HMS Sultan

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Name: HMS Sultan
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Easter surprise for children in hospital

SAILORS have donated Easter eggs to young children in hospital.The men and women from HMS Sultan, in Gosport, visited the paediatrics ward at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham.Around 190 personnel from the base had taken part in an It’s a Knockout competition ... [Published Portsmouth Today - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

British military emergency response – learning from the UK floods

Military personnel and equipment helped turn the tide for people left homeless and stranded after the unrelenting winter storms that hit the UK in late 2013 and early 2014.. Critics complained that the government left it too late to get troops involved, ... [Published Army Technology - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Revolutionary pilot trainer honoured

A World War One veteran who revolutionised British flight training during the conflict has been honoured with a blue plaque.Maj Robert Smith-Barry established a pilot training system which increased the chances of survival.He also invented the Gosport ... [Published BBC - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Newly-opened shop will help forces charities

A CHARITY shop has opened with the specific aim of helping all registered armed forces charities.The store, called The Armed Forces Shop opened on Stoke Road, Gosport.An opening ceremony was held and members from the Royal British Legion Riders Branch ... [Published Portsmouth Today - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cathedral Service Aims to Give Comfort to Those Who Have Lost Babies Through Miscarriage (PO6)

Ros and John Foley and their son Ted When Ros and John Foley suffered two miscarriages within six months, they were truly heartbroken.They had desperately wanted a brother or sister for their son Ted. It was down to the counselling from the Christian ... [Published AboutMyArea - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

New recruits power forward with EDF Energy

Apprentices are being taken on by nuclear giant EDF Energy in a bid to address future skills shortages.One recruit Shannon Cowe (26) from Dunbar, now in his third year with the company based at Torness Nuclear Power Station, was “delighted” when he was ... [Published East Lothian Today - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Kosovars Receive Expertise Advice from UK Colleagues

Three senior military officers from Kosovo Security Force (KSF) personnel department and three colleagues from the Macedonia Armed Forces (MAF), travelled to the UK for five days, from 3-7 March, to learn how the United Kingdom Armed Forces manage and ... [Published Cabinet Office - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Network Rail opens its doors to apprentices

TweetNetwork Rail invited young people and their families from across the West of England to its delivery unit in Westbury on 15 March to experience life as a railway apprentice and meet the people and high-tech kit involved in keeping Britain’s rail ... [Published Machinery Market - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Network Rail day in Westbury gets careers on track

Network Rail staff demonstrate how stressed rails are replacedNetwork Rail welcomed prospective apprentices and their families to its depot in Westbury on Saturday for a demonstration of the opportunities available in the railway industry.The open day, ... [Published Wiltshire Times - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Trainee Plymouth submariner awarded prize as top recruit at HMS Raleigh

A TRAINEE submariner from Saltash has been awarded a prize as the top recruit of his entry at HMS Raleigh.Ian Moore, aged 27, arrived at the Royal Navy training base in Torpoint in January for a 10-week induction course, designed to teach him the basic ... [Published Plymouth Herald - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ellesmere Port recruit passes Royal Navy training

A 23-year-old from Ellesmere Port has marched out on parade to celebrate his transformation from a civilian$ into a Royal Navy sailor.Trainee air engineering technician Nathan Rhodes arrived at the Royal Navy training base HMS Raleigh in Cornwall$ last ... [Published Chester Chronicle - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 2 reports

Experience life as a railway apprentice at Network Rail event

4:01pm Tuesday 11th March 2014 in Latest NewsPatrick Hallgate, route managing director of Network Rail Western. Young people are invited to Westbury on Saturday to find out more about life as a railway apprenticeNetwork Rail is inviting young people and ... [Published This Is Wiltshire - Mar 11 2014]

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"I think putting military liaison officers into the gold commands so that they're embedded in the system has been a major step forward," he said. "We'll want to make sure in future that we do that at a very early stage in any emerging crisis."
He was described by Lord Trenchard as the "man who taught the air forces of the world to fly"
"We actually stayed in the cathedral for a while afterwards, just bathing in the feelings that we still felt because of the service."
"I'm very excited to be moving on to the next stage of my training and then eventually joining my first submarine."

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Easter surprise for children in hospital [Published Portsmouth Today - Apr 16 2014]
British military emergency response – learning ... [Published Army Technology - Apr 10 2014]
Pilot who changed aviation training is remembered [Published Portsmouth Today - Apr 09 2014]
Newly-opened shop will help forces charities [Published Portsmouth Today - Apr 09 2014]
Revolutionary pilot trainer honoured [Published BBC - Apr 09 2014]
Cathedral Service Aims to Give Comfort to Those... [Published AboutMyArea - Mar 27 2014]
New recruits power forward with EDF Energy [Published East Lothian Today - Mar 27 2014]
News story: Kosovars Receive Expertise Advice f... [Published Cabinet Office - Mar 26 2014]
Network Rail opens its doors to apprentices [Published Machinery Market - Mar 26 2014]
Network Rail day in Westbury gets careers on track [Published Wiltshire Times - Mar 19 2014]
Trainee Plymouth submariner awarded prize as to... [Published Plymouth Herald - Mar 17 2014]
Ellesmere Port recruit passes Royal Navy training [Published Chester Chronicle - Mar 12 2014]
Experience life as a railway apprentice at Netw... [Published This Is Wiltshire - Mar 11 2014]
Network Rail opens its Westbury depot doors to ... [Published Network Rail - Mar 11 2014]
News story: UK floods 2014: government response [Published Number10.gov.uk » Latest News - Feb 14 2014]
News story: Armed forces help flood relief efforts [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Feb 10 2014]
Parliamentary Answers – to 25th November 2013 [Published Think Defence - Nov 26 2013]
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News story: UK floods 2014: government response [Published Number10.gov.uk » Latest News - Feb 14 2014]
Prime Minister David Cameron has chaired the first Cabinet Committee meeting on Flooding . The new Committee was set up by the Prime Minister earlier this week to coordinate strategic long-term plans on flood recovery and flood resilience, following ...
News story: Armed forces help flood relief efforts [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Feb 10 2014]
As the floods continue to cause disruption across the UK, personnel from the Royal Marines, Royal Navy and Army Reserve have been working hard to provide flood relief assistance. Today, 10 February, Prime Minister David Cameron visited Chesil Beach ...
Parliamentary Answers – to 25th November 2013 [Published Think Defence - Nov 26 2013]
A regular round-up of defence related Parliamentary Answers and Written Statements Armed Forces Personnel Owen Smith:  To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what change there has been in the number of armed forces personnel in  (a)  Wales ...
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