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Veterans Railcard To Launch On Armistice Day

A new railcard for British military veterans is to be launched on Armistice Day. Due to be made available from 11 November, it will extend cheaper train travel to more than 830,000 veterans who do not qualify for existing discounts. The railcard will cost £21 for an introductory period, before the price is increased to £30. Holders will be able to save a third off most train tickets, although certain restrictions will apply.

Build Force Veterans Program

The Insight Day will focus on local and nationwide construction and the built environment current and pipeline opportunities and a chance to talk to key employers from the BuildForce Alliance, including Amey, Balfour Beatty, Balfour Beatty Vinci HS2 JV, Building Heroes, Danny Sullivan, Eiffage Kier HS2 JV, HE Simm, Hercules Site Services, Highways England, Jacobs, Kier, Kilkern, Lendlease, Mace, Morgan Sindall, Munnelly Group, Prospect Homes, Robertson Group, Self Build Heroes, Turner & Townsend, Thompsons Ltd., VGC, Vistry Partnerships, Willmott Dixon, Wilson James and more to be confirmed

Armed Forces Champions Award

Littlehampton Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club, Armed Forces Champions Ian Neville and Richard Jeffrey along with some fellow club members attended the, Together we can make a difference 2020 at the Amex in Brighton today. There was a strong focus on Women Veterans and an agreement to request to lobby for Women’s Veterans to have their own representative within the new Government Veterans Department and also a celebration of finally all roles being open to women.

Other Team Members

Elaine Forman
Hatfield & Welwyn G.C. AFVBC, Admin
Andy Milne
Luton & District, Admin
Sharon Mansfield
Oundle AFVBC, Admin
Yvonne Parsons
Swindon AFVBC, Admin