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Date Posted: Tuesday, 23 June 2020 @ 11:44
“Mental healthis equally as important as physical health” is the view of fitness educationprovider Study Active’s Managing Director James Luscombe. With this philosophyin mind, Study Active, who are an established provider of ELCAS funded Health& Fitness qualifications, are now proactively encouraging MoD personnel tostudy for their Level 2 Mental Health Awareness qualification - and betterstill, the course can be funded by ...
Date Posted: Monday, 15 June 2020 @ 13:30
#DoingOurBit started as a passion project for Julie Davis, DeputyChief Operating Officer at the Clinical Research Network West Midlands.  As the physical and emotional impact oftreating Covid-19 patients took its toll on her 190-strong workforce, Juliewanted to pull together some free workouts and relaxation sessions to help hercolleagues cope.  The initiative caughtthe eye of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust which wanted to offer the ...
Date Posted: Thursday, 4 June 2020 @ 10:07
New funding to bring Forces communities togetherThe Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (the Trust) has launched an exciting new funding programme to support creative and engaging projects supporting the Armed Forces community during the Covid-19 pandemic.With funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund, the Forces Communities Together programme will award grants of up to £10,000 for six-month projects that can take place during social re...
Date Posted: Thursday, 21 May 2020 @ 14:22
On Remembrance Sunday last year, the nation watched as thousands of people took part in the Cenotaph March Past in London to remember our fallen heroes. Among them were a large group of children, recognisable in yellow and black scarves, all who have lost a parent who served the country. They are all members of Scotty’s Little Soldiers - a charity that supports bereaved British Forces children.With income currently low for all charities due...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 19 May 2020 @ 09:30
Ruralink will host its unique Rural Careers Insight Day on 19 May from 9.30am to 3.30pm. This online event will be packed full of inspirational talks including from ex-forces people who are now making their careers working outdoors in land-management and employers and professional bodies actively looking to recruit from this highly skilled and motivated talent pool.Attendees will gain a detailed insight into rewarding follow-on careers in food an...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 29 April 2020 @ 11:43
Royal Air Force Typhoon jets, based at RAF Lossiemouth, have today left for Lithuania to begin the UK’s latest NATO Air Policing mission. The 6 Squadron aircraft are deploying to Šiauliai Air Base in Lithuania where they will carry out the Baltic Air Policing mission for the summer, along with the Spanish Air Force, who will be deploying F-18 fighters. This is a core UK defence task that the RAF is able to continue in addition t...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 28 April 2020 @ 11:49
The Puma helicopter, which is part of the Aviation Task Force detachment at Kinloss Barracks, travelled to Stornoway, Benbecula and Barra on the Western Isles to work with personnel from NHS Scotland and HM Coast Guard in the fight against coronavirus.  Operating as part of the tri-Service Joint Helicopter Command, the experienced RAF crews were able to ensure that the emergency care teams are familiar with the aircraft ahead of any pot...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 15 April 2020 @ 14:06
British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) hold a programme of National Employment & Career Events throughout the year and country, which gives the Armed Forces Community (AFC) the opportunity to meet employers, training providers, charities and associations face to face. COVID-19 has changed how we have been interacting, as it has for the companies we work with and most companies across the UK/World.Our Virtual platform has replaced our pla...
Date Posted: Thursday, 2 April 2020 @ 10:31
Young Noah Clarke-Roberts was hoping for a reply to a letter he wrote to his local Army unit saying he wanted to join when he grows up after studying the World Wars in school. But the nine-year-old from Birkenhead got more than he bargained for when the Regimental Sergeant Major personally delivered the reply along with a daysack full of Army goodies to his home in a 6-tonne MAN troop-carrier. A thrilled Noah was also invited to spend a...
Date Posted: Monday, 30 March 2020 @ 07:48
Source :https://www.gov.uk/guidance/covid-support-force-the-mods-contribution-to-the-coronavirus-response On 18 March theDefence Secretary announced new measures to enable armed forces personnel tosupport public services in response to the coronavirus outbreak.Published 23March 2020Last updated 27 March 2020From: Ministryof Defence The COVID Support Force is currently supportingthe public services to respond to the outbreak with the followin...