“Empowering You!” RFEA offers new services to give more employment support to military women, spouses and partners

RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity is now able to offer more support to Military women, as well as the partners and spouses of serving and ex-Forces personnel. Research shows that female veterans, as well as partners and spouses of those serving in the Armed Forces, face more barriers to finding meaningful employment than most […]

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Veterans’ charity calls on public to paint a poppy pebble to commemorate Remembrance Day

Project Nova, a national initiative to support veterans, is calling on ex-Forces and members of the public alike, to paint a poppy on a pebble and place it on a war memorial, or headstone of a veteran, to mark this year’s Remembrance Day. The initiative is a continuation of an earlier activity Project Nova recommended […]

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Evaluating the Ex-Service Personnel in the Criminal Justice System Programme

The Armed Forces Covenant Trust commissioned the RAND Corporation to evaluate the impact of the Ex-Service Personnel in the Criminal Justice System. The programme awarded £4.6 million to 14 projects in 2015 and a further seven continuation grants worth £1.1 million in 2018, to projects that aimed to reduce reoffending and support ex-Service personnel who […]

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Belfast Exposed Photography - Families Together Through Photography

Belfast Exposed are pleased to announce a fun filled creative family photography project funded by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund. They will use photography to create an enjoyable engagement programme that will include alternative types of family portraits and build family photographic albums for historic reference. The project will build a sense of community within […]

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Armed Forces Families - Online Gallery

The King’s College London Centre for Military Health Research (KCMHR) have launched ‘Real Stories’, a new online gallery of images submitted by military-connected families to reflect family life today. The college is inviting members of the UK Armed Forces Community (anybody who is related or in a partnership with somebody who is serving or has […]

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The Royal British Legion Northern Ireland Festival of Remembrance 2020

The Royal British Legion Northern Ireland Virtual Festival is now available for veterans.  It’s obviously not how we wanted this evening to be however at least you can make a cup of tea and enjoy this year’s Festival from the comfort of your own homes.

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Poppy Appeal 2020

In 2020, like so many other events this year, the Poppy Appeal has had to adapt to the challenges that COVID 19 brings and we are asking the public and our partners to support us in a variety of new ways, because every poppy counts. You may have seen recent publicity explaining that many of […]

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PETT Study New Animation

In addition to Military Veterans in NI's previous study, the PTSD Experimental Treatment Trial (PETT) have released a new study animation to reflect the fact that recruitment is now UK-wide. Queen’s University Belfast and King’s College London would like to hear from you if you are a military veteran of the Army, Royal Air Force […]

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Invitation to Theater of War

BRAVEHOUND are incredibly proud to present Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust funded, Positive Pathways project: THEATER OF WAR  BRAVEHOUND are co-presenting UK performances with American Public Health theatre company THEATER OF WAR PRODUCTIONS, a cast of leading actors, in a reading of texts by Sophocles, followed by a Town Hall style discussion. Conversations are instigated about […]

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