94 Miles in 24 Hours in Support of our Gloucestershire Veterans June, 2014

Major Charles Malet is part of our dedicated team of Gloucestershire Ambassadors. He has served with the Coldstream Guards, and completed operational tours of Afghanistan, but now dedicates his time to his work as the ‘brewer, barman, chief cask washer and director’ of Forces Brewery in Cirencester, and Alabaré Ambassador. In order to raise money for our Gloucestershire Homes... Read more

APPG Inquiry into Hunger and Food Poverty June, 2014

Some of our members of staff and service users from Alabaré Place and Community4 spoke at the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Inquiry into Hunger and Food Poverty on the 6th June in Salisbury. The APPG was established by Frank Field MP and Laura Sandys MP in October last year to proactively investigate the root causes behind hunger, food poverty and the huge increase in demand for f... Read more

Green light for second Gloucestershire home for veterans June, 2014

We are delighted that the board of the Gloucestershire Planning Committee unanimously approved our application to open a second Home for Veterans in the city, this time in Longlevens.  The opening of this home will mean that Gloucestershire Homes for Veterans can now support 12 vulnerable veterans in Gloucester who have previously struggled in their transition to civilian life. We are prou... Read more

David's Story April, 2014

David joined the Army when he was just 18 years old, serving in two Rifles regiments from March 2006 until December 2012. During his service, he toured Iraq, Kosovo and Afghanistan. He received a Diamond Jubilee Medal for his time in service and a GOC (General Officer Commanding) Commendation whilst serving in Afghanistan for “actions whilst on patrol that led to contact” from his D... Read more

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