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First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Flint woman celebrates 106th birthday - and puts is down to not eating veg

A Flint woman who has lived through both World Wars and seen the coronation of four monarchs is celebrating a milestone today as she turns 106-years-old.Bette Davies was born in 1908 at Castle Street in Flint where she lived with her parents and three ... [Published North Wales Daily Post - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Army officer's mother makes journey to Afghanistan to 'see what he died for'

Remembered: Mark Evison was killed in 2009 (Picture: Matt Writtle)AAAThe mother of an Army officer killed in Afghanistan told today how she made an emotional journey to the country to “see what he died for”.Lieutenant Mark Evison, a 26-year-old former ... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Caerphilly soldier’s pride as memorial unveiled

A soldier from Caerphilly has spoken of his pride at taking part in the unveiling of a Welsh memorial in Belgium.Adam Mortimer-Rees, 24, of 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, travelled to Langamark to take part in a parade during the opening.More than a thousand ... [Published Caerphilly Observer - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Charity legacy for Shropshire airman murdered in Afghanistan

A charity to help the families of servicemen and women killed at war is to be set up in memory of a murdered Shropshire airman. Jodie McCarthy is launching the Brent McCarthy Trust in memory of her brother Brent McCarthy, who was shot dead by a rogue ... [Published Shropshire Star - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Money grows from trees

A GROUP of Level 1 carpentry students at Cardiff and Vale College have been awarded a grant of more than £3,000 to aid Forces veterans.The students will develop wood products that will be sold to raise the money.The Timber Thinkers project stemmed from ... [Published Barry and District News - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Charity tattoo sealed in ink

INKED: Work in progressA BARRY man has followed through on his plans to get tattooed for charity, and is now sporting a Help For Heroes logo across his back.Ex-serviceman Shane Campbell, 31, had raised more than £200 for the army charity by getting the ... [Published Barry and District News - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Singer to star at variety show

Comments (0)WEST End star Steve Balsamo will be performing in a charity variety show in Llanelli's Ffrwnes theatre.The show will take place on August 29 and 30 and will raise money for Ty Bryngwyn Hospice and the Welsh Guards Benevolent Fund.It will feature ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

News story: A sea of poppies to honour the fallen

Last night saw the launch of a major art installation at the Tower of London to honour the fallen soldiers of the First World War. Entitled ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ , the huge and evolving art installation has seen the dry moat of the Tower ... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Chiswickians invited to honour Isleworth's war heroes

• A war memorial honouring 55 people who lost their lives in Isleworth during the second world war is being formally unveiled this Saturday morning (9 August) at Village Green, North Street, Isleworth and local people are more than welcome to attend.The ... [Published The Chiswick Herald - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Dyfed-Powys Police to commemorate The Great War of 1914-18

The year 2014 commences 4 years of significant commemorations of The Great War of 1914 –18. Dyfed-Powys Police will mark this momentous event, which involved great national and individual sacrifice on a scale unimaginable today, as part of our contribution ... [Published Dyfed-Powys Police - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering the Police Officers from North Wales

North Wales Police have today (Monday, August 4) marked the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War with a small service outside its Headquarters in Colwyn Bay.Chief Constable Mark Polin led the commemoration, which involved officers and staff, ... [Published Welsh Icons - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Hundreds attend war memorial unveiling

Over 500 people attended the unveiling of a new war memorial outside Holy Trinity Church in Hounslow High Street on Saturday (2 August).The memorial, in honour of Hounslow servicemen and women who gave their lives in all conflicts past and present, was ... [Published Hounslow London Borough Council - Aug 04 2014]

