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February 2015

The 2015 Cateran Yomp

The 2015 Cateran Yomp

​Registration for the 2015 Cateran Yomp is now open! Taking place in the stunning surroundings of the Scottish Highlands, the Yomp is a challenging trek of 54 miles over the course of 24 hours.

Hundreds of people take part each year, and from the pasta party the night before, through to the zip wires, archery and clay pigeon shooting in between, right up until you and your team cross the finish line, it's one of the most enjoyable fundraising events of the year....

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April 2015

Benham’s first day commemorative covers

Benham’s first day commemorative covers

A specially-designed commemorative cover, in association with Benham, to mark the centenary of World War One has been produced for ABF The Soldiers' Charity. Each cover will be individually numbered and will come with a post-mark of August 4th. A limited edition of 1,914 has been produced, featuring the No Man’s Land garden for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity at the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show.

The cover costs £6.95 (incl. P&P), with all profits going straight to The...

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March 2015

The Soldiers’ Charity launches its new Charity film

The Soldiers’ Charity launches its new Charity film

​At the launch of its new film in London, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity presented former soldier and TV adventurer Levison Wood as its newest ambassador.

The film follows the stories of three of the Charity’s beneficiaries who lives it has helped. The film was produced by Media Trust and directed by David Hewitt. It is the first film the Charity has produced since 2010 after it was rebranded from the Army Benevolent Fund.

Levison Wood, who served in Afghanistan...

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March 2015

Ex-soldier’s 16,000 mile battle against Alzheimer’s

Ex-soldier’s 16,000 mile battle against Alzheimer’s

​Next month, former soldier Chris Graham will be undertaking a 16,000 mile cycle ride counter-clockwise around Canada and the USA. The challenge, called the 'Dementia Adventure - The Long Cycle Round' will raise money and awareness for The Soldiers' Charity and Alzheimer's Research UK.

Chris, who served 23 years in the Army with the Royal Logistics Corps was recently diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's - a disease which claimed the lives of his dad, aunt,...

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February 2015

The Frontline Walk 2015

The Frontline Walk 2015

​After a hugely successful event in 2014, the Frontline Walk is back, taking you on a memorable journey through the historic and moving front lines of World War One. Walking and hiking your way through the infamous battlegrounds of the Somme and Ypres on your way to the Menin Gate for the Last Post ceremony, the Frontline Walk is an unforgettable and poignant experience, and a fitting way to mark the WWI centenaries.

Find out more about the walk and register your...

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