DMWS Welfare Officer in the spotlight on ITV’s Love Your Garden

Six weeks into his third tour of duty in Afghanistan in 2009 Nathan Cumberland was caught in a blast while leading a foot patrol and lost both his legs. Since then he has dedicated his time to helping others. The war veteran who works for the Charity Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) has been given a surprise garden makeover by Alan Titchmarsh.

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Local Gurkha Culture Day held at Shorncliffe Garrison, organised by SSAFA, the Armed Forced Charity

On July 19th, Shorncliffe Garrison in Folkstone played host to a Gurkha Culture Day, designed to break down misconceptions and create a friendly environment to learn about this vital part of our Armed Forces. The day included a myth-busting session, insight into the process of becoming a Gurkha, what it’s like to be a Gurkha wife, how a Gurkha veteran finds life in the UK and what’s going on in the Gurkha community locally.

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