Archives: August 2018

Merseyside employer the Sovini Group amongst 50 employers awarded gold for supporting the Armed Forces

Britain’s top supporters of the armed forces have been revealed today, with a record number of businesses, charities and public sector bodies winnin...

Johnnie Johnson Housing in Cheshire pledges support to the Armed Forces community

Johnnie Johnson Housing, a not-for-profit housing association with headquarters in Cheshire, has pledged its support to the Armed Forces community by ...

Army Reserve Centre in Rusholme renamed in honour of local veteran of both World Wars

An Army Reserve Centre on Norman Road in Rusholme, Manchester, has been renamed in honour of a veteran of the First and Second World Wars who was born...

Rochdale Sea Cadets present French Honour to WW2 veteran on his 97th Birthday

Early in the New Year Rochdale Sea Cadets were contacted by the Manchester Branch of the Royal Naval Association to assist in the formal presentation ...

100 Day Countdown to Armed Forces Day

Thursday 16 March marked 100 days until Liverpool becomes the national focus for Armed Forces Day.To mark the milestone, uniformed personnel from t...

Chorley medic remembered

A soldier on a photograph taken close to Pilckem Ridge near Ypres in Belgium on 1 August 1917 has been identified as William Barker from Chorley, Lanc...

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour Manchester’s VC heroes

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge recently unveiled six memorial flagstones in Manchester, each in remembrance of a locally born soldier of World War ...

Armed Forces Day 2017 to be staged in Liverpool

Liverpool has today (Monday 25 July 2016) been named as the official host of the national event for Armed Forces Day in 2017.Following a bidding proce...

Publication of the United Kingdom Reserve Forces External Scrutiny Team Annual Report 2016

The UK reserve forces External Scrutiny Team (EST) was established to report on the condition of the reserve forces and delivery of the Future Reserve...

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