Veterans’ Gateway records over 10,000 enquiries as it celebrates its first year in service

Veterans’ Gateway, the 24-hour service that helps former servicemen and women to navigate their new lives as civilians, has recorded over 10,000 enquiries and 183,420 website users since its launch, one year ago. Designed to offer a one-stop shop through which veterans can access advice on a vast range of areas, from housing to health concerns, Veterans’ Gateway has seen over 37,000 click-throughs to external sites, with the majority of users requesting advice on finance.

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Air Marshal Gives PoppyScotland’s Latest Venture Its Official Opening

Poppyscotland’s newest welfare centre, The MacRobert Centre, which will serve the near-40,000 members of the Armed Forces community living in and around Ayrshire, was officially opened by Air Marshal Stuart Atha yesterday (Wednesday, 21st March 2018).

Air Marshal Atha, 55, who is the Deputy Commander Operations and was born just a few miles away from the new Poppyscotland Ayrshire Welfare Centre, in Kilmarnock, was joined by The MacRobert Trust’s Chairman (Elect), local dignitaries, fellow members of the Armed Forces, veterans and the charity’s Chief Executive, Mark Bibbey.

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