A former British Army medic who worked at The Big Issue after a year of rough sleeping in a cave and walking along the coast with his pet dog for two months has now landed a new job as a tour guide at a local Brewery, Southbourne Ales.
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.
Help for Heroes is providing a grant of £246,000 to Stoll, the leading provider of supported housing to Veterans, to enable more wounded, injured and sick veterans living in London to rebuild their lives and empower them to make a positive impact in society. The three-year partnership will enable two Stoll members of staff to act as the operational arm of Help for Heroes and provide outreach services to wounded, injured and sick veterans.
A blind Second World War veteran has taken to the slopes for the first time – just two days after his 96th birthday.
Gordon Mills, of Edinburgh, had his first ever ski lesson at Midlothian Snowsports Centre on Tuesday in a trip arranged by charity Scottish War Blinded.
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Let’s start this off with some cold, hard stats. According to figures from the Natwest/British Franchise Association (bfa) Franchise survey of 2013, the franchising sector in the UK had: 930 brands operating 39,000 outlets that, in turn employed more than 560,000 people.