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14th December – Opening of Parry Court by Chief of Defence People – Haig’s first transitional housing development

Haig Housing is pleased to announce that the Chief of Defence People, Lieutenant General Richard E Nugee CVO CBE, will open Parry Court, Haig’s first transitional housing development adjacent to its Morden estate, on the morning of Thursday 14th December 2017.

For the last 100 years Haig Housing Trust has provided low cost, well maintained family homes for Veterans and their families and, latterly, has also bought and adapted homes on a shared equity basis for serving personnel and Veterans with life changing injuries.

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Old & Bold Battlefield Challenge 2017 – A Pilgrimage to Passchendaele

Alan Spencer, a severely disabled ex-serviceman and tenant of Haig Housing Trust, is attempting to hand cycle along with a couple of novice cyclists over a two day period the Battlefields and Monuments of the France & Flanders in honour of the sacrifice that our ancestors made.

As this year marks the centenary of the First World War battles of Arras, Messines Ridge, Passchendaele and Cambria, sometimes known as the Third Battle of Ypres, Alan felt it very important to do something to mark our respect for all those who took part in this battle, and by doing so, also assist those from recent conflicts who need our help and support today.

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The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Three members of staff at Haig, are bravely taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge includes the peaks of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. These peaks form part of the Pennine range, and encircle the head of the valley of the River Ribble, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The challenge is a 24 mile walk, ascending to 5,200ft in under 12 hours.

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