Help for Heroes

Help for Heroes announces restructure to protect future of the charity

Authored by News Desk

Help for Heroes has today announced a major restructure in order to protect its life-changing recovery services from the devastating financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Over recent months the military charity, which relies on public donations for 97% of income, has suffered hugely from a loss of income with all planned face-to-face fundraising events and activities since April...

Racecourse in the spotlight as top horses readied for key meeting

Authored by Sarah Parker

A key date in the south-west’s racing calendar is approaching with leading trainers readying their horses for Exeter Racecourse’s meeting on Sunday, February 9.

With over £100,000 in prize money, and staged within a month of the Cheltenham Festival ™ presented by Magners, the meeting is recognised as an important last stepping stone for horses with Cheltenham engagements.


Plymouth veterans make designs on festive fundraising for Help or Heroes

Authored by Mary

Veterans Nick Martin and Mark Humphreys from Plymouth have been selected by Help for Heroes to hone their creative skills and help design a new range of products. Funds raised from the sale of the merchandise will enable the charity to support other wounded and sick veterans and their families.

Veteran Nick was a stores accountant with the Royal Navy and spent most of his time at sea...

Plympton Academy students raise money for Help for Heroes

Authored by ClareG

Students from Plympton Academy handed over a cheque recently to the Help for Heroes charity.

The pupils organised cake and plant sales to raise the £93.

Sam Kellond from the charity visited the school to explain to the pupils what Help for Heroes does and accept the cheque.

"I would like to say a big thank you to all the students and staff at Plympton Academy for...

Devon's EMCAS Raises Over £6,300 For Charity

Authored by Ewan Davy

Devon-based EMCAS, one of the country's leading financial Claims Management Companies, has marked a year of achievement and fundraising with the presentation of cheques totalling £6,300 to South West Children’s Hospice, Help for Heroes, and Grief Encounter. The cheques were presented at EMCAS’ annual Staff Awards.

In addition to celebrating its fundraising work, the Awards...

Copplestone man charged with Help for heroes charity fraud

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Christopher Copeland aged 51 years from Copplestone, near Crediton has today, Wednesday 17 April been charged with 16 counts of fraud by false representation in connection with the Help for Heroes Charity.

He has been released on bail to appear before Exeter Magistrates Court on Wednesday 8 May.

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