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Military charity launches mental wellbeing training in Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Families of serving RAF personnel and veterans in Plymouth who are finding life tough will be offered unique training to help them identify, and deal with, the symptoms of poor mental wellbeing.

The Royal Air Forces Association, the charity that supports the welfare of the RAF family, is offering mental wellbeing awareness training at venues across the UK, one of which will be in...

Veterans Memory Café opens in Plymouth

Authored by News Desk

A new drop-in cafe has opened its doors to veterans and their carers at The Royal British Legion Pop-in, Plymouth.

Alzheimer’s Society research shows that 850,000 people in the UK have a form of dementia. By 2021, one million people will be living with the condition. The Legion recognises the need of dedicated care for our beneficiaries and their carers that are living with dementia...

Abseil England’s highest waterfall for The Royal British Legion

Authored by Mary

Join The Royal British Legion and abseil down England’s highest waterfall – thanks to the kind permission of Canonteign Falls in Devon on Sunday 3rd June, 2018.

At 220ft, Canonteign Falls is situated on the edge of Dartmoor's National Park in the heart of Devon's Teign Valley, offering some of the most spectacular waterfall and woodland scenery in Devon.

This exciting challenge...

Poppies: Wave volunteers needed

Authored by Mary

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is calling on local people to become volunteers at Poppies: Wave, which will open at the CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial this month.

The sculpture by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper is specially presented by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts organisation for the First World War centenary, and volunteers are needed to help visitors make the...

Poppies with passion

Authored by News Desk

If your man is the kind whose idea of buying flowers for Valentine’s resembles an embarrassed grab and run raid and whose legs start to tremble at the thought of choosing jewellery then why not give him a steer by pointing out this stunning collection from The Royal British Legion.

Combining both flowers and jewellery makes this collection perfect for Valentine’s. Designed exclusively...

The Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal 2013 launches today

Authored by Mary

The Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal 2013 launches today

A pop concert for Armed Forces families will kick off the Poppy Appeal 2013 today, launching one of the nation’s largest and best loved fundraising campaigns in support of Armed Forces families who are the focus of this year’s Appeal.

Thousands of Service personnel and their families will wear their poppies with...

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