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  1. UK Armed Forces Covenant: Local Grants Programme is Open for Applications

    By Jim Brown on March 30th, 2018

    The Armed Forces Covenant is an agreement between the nation, Government and Armed Forces that recognises the whole nation has a moral obligation to current and former members of the armed forces and their families, and sets out how they should …

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  2. Armed Forces Covenant awards grant to Suffolk Family Carers

    By Jim Brown on March 29th, 2018

    The Suffolk Serving Families Project gets the go ahead after the charity Suffolk Family Carers successfully receives a two year grant from the Armed Forces Covenant- Families In Stress Fund. Sarah Potter, Mental Health & Wellbeing Service Manager …

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  3. New Armed Forces Commissioner for Suffolk

    By Jim Brown on March 22nd, 2018

    Today’s Suffolk Armed Forces Covenant board meeting held at the Ipswich Army Reserve Centre marked a change of leadership of Suffolk’s Armed Forces pledge as Colonel (Retired) Rae Leighton officially stood down and Colonel (Retired) John Ogden …

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  4. Bury St Edmunds Veterans Breakfast Club

    By Jim Brown on March 21st, 2018

    A new social group for veterans has been launched in Bury St Edmunds, affiliated to the national Veterans Breakfast Club network,l each club brings together veterans from the local community on an informal get together. click

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  5. First World War Grave Markers exhibition

    By Jim Brown on March 12th, 2018

    Melton Old Church, Melton, Nr Woodbridge: First World War Grave Markers project public exhibition of photographs on Sunday 25 March 2018 (2-5pm) http://meltonoldchurch.co.uk/wp/world-war-1-crosses/

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  6. Sudbury Town Poppy Art and Crafts

    By Jim Brown on February 28th, 2018

    Campaign launched to create stunning cascade of poppies at Sudbury church to commemorate end of WW1 (ckick)

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  7. ABF The Soldiers' Charity Veterans Photography exhibition

    By Jim Brown on February 16th, 2018

    Come and see the diverse collection of photographs from the Veterans’ Images on Parade Exhibitions. Open to the public in Ipswich showcasing over 150 images which have kindly been donated by British Armed Forces Veterans. Photography is often used …

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  8. Ipswich Choral Society and Dance East WW1 collaboration

    By Jim Brown on January 24th, 2018

    An exiting cultural performance at Ipswich's Corn Exchange between Ipswich Choral Society and Dance East - Saturday 17 March 2018.  Two performances; one afternoon.  click for more

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  9. Local veterans sought to train dogs for charity clients

    By Jim Brown on January 8th, 2018

    Wanted! Volunteers to learn to train dogs for people with brain injuries being supported by Headway charity, East Ipswich. They are keen to engage new volunteers and hope that the local veterans community will have interest in finding out more and …

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  10. Royal Anglian veteran launches Southwold Boxing Club

    By Jim Brown on January 8th, 2018

    Adam, a keen boxer, overcomes wellbeing challenges to open new sports club in Southwold. click

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