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Residential outdoor education centres fund opens

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£2 million package of support. A fund to help residential outdoor education centres mitigate the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis opens for…

Updated COVID-19 protection levels supported

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Introduction of regulations to reduce transmission rates and keep people safe. Measures to suppress the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been supported in…

Support for Scotland’s veterans has improved, but they mustn’t be left behind in nation’s COVID-19 recovery plans

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The Scottish Veterans Commissioner (SVC) Charlie Wallace has published his second annual independent assessment of the Scottish Government’s progress on supporting veterans in Scotland. It…

Forces in Mind Trust awards grant to examine the lived experiences of veterans living in Scotland

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Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has awarded £300,000 to the University of Edinburgh, in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University, to conduct new research…

Scotland pauses to remember The Fallen

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The nation paused at 11am on Sunday 8 November to observe the two-minute silence, marking a very different Remembrance Sunday from any that…

Nation falls silent for Remembrance Sunday

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Members of the Royal Family to attend National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph Government unveils ways for the public to get involved…

The Veterans Scotland Newsletter – 6 November 2020

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The Veterans Scotland weekly newsletter has now been issued and a copy is available via the link below. https://mailchi.mp/d544447ef018/the-veterans-scotland-weekly-newsletter

Scottish veteran’s charity awarded £47K Comic Relief grant

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Veteran homelessness charity Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) has received a generous grant from Comic Relief’s Homeless Response Fund to help it absorb some…

REMEMBRANCE EVENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY CANCELLED DUE TO COVID

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The annual national remembrance events that were scheduled to take place in Edinburgh on Remembrance Sunday (8th November 2020) and Armistice Day (11th…

EDINBURGH REMEMBRANCE EVENT MOVES ONLINE

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A national service of remembrance in Edinburgh has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions. The dedication and wreath laying service at…