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Forces Radio BFBS Scoops Two International Radio Awards

Two radio documentaries produced by Forces Radio BFBS have won Silver and Bronze trophies at the 2018 New York Festivals Radio Awards in Manhattan.

I Am Unconquered took Bronze in the Heroes category in the Information/Documentary group. The programme follows four British Invictus Games athletes through their everyday struggles and explores the transformative power of sport.

It was created by Will Warren – a Forces Radio BFBS Producer – and Poppy Pawsey, a former Royal Marine bandswoman.

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Highlights video of 2018 Soldiering On Awards

See the highlights video from the 2018 Soldiering On Awards which took place in the presence of Awards Patron the Rt Hon Earl Howe PC.

Join us once again in congratulating all of our amazing Awards Winners.

Our thanks go to Jeremy Vine and Vicki Michelle MBE for being such fabulous hosts for the evening and to Carly Paoli for her outstanding performance including a special tribute to RAF 100.

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Soldiering On awards Announces 2018 Winners!

20th April Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel was a special night of celebration of all Soldiering On Awards 2018 Finalists and the announcement of the overall winners.

The fabulous weather was just the start of a warm and welcoming evening for all; opened by Awards Patron the Rt Hon Earl Howe PC including a message of support from the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Theresa May MP.

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Awards presenters, Jeremy Vine and Vicki Michelle led the audience in an evening of celebration and recognition.

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Carly Paoli to perform at the Soldiering On Awards!

Soldiering On Awards are delighted to announce that the internationally acclaimed classical singer Carly Paoli will be performing on Awards night!

We are delighted that Carly will be performing her new song ‘Liberty’ for the first time at the Soldiering On Awards. In addition to recognising all of our amazing Finalists, ‘Liberty’ will be sung as a special tribute in this anniversary year for RAF 100.

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Gwynedd blind veteran Billy nominated for prestigious Soldiering On Award

A blind veteran from Gwynedd has been nominated for a prestigious Soldiering On Award for his work with Blind Veterans UK, the national charity for blind and vision-impaired ex-Service men and women, from whom he also receives support.

Billy Baxter, 54, is the charity’s Rehabilitation and Liaison Officer in its training and rehabilitation centre in Llandudno. His role sees him mentor and motivate the charity’s beneficiaries. Regarding his nomination, Billy says: “It’s a great honour to be recognised in the Inspiration Award category among my fellow nominees, who themselves have done some truly extraordinary work.”

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Forces TV to broadcast Mountbatten Festival of Music for first time ever on TV

The Mountbatten Festival of Music 2018 will air exclusively on Forces TV on Easter Sunday, 1st April, at 15:00 (UKT).

As the flagship event for the Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines, the show is produced, directed and performed by the Band Service to raise funds for and awareness of The Royal Marines Charity.

The concert showcases the versatility of some of the world’s top military musicians, buglers and soloists, as they perform popular music and favourites from the big screen, to traditional marches.

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Soldiering On Awards announce Awards Night Presenters!

TV and Radio Broadcaster Jeremy Vine and Actress Fiona Dolman

We are delighted to announce that radio and TV broadcaster Jeremy Vine will be returning to host the Soldiering On Awards by popular demand! The Jeremy Vine Show on Radio 2 is the most listened-to radio news programme in the UK. Jeremy also presents Eggheads and Points of View, along with election night specials and much more.

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Last Chance to Vote for the Soldiering On Awards Pets at Home Animal Partnership Award!

Last Chance to Vote for the Soldiering On Awards Pets at Home Animal Partnership Award!

Voting for the Soldiering On Awards Pets at Home Animal Partnership Award closes midnight Monday 26th March!

Help chose the winner.

The Soldiering On Awards judges have selected three finalists whose stories of the special relationship between human and animal partnerships shine as examples of devotion, inspiration and hope.

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Voting is now open for the Soldiering On Animal Partnership Award! 

The Soldiering On Awards judges have selected three finalists whose stories of the special relationship between human and animal partnerships shine as examples of devotion, inspiration and hope.

Voting ends at midnight on 26th March – but don’t wait… Show your support for these amazing finalists by casting your vote now!

The winning team will be announced on Awards night, 20th April. It’s not too late to book your place to attend this spectacular event if you haven’t already done so.

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