First service dog for veterans charity

CANINE charity Service Dogs UK was recently established to train and provide assistance dogs to support members of the Armed Forces and emergency services who have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Now,...

Giving veterans a home

SALISBURY-based charity Alabaré has announced the opening of a new home in its provision of accommodation for homeless veterans. The property, which is the 25th house in its Homes for Veterans portfolio and ...

TV show comes to veterans’ aid

DIY SOS has teamed up with Walking With The Wounded and Haig Housing on an exciting new project to create a Manchester-based veterans’ community with access to support, education and training. The BBC show, ...

Charity to provide more homes for heroes

SERVICE veterans struggling with the transition to civvy street will be able to access even more specialised support thanks to a charity’s growing housing programme. A grant of £108,000 from ABF The Soldiers...

Express yourself to help tame transition

IF you’re a veteran or family member of a veteran and living in South Wales, then professional arts organisation Re-Live might be for you. The group has recently been awarded a grant for £51,000 from the Arm...

Art from the heart

CALLING Army families! There’s a new art project from Yorkshire based artist Michelle Clarke-Stables about women’s experience of war through their messages of love and she would love you to be involved. Mich...

Healing hidden wounds

HELP for Heroes (H4H) Hidden Wounds is a new psychological wellbeing service helping veterans and families to understand and positively manage anxiety, depression and stress. Confidential support can be access...

Forests for the fallen

BRITAIN will be given a chance to honour its First World War heroes thanks to a major project being launched by the Woodland Trust. Under its £20 million Centenary Woods scheme, the Trust is creating four flag...

Rochdale to honour heroes of Gallipoli

A PERMANENT memorial will be unveiled in Rochdale this summer to honour the service of local men who fought in one of the bloodiest campaigns of the First World War and the sacrifices made by their relatives at...

Veterans’ furry friends

A NEW charity is giving rescue dogs a second chance in life by training them to help Service veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Service Dogs UK is following the example of organis...