News

  1. Revamped community centre at Wattisham Flying Station

    By Jim Brown on July 4th, 2016

    Service families from the Army's Apache Helicopter Force at Wattisham Flying Station celebrate the reopening of their community centre (click for news)

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  2. Armed Forces community needs e-learning package

    By Jim Brown on July 4th, 2016

    GP's and health professionls are encourgaed to undetake a new resource aimed at highlighting the health and wellbeing needs of the UK Armed Forces community. Over the past year, the Royal British Legion’s Public Affairs and Public Policy team has …

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  3. Community Skate Park project

    By Jim Brown on June 29th, 2016

    A new skate park near Woodbridge has been unveiled as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen links between the community and local armed forces families. click for news story

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  4. Service Spouses Overseas - NI credits

    By Jim Brown on June 21st, 2016

    DWP announces extra support for armed forces spouses and civil partners to help protect their State Pension A new armed forces National Insurance credit is available for spouses and civil partners who joined their partners on overseas postings. Up to …

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  5. Veterans – struggling to sleep and have been for some time

    By Jim Brown on June 17th, 2016

    Free : Colchester 29 June. Justin Havens is a veteran and is studying for a PhD at Anglia Ruskin University. In association with them and Help for Heroes he’s delivering a project to improve sleep patterns for veterans who’ve experienced …

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  6. MOD support fund for schools with service children: 2016

    By Jim Brown on June 12th, 2016

    Project focused grant for UK maintained schools with service children of frequently moved or deployed parents. Completed application forms need to be submitted by 16:00 on 30 September …

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  7. Local Veterans Mental Health report published

    By Jim Brown on June 1st, 2016

    Health Watch Norfolk in partnership with Health Watch Suffolk has been conducting research and activities aimed to reviewing and highlighting the needs and experiences of local veterans. Summary of Report (click) Full Report (click) Healthwatch …

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  8. MoD Report sheds light on UK's veterans

    By Jim Brown on May 24th, 2016

    This recent study into the veterans community ....MoD Veterans Report 20 May 2016Author: Interpretation: Tommy Watson – Regular Forces Employment Agency via Linkedin.comThe size and characteristics of the UK’s Armed Forces veteran population have …

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  9. Royal British Legion - Remember The Somme Apps

    By Jim Brown on May 19th, 2016

    As part of The Royal British Legion's commemoration of the centenary of theBattle of the Somme, Remember the Somme with Dan Snow and The Royal British Legion app has been developed. The app is free to download for your tablet and mobile phone from …

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  10. RAF Families Federation - Envoy

    By Jim Brown on May 18th, 2016

    This quarterly magazine for the RAF family is now available as an online publication.   click here

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