Churchill’s grandson to give lecture on the life of Sir Winston

7.30pm, 12 October, Churchill War Rooms

The life of former Prime Minister and war time leader, Sir Winston Churchill, is the subject of a fascinating lecture being hosted by Stoll, the leading provider of supported housing for Veterans. Sir Winston’s grandson, The Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Soames MP, will give the lecture at the Churchill War Rooms in London on 12 October at 7.30pm.

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Wholesale jewellery brand raises almost £40,000 for veterans’ mental health charity

Wholesale jewellery brand, Frank Ross Ltd. has raised almost £40,000 for Combat Stress, the UK’s leading veterans’ mental health charity.

After hearing of the work Combat Stress does to help veterans with mental health conditions, Frank Ross Ltd. decided to support the charity through the sale of their poppy jewellery collection. Since they started supporting the charity in late 2015 Frank Ross Ltd. has raised almost £40,000 for Combat Stress.

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Co-op and Royal British Legion Partnership

Rethink Remembrance

On Monday 22nd May the Co-op Distribution centre in Alfreton launched 2 lorries onto the road with fantastic poppy designs. The Co-op are big supporters of The Royal British Legion, with many of their employees being veterans, having served in the Falklands, Iraq, Afghanistan and Northern Ireland. The reason to launch the ‘poppy lorries’ now rather than in November is to commemorate the Falklands war which ended 14th June 1982, 35 years ago.

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Trinity Insurance partners with SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity

In a new partnership officially starting on June 1st, Trinity Insurance has committed to making a donation to SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity with every life insurance policy taken out through the SSAFA webpage and any referral coming from the charity.

Trinity Insurance has been specialising in products for the Armed Forces family since 2000 and is now offering SSAFA supporters, volunteers, staff and beneficiaries an exclusive offer on their life insurance. Trinity compares a panel of the UK’s top life insurers to create a tailored quote at the best price.

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New Legion Advice Hub for Loughborough

The Royal British Legion will be hosting a new monthly ‘pop in’ advice centre in partnership with Charnwood Borough Council.

Starting on Thursday 18th May, and continuing on the third Thursday of every month, the new advice centre will be hosted at the Charnwood Borough Council offices on Southfield Road between 10am and 12pm.

The new session at the Council will provide the public with the opportunity to drop in and access support being offered by The Royal British Legion.

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Toby Carvery Marches into Charity Partnership with The Royal British Legion

Toby Carvery is delighted to announce its charity partnership with The Royal British Legion, which it will be supporting with fundraising initiatives over the next two years.

Toby Carvery’s across the UK will be taking part in the fundraising initiative, adding a special charity pudding to their menus with 25p from each pudding sale being donated to The Legion. The jam and coconut sponge was voted for by Toby Carvery’s fans on Facebook to be the official charity pudding and received over 500 entries.

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Big Yellow Storage offers helping hand to Royal British Legion

Big Yellow Storage in Sheffield have provided free space to the local branch of the Royal British Legion to store thousands of poppies.

Big Yellow Manager Ed Taylor said: “We heard that the Royal British Legion in Sheffield was struggling to find storage space so we decided to see if we could help. We spoke to them about their requirements and we’ve been able to provide them with some really good space at zero cost to the charity.”

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