Armed Forces Veterans Sports Scheme Launched by Hartlepool United Community Sports Foundation

Hartlepool United Community Sports Foundation are running an activity and personal development programme for ex-services personnel as part of their ongoing commitment to the Armed Forces.

Funded by The Royal British Legion and supported by the Hartlepool Borough Council, HUCSF will use sports activities and social events to help address the issues faced by veterans once they have left military service.

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Transport Secretary visits Britain’s Bravest Manufacturing Company to help more Disabled Veterans into work

Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling toured Britain’s Bravest Manufacturing Company this week – a social enterprise which employs injured veterans and people with disabilities – as part of the government’s plan to help one million more disabled people into work.

The Transport Secretary met with workers at the Kent-based BBMC, which is run by charity Royal British Legion Industries and employs more than 100 people – more than 70% of whom are ex-service personnel, have a physical or hidden disability, or both.

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