Welsh Guards

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Name: Welsh Guards
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Big Band Show at Cowbridge

The Rotary Club of Cowbridge is staging a Comprehensive School on Saturday, April 26.The show will feature Liberty.They will be playing music in several genres accompanied by two great singers – Steve Doolan and Allyson Cox.The evening starts at 7.30pm. ... [Published Welsh Icons - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Fire hit North Wales soldier and family say help has 'restored their faith in community spirit'

A soldier and his family who lost their home and possessions in a fire have expressed their “massive gratitude” for the donations which have “poured in” from the people of North Wales.Lance Corporal Wyn Vaughan Edwards from Llangoed and his wife Amy from ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

World War I: The hero who lost his leg after leading attack

Private William Hughes fought in all major battles on the Western Front and had his right leg amputated during the third battle of YpresThe proud family of a soldier honoured for bravery during World War I have been researching his wartime exploits.Pte ... [Published North Wales Daily Post - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Freedom of Wrexham for Welsh Guards

Wrexham Council are to consider granting the Honorary Freedom of the County Borough to the Welsh Guards, who celebrate their centenary next year.Since its formation the Regiment has had many historic links with the county borough not least that it has ... [Published News Wales - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Video: Welsh Guards given freedom of Bangor

Cheering crowds turn out to see troops parade through the cityPride filled the air in Bangor as soldiers marched through the streets to receive the Freedom of the City.Troops from 2 Company, 1st Battalion Welsh Guards were greeted by cheering crowds as ... [Published North Wales Daily Post - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

'Muddy marvellous' as extreme race set to make a splash

Comments (0)FITNESS fanatics, adrenaline junkies and those who just want a challenge will be given the chance to test their limits at Wales’s first extreme mud race in Carmarthen this summer.Back 2 the Trenches brings together both natural and man-made ... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why are Polish men in London getting military call-up papers?

Alt Text: Crispin BlackPoland feels vulnerable to Putin’s aggression: and let’s not forget, we’d be bound to help - as we did in 1939 Column Crispin Black Monday, March 24, 2014 - 11:21am NEXT time you take a tray of tea and custard creams to the nice ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Welsh Guards set to be given freedom of Wrexham

A historic regiment is set to be granted the freedom of a county as it celebrates its 100th anniversary.On Wednesday, Wrexham’s full council will consider granting the Welsh Guards the Honorary Freedom of the County Borough.The regiment was formed on ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Falklands' veteran Simon Weston featured at the National Portrait Gallery

The in London and the BBC unveiled their first joint painted portrait commission – of Falklands War veteran Simon Weston by artist Nicky Philipps. Weston was voted last September by viewers of as the public figure who most deserved to have his picture ... [Published Merco Press - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 3 reports

Simon Weston portrait tops public poll

"Nicky Philipps has created a powerful portrait of Simon Weston as a strong and inspiring character" said Sandy Nairne, director of London's National Portrait Gallery.The inclusion of Weston's cap and medals - including his OBE - is meant to reflect his ... [Published itv.com - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Welsh Guards Celebrate St David’s Day Early

A unique Welsh tradition has taken place for the 99th time.The Welsh Guards were awarded a traditional Leek in honour of St David's Day - but three days early. ... [Published BFBS Gibraltar - Mar 19 2014]
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First reported Mar 05 2014 - Updated Mar 05 2014 - 1 reports

Police war victims to be honoured

An appeal for information about Welsh police officers who died in the 1914-18 war has identified 15 men from across the Dyfed Powys force area. They include Chief Constable Major Harold Hickman Bromfield who died on September 10 1916.The names will appear ... [Published News Wales - Mar 05 2014]

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Armed Forces Champion Coouncillor David Griffiths, said: "I look forward to presenting this report to Council which I am sure will be welcomed by everyone present. The granting of the Honorary Freedom of the County Borough will formally recognise the contribution the Welsh Guards has made to the County Borough and their relationship with the Authority and people of Wrexham."

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Big Band Show at Cowbridge [Published Welsh Icons - Apr 15 2014]
Fire hit North Wales soldier and family say hel... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
Fire hit North Wales soldier and family say hel... [Published North Wales Daily Post - Apr 14 2014]
Police News - Rochdale South [Published Rochdale Online - Apr 12 2014]
As command operations in Afghanistan end we loo... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Apr 02 2014]
British Armed Forces in Helmand Province: timeline [Published Telegraph - Apr 02 2014]
Nostalgia: Dewsbury’s Challenge Cup tie echoes ... [Published Spenborough Guardian - Mar 28 2014]
World War I: The hero who lost his leg after le... [Published North Wales Daily Post - Mar 27 2014]
Freedom of Wrexham for Welsh Guards [Published News Wales - Mar 25 2014]
Video: Welsh Guards given freedom of Bangor [Published North Wales Daily Post - Mar 25 2014]
Video: Welsh Guards given freedom of Bangor [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 25 2014]
'Muddy marvellous' as extreme race set to make ... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Mar 25 2014]
Why are Polish men in London getting military c... [Published The First Post: Latest - Mar 24 2014]
Welsh Guards set to be given freedom of Wrexham [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 22 2014]
Falklands' veteran Simon Weston featured at the... [Published Merco Press - Mar 21 2014]
People still judge on looks, Fiona Bruce says, ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 20 2014]
Simon Weston portrait tops public poll [Published itv.com - Mar 20 2014]
Weston portrait on show at gallery [Published BT.com - Mar 20 2014]
Simon Weston portrait unveiled at National Port... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 20 2014]
Welsh Guards Celebrate St David’s Day Early [Published BFBS Gibraltar - Mar 19 2014]
WWI Soldiers Buried With Full Military Honours [Published BFBS Gibraltar - Mar 19 2014]
Plan to improve barracks accommodation for retu... [Published Get Surrey - Mar 11 2014]
Police war victims to be honoured [Published News Wales - Mar 05 2014]
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Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 6th ... [Published Think Defence - Feb 07 2014]
A regular round-up of defence related Parliamentary Answers and Written Statements Cycling Richard Burden:  To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent progress his Department has made on implementing the Government’s Cycle to Work ...
News story: Armed Forces support London Poppy Day [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Nov 08 2013]
The Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Harry of Wales opened the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey, where 100,000 crosses have been planted in memory of fallen soldiers. Elsewhere in the city, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge gave poppy sales a boost ...
Parliamentary Answers – to 5th November 2013 [Published Think Defence - Nov 06 2013]
A regular round-up of defence related Parliamentary Answers Gurkhas Toby Perkins:  To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what comparative assessment he has made of the treatment of, and support given to,  (a)  retired Gurkha soldiers and  ...
UK soldier posed for smiling photo with Afghan ... [Published Jihad Watch - Nov 05 2013]
This photo epitomizes the tragic wrongheadedness of our misadventure in Afghanistan. But the lesson, as ever, will not be learned. "Pictured with the man who shot him dead moments later: RAF policeman grins alongside rogue Afghan policeman who ...
News story: Guard of Honour for Kazakhstani Def... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Oct 31 2013]
Following an inspection of troops from the Household Division Foot Guards, Minister Dzjaksybekow spoke with Mr Hammond and senior UK military figures about security policy in Central Asia, plans for transferring full security authority to the Afghans, ...
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