Author Archives: Women at War

Girls on Film

Step aside Calendar Girls the new kids are on the block. WAGS Army is a group of 15 women from Northumberland  who have come up with a fun idea to raise money for the Royal British Legion and ABF The … Continue reading

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The Great Poppy Party Weekend: Abingdon celebrates 90 years of the Royal British Legion

“The Royal British Legion is as relevant to our serving personnel today as it was 90 years ago”. This was the overriding message at Oxford West and Abingdon’s Royal British Legion ‘Poppy Party’ last Friday at Abingdon Guildhall.   MP … Continue reading

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Royal British Legion celebrates 90 years with “Poppy Parties” all over England

The Royal British Legion is celebrating 90 years of standing shoulder to shoulder with military personnel by throwing Poppy Parties; to celebrate nationwide, the work that they have done for serving personnel and their families over the years. Women at … Continue reading

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Dead Game: How writing helped Claire Kinton to deal with the death of her cousin, Lance Corporal Fletcher.

When her cousin died in a fatal head on collision the day before he was to return from R&R to Iraq, Claire Kinton did not know where to turn. Pregnant with her first child she put her heart and soul … Continue reading

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DecAid: Remembering ten years in Afghanistan

In August this year four volunteers will scale all 283 of the Munro mountains in Scotland in an attempt to raise money for charities supporting British Troops. The team, all members of DecAid, an appeal launched by a dynamic group … Continue reading

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Caroline Wyatt on women on the frontline

Journalist, Caroline Wyatt talks to Women at War about women on the frontline.

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Shoulder to shoulder with all who serve: 90 years of The Royal British Legion.

This year The Royal British Legion will celebrate its 90th anniversary. The 11th day of the 11th month of the 11th year will commemorate 90 years of the Poppy Appeal and Remembrance. What could be a greater gesture than to … Continue reading

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