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Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Parker MBE and Dr Peter Miller signing the Armed Forces Covenant

JUNE 23RD 2017

Leicestershire Trust sign Armed Forces Covenant

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) pledged its support to military personnel past and present today (23 June) by signing the Armed Forces Covenant.

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Cadets holding the Armed Forces Day flag

JUNE 22ND 2017

What will you be doing this weekend for Armed Forces Day?

Throughout the East Midlands, cities, towns and villages are Saluting our Forces by holding events for Armed Forces Day.

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JUNE 22ND 2017

Lecturer wears his uniform to work for Reserves Day

Normally lecturer Major Rob Spalton is the only person in his class not wearing uniform – but not on Reserves Day 2017.

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Reservist Lloyd Watts teaching students at Nottingham College

JUNE 21ST 2017

Nottingham College reservist wears uniform to work

There was even more questions for teacher Lloyd Watts from his fascinated pupils than usual today (Wednesday 21 June) as he took part in Reserves Day 2017 by wearing his Army uniform to work.

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Bridgeway Consulting's Dominic Whitehead at Rail Live event

JUNE 21ST 2017

Consulting organisation supports the Armed Forces

After achieving a Ministry of Defence Bronze Award in the Employer Recognition Scheme, Bridgeway Consulting Ltd are supporting Reserves Day today (21 June) by allowing their reservist employees to wear their military uniforms into work.

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Colonel Stuart Williams, Deputy Commander of 7 Brigade, and Chief Constable Simon Edens shake hands over the Armed Forces Covenant

JUNE 21ST 2017

Northamptonshire Police signs up to the Armed Forces Covenant

Ahead of Armed Forces Day, Northamptonshire Police Chief Constable Simon Edens has signed a pledge for the force to treat service personnel and their families with fairness and respect.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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EVENTS IN June

THURSDAY 1ST 2017 - FRIDAY 2ND 2017

Recruiting event in Nottingham City Centre

Royal Armoured Corps A (Sry) Sqn Royal Yeomanry will be among those taking part in the recruitment event in the... More details →

SUNDAY 4TH 2017

Rutland County Show

Units including Royal Armoured Corps (A) (Sry) Sqn Royal Yeomanry will be in attendance at the event. More details →

TUESDAY 6TH 2017

Meet the Marines

Royal Marines Reserve Nottingham will be hosting a “Meet The Marines” day on the first Tuesday of every month. Come along... More details →

SATURDAY 10TH 2017

Cottesmore Military Wives Choir – a fund-raising concert for the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC)

  Cottesmore Military Wives Choir presented by Rempstone Village Stanford Hall Fund in association with Loughborough Endowed Schools and Smith & Sergeant Tickets cost... More details →

SATURDAY 10TH 2017

Gainsborough Armed Forces Day

This year's Armed Forces Day and Community Heroes festival has been merged into one big event this year. Local units... More details →

TUESDAY 13TH 2017

HMS Sherwood Recruiting Presentation

Learn more about life with the Royal Navy Reserves. More details →

FRIDAY 16TH 2017 - SUNDAY 18TH 2017

Rushden Armed Forces Weekend

The celebrations start on Friday evening at the Historic Station from 7pm where the Blue Circle train will be entertaining... More details →

FRIDAY 16TH 2017

The Ghosts of Rorke’s Drift – An illustrated talk

An illustrated talk by Charles Aikenhead, owner of the Rorke's Drift Hotel, Kwa-Zulu, Natal. Using first hand accounts of five of... More details →

FRIDAY 16TH 2017

209 West Bridgford Squadron greyhound racing fundraiser

As part of fund-raising for the unit 209 (West Bridgford) Squadron are heading to watch the dog racing at Nottingham... More details →

SATURDAY 17TH 2017

RAF Intelligence Reserves Information Day

If you fancy doing something different and making a difference for your country then joining the RAF Intelligence... More details →

SATURDAY 17TH 2017

Swadlincote Armed Forces Day

The sixth annual Swadlincote Armed Forces Day is organised to raise awareness for Swadlincote and District Royal British Legion and... More details →

SATURDAY 17TH 2017 - THURSDAY 18TH 2017

Arnold Carnival

A number of units will be at the Arnold Carnival over the weekend. More details →

SATURDAY 17TH 2017

Retford Armed Forces Day

http://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/retford-armed-forces-day-2017-looks-to-build-on-success/story-30263381-detail/story.html   More details →

SUNDAY 18TH 2017

Wisbech Armed Forces Day

The day will provide an opportunity for Wisbech to thank and show support for members of the Armed Forces past... More details →

