UK – Drop-in service launched for veterans as Gosport charity’s visitor numbers double

By David Georgehttps://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/defence/drop-in-service-launched-for-veterans-as-gosport-charity-s-visitor-numbers-double-1-9088401 VETERANS who are struggling with debt, mental health issues and more will be able to benefit from a new drop-in service in Gosport. FirstLight Trust, which has a cafe in Gosport High Street, has launched a monthly drop-in service, which will take place at the Discovery Centre further up the road. The…

Eastbourne gym offers free membership to veterans with PTSD

https://www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/news/people/eastbourne-gym-offers-free-membership-to-veterans-with-ptsd-1-9088271 A former soldier in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) is one of the first to take advantage of Duncan Bannatyne’s offer of free membership for veterans with PTSD. Ben Mead, 39, joined the Forces in 1998 and has been deployed to Iraq, Kosovo and Afghanistan in his time serving the country. During…