Choosing a Military Boarding School

Military personnel in the UK are often incredibly mobile, frequently being deployed overseas at international bases, meaning that in many cases, they must relocate together with their families. Naturally, this process can be very disruptive to children, especially with regards to their education and social development. That is why the MOD offers the Continuity of…

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New Veterans Railcards

The government has announced that a new railcard for military veterans will be launched on this year. It will be available from Armistice Day in November and more than 830,000 veterans will benefit cheaper train travel who do not qualify for existing discounts. The government’s new veteran’s strategy supports former servicemen and women who worked…

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Soldiering on Awards Finalist

Give Us Time is honoured to announce the Soldiering on Awards have shortlisted us as a Finalist for this year’s Family Values Award. We at Give Us Time would like to thank all the property donors, who have donated respite breaks for our military families throughout the years, Thank you! We hope that this nomination…

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Meet Kelly, The Founder of Willow & Twigg

Who Is Kelly? I am a self-employed artisan jewellery designer and maker, currently living in the south of England with my husband, our three young daughters, and a loyal old grey cat. I am a retired Royal Navy Officer, having left the military after almost fifteen years of service in order to have children and…

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5 Well Known Regimental Mottos

Almost every regimental unit in the UK Armed Forces has a motto, below are 5 of the most well known regimental mottos.   The Royal Gurkha Rifles – “Better to Die Than Live A Coward” Gurkhas have been part of the British Army for almost 200 years, the Nepalese soldiers are an integral part of…

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“We finally felt like a family again”

Thank you for our wonderful holiday. We had such a wonderful time; relaxing in the hot tub, visiting Major Oak in Sherwood Forest, walking together in the forest, and so much more. The staff at Sherwood Hideaway were absolutely wonderful, they were willing to help resolve any issues, they gave us suggestions for things to…

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