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Newsletter – 20 November 2014

November 20, 2014

Newsletter – 20 November 2014


Hi Folks, The last two weeks have been all about the poppy- the need to keep a close eye on our poppy sellers, the hoards of tourists visiting the Tower of London to see the breathtaking art installation.  As we move away from remembrance period for another year, it’s worth reminding ourselves of why the […]

Newsletter 6 November 2014

November 6, 2014

Newsletter 6 November 2014


Hi Folks, As we approach Remembrance Sunday and pay respect to the fallen, the injured and veterans of all wars, it’s important to ask ourselves “where would we be without them?” That’s why we’re asking you to keep an eye on our poppy sellers. Unfortunately, there are those people who want to verbally abuse poppy […]

Serve On

April 30, 2014

Serve On


Here’s something you might like to get involved in: Serve On is a new charity which is forming 50 volunteer Community Resilience Teams across the UK, staffed by ex-Armed Forces and Emergency Services veterans, gang members, young offenders and the long-term unemployed. Our teams will help communities in times of flooding, snowstorms, missing persons, fuel […]

Centenary Skydive Challenge

April 7, 2014

Centenary Skydive Challenge


Reach for the Skies! The Queen Alexandra Hospital Home, along with rugby legend, Rory Underwood, is attempting a 95th birthday world record skydive attempt to commemorate the WWI Centenary! Here’s what they had to say: If you haven’t done so already, please join our Centenary Skydive Challenge, along with our ambassador Rory Underwood MBE and […]

An E-Petition you may be interested in

April 6, 2013

An E-Petition you may be interested in


Allow ex-service personnel continued access to the Naafi facilities We were asked to include this message in our newsletter, and have put it up here too, so that we may ask you for your help to get the 100,000 signatures required to get this discussed in parliament. If you think this is a good idea, […]

An E-Petition

February 12, 2013

An E-Petition


Maybe something we can all sign, as this will effect all of us, some of us sooner than others and to a greater extent than others: "Government must set up an ‘Ex-forces Charter’ guaranteeing quality of care to former armed services personnel in health, housing and employment"

Lands End to John O’Groats in 6.4 days

February 6, 2013

Lands End to John O’Groats in 6.4 days


Running and Cycling 126.2 miles per day! Raising £50,000 for ABF The Soldiers' Charity and The Forces Children's Trust! The Ultra 6 Great Britain challenge, spearheaded by Leeds's Andy North and colleagues, will see a team of runners complete a daily cycle and marathon from July 14th–20th to raise money for ABF The Soldiers' Charity […]

Help 4 Heroes — London to Johannesburg by motorcycle

February 3, 2013

Help 4 Heroes — London to Johannesburg by motorcycle


We've had this message from Will Moore: "I am ex Army and am setting out on a 15,000km challenge, to ride from London to Johannesburg,on a 125 cc bike!. This is in conjunction with Help for Heroes and is to raise funds and awareness for our wounded Servicemen. I am just a guy wanting to […]

Get Kids Going — A message from Paul Thomas

January 6, 2013

Get Kids Going — A message from Paul Thomas


Dear Friends, My name is Paul Thomas. I am currently a serving soldier in the British Army and I have made a pledge to run the 2013 London Marathon for the Get Kids Going charity. I need to raise £2000 so please consider giving what ever you can afford for this great cause. Please go […]

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