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FirstLight Trust for Veterans
FirstLight Trust for Veterans7 hours ago
Are you heading to Sheffield on Friday for the Mi Amigo memorial fly-past? Check out info here. It's due at 8.45am but will also be covered on BBC Breakfast throughout the morning:
FirstLight Trust for Veterans
FirstLight Trust for Veterans1 day ago
'Under new rules, personnel from all three services serving from outside the traditional area of operations, such as operators of RAF Reaper remotely piloted aerial systems, will receive the Operation Shader medal without clasp.'

Great to see more armed forces personnel getting the recognition they deserve for their work. Read more in this article by Pathfinder International Magazine :
FirstLight Trust for Veterans
FirstLight Trust for Veterans2 days ago
Check out what the 'Sewing Soldier' - as seen on BBC's 'Sewing Bee' - did next!


10 hours ago
⚾👨‍🌾🍰 Do you like boccia, gardening, or just maybe free cake? We've loads of regular activities across the UK for #veterans! Check out our sessions in #Hawick #Lancaster #Redcar #Gosport and #Scarborough at
16 hours ago
RT @projecthawick: The first trainees for Centre of Excellence in Textiles in #Hawick are sought ahead of its opening.

Interested in the training opportunities available? Contact Alistair Young on 01896 622701.

#proHawick #ScottishBorders
1 day ago
📣 Are you a #veteran in or near #Redcar? We've teamed up with @citizensadvice to host Maximising Income pop-in sessions on Wednesdays 1pm - 3pm. Drop by if you've a question about money, savings or debt! More:
1 day ago
Veterans in or near #Lancaster, you're very welcome at our meet-up tonight from 6pm. Come chill out and chat with fellow #veterans over a coffee at our Market Street hub. No need to book, just turn up. More details:
2 days ago
📣 News release: Welcoming an innovation leader to a veterans' charity team - find out more about our new trustee Dan Ilett, a specialist in technology, sustainable innovation and blockchain: | #veterans #charitytuesday