Category Archives: Charities and Causes

The National Emergency Services Memorial #Charity — CharityUKNews

Our Emergency Services are the finest in the world. These are extraordinary, selfless men and women who think only of others and often risk their lives to keep Britain safe Over 250,000 police, fire fighters, nurses, doctors, all medical staff, … Continue reading

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Surrey Armed Forces Drop-in (May)

Good News, its almost time (25th May) for the Surrey Armed Forces Drop-in held at Woking Football Club. Come in between 1000-1300 and see us. This months guest speaker is the top blogger Soldier to Civvi. It’s all free – … Continue reading

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Vulnerable Veterans – march on…

The Vulnerable Veterans Project helps British armed forces veterans, reserves and their families who come into contact with the criminal justice system or become homeless.   Vulnerable Veterans – Halting the Revolving Door. Moves into Phase 2.  On the first of … Continue reading

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Two things I discovered about me this week.

I volunteer with a Lowland Rescue team. I’m a trainee searcher (Search Technician) with Surrey Search and Rescue and this week volunteering with them taught me two things about myself: That I’m still able to deal with distressing situations and being … Continue reading

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What does it take to save a veteran?

Servicemen and women, our reserves and their families are, like the rest of us wanting to live their lives in peace and in a setting they have chosen. Of course most of us make compromises due to our age, health … Continue reading

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Helping Veterans in the Criminal Justice System

Our team are delighted to introduce the Veterans Programme to you. The goal of this work is to save the lives of our veterans in crisis in Surrey. In the context of this programme ‘veteran’ includes soldiers, sailors, marines, and RAF … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Day, Stoke Park, Guildford 2015

This is not a complete picture of all that went on in Stoke Park but from the perspective of a mere ‘minion’ I would like to thank folks for their good humour, support and charity. It was made possible by … Continue reading

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