World War One Centenary: We will remember them August, 2014

The 4th August 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the day Britain entered the First World War. Our staff and residents shared these messages to mark the centenary;   “My great-grandfather was in the Royal Flying Corps during WW1, one of the first combat flyers. We still have his wooden propeller centre and have had a clock movement set into it. It’s one of our family’s... Read more

Lord Mayor visits Bristol Home for Veterans August, 2014

We were delighted to receive a visit from The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of Bristol, Councillor Alastair Watson and his wife The Lady Mayoress of Bristol, Mrs Sarah Watson on the 31st July. The visit came as Bristol County Council signed up to the Armed Forces Community Covenant, pledging their support to initiatives such as our Bristol Home for Veterans. The Lord Mayor was given a tour of the hou... Read more

Wales Homes for Veterans Needs Volunteers July, 2014

Our first Wales Home for Veterans is due to open in Pontypridd later this year, and we need your help. We are looking for volunteers to support us with our fundraising events and to help us spread the word about our work with Veterans. It is estimated that there are around 220,000 veterans in Wales and our Wales Homes for Veterans project has been planned in direct response to demand from the A... Read more

Supporting the Armed Forces Community July, 2014

Our Chief Executive (left) Andrew Lord and founder John Proctor (right) received an invitation from the Prime Minister to join him for a reception at 10 Downing Street, to celebrate the work we are doing to support the Armed Forces Community yesterday. Here they are pictured outside No. 10 with Ed Tytherleigh, Chief Executive of Stoll (centre). Read more

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