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FUNDRAISING VETERAN JOINS PUPILS TO LAUNCH 2017 SCOTTISH POPPY APPEAL

FUNDRAISING VETERAN JOINS PUPILS TO LAUNCH 2017 SCOTTISH POPPY APPEAL

A veteran and Poppyscotland beneficiary was joined by primary school pupils at the old Forth crossing today to launch the 2017 Scottish Poppy Appeal. Corporal Andrew McIntosh, 44, who served for 14 years with the 22nd Cheshire Regiment and saw …

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£4M PROJECT TO SUPPORT OLDER VETERANS IS LAUNCHED

£4M PROJECT TO SUPPORT OLDER VETERANS IS LAUNCHED

A £4 million programme to support older Armed Forces veterans in Scotland has been officially launched. The Unforgotten Forces project, launched by Scottish Veterans Commissioner Eric Fraser CBE at the Legion Scotland Club in Grangemouth today, will fund a programme …

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Helen Skelton appeals to households to ‘Help us, help them’

Helen Skelton appeals to households to ‘Help us, help them’

TV presenter, adventurer and mum of two Helen Skelton is calling upon UK shoppers to support the thousands of families that help make up the 6.7 million people in the UK’s Armed Forces community* with the ‘Help us, help them’ …

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STILL GAME STAR SINGS HIS SUPPORT FOR FELLOW VETERANS

STILL GAME STAR SINGS HIS SUPPORT FOR FELLOW VETERANS

Still Game star James Martin – best known for playing Eric in the much-loved BBC comedy – joined musicians and residents for a sing-song at the Erskine Glasgow Nursing Home today (Wednesday). The event, featuring musicians provided by Music in …

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