“It is our aim to make Scotland the destination of choice for those who have previously served in the Armed Forces”
People diagnosed with a sight condition in Orkney and the northern Highlands can receive emotional and practical support from a service run by the charity RNIB Scotland.
Yesterday we went along to the open day at Orkney Blide Trust, here is what we discovered.
It is thought that there are at least 1000 military veterans in Orkney and with 2 of the Orkney News’ Directors also being veterans we thought it was time to share again links to social groups, information and support that might be of interest to Orkney’s veterans.
” It is love and mercy that saves people like me”
“People need to have a reason to make behavioural changes.”
#ThinkCancerThinkCLAN has been made possible thanks to the support of Hydrasun which will support the campaign for the next 12 months.
“This year marks the 10 year anniversary of the Veterans Fund with more than £1.3 million already given to over 150 projects throughout Scotland since 2008.”
Launched in Dundee by Police Scotland, Trauma Teddies, are handknitted comforters for children who have experienced an upsetting incident.
F.A.M.E. will be in the foyer of the Town Hall Kirkwall on Saturday 12th May
‘Support and Services Merkitplace’ is an event taking place on Hoy at North Walls School on 24th May