When Dame Vera Lynn died earlier this month she was again vividly remem-bered as the ”Forces’ sweetheart,” a brave woman who sang to troops on farflung battlefields.Read more
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A group of ex-military volunteers based in South Yorkshire have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, equivalent to the MBE, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.Read more
HRH Prince Andrew The Duke of York visited Sheffield Cathedral today Tuesday 24th April 2018 to present his Community Initiative Awards to a variety of successful charities from all around Yorkshire.
South Yorkshire based Help 4 Homeless Veterans charity represented by its Founder Tom Wood and his wife Jean accompanied by the CEO Steve Bentham-Bates during the presentation ceremony received the Duke’s Award for their work supporting homeless Veterans in the County.Read more
Ex-Soldier, David Wood volunteers for Help 4 Homeless Veterans recently received an award from the High Sheriff of Dorset for his work with the veterans community.
David was presented with a £250 cheque for Help 4 Homeless from the Dorset Shrieval Trust as well as a High Sheriff’s award certificate for his enormous contribution to the charity.Read more
The Amplifon Awards for Brave Britons celebrate the achievements of exceptional people from all walks of life, of all ages and from all over the United Kingdom. To honour Charles Holland’s valiant actions during the Second World War, the awards celebrate acts of courage, bravery and incredible selflessness, showing them to be ‘The Best of British’.Read more
Help for Homeless Veterans had a great day in Hull at the 2020 vision event by Efficiency North. Thank you to Paul Mitchell and Liz Butcher for hosting Steve Bentham-Bates and Ben Parkinson MBE, Patron of Help for Homeless Veterans.Read more
Steve Bentham-Bates CEO and Doncaster Councillor John Healy Chair of Trustees of Help 4 Homeless Veterans met up with Councillor Eve Rose Keenan and her husband consort Pat at a tea held for veterans and took the opportunity to view the memorial painting of Rotherham Soldier Sgt Ian Mckay VC Parachute Regiment who died during the Falklands War 35 years this month.Read more
Doncaster Councillor John Healy (Labour Balby South) a former social housing manager in North Lincolnshire prior to retirement recently took over Chairmanship of Help 4 Homeless Veterans a local charity that supports former members of HM Forces in need of emergency housing. John has served on the committee since November 2015 and was voted as Chair at the recent AGM of the trustees.Read more