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21 Apr

FirstLight Trust calls on supporters to join The 2.6 Challenge

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect with the cancellation of thousands of events and the loss of billions in income through fundraising events. The Virgin Money London Marathon, […]

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1 Apr

COVID-19 UPDATE

FirstLight Trust is committed to preventing the spread of COVID-19 and we are abiding by government recommendations that are currently in place. Action has been taken to protect the health and wellbeing of the […]

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26 Mar

Boost your mood with an online ‘Stretchalong’

A leading British charity is asking the UK to take stretching to a new level in a bid to help our physical and emotional well-being. FirstLight Trust is a charity […]

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20 Mar

Coronavirus statement from FirstLight Trust’s founder and one of our long-term supporters

This is a very difficult and demanding time for everyone. At FirstLight Trust the support that we give to armed forces and emergency services veterans, their families and the wider […]

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16 Mar

Statement on Coronavirus by FirstLight Trust

Last updated 16 March 2020 FirstLight Trust is a caring charity that gives a high priority to the safety and wellbeing of our colleagues, clients and customers. It is after […]

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25 Feb

NHS and naval expert lends support to veterans’ charity

FirstLight Trust, a charity helping former members of the armed forces and emergency services get back on their feet, has appointed a new trustee. James Hayward served in the Royal […]

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27 Jan

Generosity served to homeless veterans

Throughout the month of December French restaurant chain, Aubaine, teamed up with leading veterans’ charity, FirstLight Trust, to run a campaign in support of homeless veterans of the armed forces […]

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17 Dec

A winning Christmas for charity’s Hawick cafe hub

Christmas came early for a handful of FirstLight Trust Hawick cafe hub patrons when the annual fundraising raffle was drawn this week. Scottish Borders Council’s Armed Forces and Veterans Champion […]

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5 Dec

Christmas cheer on the menu for homeless veterans

In this most festive of months, a group of French restaurants is encouraging their guests to help homeless veterans by donating £1 when they dine. Aubaine runs six restaurants and […]

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27 Nov

Prince Charles chats to Hawick veterans in surprise visit

One veterans’ charity in Hawick received a welcome visit earlier this month when Prince Charles popped in for a visit. On 1 November His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, […]

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29 Oct

Coronation Street star’s play raises money to tackle veteran suicide

A one-woman show written by Coronation Street and Downton Abbey actor Christine Mackie has focused the spotlight on the issue of veteran suicide, wowed critics and helped raise money for […]

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21 Oct

Running the Royal Parks Half in support of veterans

The eleventh Royal Parks Half Marathon took place earlier this month across four of London’s beautiful Royal Parks. The race is presented by the Royal Bank of Canada, sponsored by […]

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