Civvy Street

Adjusting to civilian life after a career in the Armed Forces can be very difficult. Although ex-Service personnel are often very disciplined, determined and great at teamwork, finding a job can be one of the hardest parts of leaving Service.

This handy website offers plenty of free information about settling back into civilian life, with a particular emphasis on learning and work.

For more information visit

Civvy street is run by Poppyscotland’s parent organisation The Royal British Legion.


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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Great Scottish Walk & Run

Celebrate Armed Forces Day 2017 by going the Exrta Mile for Poppyscotland. Whatever your age or ability, there’s an event for you.

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Poppyscotland Sportive

Following three sell-out years the Poppyscotland Sportive is back on Sunday 24th September with three stunning routes – 45 miles, 68 miles & 102 miles.

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