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DUNFERMLINE BREAKS £50,000 BARRIER FOR SCOTTISH POPPY APPEAL

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Dunfermline today celebrated the news that it has raised more than £50,000 for this year’s Scottish Poppy Appeal. Christine Evans, the Poppyscotland Area…

A Strategy for our Veterans – taking it forward in Scotland

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Yesterday the Scottish Parliament held a debate on the Strategy for our Veterans, and for those who were unable to view the live…

Unforgotten Forces project – Autumn 2018 Newsletter

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Please find below a link to the Autumn 2018 Newsletter of the Unforgotten Forces project which supports older military veterans in Scotland age…

POPPYSCOTLAND CELEBRATES ITS VOLUNTEERS

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Poppyscotland is set to host an event to recognise and value the important contribution volunteers make to the organisation by helping to improve…

Publication of ‘The UK Armed Forces charity sector: a summary of provision’

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Today sees the publication of ‘The UK Armed Forces charity sector: a summary of provision’, which has been produced to support the recently…

Action on Hearing Loss Scotland

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Angela Paton, Hearing Forces Project Officer with Action on Hearing Loss Scotland, ran the service’s first drop-in support session in Aberdeen on Friday…

Informing Scotland Events Update

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The last couple of months has seen several events take place as part of the Informing Scotland project, funded by the Forces in…

Combat Stress announced as chosen charity for 2019 Army v Navy rugby match

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The annual match is the largest amateur sporting event in the UK and regularly draws a capacity crowd of 81,000 to the home…

Achieving Gold – HRH The Earl of Wessex Awards DMWS

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Prince Edward and the Defence Secretary, the Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP presented special awards to organisations that support the armed forces…

Graeme Dey, Minister for Parliamentary Business and Veterans meets military veterans making positive changes

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Graeme Dey, Minister for Parliamentary Business and Veterans met with participants of Venture Trust’s Positive Futures programme at the organisation’s Head Office in…