Tandragee Veterans' Support Centre

Tandragee Veterans’ Support Centre opened in August 2020. It is run by military Veterans, for Veterans, and it is their Veteran-led approach, that enables Veterans using the centre to feel completely at ease, in a warm, welcoming, safe and secure environment. The Centre provides an ideal space for Veterans to meet people, build new friendships, […]

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BFBS takeover Radio 1 on Christmas Day

BBC Radio 1 are handing over the airwaves to BFBS for four hours on Christmas Day, giving troops based overseas the opportunity to send Christmas messages to their families and friends back home in the UK. BFBS has a long-established tradition of connecting those serving overseas with their loved ones at home and, with many […]

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Drinks:Ration App Research Project Recruitment

Test Drinks:Ration - an alcohol app for veterans! If you're a veteran, own a smartphone and have sought formal help for a mental health difficulty you could help improve the app! To get started, click here

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Vacancy – Northern Ireland Veterans’ Support Office – Defence Gardens Scheme Regional Coordinator

A vacancy has arisen for a Defence Gardens Scheme Regional Coordinator within the Veterans’ Support Office NI (VSONI). This post is based in Belfast and the successful candidate will be expected to reside within daily travelling distance.  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part- time DGS regional co-ordinator (3 days a week, 30 weeks […]

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£20.5m from dormant accounts to be opened for community groups

A £20.5 million fund from dormant accounts will be opened for community groups. This fund will give groups a bridge to become more financially sustainable allowing them to have an even greater impact on people's lives. Multi-year grants of up to £100,000 will be available under the scheme to be delivered by the National Lottery […]

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Annual Covenant Report 2020

The Annual Covenant Report for 2020 is now available. The report sets out the major achievements of the Armed Forces Covenant and highlights remaining challenges and new commitments. In 2020 our Armed Forces have stepped forward once again to support our nation through the COVID-19 pandemic, from constructing NHS Nightingale Hospitals to delivering testing across […]

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The Somme Nursing Home - Serving those who have served.

The Somme Nursing Home are helping serving and ex-service men and women. If you have a loved one who needs care arrange a visit on 028 9076 3044 or e-mail admin@sommenursing.org for more information.

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Sight Loss Information Event

Don't miss Blind Veterans UK's online awareness event tomorrow to find out the services being provided across Northern Ireland for people with sight loss during COVID 19. The event is aimed at increasing awareness of the full range of support service that are currently being provided by a number of sight loss organisations in Northern […]

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The Evolution of Mental Health UDR / R Irish Questionnaire

Are you a veteran with experience in the UDR / RIRISH? We are looking for volunteers to participate in a Mental Health Questionnaire around the Impact of PTSD on Veterans of the Northern Ireland Troubles and the critical assessment of the evolution of mental health support. Please send all completed questionnaires and for further information […]

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BFBS launches Digital Map of Conflicts to mark Remembrance Day

This Remembrance Day lots of us weren't able to attend Remembrance services due to the restrictions in place for the coronavirus pandemic – but we still paid our respects in our own private way. BFBS launched a virtual Remembrance, which includes a digital map identifying all the wars and conflicts over time in which British […]

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