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  1. At the International Bomber Command Centre for Armed Forces Day and NHS 70th birthday

    SSAFA Lincolnshire and NHS promote the importance of veteran mental health

    As part of Armed Forces Day and the NHS 70th birthday celebrations, Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) hosted a special event at the recently opened International Bomber Command Centre in Lincoln, focusing on mental health wellbeing, and how current NHS services and charities like SSAFA support veterans and their families.

  2. Lincolnshire branch members Mark Trainor and Mark Smith at Armed Forces Day in Cleethorpes

    Lincolnshire represents SSAFA at AFD in Scunthorpe and Cleethorpes

    Mark Trainor and Mark Smith from SSAFA Lincolnshire proudly represented SSAFA at two Armed Forces Day (AFD) events recently, honouring and celebrating our Armed Forces particularly on such a milestone year.

  3. John Mews completes Fan Dance Race

    Tyne and Wear veteran completes ultimate challenge for SSAFA

    A local Navy veteran has completed the ultimate SAS selection challenge and raised over £4,000 for the charities that have supported him after he was diagnosed with PTSD.

  4. Jamie Small accepts Young Person of the Year 2018 award

    Ten-year-old SSAFA fundraiser named Inspirational Young Person of the Year

    Congratulations to ten-year-old SSAFA fundraiser, Jamie Small, who has been named Inspirational Young Person of the Year at Suffolk’s Raising the Bar Awards 2018.

  5. Don your kilts with Team SSAFA for the Dundee Kiltwalk

    Don your kilts with Team SSAFA for the Dundee Kiltwalk

    Lace up your trainers, Dundee, because the Kiltwalk is happening on Sunday 19 August and Team SSAFA are welcoming everyone to take part.

  6. Steiff Armistice bear

    SSAFA colla-bear-ates with Steiff for limited edition Armistice bear

    In time for the centenary of the end of the First World War, a special collaboration has been announced between SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity and Steiff.

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