LONDON MARATHON | 23.04.2017

There are only a few weeks to go until the London Marathon! Please join us at our supporters' station to cheer on our Walking With The Wounded runners. If you'd like to volunteer, please give us a call on 01263 863 902 - we'd love to have you on board!

Meet our 2017 London Marathon team: [ Walkingwiththewounded.org.uk Link ]
If you missed #LEJOG on BBC Look East last night, you can catch up by skipping to 16.00 minutes on BBC iPlayer: [ Bbc.co.uk Link ]

Dave is running the incredible journey from #LandsEnd to #JohnOGroats starting on the 6th April in aid of Walking With The Wounded - please support him here: [ Virginmoneygiving.com Link ]

23/03/2017, Evening News, Look East - BBC One

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Happy 100th Birthday Dame Vera Lynn!

"We all loved Vera Lynn, we all knew her songs. It was just great to see her; to think what we were going through there, it was a good bottle of medicine." -Stan Holland (Burma Veteran)

Don't miss the birthday tribute to "forces sweetheart" Dame Vera Lynn tonight at 9pm on BBC2. The hour long episode includes exclusive footage of Dame Vera and her...
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Today, Prince Harry was at King's College London with Heads Together for the Veterans' Mental Health Conference. WWTW are proud to be one of the charity partners involved with the campaign. Together, we want to put an end to the stigma that stops ex-servicemen and women reaching out for #mentalhealth support. Let's change the conversation on #military mental health now.

[ Headstogether.org.uk...
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Walking With The Wounded is very proud to be one of the military charity partners involved in the Heads Together campaign.

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Don't miss Part 2 of Duncan’s preparation for the Marathon Des Sables tonight on ITV News at 6:30pm and ITV News at Ten at 10:30pm.

Please support him here: [ Virginmoneygiving.com Link ]

#DuneRunnerDuncan #MarathonDesSables #MDS #Veteran #Amputee
Eight years after losing his right leg, Guy Disney rode to victory on Rathlin Rose in the Royal Artillery Gold Cup at Sandown last month.

A Captain in the #LightDragoons, Guy was injured in #Afghanistan in July 2009, losing his right leg below the knee. He has since gone on to trek to the North and South Pole successfully as a member of our expedition team as well as making history by...
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David joined the #RoyalMarines in 2012 but sustained several injuries whilst undertaking Royal Marines Commando training, including a broken foot and nerve damage to his left shoulder. It was the ongoing issues with his shoulder that resulted in a medical discharge in July 2015.

In September 2015, David started to feel that things were getting ‘out of control’ and was referred to Walking With...
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A great description of the highest peak on the #BalmoralChallenge!
Today marked the official launch of Stody House in #Manchester. Stody House provides vulnerable #veterans with short to medium term accommodation, psychological and social rehabilitation services and access to employment and training opportunities.
The launch was attended by the Mayor of Manchester Carl Austin-Behan.

"By working in collaboration with Nacro and Mosscare Housing we will...
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Our loyal supporters Ride of the Lions are organising an unforgettable tour of #NewZealand!

Join #rugby legends Roger Uttley and Peter Winterbottom alongside NZ's very own Ian Jones, Andy Earl and Ian Kirkpatrick for a heck of a sporting adventure.Watch the 2nd Test in #Wellington with the guys then join them as they cycle to #Auckland for the 3rd and final Test.

If you fancy joining them...
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Meet Rob and George from The Commando Temple. This year, they're taking part in the gruelling Marathon Des Sables in aid of Walking With The Wounded.

As part of their fundraising, they're hosting the equally mentally and physically testing Dartmoor Dreadnought and they have two places remaining!

For more information, visit their event page:
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Wishing the best of luck to Simon and Alison Shelford who are currently on their way to America to walk the incredible #AppalachianTrail. They will start their 2,185 mile long journey on Wednesday 1st March in support of our most vulnerable wounded #veterans. Good luck and best foot forward from all of us here at Walking With The Wounded

Please support them by donating here: [ Justgiving.com...
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We are very pleased to announce that we have been chosen as one of the Churchill Foundation's charity partners for 2017!

Walking With The Wounded and the Churchill Foundation share a vision of using our resources and influence to address the gaps in local services to relieve suffering. Churchill Foundation is uniquely able to support the work of #WWTW by raising awareness of the needs of...
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We had a very successful and enjoyable evening last night at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) with explorers #JakeMeyer, #OllyHicks and Ben Saunders telling Alastair Humphreys about their adventures. Due to the generosity and support of our good friends at Bremont Watches, we raised over £15,000. Thank you to all who made A Night Of Endurance such a pleasure.
A BIG thank you to On A Mission Fitness for their continued support of Walking With The Wounded.

OAMF train and #empower their members to live a #fitter life and enjoy a #healthy relationship with #exercise. Their training has a #military edge which sets them apart and has further encouraged their support of #WWTW.

Thank you for all your hard work and supporting our most vulnerable #veterans.
Today Prince Harry met some #HeadStart and #ProjectNova beneficiaries currently being supported by #WWTW. The event took place at the Gateshead Civic Centre and was an opportunity to show Prince Harry the work we are doing on providing specialist support to veterans at risk with #mentalhealth issues including those who come into contact with the criminal justice system. We emphasised to the...
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Walking With The Wounded are at Gateshead Civic Centre today with Prince Harry in order to discuss the work that WWTW do to provide support to the veterans at risk with #mentalhealth issues including those who come into contact with the criminal justice system.

His Royal Highness, who has been a supporter of the charity since it was established in 2010 will meet with beneficiaries of the...
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Very best of luck to Guy Disney in the Royal Artillery Gold Cup at 3.15pm Sandown Park Racecourse today. A Captain in the #LightDragoons, Guy was injured in #Afghanistan in July 2009, losing his right leg below the knee. He has since gone on to trek to the North and South Pole successfully as a member of our expedition team as well as making history by becoming the first man to ride in a...
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