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Newsletter – 22 October 2020

October 22, 2020

Newsletter – 22 October 2020


Hi folks, With charities all over the country already struggling due to the cancellation of fundraising events and people tightening their belts, there was terrible news this week as Remembrance Parades have been cancelled and the British Legion and other charities are struggling for much-needed funds. Please do support them where you possibly can.   […]

Newsletter – 8 October 2020

October 8, 2020

Newsletter – 8 October 2020


Hi folks, With much of the eyes of the media on the twin joys of the pandemic and the American presidential election, it could be easy to miss some of the little gems that appear on our newsfeeds.   We were particularly moved by the remembrance of Horace "Harry" Billinge, who was one of the soldiers […]

Newsletter – 24 September 2020

September 24, 2020

Newsletter – 24 September 2020


Hi folks, This week the Prime Minister took to his podium to warn us all that the fight against COVID-19 is in no way over and that we must all act to prevent a serious second wave this autumn. He also spoke of the great challenges in policing regulations and suggested “ the option to draw […]

Newsletter – 10 September 2020

September 10, 2020

Newsletter – 10 September 2020


Hi folks, We hope you are staying safe and well during all the Covid ups and downs. The news cycle of 2020 continues to surprise and we often find it tough to pick out the strangest among them! Firstly, a long but interesting article on Novichok, the poison which keeps making headlines. What is it and […]

Newsletter – 27 August 2020

August 27, 2020

Newsletter – 27 August 2020


Hi folks, It’s been a strange old year with so many weird and wonderful news stories to choose from. This one has really tickled us though: the MP for Hammersmith and the council have asked the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), if their expertise in installing bridges overseas could be used to identifying a […]

Newsletter – 13 August 2020

August 13, 2020

Newsletter – 13 August 2020


Hi folks, We're well into the traditional quiet period for news but things don't seem to be letting up in 2020.  All this news means a busy year for our armed forces. Royal Navy ship HMS Enterprise has just arrived in Beirut to assist following the terrifying explosion which destroyed the port and buildings across the […]

Newsletter – 30 July 2020

July 30, 2020

Newsletter – 30 July 2020


Hi folks, Following on from our last newsletter, where we asked “are things finally looking up for our military colleagues?” is the recent announcement of a 2% pay rise for armed forces personnel.   Is a 2% increase enough, being just above the rate of inflation? Is it enough when the government continue to rely […]

Newsletter – 16 July 2020

July 16, 2020

Newsletter – 16 July 2020


Hi folks, Some lovely news this week in that Captain Tom Moore will be making the journey tomorrow to be knighted by HM The Queen for his exceptional fundraising in support of the NHS. Now 100 years old, Captain Tom raised nearly £33 million by walking laps of his garden with his walking frame – […]

Newsletter – 2 July 2020

July 2, 2020

Newsletter – 2 July 2020


Hi folks, Some potentially good news for veterans lately, including the news that veterans in Southampton can get help in buying their first property thanks to a new scheme – let’s see more of this please, property folks! Councils have also been told to give veterans priority when it comes to local authority housing which could […]

Newsletter – 18 June 2020

June 18, 2020

Newsletter – 18 June 2020


Hi folks, As the lockdown eases slowly and signs of life start to appear in the economy, we are remaining positive that the job market will soon perk up. We seem to be inching towards some sort of normality at last.  For some people, this will bring a bit of a shock, as businesses reopen […]

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