Scotland has a new Veterans Commissioner in Susanna Hamilton whose previous post was with Scottish Veterans Residences, as Head of External Relations.
The Orkney News is very pleased to announce that as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories we have been awarded funding to make a series of short films highlighting stories from Orkney.
While the majority of Service leavers make a successful transition to civilian life, a minority are known to struggle.
The Orkney Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club meets up on the last Saturday of every month upstairs at Trenabies Cafe, Kirkwall
The Scottish Government has announced funding support of £1.4 million for Combat Stress and a further £666,000 for Veterans First Point.
Dan is doing this walk to raise money for SSAFA (the armed forces charity) to help veterans who are struggling.
We were pleased to welcome Daniel McNeil (ex Royal Artillery) and his girlfriend Charlotte Brook
“Saturday morning’s contingent had a decided aeronautical flavour”
A short film of the Remembrance event in Stromness on 14th of November 2021
Bus operator Stagecoach will be offering free travel for veterans and military personnel on its bus and tram services right across the UK on Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday.