King's Centre for Military Health Research unveil 4 free March seminars for veterans

The Veterans' Mental Health Conference is running a little differently this year. They will be holding 4 FREE online seminars in March 2021, with each seminar covering a different theme. You can register your interest for each seminar below. All seminars will be held using Microsoft Teams Live. They will send further information about the seminar(s) you […]

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Happy 100th birthday to Navy Veteran Tommy McFarland

All of us at the Northern Ireland Veterans' Support Office would like to send a very happy birthday to navy veteran Tommy McFarland who turned 100 years young yesterday. Tommy served on mindsweeping duties in the Royal Navy and took part in the Arctic and Atlantic Convoys Tommy is from a family of veterans. Brother […]

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War Years Remembered Museum

The NI Veterans' Support Office recently enjoyed a visit to the War Years Remembered Museum in Ballyclare. The museum is not just about military items but tells the human story of life on the home front as well as the triumphs of many individuals who served and lived during the war years. Adapted to be […]

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Self Employment Discovery Virtual Workshop

Have you already started working on your business idea? Or are you just beginning to consider self-employment? Come along to X-Forces free Enterprise business workshop and meet like-minded people on the 19th January 2021. This workshop covers: The pros and cons of self-employment Understanding what starting a business means for you, your family and your […]

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Living in our shoes: understanding the needs of UK Armed Forces families

Air Vice-Marshal Ray Lock CBE, Chief Executive of Forces in Mind Trust, invites you to the formal launch of the report ‘Living in our Shoes: understanding the needs of UK Armed Forces families’ on Tuesday 12 January 2021 from 1500 – 1630. The review, commissioned by the Ministry of Defence and undertaken in 2019 by […]

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January Webinar for RAF Families on Career Support

The Royal Air Force Families Federation invite you to join their free lunchtime webinar on Thursday 21 January 2021 from 1-2 pm to find out how the RAF Families Federation team can offer career support to you as an RAF family member. They’ll also be welcoming speakers from other organisations; part of a wide network […]

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Green Hands Clear Mind 10 week horticulture therapy programme launching in March 2021

Ashes to Gold Grow Project Centre will be hosting a 10-week horticultural therapy programme under the Defence Gardens’ Scheme. The course is run by a Psychotherapist and Horticultural therapist, and up to 8 clients, who are all ex-service personnel, can attend each course. Starting on Tuesday 16th March 2021 the programme enables: Reduction of stress […]

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Living in our shoes: understanding the needs of UK Armed Forces families

Air Vice-Marshal Ray Lock CBE, Chief Executive of Forces in Mind Trust, invites you to the formal launch of ‘Living in our Shoes: understanding the needs of UK Armed Forces families’ on Tuesday 12 January 2021 from 1500 – 1630. The review, commissioned by the Ministry of Defence and undertaken in 2019 by a small […]

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100-year-old East Belfast war veteran 'feels great' after taking Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

Tom Ferrett is a centenarian and was the oldest person on the island of Ireland to receive the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine on the day it was rolled out. Now, he is looking forward to seeing his family again. Mr Ferrett, a Royal Navy veteran from east Belfast, is believed to have also been the oldest […]

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all!

The NI Veterans’ Support Office wishes all our NI veterans and those who support all who are in need a very Happy Christmas and a healthy and prosperous New Year!

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