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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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Playwright from Mold to host illustrated talk for military charity

A playwright from Mold is set to host an illustrated talk on Soldier Poets of the First World War, with the proceeds going to Blind Veterans UK, the national charity for vision-impaired ex-Service men and women.

Micheal Stevens will be hosting the event on Monday 8 May at Mold Library, with the poetry being read out by a selection of actors. As a writer, he’s had plenty of experience in putting on similarly theatrical events. He says: “I mostly specialise in plays that are rooted in our local community, for instance the Mold Riots of 1869.

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Student from Abergele to climb Snowden blindfolded to support sight loss charity

An occupational therapy student from Abergele is preparing to climb Wales’ highest peak, Snowden, while completely blindfolded to raise awareness for Blind Veterans UK, the national charity for vision-impaired ex-Service men and women.

Izzy Jones, 19 and currently studying in York, will be embarking on the challenge on Sunday June 4.

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Sussex military charity appoints new Chief Executive

The Queen Alexandra Hospital Home (QAHH) in Worthing, West Sussex, is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Neaves as Chief Executive from 19 July 2017.

Andrew brings a wealth of leadership experience having served a full career in the military. His last post was as the Assistant Director of Defence Rehabilitation at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Headley Court. This role involved the strategic planning for the delivery of rehabilitation across the United Kingdom, overseas bases, and for both military and humanitarian operations.

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Staff from military charity to drive through 24 countries in five days to raise money for blind veterans

Two members of staff from a national military charity are preparing to drive through an incredible 24 countries in just five days. The funds raised will be going to the blind veterans their charity supports.

Chief of Staff, Nathan Muirhead and Head of Transport, Chris Kirk are both employees of Blind Veterans UK, the national charity for vision-impaired ex-Service men and women.

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Man to sky dive for charity to celebrate 80th birthday

Daredevil, Brian Pate, from Hassocks, is about to celebrate his 80th birthday by completing a tandem sky dive on Thursday 4 May, in aid of The Queen Alexandra Hospital Home (QAHH) in Worthing.

Brian is no stranger to sky diving, being President of Surrey and Sussex Parachute Regiment Association. He explains, “I took part in a tandem jump for QAHH two years ago.

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Rosie & Martin Complete ‘The Toughest Footrace On Earth’

On April 15th our Head of Events Rosie Thompson and beneficiary Martin Wilson crossed the finish line of the Marathon Des Sables’ Fifth Stage. In doing so, they officially became ‘Finishers’ of the 32nd instalment of the famous endurance race, which sees competitors cross over 250km of the Moroccan Sahara Desert in just 6 days.

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Marathon runners raise funds for disabled veterans

24 April 2017 – The London Marathon remains one of the biggest charity fundraising events in the UK and this year veterans’ charity The Royal Star & Garter Homes was represented by three runners keen to go the extra mile to raise funds for the Charity they feel so passionately for.

The 26.2-mile course was completed by Pauline Shaw, Director of Care and Service Development, Matt Petersen, a member of the Body of Governors for the Charity and Trevor Griffiths, an ex-Serviceman.

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Local charity launches life-saving appeal

Worthing-based military charity, The Queen Alexandra Hospital Home (QAHH), has launched an appeal to try and raise enough money to purchase a life-saving piece of equipment.

A Cough Assist Machine might not sound like much, but it saves lives, and is a vital piece of equipment for those who have a weak or ineffective cough due to a neuromuscular disease or cervical spinal cord injury.

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