An interview with Lt Col Jon Ridley – Principal Director of Music of the RM Band

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity speak to the new Principal Director of Music of the Royal Marines Band Service, Lieutenant Colonel Jon Ridley, about his love of music, his beloved Leicester City FC and this year’s magnificent Beating Retreat concert at London’s Horse Guards Parade.

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Scottish Veterans Residences provide high quality, supported accommodation for veterans who are homeless or in need

Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) is a Registered Scottish Charity established in 1910 in reaction to the sight of veterans sleeping rough on the streets of Edinburgh. SVR’s operational arm is Scottish Veterans Housing Association (SVHA) which provides high quality, supported accommodation for veterans who are homeless or in need.

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Former Royal Marine teachs fellow injured veterans how to fly

A group of injured veterans – including some severely disabled – took to the skies this week as they learned to fly for the first time. On Wednesday 18th April, injured ex-service personnel from military charity Blesma, The Limbless Veterans got the opportunity to learn to fly their own light aircraft, which has been made accessible to people of all disabilities.

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