It's thought that long term memory is the last to go so while elderly veterans might forget what was for lunch, their memories of the war remain as clear as ever…Read More
We would like to say a huge thank you to Forward Assist and Tees Valley Arts who gave veterans from Roseberry Court in Redcar the opportunity to take part in a Reminiscence Photo and Writing Project…Read More
April began with the introduction of our minibus ‘Tommy’, to Forward Assist patron, Dave Anderson MP (Blaydon constituency).
“They Have Served Their Country …….Now Let Them Serve The Community”
Military Masterchef: Veterans Hone Culinary Skills
Ex-servicemen and women in the North East have been honing their culinary skills with a series of basic cookery lessons run by military charity 'Forward Assist'.Read More
Ex-forces personnel and members of Northumbria University's debating society take up cause of veterans struggling to get back into civilian life. It was a case of ‘mission accomplished’ for a group of North East military veterans who went to Westminster to win backing for measures to reintegrate former armed forces members into civilian life…Read More
Precious diamonds lay scattered over the stony ground. To the untrained eye they looked like pebbles. They were so common in a place called Marange, in the bush of Zimbabwe in 2005, that local children were…Read More