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Creating opportunities across the country with skills bootcamps

Building Heroes is now offering fully funded onsite training and Level 3 Skills Bootcamps to support ex-military in to the construction industry. It is dedicated to supporting Armed Forces service leavers, veterans and the wider military family. Our programmes operate […]

Transfer your military skills into construction with Building Heroes

The military charity that provides fully funded construction and engineering training for veterans, service leavers and their families, has now launched a veteran-only property maintenance company. If you’re considering a career in construction, then military charity Building Heroes provides the […]

Walking with The Wounded’s Grenadier Walk of Oman team gearing up for departure

The Grenadier Walk of Oman will take five ex-military personnel and one member still currently serving to the hostile environment of the Omani desert. An already ambitious trek across the Arabian desert will be made even tougher as the team […]

Adventurer arrives off the coast of Scotland in World Record Attempt

Former soldier, bestselling author and extreme adventurer Jordan Wylie has finally arrived off the West Coast of Scotland on his latest charity expedition. The former soldier is currently attempting to be the first person in the world to Stand-up Paddleboard […]

Business as usual for SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity

Military charity proud to be supporting the Forces family now, and always. As the UK’s oldest, national, tri-service charity, SSAFA is no stranger to adapting to change. Having existed through six monarchies to date, weathered two World Wars and countless […]

Haig housing Trust, housing the ex-service community

Haig Housing is one of the country’s oldest military charities and has been the UK’s leading provider of rental homes for Veterans and their families for over 100 years. It has its roots in the ‘The Housing Association for Officers’ […]

Supporting the military community during COVID-19, How SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has adapted for business as usual

As the UK’s oldest, national, tri-service charity, SSAFA is no stranger to adapting to change. Having existed through six monarchies to date, weathered two World Wars and countless conflicts, COVID-19 is one more chapter in a legacy of resilience.  Even […]

RAF Benevolent Fund supports veterans through COVID-19 crisis and beyond

RAF Benevolent Fund supports veterans through COVID-19 crisis and beyond. The welfare of RAF veterans and personnel has been and will continue to be at the forefront of all of the Fund’s work.  The Fund has adjusted its working practices […]

Mentoring

SSAFA expands mentoring service nationwide, providing support to all service leavers. SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is now rolling out their Mentoring Service to all members of the Armed Forces to assist with their transition period. Mentees reported a 35% […]

Building Heroes

January will see the first cohort of veterans starting out on an Engineering Pathway at Colchester Institute’s Harwich Campus. Building Heroes, a Charity set up in 2014, provide training, mentoring and personal support to enable veterans, service leavers and the […]

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