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Flint woman celebrates 106th birthday - and put... [Published North Wales Daily Post - 22 hours ago]
Army officer's mother makes journey to Afghanis... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 26 2014]
Caerphilly soldier’s pride as memorial unveiled [Published Caerphilly Observer - Aug 26 2014]
Charity legacy for Shropshire airman murdered i... [Published Shropshire Star - Aug 25 2014]
Fears the Nato Summit will be a terror target a... [Published Wales Online - Aug 24 2014]
Llanelli man tells how grandfatherhelped to bui... [Published Llanelli Star - Aug 20 2014]
News story: Battle rhythm [Published Department for Transport - Aug 15 2014]
Money grows from trees [Published Barry and District News - Aug 14 2014]
Charity tattoo sealed in ink [Published Barry and District News - Aug 14 2014]
Plymouth Albion war hero who lost an arm fighti... [Published Plymouth Herald - Aug 14 2014]
Steve Balsamo to feature in 100 Voices variety ... [Published Llanelli Star - Aug 13 2014]
Obituaries for August 6 2014 [Published Western Telegraph - Aug 12 2014]
Singer to star at variety show [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 11 2014]
Cousins united for first time at unveiling of m... [Published GetWestLondon - Aug 11 2014]
Welsh First Minister Embroiled in ‘Malvin... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Aug 08 2014]
Germany should have given up a province for the... [Published The First Post: Latest - Aug 07 2014]
News story: A sea of poppies to honour the fallen [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Aug 06 2014]
Chiswickians invited to honour Isleworth's war ... [Published The Chiswick Herald - Aug 06 2014]
Isleworth memorial to those killed by WW2 bombs... [Published GetWestLondon - Aug 06 2014]
Memorial to honour Isleworth's war heroes [Published Hounslow London Borough Council - Aug 05 2014]
Police war dead remembered in east London [Published Wharf.co.uk - Aug 05 2014]
World War One centenary marked in Treharris wit... [Published Wales Online - Aug 05 2014]
Dyfed-Powys Police to commemorate The Great War... [Published Dyfed-Powys Police - Aug 04 2014]
Remembering the Police Officers from North Wales [Published Welsh Icons - Aug 04 2014]
Hundreds attend war memorial unveiling [Published Hounslow London Borough Council - Aug 04 2014]
Councillor Steve Curran: Hounslow residents hav... [Published GetWestLondon - Aug 04 2014]
In pictures: crowd of 300 watches VC hero unvei... [Published GetWestLondon - Aug 04 2014]
Staffordshire residents urged to join British L... [Published Staffordshire Newsletter - Aug 04 2014]
World War One centenary: How Wales reported the... [Published Wales Online - Aug 04 2014]
Bergen twinning visit is bang on target [Published Western Telegraph - Aug 01 2014]
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Welsh First Minister Embroiled in ‘Malvin... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Aug 08 2014]
Slow clap for the Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones, who for some reason thought it would be a good idea to get pally with loony tune Argentinian ambassador Alicia Castro this week. Predictably, the Argies wanted to score points about the Falklands. ...
News story: A sea of poppies to honour the fallen [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Aug 06 2014]
Last night saw the launch of a major art installation at the Tower of London to honour the fallen soldiers of the First World War. Entitled ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ , the huge and evolving art installation has seen the dry moat of the Tower ...
News story: Military leaders meet in London for... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jun 10 2014]
The Combined Chiefs of Staff (CCS) from the US and the UK met today, 10 June, to discuss the long-term strategic challenges that their respective armed forces can expect to face together in the future. General Martin E Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint ...
Happy Birthday: 93 facts about The Duke of Edin... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 10 2014]
To celebrate the 93rd birthday of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, here is a list of 93 facts about the Duke. 1.  The Duke of Edinburgh was born as Prince Philip of Greece at his parents’ house ‘Mon Repos’ on the island of Corfu, on ...
UK Defence Organisation – Levene and Army 2020 [Published Think Defence - May 31 2014]
A post from a new contributor, MartinR The Levene Report on changes to the MOD sensibly pulled a number of defence organisations into one central joint forces command. However it also appeared to push the three armed services into deeper silos than ...
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