AFVBC News & Announcements

Welcome to the AFVBC News & Announements, this page shows all news associated to the Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Clubs including any news which will have any effect on the clubs and the ruuning of the clubs

Bognor Regis (Observer)

Bognor Regis Observer reports new Bognor Regis Armed Forces Veterans Breakfast Club starts next month (July 6th, 2021). A breakfast club for armed forces veterans is due to start in the Laburnum Centre next month. The breakfast club will run every Tuesday morning from 9 to 11:30 am at the Laburnum Centre. Alongside a nice warm brew, members can look forward to bacon baps, sausage sandwiches and lively conversation when the meetings start on July 6. But, for John Hardaker, the former Royal Engineer who helped organise the breakfast club, it’s about more than just a meal.

Bognor Regis Launch 6th July (2021)

Bognor Regis Launch New Armed Forces Veterans Breakfast Club, we are a group of veterans & serving members of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, & like other Veteran’s Breakfast Clubs around the country, & overseas , our ethos is mutual support; it works because we all have a similar humour & outlook, & the social life we now enjoy is like our service days. From July 6th 2021 we will meet weekly on a Tuesday for breakfast and banter from 0900 - 1130

Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee (VAPC)

VAPC include raising awareness of the War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Schemes, the Veterans UK Welfare Service and the availability of cross government support to Veterans and their families assisting veterans in accessing local services as envisaged under the Armed Forces Covenant. The VAPC also provide support to Veterans UK by assisting individuals with any problems or complaints they have regarding the war pensions or AFCS claims process and much more besides.

NEW Armed Forces Veterans Bikers Breakfast Club (AFVBBC)

Introducing a new breed of club in the breakfast clubs’ network here at and the first Armed Forces Veterans Biker Breakfast Club.

We’ve been busy over lockdown working out how we can bring together military veteran bikers to meet up all over the UK and the new club was formed in March 2021. Whilst the first club covers Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, it is not limited to those in those counties as any military veteran biker can join the group no matter where they live.

Other Team Members

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