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  1. Veterans and Families information event

    By Jim Brown on October 15th, 2018

    Monday 5th November 2018, Quay Place, near Ipswich Watefront Suffolk Mind has organised a free information event that includes 10 military / community charities - come along for a brew. Venue: St Mary at the Quay (church now wellbeing centre), Quay …

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  2. Maritime Suffolk - First World War commemoration

    By Jim Brown on October 10th, 2018

    Members of the civil community and veterans, cadets and dignatories remembered the role of women and men that served in Suffolk's many varied maritime roles during the First World War.  A parade began the event in Lowestoft and which was focused on …

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  3. Veterans Employment Programme

    By Jim Brown on October 2nd, 2018

    LifeWorks is a free support service for ex-service personnel who want to find work or develop a new career. LifeWorks is available to anyone who has served in the Forces, regardless of when and how long they served. The four day programme 10-14 …

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  4. Ipswich Remembers - Galley of Portraits

    By Jim Brown on September 26th, 2018

    The Sailmakers shopping centre in Ipswich hosts a gallery of photographs of soldiers cited on the Christchurch Park Centontaph from First and Second World War.  This project forms part of the impressive research project that began four years ago.  …

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  5. RBL Suffolk: First World War: War Graves project Your county needs you!

    By Jim Brown on September 3rd, 2018

    We are seeking the support of local veterans or people interested in supporting our local First World War project – participants don’t have to a member of the Royal British Legion.On Thursday 8 November 2018, local communities across Suffolk are …

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  6. Suffolk Projects Awarded

    By Jim Brown on August 30th, 2018

    First World War Armistice silhouettes grant funded via the MoD Covenant Fund (Armistice) - the first batch of grants to purchase the 10 pack of sit-down silhouettes linked to ‘There but Not There’ projects have been announced.  For Suffolk they …

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  7. Job Centre Plus - Local Armed Forces Champions

    By Jim Brown on August 10th, 2018

    Below is a list of Armed Forces Champions that are located in local Job Centre Plus offices around Suffolk. SITE   SITE SPOC Phone Number Email BECCLES Lisa Collins 01502 404512 Lisa.collins1@dwp.gsi.gov.uk BURY ST …

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  8. Family members of Suffolk Regiment WW1 soldiers sought for event

    By Jim Brown on July 3rd, 2018

    My message relates to 8 men of the The Suffolk Regiment who were mostly killed in action of the 8th October 1918 and are buried in Forenville Military Cemetery, near Cambrai in Northern France. There are another 90 or so men buried there from …

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  9. GP practices across the country to become 'veteran friendly'

    By Jim Brown on June 26th, 2018

    Doctors are signing up to become ‘veteran friendly’ under a new national scheme to improve medical care and treatment for former members of the armed services that has been backed by NHS England and the Royal College of GPs. Practices can qualify …

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  10. Miitary Parade ahead of Armed Forces Day

    By Jim Brown on June 15th, 2018

    The Sunset Ceremony, a traditional parade to signal the end of the day and the mounting of an overnight guard, will start at 6.25pm on Thursday 28 June, building towards a flypast by 3 Regt AAC’s Apache attack helicopters as the Union Flag is …

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