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

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.

Government To Tackle 'Vexatious Claims' Against Military Personnel

The Queen has said the Government is working to tackle "vexatious claims" against military personnel. It follows a pledge from the Prime Minister to change the law to protect forces veterans from unfair and "vexatious" legal action. The Conservatives have previously said they want to amend the Human Rights Act so it does not apply to incidents that took place before the law came into force in October 2000.

British Legion to close seaside hotels to reduce costs

Alderson House in Bridlington could close as part of Royal British Legion restructuring plans, a Royal British Legion holiday home in Bridlington could close as part of restructuring plans. The charity announced it is undertaking a wider strategic review to look at how they operate and assess if charitable funds are being spent effectively.

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