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Wilfred Owen’s historic first steps in Edinburgh revisited

Wilfred Owen’s historic first steps in Edinburgh revisited

War Poet Wilfred Owen’s historic first steps in Edinburgh have been revisited to mark 100 years to the day since he arrived in the city. Organised by Wilfred Owen’s Edinburgh 1917-2017 – a committee consisting of representatives from Edinburgh Napier …

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MILITARY CHARITIES JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH NEW SERVICE FOR SCOTTISH VETERANS

MILITARY CHARITIES JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH NEW SERVICE FOR SCOTTISH VETERANS

A new service launched yesterday called Veterans’ Gateway is promising to revolutionise a military charity sector that currently leaves over 61 per cent of veterans confused, by providing a first point of contact for veterans seeking support. Launched ahead of the …

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Poppyscotland Inverness opens doors for Armed Forces Day

Poppyscotland Inverness opens doors for Armed Forces Day

This year’s Armed Forces Day is on Saturday 24th June, and, to mark the special occasion, Poppyscotland’s Inverness Welfare Centre is hosting an open day on Friday in recognition of the men and women who make up the Armed Forces …

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Poppyscotland consortium awarded £4m

Poppyscotland consortium awarded £4m

A consortium of organisations, led by Poppyscotland, has been awarded £4 million from the Aged Veterans Fund to undertake a three-year programme of support for older veterans and their families in Scotland. Unforgotten Forces, a collaboration of 14 leading organisations, …

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