Garv Valley Railway

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This developing Heritage Railway is looking for someone to act as co-ordinator for formal records required by the Railway Inspectors. The railway is a heirachical business and the post would suit ex-Service persons who have computer skills for writing documents and making sense of engineer’s ramblings. Being accustomed to operating in a disciplined environment; coping with report drafting, and liking …

ASDIC Conference

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https://www.asdic.org.uk Hi folks a little write up from the ASDIC Conference in Leeds. We are of course registered with Directory – Association of Service Drop-In Centres (asdic.org.uk) via the VirtualHub, and will soon be registered our Wednesfield drop-in with them. The conference was held at the Upcoming Events – https://royalarmouries.org/ which was spectacular. During a couple of days, we heard …

RBFB Veterans Hub

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Armed Forces Veterans’ Hub Event – 30 March 2022Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the second in-person Armed Forces Veterans’ Hub Event, which will take place on 30 March 2022 at Whitley Wood Fire Station in Reading, 10am-12pm.The theme for this event is transferable skills, and attendees will be able …

Found Medals

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Two Medals belonging to CPL JH EARLY have been found and we are trying to trace him or his family to return them. Please email len.chappell@forcesonline.org.uk or call 0300 300 2288 with any information.

FALKLAND ISLANDS

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Email in. Dear Sir or Madam, We are taking this opportunity to attach our Falklands 40 Booklet detailing the memorials in honour of men and women who lost their lives in the Falklands Conflict 1982.This is also part of our ongoing appeal to establish a permanent memorial to the Falklands Islanders Resistance. The present memorial can be viewed via www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/279117. …

Southampton Veteran’s Trust

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The Southampton Veterans’ Trust in Woolston which has strong maritime and aviation history. The Spitfire was conceived at the Wooston Supermarine works. The Thorneycroft Woolston Ship where HMS Woolston was one of six Thornycroft W-Class destroyer built. I was lucky to have visited Colin and Tracy back in 2018 when I was just passing. They kindly showed me around what was then …

Homeless veteran in Plymouth

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HELP A HOMELESS VETERAN IN PLYMOUTH Can you help a homeless verified ex-army veteran in Plymouth. He has a job near the City Centre. Currently all the City based Homeless projects are full. This veteran is need of accommodation near to his job, so he can get his life back on track. All leads should email len.chappell@forcesonline.org.uk. Please include a …