hospice Charity might have the answer... Following last year’s initiative, appr...

Box clever

THE tradition of sending Christmas boxes to our troops originated in 1914 when Princess Mary, the daughter of King George V, came up with the idea to provide everyone wearing the King's uniform and serving over...

Sign up for Stoll’s Christmas concert

STOLL, the biggest provider of supported housing to vulnerable and disadvantaged ex-Servicemen and women in the UK, is holding its annual Carol Concert at the beautiful Victorian church of St Paul’s in Knightsb...

Festive furnishings

Do you want to give your SFA a seasonal makeover this Christmas? Let this selection of Christmassy decorations transform your home into a winter wonderland... Dutch House Lantern, £21.50 (The Orchard...

Walk home for our heroes this December

WALKING With The Wounded (WWTW), a charity which supports wounded veterans into work, has announced its new campaign Walking Home For Christmas. By ditching the bus, car or tube and walking home between 15 a...

Festive toy scheme launched

FESTIVE generosity begins early this year for youngsters across the UK with the launch of the third annual Argos Toy Exchange with children’s charity Barnardo’s. Until 25 November, drop off your once-loved t...

Christmas cheers for families from Army’s top man

Christmas message from General Sir Peter Wall KCB CBE ADC Gen, Chief of the General Staff The support we all receive from our families has been a key feature of the era of campaigning that is almost behind u...

Lorraine Kelly launches Christmas box appeal

LORRAINE Kelly joined Father Christmas, Service personnel and soldiers from Britain’s oldest Army regiment to launch the uk4u Thanks! Christmas box campaign. The charity is sending more than 18,500 Christmas...

Top 5: Christmas gifts for girls

Fed up with fending off pleas for Furbys? Check out Army&You’s best-of-the-rest present ideas for little princesses… 1.Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror The days of trialing lipstick colours on a disembodi...

Top 5: Christmas toys for boys

CONFUSED by your Service son’s Christmas list? Take a peak at our parents’ preview of this year’s most wanted boys toys... 1. Pop-Up Pizza Playset Currently starring in a new animated TV series and limberin...