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Hd Veterans UK - Jon Parkin © Crown copyright

If you have ever served in the armed forces you could benefit from accessing the services provided by Veterans UK. In his latest blog, Jon Parkin tells us about the organisation’s priorities for the forthcoming year and what they do to continually improve the service they provide to ensure that serving personnel and veterans can access the support they are entitled to...

Home is where the heart is

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Dancing duo at Ilford Park © Karolina Jonderko

Ilford Park Polish Home (IPPH) is the last remaining home run by Veterans UK under the Polish Resettlement Act 1947. Clare Thomas, Home Manager, tells us about this unique place, its history and about letting an internationally renowned photographer capture the spirit of ‘Little Poland’ for her latest body of work...

Liverpool FC Foundation Military Veterans Programme - Barracks To Bootroom

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LFC Foundation logo © Liverpool Football Club

Liverpool FC was the first Premier League Club to sign the Armed Forces Covenant in 2014. Steve Hollis leads the Military Veterans Football Programme, which is part of the Liverpool FC Foundation. Steve tells us how he and the Club believe that they are creating positive and sustainable changes to many Veterans lives...

Veterans UK working together with Millie Award winners Pilgrim Bandits

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Pilgrim bandits skydive © Pilgrim bandits

Here at Veterans UK Communications, we recently caught up with the team from Pilgrim Bandits, a charity who help and inspire wounded soldiers to live life to the full. This was recently recognised when they were the proud winners of an Armed Forces “Millie”...