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Information and Advice Event – 16 April 2019

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SUPPORT AND ADVICE FOR ARMED FORCES VETERANS The Royal British Legion Industries would like to invite all those who have served in the Armed Forces and their families to their event in Paddock Wood. The event will provide an opportunity to meet new people and talk to the many organisations providing health advice, social activities and more in your local area!Continue Reading

RBLI Christmas Market – 15 December 2018

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The Royal British Legion Industries will be hosting their first Christmas Market on Saturday 15 December 2018. This is part of their project to find and support older military veterans. The market will run from 10:30 – 15:00 at the Base Camp Cafe, Royal British Legion Village, Aylesford ME20 7NL The event will include ChristmasContinue Reading

Suicide Prevention Training Now Available

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The Kent and Medway Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) are pleased to advise that 3 hour, face-to-face suicide prevention training is now available for anyone within Kent and Medway who would like to access it. This training is fully funded by the Kent and Medway STP, Medway Council and Kent County Council, and therefore itContinue Reading

Service Champions Training New Dates for 2019

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The dates for the Kent and Medway Armed Forces Network Service Champions Training in 2019 have now been announced and they will take place as follows: Wednesday 13 February 2019 at the Army Reserve Centre in Maidstone Tuesday 30 April 2019 at the Army Reserve Centre in Rochester Wednesday 5 June 2019 at the ArmyContinue Reading

Together We CAN Make A Difference 2018

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This was a multi-disciplinary conference to demonstrate the work taking place across Surrey, Sussex and Kent & Medway for the Armed Forces Community. The event showcased what has been happening across the patch to break down the barriers between organisations and highlight the achievements to meet the Armed Forces Covenant. The Lord Lieutenant for EastContinue Reading

STP Listening Events – East Kent

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East Kent are holding listening events for their Sustainability and Transformation Plans. These events are part of their ongoing conversations with local people about the future of the NHS and social care. There are five events taking place as below: Canterbury 29 June 2017 9.15am to 12.30 pm St Lawrence Cricket Ground, Old Dover Rd,Continue Reading

Shell Shock – The Play

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The project ‘Shell Shock the play’ tells one soldier’s story of coping with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. After serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, Tommy Atkins’ observations on life on civvy street are poignant, frequently comic and always moving. His over-emotional responses to post office queues, a trip to Ikea, his relationships and family lead toContinue Reading

Mental Health First Aid Training

Do you work with or interact with anyone in the Armed Forces Community, whether it be serving or ex-serving personnel, veterans or their families? The Kent and Medway Armed Forces Network is happy to announce that they are now able to deliver Armed Forces Mental Health First Aid training in support of the Armed forcesContinue Reading

Pedal to Paris

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This four-day ride from London to Paris is a unique opportunity to take part in a fully supported professional bike ride while raising money for the Armed Forces community. Setting off from London, the four-day event will take you through beautiful English and French countryside covering a total of 460km/284miles. Once in France, there areContinue Reading

Champions Training 18 October 2016

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The Kent and Medway Armed Forces Network are rolling out the award winning Champions Training from the Sussex Armed Forces Network. This an opportunity to undertake a fun, informative and varied educational day raising awareness of the needs of veterans in our communities and helping you to establish a support network of Service Champions inContinue Reading