News Articles: December 2019

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Date Posted: Tuesday, 17 December 2019 @ 14:38
The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (the Trust) has madethe first awards under the popular Positive Pathways programme, part of theVeterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund.Over £2.5 million has been awarded in the first round tosupport activities including vehicle restoration, sports for disabled veterans,sailing and sewing!Awards have been made across the UK. One awardee, Bravehound,based in in Scotland, will deliver a project bri...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 17 December 2019 @ 14:15
The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (the Trust) has made another31 awards under the Armed Forces Covenant: Local Grants programme.More than half a million pounds has been awarded toprojects across the UK who are tackling community integration and delivery oflocal services to Service communities.The Trust were pleased to have awarded more than £100,000 inthis round to projects in the Devolved Regions.Over £100,000 was awarded to proje...
Date Posted: Monday, 16 December 2019 @ 10:26
HMS Scott. Crown copyright.​ Royal Navy vessel HMS SCOTT has today arrived in the search area, to provide support to the Chilean military in their response to the loss of a C130 that went missing earlier in the week in the Southern Atlantic Ocean.British Forces’ South Atlantic Islands, based in the Falklands Islands, have provided assistance to the search effort working with regional neighbours. They have provided a UK military liaison...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 11 December 2019 @ 13:34
South Yorkshire Police joined in the Invictus Games Trials celebrations on 25 July 2019 by signing the national Armed Forces Covenant.By signing the covenant, the force has pledged its commitment to supporting armed forces veterans, recognising the value they contribute and acknowledging that serving personnel and military families should be treated with fairness and respect.Moving forward, the force has pledged to: Support the employment of vete...
Date Posted: Monday, 9 December 2019 @ 15:50
Entrain Space - The UK's first residential program of enterprise training for veterans is now open and taking applications. Entrain Space is designed to meet the needs of veterans transitioning from the military. When serving in the Forces, the time and space needed to focus on a future civilian life is often at a premium. Entrain Space exists to provide exactly that – time and space to retrain, to start a career and to reconnect with ...
Date Posted: Monday, 2 December 2019 @ 13:54
The home of BritishArmy infantry training opened its doors to a range of MOD personnel on Thursdayin a bid to show off the state-of-the-art techniques being used to developwarfighters.Infantry TrainingCentre (ITC) Catterick invited nearly 100 people to witness how modern thinkingand new equipment is turning millennials into effective troops that canrepresent their country with pride.New methods includewhat is known as Blended Learning, which invo...
Date Posted: Monday, 2 December 2019 @ 13:20
Scotty’s Little Soldiers, thenational charity for bereaved British Armed Forces children, is calling onpeople in the UK to wear their favourite bobble hat on Friday 6thDecember and raise money to support the children our fallen heroes have leftbehind.  Jodie Whittaker, star of DoctorWho and Broadchurch, is supporting the campaign and urging people up and downthe nation to get involved in Scotty’s Little Soldiers’ Bobble Hat...