1. Suffolk Armed Forces Day 2016 officially launched

    By Jim Brown on April 21st, 2016

    Representatives of the local armed forces community and civic leaders officially launched Suffolk Armed Forces Day 2016 which will take place at Pikes Meadow, Stowmarket on Saturday 25 June 2016 from 12pm-9pm. (Source East Anglian Daily Times …

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  2. RBL Suffolk County Rally 2016

    By Jim Brown on April 19th, 2016

    This years Royal British Legion Suffolk County Rally will be coordniated by the Haughley Branch.  A free event to attend, lots to see and do. click here

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  3. Female Veterans Group - Norwich

    By Jim Brown on April 8th, 2016

    The Walnut Tree Project has started a female veterans group which is open to female veterans in North Suffolk as well as those living in Norfolk. Tel: 01603 611708

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  4. Remembering the Somme

    By Jim Brown on April 7th, 2016

    A new website has been created to encourage local communities to commemorate the Somme - considered by many as the bloodiest battle of the First World War. From sundown on 30 June and on 01 July, we will remember the 100th anniversary of the Battle …

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  5. Green Light for Rock Barracks Skate Park

    By Jim Brown on March 31st, 2016

    Sutton Heath Parish Council and 23 Para Engr Regt representatives were chuffed to receive confirmation of their MoD Covenant Fund grant application, which provides the green light to their community Skate Park project ambitions (click for news …

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  6. KickStart Goals - Veterans Football

    By Jim Brown on March 30th, 2016

    Stowmarket Leisure Centre have kicked off a five-a-side football programme aimed at getting inactive local Veterans fit to fight again.  Contact Laura for more information.  

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  7. Farming Career options for Armed Forces

    By Jim Brown on March 4th, 2016

    Service Leavers or Veterans are being encouraged to look at employment and career opportunities in the agricutrual sector as this article in Farmers Weekly magazine …

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  8. When the US GIs came to visit

    By Jim Brown on February 19th, 2016

    'Somewhere in England' a play by EASTERN ANGLES Second World War US Military heritage in East Anglia - a new play by Polly Wiseman  Touring numerous venues in East Anglia from 9th March - 4th June 2016 Box Office: 01473 …

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  9. Local Employment Initiative

    By Jim Brown on February 15th, 2016

    Businesses back ex-servicemen and women as VETS EAST website goes live ( Military leavers looking for mentoring, work experience and job vacancies can now log on to a brand new website matching their skills with businesses across …

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  10. New Armed Forces Covenant branding

    By Jim Brown on January 28th, 2016

    Over the last 9 months, Ministry of Defence has been seeking to pull together various Armed Forces Covenant related initiatives under one brand indentity.  The Armed Forces Covenant, Armed Forces Community Covenant, Armed Forces Corporate Covenant …

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