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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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