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Joy for January's Veterans' Lottery winner
Retired fire-fighter Bernadette Hannon is celebrating this week after becoming the latest Veterans’ Lottery first prize winner Bernadette, from Rayleigh in Essex, scooped £5,000 in the January draw – and intendeds to spend the money ‘looking after family and friends’. “I’ve never won anything, so this is a huge bonus,” said Bernadette. “The timing is fantastic. It’s completely unexpected but very welcome and I’ll be using the money to treat fa...
Project to support Forces' children gets
A scheme to support the children of service men and women has been given a £10,000 cash boost by players of the national Veterans’ Lottery.
Homeless charity boost thanks to Veterans
Supporting homeless veterans is a cause close to many people’s hearts and one charity dedicated to providing safe shelter is celebrating this week tha...
Veterans' Lottery players fund life-chang
Sixteen more projects dedicated to supporting veterans in need have been awarded grants thanks to the players of the national Veterans’ Lottery. In t...
WW2 Spitfire pilot Joy Lofthouse dies age
A World War II veteran who was one of the first women to fly Spitfires has died aged 94.
Hero dog Mali awarded 'animal VC'
A special forces dog has been awarded the ‘animal VC’ for displaying courage in battle.
Lottery win scoops £5k first prize!
Social worker Caroline Sherman-Thomas is celebrating this week after becoming the latest Veterans’ Lottery first prize winner.
Veterans' Foundation grant helps buy new
A sailing charity that helps veterans affected by military operations is celebrating after being awarded a grant by the Veterans' Foundation.
VF grant to help create world's first Dis
A Veterans’ Foundation grant is to be used to help create the world’s first Disabled Veterans Flying School.
Dambuster veteran tells historians "to ke
One of the last survivors of the Dambuster missions has told historians to ‘keep your bloody mouth shut’ after they criticised Britain's tactics of ra...
Forces children receive boost thanks to V
“A huge thank you to The Veterans' Foundation, without organisations such as this we couldn’t be there for all the military children who need us.”