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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

Squawking, tweeting and roaring were the order of the day when Lincolnshire Wildlife Park recently signed the Armed Forces Covenant. The organisation has pledged to support the Armed Forces community and signed the Covenant in the presence of the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire and representatives of the Army.

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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 Stephen Grant, Reservist with the Royal Anglian Regiment, was delighted to receive the Lord Lieutenant’s Certificate of Meritorious Service in a surprise presentation. Toby Dennis, the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, presented the Certificate in person at a recent Armed Forces Covenant signing event.

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Army Cadet Charitable Trust UK logo

September 6th 2021

New name and branding for Army Cadet Charitable Trust

The Army Cadet Force Association has changed it’s name and re-branded itself to the Army Cadet Charitable Trust (ACCTUK). The change aims to make clear to their supporters and audiences what they do.



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Royal Navy helicopter landing

August 18th 2021

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

The Royal Navy made an unusual appearance in Kettering recently, when they visited in their Wildcat helicopter.  Traffic ground to a halt and the whole town was buzzing with interest as the impressive machine landed.




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LLR ICS personnel outside the Victoria Building, Leicester Royal Infirmary Armed Forces Covenant e 07

August 18th 2021

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

The partnership which brings together those responsible for health and social care across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) has pledged its support for the Armed Forces community by signing the Armed Forces Covenant.

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Quote from Minister for Defence People and Veterans

July 28th 2021

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

A record 32 organisations throughout the East Midlands have received the Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award 2021. This recognises their outstanding support towards the Armed Forces community. Another five companies have had their Silver Award re-validated after holding them for 5 years already.

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