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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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Kite mark for new Service charities
Oct, 21, 2010

Apologies – it’s been a while since my last blog, but The BFF has been so busy planning shows and doing stuff there’s hardly been a moment. The main news has been the creation of yet more Armed Forces charities, and while I’m in favour of this I do think there needs to be some sort of kite mark of entry to avoid creating yet more organisations who are doing the same thing as others already. More often than not they are formed without doing any research into what’s already out there.

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Lettergate
Oct, 21, 2010

I was interviewed about this last week in regards to the almost vicious criticism the Prime Minister received for his letter of condolence. I believe this was blown out of proportion and used by elements of the media to kick a man when he’s down rather than it being a credible story in its own right.

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Scrapper’s Cup invitation

August 15, 2017

Rugby League fans are in for a real treat this Saturday with the annual Scrapper’s Cup hosted by Sherburn Bears ARLFC.

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Prudential Ride London 100

August 1, 2017

Congratulations to Team BFF on conquering the 2017 Prudential Ride London 100 mile bike race.

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BFF Ball at Claridge’s

July 23, 2017

The 2017 British Forces Foundation Ball sponsored by Seven Investment Management was held at Claridge’s in London.

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Trafalgar Way cycle challenge

July 5, 2017

A team of nine riders from British Forces Foundation sponsors Roseville Projects took part in the Trafalgar Way cycle from Pendennis Point, Falmouth to the Admiralty Arch, London – a 271 mile ride with an elevation of 6,700m.

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Sir Elton John and the BFF

June 30, 2017

Music legend Sir Elton John once again teamed up with The British Forces Foundation to demonstrate his support for the country’s troops.

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Cyprus shows with Into the Ark

May 10, 2017

The BFF travelled to Cyprus with The Voice UK sensations Into the Ark for a series of shows for British servicemen and women stationed on the island.

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Cavalry & Guards Club supports BFF

May 3, 2017

The British Forces Foundation is delighted to announce that it has been chosen as ‘Charity of the Year’ by the illustrious Cavalry & Guards Club in London’s Piccadilly.

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Team BFF Marathon effort

April 24, 2017

Massive congratulations to Team BFF for their incredible efforts in the 2017 Virgin London Marathon.

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