Archive for November, 2015

New Veterans’ Support group – Bristol

Posted on: November 26th, 2015 by David Wilcox No Comments

Have your say

Are you Ex-Forces or a close family member (wife, carer or partner)?

  • Do you feel isolated and not fitting into civvy street and want to talk to someone who has served themselves?
  • Are you struggling with finances, housing, finding work?
  • Are you hiding yourself away?
  • Could you yourself help someone who is struggling with the above?

Come along to discuss helping us set up this group so ex-forces can support ex-forces

This will be run for and by ex-service forces

We will initially be getting together on the 30 Nov 2015

Betwen 1pm – 4pm and 6pm – 8pm

at the Royal British Legion Pop in

60 Union Street, Broadmead, Bristol BS1 2DL

For more information please e-mail on;

Pop-in or phone 0333 011 4400

Round Britain Sailing Challenge

Posted on: November 24th, 2015 by David Wilcox No Comments

Ready for a challenge?

On June 1, 2016 a chosen few will embark on the journey of a lifetime. Harnessing the power of the wind, twenty-two crew members will challenge their mind and bodies to sail 2000 miles around the coast of Britain.

Turn to Starboard’s Round Britain Challenge 2016 offers serving or retired Armed Forces personnel affected by military operations the chance to rebuild their lives and focus on a successful future.


Turn to Starboardhelps Armed Forces personnel, retired and still serving, to gain perspective on past events and focus on a successful future.

Tesco boosts support for war veterans and serving reservists

Posted on: November 16th, 2015 by David Wilcox No Comments

Tesco has upped the support it offers war veterans and reservists it employs