1. Veterans Spouses encourage to register as deadline looming

    By Jim Brown on January 4th, 2018

    UK Armed Forces spouses or civil partners National Insurance credits deadline end March 2018. Key points: Spouse was born on or after 6 Apr 1953 (woman) or 6 Apr 1951 (man) and accompanied their serving spouse / partner outside the UK at any time …

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  2. MoD - The Armed Forces Covenant in 2017

    By Jim Brown on December 18th, 2017

    The Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report for 2017 was laid in parliament today (18 December) and on the same day that the 2,000th signatory of the covenant took place at telecoms company O2, bringing more forces-friendly employers to the table. …

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  3. Eastern Enterprise Hub (ipswich) awarded grant for veterans in business programme

    By Jim Brown on December 16th, 2017

    Located on the Ipswich Waterfront next to the University of Suffolk, the Eastern Enterprise Hub is home to the School of Social Entrepreneurs and a number of other enterprise and personal development initiatives.  Having supported a few veterans …

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  4. Service Leavers / Veterans information booklet

    By Jim Brown on December 13th, 2017

    Resettle: An authentic guide for those leaving the armed forces and entering the corporate world

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  5. Felixstowe Armed Forces Weekend - Film

    By Jim Brown on December 4th, 2017

    Landguard Fort, Felixstowe is delighted to announce that two versions of the film of their Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend celebration weekend at the end of June 2017 which are now available to view on the following link: …

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  6. Veterans Housing Advice Service

    By Jim Brown on November 20th, 2017

    The Cobseo (The Confederation of Service Charities) Housing Cluster (CHC) works to provide accommodation for the ex Service community and to integrate the veterans’ housing sector, seeking to provide clear pathways for ex-Service personnel in …

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  7. Royal Navy exercise freedom of Bury St Edmunds

    By Jim Brown on October 23rd, 2017

    For those that missed it, or simply want to see it again yesterday's #FreedomOfTheBorough Parade by officers and crew of HMS Vengeance in #BuryStEdmunds  film by @jxb_uk

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  8. Military museum reopens to public

    By Jim Brown on October 23rd, 2017

    Considered the founding home of radar, Bawdsey Radar Museum, formally RAF Bawdsey, located on the Suffolk Coast, reopened its doors following a huge restoration project and now enters its open for business / community engagement …

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  9. SSAFA promotes armed forces family adoption support

    By Jim Brown on October 17th, 2017

    This week is #NationalAdoptionWeek! Did you know SSAFA has it's own adoption service specifically to help military families adopt? SSAFA runs a registered adoption agency that works with local authorities to provide support for anyone who is …

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  10. Royal Navy prepares for Bury St Edmunds parade

    By Jim Brown on October 16th, 2017

    Officers and crew of HMS Vengeance (submarine) plan to march through Bury St Edmunds to Exercise their Freedom of the Town on Sunday, 22 October (2.30pm). (click for news item)

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