Armed Forces Covenant signing party meet Nigel the Puma

September 13th 2021

Lincolnshire Wildlife Park gives a roar of approval for the Armed Forces Covenant

The Armed Forces covenant signing was followed by a private tour of Lincolnshire Wildlife Park for the party of dignitaries in attendance. The tour was hosted by owner and Chief Executive, Steve Nicholls, who described in fascinating detail the work that goes into giving the animals a good home. Steve first opened the Park in […]

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Sergeant Grant being presented with his certificate by the Lord Lieutenant

September 8th 2021

Royal Anglian Reservist presented with Lord Lieutenant’s Certificate

Sergeant Grant was not aware he had achieved the Lord Lieutenant’s Certificate until the presentation, despite it being Awarded in April 2021. Stephen has served with the Royal Anglian Regiment since 1994. He has deployed on operations in Iraq, and with the United Nations in Cyprus. More recently, as part of Defence’s contribution to the […]

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September 6th 2021

New name and branding for Army Cadet Charitable Trust

Following external research, the Army Cadet Charitable Trust UK have changed their name. At the same time, a fresh design has been introduced, to help increase the number of people who understand who the Charity is and what they do. They aim to explain themselves better to supporters and to reach out to the charity’s […]

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Royal Navy helicopter landing

August 18th 2021

Whole town ‘buzzing’ as Royal Navy helicopter visits local RAF Air Cadets

RAF Air Cadets from Market Harborough, Mannock and Corby Squadrons were invited to join their colleagues in Kettering for the visit from the Royal Navy. The visit was a joint effort from the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force, as part of their aim to engage with the communities in which they serve. “It’s […]

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August 18th 2021

LLR ICS health and social care providers pledge support for Armed Forces community

The LLR Integrated Care System (LLR ICS) is a partnership between LLR’s clinical commissioning groups, local authorities and providers of NHS services. Together, they commission and provide health and social care services for the local population. They also combine to plan and deliver public health programmes with a particular focus on reducing inequalities. The LLR […]

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July 28th 2021

32 East Midlands employers achieve Silver Award 2021 in the MOD Employer Recognition Scheme

The Silver Award 2021 is presented by the Ministry of Defence to companies that employ and support those who serve, veterans and their families. This follows on from the announcement that 11 companies in the East Midlands were awarded Gold last week.  The organisations in the East Midlands who have won the distinguished award are: […]

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July 16th 2021

11 East Midlands companies honoured with an Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award

Representing the highest badge of honour, the Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award is awarded to those that employ and support those who serve, veterans and their families. This year’s awardees brings the total number of Gold holders across the UK to 493.  Minister for Defence People and Veterans, Leo Docherty said:  “I would like to […]

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Ex-Cadet Richard Gibbs

July 1st 2021

Ex-Cadet attends Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Richard Gibbs became one of three CCF Cadets in the UK to be selected for the Sir William Knight’s Flying Scholarship courtesy of the RAF Charitable Trust in 2018, in which he successfully gained his Private Pilot’s Licence. In 2019, Richard left school and took a gap year, where he went on to become a […]

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Group Captain Andy Pass MBE

June 29th 2021

RAF Air Cadets appoints its first Volunteer Senior Advisor

Group Captain Andy Pass MBE takes up the role of Senior Volunteer Advisor today, 29th June 2021, reporting to Commandant Air Cadets, Air Commodore Tony Keeling. His job is to ensure that the volunteer perspective is represented in policy areas. Key to this will be to influence the RAFAC Senior Leadership Team on the change […]

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Representatives of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust re-sign the Armed Forces Covenant

June 23rd 2021

Lincolnshire’s hospitals renew pledge to Armed Forces community

Chair of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Elaine Baylis and Chief Executive, Andrew Morgan signed the Armed Forces Covenant alongside colleagues and partners from the Armed Forces, on Tuesday 22 June 2021. The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation that those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces, and their […]

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