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Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community. We’re here through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us. We are the country’s largest Armed Forces charity, […]

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Brooke House – Health & Well being Centre

Brooke House is located in the private and peaceful setting of Colebrooke Park in Co Fermanagh. Initially established by the Ely Centre in 2018, Brooke House became an independent entity in December 2020. The Brooke House Health and Wellbeing Centre seeks to support and improve the physical and mental health and wellbeing of uniformed services, […]

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Decorum NI – Remembering the past – Building the future.

Decorum NI is an organisation that supports and empowers members of the security forces who served during the Troubles in Northern Ireland, in the period of Op Banner from 1969-2007. Activities are coordinated from the Bangor Office where a Drop-In Centre is open Mon-Fri for social interaction and tea/coffee. The centre is open for use […]

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Military and Police Support of West Tyrone (MAPS)

MAPS was formed in 2011 as an ex services charity run by those themselves served their community during the time commonly known as ‘The Troubles’ under Operation Banner. We have the vital experience, skills and empathy needed to look after the welfare, support and sign-posting needs of former colleagues. Services Provided The Duchess of Abercorn’s […]

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SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity

Established in 1885, SSAFA (Soldiers’, Sailors’ and Airmen’s Families Association), has a long and proud history of providing support to our service men and women, veterans and their families. Who we help Our support covers both regulars and reserves in the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the British Army and the Royal Air Force and […]

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Significant moment of change for Veterans

During the recent Cabinet reshuffle MP Johnny Mercer took up the newly created post as Minister for Veterans Affairs. This is a significant step change in the Conservative party promise in delivering upon their manifesto to make the UK the best place to live as a veteran by 2028.  The creation of this Cabinet level […]

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What’s going on – Summer Guide 2022

Its that time of year where the lucky jet off to warmer climates in search of sunshine, relaxation and no rain! However for those who will be staying more local this summer there is still loads going on that you can partake in with like minded people. Should activity based adventures be your ‘thing’, Andy […]

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Armed Forces Day 18 June 2022- Northern Ireland

Armed Forces Day is an opportunity for the public to show support for the men and women that make up the Armed Forces community; from currently serving personnel, service families, veterans and cadets. Taking place each 3rd Saturday in June in Northern Ireland and each last Saturday in June on the mainland, Armed Forces Day […]

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Reaching out to Veterans during this Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee Year

As Northern Ireland’s first Veterans Commissioner, it gives me great pleasure to pay tribute to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, on reaching her Platinum Jubilee. Many in Northern Ireland will be celebrating this magnificent milestone, and none more so than those veterans who I have the great honour of representing.  Over the years, Her Majesty […]

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