MONDAY 19TH 2017

Flag Raising – River Gardens, Derby

A Flag Raising event is set to take place to mark British Armed Forces Week at the River Gardens, Derby. More details →

MONDAY 19TH 2017

Armed Forces Day Flag Raising

Armed Forces Day Flag Raising event at the District Council office’s flagpole. Attended by Chairman, Major Bream, Chief Executive and... More details →

MONDAY 19TH 2017

Sleaford – Armed Forces Day Flag Raising

Flag Raising ceremony to recognise the work of our Armed Forces, past, future and present. Open to all members of... More details →

MONDAY 19TH 2017

Melton Fly the Flag for Armed Forces Day

The Mayor, Councillor Tejpal, will be hosting Fly the Flag for Armed Forces Day at Parkside on Monday 19 June... More details →

TUESDAY 20TH 2017

Armed Forces Celebration Day – Spalding

The Armed Forces Celebration will aim to raise awareness of the local Armed Forces members in the community by celebrating... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017

Leicester celebrates Armed Forces Day

There will be a service at Leicester Cathedral for Service Personnel, Veterans and Cadets. This will be followed by a... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017 - TUESDAY 24TH 2017

A celebration and an Armed Forces Knees Up in Derby

Derby's Armed Forces Day celebrations will include a street party with entertainment. More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017

Armed Forces 40s to 00s in Ravenshead

Armed Forces Day Service from 10am – 12 Noon, Followed by a celebration of dance and music from the 1940s... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017

Arena UK Armed Forces Day 2017

The Armed Forces Celebration will aim to raise awareness of the local Armed Forces members in the community by celebrating... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017 - SUNDAY 25TH 2017

162 Regiment at Derbyshire County Show

In addition to the Armed Forces Day celebrations, 162 Regiment will be busy recruiting at the Derbyshire County Show on... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017

Armed Forces Day Proms in the Park – West Bridgford

Rushcliffe Borough Council marks Armed Forces Day with an annual ‘Proms in the Park’ concert and family fun day in... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017 - WEDNESDAY 24TH 2017

Loughborough salutes the Armed Forces!

Loughborough’s award winning Market will play host to a range of activities aimed at celebrating our Armed Forces on the... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017

Kirkby in Ashfield – Armed Forces 40s to 00s

Armed Forces Day Service from 10am to 12 Noon, followed by a celebration of dance and music from the 1940s to... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017

Meet your Armed Forces at Military History Live

The 3rd annual ‘Military History Live’ event covers the last 500 years of military history. With serving military personnel and veterans,... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017

Market Harborough Armed Forces Day Parade

Parade of cadets and veterans and serving troops through the town to the square for a Drum Head Service. Refreshments after... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017

Northampton Armed Forces Day

This year's Armed Forces Day will be a special for 118 REME as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of their... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017

City of Lincoln Armed Forces Day

The event is to give the local community an opportunity to meet and talk to members of the 3 Services... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017

Worksop Branch of the Royal British Legion Armed Forces Day Celebration

Worksop Branch Royal British Legion will be celebrating our Armed Forces by organising a Armed Forces Day Celebration Event at... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017

National Armed Forces Day Parade – Liverpool

Liverpool is the home of the national Armed Forces Day celebration this year. Around 1,000 serving personnel, veterans, cadets and marching... More details →

SATURDAY 24TH 2017

Hinckley Armed Forces Day Celebrations

Hinckley will mark Armed Forces Day with a parade through the town. It will start at 10.15am with a Drum Head... More details →

SUNDAY 25TH 2017

Mansfield Armed Forces Day

A celebration event to give and thanks to all the Armed Forces within the Mansfield area, but to also raise... More details →

SUNDAY 25TH 2017

Newark Armed Forces Day

A day of activities is planned to take place in Market Square including a host of competitions, stalls and displays... More details →

SUNDAY 25TH 2017

Chesterfield Cadets Armed Forces Day

The event is organised to raise funds and awareness for the Sea and other Cadet units. Chesterfield Sea Cadets is... More details →

SUNDAY 25TH 2017

Defence Animal Centre Open Day – Melton Mowbray

A host of units, including 1 Military Working Dogs Regiment, will be on hand to show the general public what... More details →

SUNDAY 25TH 2017

Units including HM Sherwood at Derbyshire County Show

Pre-show tickets are available for £10 for adults and £7 for children from http://derbyshirecountyshow.org.uk/whats-on/   More details →

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