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Bristol’s Army Reserve Gunners raise their sights under new Battery Commander
27.11.2018

Army Reserve gunners in Bristol are busily signing up new recruits as 266 Battery, 104 Regiment, prepares to mark the 160th anniversary of its formation […]

The gold standard
16.11.2018

Westcountry employers Landmarc Support Services and Salute My Job, were among a record fifty-one organisations that travelled to London to receive their Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) […]

High Sheriff of Wiltshire opens new Army Cadets detachment at Dorcan Academy, Swindon
15.11.2018

More than a hundred dignitaries, guests, cadets and their families gathered at Dorcan Academy to witness The High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Nicky Alberry DL, officially […]

Kingston Maurward College pledges support to the Armed Forces
12.11.2018

Kingston Maurward College in rural Dorset, has publicly pledged its support to the Armed Forces Community, at the Lord Lieutenant of Dorset’s Awards ceremonies.The Armed […]

Lord-Lieutenant’s award for Wiltshire Army Cadets instructor also honours his voluntary work with the homeless
09.11.2018

A 44-year-old manager at a packaging company has been honoured with a Lord-Lieutenant’s award for his dedication to the Army Cadets in Devizes and his […]

Truro school recognised for Armed Forces support
07.11.2018

Penair Secondary School has received a Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award in recognition of the support it offers to the Armed Forces Community in the […]

Somerset gathers at Wells Cathedral to remember
07.11.2018

The historic nave of Wells Cathedral was packed for a commemorative service that told the story through prose, poetry and music of the contribution of […]

South West Army Cadets travel to The Somme
06.11.2018

Army Cadets from Gloucestershire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Somerset and Wiltshire joined their counterparts from across the country, in a unique three-day French battlefield tour […]

Former Army regular and ex-policeman honoured for outstanding service as Dorset Cadets’ adult instructor
06.11.2018

An ex-Regular Army Sergeant who then had a 23-year-career in the police has made such an impact in just eight years as an adult instructor […]

Army Reserve gunners of 266 Battery to bring Bristol’s WW1 commemorations to a close
05.11.2018

The same Bristol-based Army Reserve unit that signalled the start of the city’s First World War centenary commemorations in 2014 will bring them to a […]

Army Reservist honoured by Gloucestershire’s Lord Lieutenant after 37 years’ exceptional service
31.10.2018

A production manager from Cheltenham has been awarded the Certificate of Meritorious Service for 37 years’ outstanding service as a light infantry Reservist with 6 […]

Army Reservist from Stonehouse collects Lord-Lieutenant’s award for outstanding cyber security expertise
31.10.2018

A university lecturer from Stonehouse, near Stroud, has been honoured for his exceptional service to the Army as a Royal Signals Reservist specialising in cyber […]

Cadet instructor couple honoured by Cornwall’s Lord-Lieutenant for their dedication to Air Training Corps
30.10.2018

Air Training Corps adult instructors Jon and Liz Barnes have earned a rare ‘double’ honour from the Lord-Lieutenant of Cornwall, Colonel Edward Bolitho OBE.The St […]

Signaller Henry enjoys diving in at the deep end with the Army Reserve
30.10.2018

A Bristol Army Reservist has returned with 39 Signal Regiment from their annual camp in Cyprus where an adventurous training course in scuba diving was […]


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