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‘My Life as a Cold War Spy’

Alabaré’s Wiltshire Ambassadors are delighted to be hosting ‘My Life as a Cold War Spy’ on Wednesday 13th March at St. Francis’ Church, Salisbury. The evening promises to be a fascinating talk by Major General Peter Williams CMG OBE on his time spent as a military spy during the Cold War.

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Meet WWTW Ambassador, Maria Fisher

Last Sunday, Maria took part in the hottest London Marathon on record to raise vital funds for what we do.

Meet Walking With The Wounded Ambassador, Maria Fisher. Maria is one of our charity ambassadors. She’s married to a wounded veteran and a mother to two girls. Last Sunday, Maria took part in the hottest London Marathon on record to raise vital funds for what we do.

“As a wife of an injured soldier, I have witnessed first-hand the struggles of overcoming a life changing injury and, most difficult of all, letting go of a job you were so passionate about.

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Alabaré welcome new Wiltshire ambassadors

Alabaré are delighted to welcome two new members to our Wiltshire Ambassadors; Gay Edwards and Jennifer Nelson.

Gay has been involved with voluntary work since her late twenties, including a number of charities on the Isle of Wight and in Hampshire, predominately as a trustee. She has also spent many years working on a voluntary basis in prisons, being on the Parole Board for England and Wales and on the Board of Hampshire Probation.

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Joanna Lumley OBE accepts role as SSAFA Ambassador

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has awarded Joanna Lumley the role of Honorary Ambassador, for her work with its Gurkha beneficiaries.

Speaking about the appointment of the actress and charity campaigner, Lieutenant-General Sir Andrew Gregory, chief executive SSAFA said:

“Joanna’s commitment and unswerving support for the Gurkha community is an inspiration to us all and something that we felt should be formally recognised. Joanna has done so much to support our Berkshire branch and in particular its literacy programme for Gurkha wives and widows; we are delighted to announce her as a SSAFA Ambassador.”

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Olympian Will Satch MBE, becomes latest SSAFA Ambassador

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has just appointed Olympic Gold Medallist Will Satch as its latest celebrity Ambassador.

Speaking about the appointment of the Olympic Rower, Lieutenant-General Sir Andrew Gregory, chief executive SSAFA said:

“Before we appoint a celebrity Ambassador, we at SSAFA talk to our beneficiaries about which public figures inspire them. Those in the serving community tell us that they greatly admire British Olympians and those who understand how military life works from a personal perspective.”

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