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Celebrating the work of The BFF
Oct, 21, 2010

I’m just off to the airport to pick up some people flying in from America who are attending a party to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The BFF with our Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales. It reminds me of the remarkable breadth of support we get from people all over the world, and the dinner on Monday night will be a celebration of that.

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Windsor Castle success
Oct, 21, 2010

The anniversary dinner at Windsor Castle was a spectacular success and enjoyed by everybody lucky enough to attend.

The Prince of Wales gave an amusing and insightful speech, and paid moving tribute to everyone at The BFF, our supporters and, most importantly, the entertainers who have helped us with the body of work we can be justly proud of over the last ten years.

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The importance of decompression
Oct, 21, 2010

I see Combat Stress is in the news talking about the long-term psychological effects of the war in Afghanistan. I hope during the debate it won’t be forgotten that prevention is better than cure. That’s why The British Forces Foundation has long championed the decompression camp in Cyprus and the importance of some of our decompression shows back in the UK – and very much the shows we do out in operational theatres.

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Commitment to more defence spending
Oct, 21, 2010

It was interesting to see some more token politics yesterday with the suggestion that the Conservatives are going to promote the donation of free tickets to various sporting and entertainments events.

This is something we’ve done at The BFF, and for a long time I have been calling for a one-stop website that distributes all discounts and free welfare provisions, by both the MoD and charities, to serving personnel, their families and veterans.

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The new Mayor of the Borough of Bracknell Forest, Councillor Ash Merry has chosen the British Forces Foundation as one of her two Mayoral year charities.

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Impact of Covid 19 on BFF

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The BFF CEO has been explaining the impact of COVID 19 on BFF 21st anniversary celebrations to BFBS Radio and BBC Radio Wiltshire.

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Win your very own Katherine Jenkins concert

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A unique opportunity to have the world’s most successful classical singer, Katherine Jenkins OBE, perform exclusively for you or loved one in your own living room is on offer in the BFF’s fundraising online auction.

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VE Day Concert with Katherine Jenkins

May 8, 2020

British Forces Foundation Trustee Katherine Jenkins OBE will be performing behind closed doors at the Royal Albert Hall for VE Day 75 Commemorations today boosting the morale of millions of people.

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VE Day Message

A VE Day message from British Forces Foundation CEO Mark Cann.

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Tribute to Paul Karslake

April 1, 2020

BFF supporter and renouned artist Paul Karslake has sadly died after contracting COVID-19.

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