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Funding boost for veteran drop-in centres

Armed forces veterans will be better supported thanks to a funding boost of almost £150,000 for drop-in centres around the South East. The award – from the Ministry of Defence’s Armed Forces Covenant Fund – will go towards expanding local support for former military personnel who often find it harder to access public services. The … Continue reading

First-of-its-kind scheme to support South East armed forces community wins £321,000

A ground-breaking scheme to help military personnel access public services has secured £321,000 in funding after Surrey joined forces with councils, clinical groups and forces charities around the South East. The grant from the Ministry of Defence is aimed at making it easier for servicemen and women, as well as reservists and veterans, to access … Continue reading

Council receives prestigious Gold Award for championing the armed forces

Surrey County Council is today recognised for its support for the armed forces with a coveted Gold Award from the Ministry of Defence. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced that Surrey is among the first councils nationally to receive the highest award under the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. The scheme rewards employers who actively support and promote the interests of former servicemen and women and their … Continue reading

County council pledges support for armed forces

Surrey County Council is to make a “public promise of support” to serving soldiers, sailors, air force personnel and veterans. The county council is drawing up an accord – called the Surrey Community Covenant – to help improve the lives of serving and former members of the armed forces, reservists and cadet groups.* It is … Continue reading

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